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The Kogi State Government has dragged an online journalist Saint Meinpamo before a Federal High Court sitting in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The journalist is facing trial over a publication that the government built a fallen Covid-19 Isolation Centre for N7 billion.
Despite threats by the Kaduna State government to sack any health worker who participate in a strike, Kaduna State HealthCare Workers Unions and Associations on Saturday commenced a seven-day warning strike.
Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, has said the state is under pressure to declare that it has COVID-19 cases where there is none.
Two COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in Oyo State as well as one each in Niger and Bauchi states have fled from isolation centres.
The Presidential task force (PTF) on Covid-19 has mobilised about 3300 informants to conduct house-to-house search for suspected coronavirus infection cases in Kano State.
Worried by the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state coupled with the rigours of going to Abuja for testing, Bauchi State Government has declared that it will soon establish its own testing laboratory.
Experts have said transmission of Lassa fever in Ondo State has changed from being a seasonal outbreak to that where transmission takes place all year round.
Official: Cross River should be commended not accused, castigated for not recording coronavirus case
The Cross River Commissioner for Health, Dr Beta Edu, on Wednesday asserted that the state should be commended and not castigated or accused for not recording any COVID-19 case till date.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak, over in Nigeria following a successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold, and an epidemiological review carried out by it and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday declared the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak over following successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold, and an epidemiological review carried out by NCDC, in collaboration with World Health Organisation, WHO.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has noted with deep concerns, the persistent harassment of journalists in Ebonyi State on the orders of the state power brokers, including the Governor of the State, Mr David Umahi.
The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Umezurike, has stated that Malaria could have an impact on the ability of infected patients of Covid-19 to recover from the disease.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday disowned the audio and video recordings in the social media claiming he allegedly banned two journalists for life for 'publishing false reports.'
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Monday a phased re-opening of the country from a coronavirus-induced lockdown, lifting restrictions in and out of the capital Nairobi and the coastal city of Mombasa.
The substation is a major supply route in KEDCO franchise areas covering Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.
Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, has insisted Lionel Messi will not be leaving the club any time soon.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.
Riyad Mahrez has taken to social media to express the joy of Manchester City’s 4-0 win over Liverpool on Thursday, although he wished it was by a bigger margin.
Some Awa community natives in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, on Monday sought the state government’s intervention in ameliorating the gully erosion and bad road in the area.
Uganda's Health ministry on Thursday reported nine new Covid-19 infections, raising the country's total number of confirmed cases to 902.
Carl Ikeme has posited that his former club Wolverhampton Wanderers did not deserve to lose to Arsenal in Saturday’s Premier League game at the Molineaux.
The Chief of Staff to the Plateau State Governor, Noel Donjur, has tested positive for COVID-19.