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The Commissioner for Health in Anambra, Dr Vincent Okpala, on Tuesday, said that no fewer than 25 health workers had been diagnosed and confirmed to have been infected with the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The Federal Government has assured medical workers handling COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country of payment of their June hazard allowance from August 10.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Anambra branch, on Thursday urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to issue special vehicle number plates to doctors, for easy identification on the road.
The Oyo State Government has constituted a task force on the environment to curb indiscriminate dumping of refuse and other environmental nuisance in the state.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has disclosed plans to prosecute the Commissioners for Heath in both Kogi and Cross River States over alleged unethical conduct in the fight against the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in their states.
As a preparatory for their formal trial in court, the two commissioners will first face a probe panel put in place by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for allegedly obstructing the activities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in their respective states.
As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
The COVID-19 Central Working Committee of Health Professionals in Cross River State has called on the Presidential Task Force through the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC to investigate COVID-19 testing claims and results tendered so far in the state.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has approved the constitution of an ad-hoc Expert Medical Advisory Committee on urgent and effective measures for de-escalation of COVID-19 pandemic in Enugu State.
The need for caution was central in the reactions of various stakeholders towards the decision of the Oyo State government to order the reopening of schools for students in Primary six, JSS3 and SSS3 from June 29.
The police in Zamfara has begun investigation into the gruesome killing of a medical doctor, Enoch Okpara, at his residence in Mareri area of Gusau.
The Nigeria Medical Association, Ogun State chapter and the South-West caucus of the Association of Resident Doctors, on Monday, attacked the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, for berating doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagamu.
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso has demanded for the payment of their 24 months salary arrears owed its members by the Oyo State Government.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna branch, has inaugurated a situation room in order to protect workers from losing their jobs following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
The Lagos State Government ordered the stoppage of construction of illegal buildings within the old Federal Secretariat premises in Ikoyi.
Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements.
Thailand on Thursday began legal action against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms.
Ghana will face Mali and Equatorial Guinea in friendly matches in Turkey in October.
At least 23 people were killed after a petrol tanker overturned and caught fire on a busy road in Nigeria's central state of Kogi.
An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been shot and critically injured.
Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing face masks to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Sporting CP have renamed their academy after Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo to honour their most famous graduate and “the best player in the world”.
The total coronavirus infections in Nigeria rose to 57,613 after 176 new cases were recorded in the nation in the last 24 hours.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has restated the Federation’s support for, and endorsement of, the Nigeria Pitch Awards as the seventh edition of the glamorous awards has now been scheduled for the month of November in Asaba, Delta State.