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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two nurses for ‘stealing’ newborn baby in Katsina

The police in Katsina State, have arrested two nurses for allegedly stealing a newborn baby girl in Katsina.
Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.

Philippines losing coronavirus war – doctors

Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.
A soldier checks pedestrians ahead of planned anti-government protests during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 30, 2020. REUTERS-Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe clears streets, shops close ahead of planned protests

Zimbabwe’s security forces on Thursday cleared people off streets of the capital Harare and forced shops to close, a day before planned anti-government protests during the worst economic crisis in nearly a decade.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Coronavirus kills 210 health workers in Nigeria – expert

Over 10,000 health workers across Africa have tested positive for Covid-19, while 200 Nigerian health workers and 10 Nigerian doctors have been killed by the disease, a medical expert, Dr Abubakar Danladi, has said.
The Cabinet office of the United Kingdom has described a Nigerian Information Technology Consultant, Victor Osagie, as one of the best Britain has to offer due to his ingenuity in the mass production of ventilators to boost the National Health System.

Britain commends Nigerian ingenuity in mass ventilator production

The Cabinet office of the United Kingdom has described a Nigerian Information Technology Consultant, Victor Osagie, as one of the best Britain has to offer due to his ingenuity in the mass production of ventilators to boost the National Health System, NHS, fight against the Corona Virus pandemic.
Wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, on Friday in Ilorin, distributed palliatives to the less-privileged and the vulnerable members of the society.

Kwara governor’s wife pledges commitment to TB eradication

Mrs Olufolake AbdulRazaq, wife of Kwara Governor on Thursday pledged her commitment to ensure Tuberculosis (TB) infection was reduced in the state.
The Young President Organisation, Lagos Chapter, has said the Eti Osa isolation centre will cease its activities on July 31st in line with the agreement signed with the Lagos State Government.

Eti-Osa isolation centre set for closure

The Young President Organisation, Lagos Chapter, has said the Eti Osa isolation centre will cease its activities on July 31st in line with the agreement signed with the Lagos State Government.
National Association of Nigeria Nurses And Midwives (NANNM)

NANNM: 200 nurses in Abuja contract coronavirus

Over 200 nurses in the various medical facilities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have contracted COVID-19, Nigerian Association of Nurses and Midwifery has stated.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Ghana says 2 000 health workers infected by virus

Over 2 000 health workers in Ghana have contracted coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic in the West African nation, authorities have said.
Days after Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai announced a 30-day total lockdown in the state, the Kaduna state government has relaxed its lockdown order.

Kaduna announces 30-bed coronavirus isolation centre in Jema’a council

The Kaduna State Government has converted the sickbay of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Kafanchan, into a 30-bed capacity temporary COVID-19 isolation centre in Jema’a Local Government.
The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.

Coronavirus: Governor Akeredolu urged to meet striking doctors as ex-Ondo NMA chairman dies

The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.

Armed thugs invade FMC Lokoja

Armed political thugs on Wednesday invaded the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, carting away cash, laptops, and telephone handsets, among others.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

Eight FMC Abeokuta staff test positive for coronavirus

Eight members of staff of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, have been tested positive of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Zimbabwe’s health minister arrested in coronavirus corruption case

Zimbabwe’s health minister was expected to appear in court on Saturday to face allegations of illegally awarding a multi-million-dollar contract for COVID-19 testing kits, drugs and personal protective equipment to a shadowy company.

Nurses, lab scientists, pharmacists, other health workers set for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (JOHESU) has told the Federal Government that it can no longer guarantee industrial peace and harmony in the health sector.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, resident doctors meeting stalled

The meeting between the Federal Government and the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended in deadlock.
Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.

NANNM orders nurses, midwives in Plateau teaching hospital to sit at home over neglect

Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Speaker Gbajabiamila inaugurates coronavirus committee, to interface with government

The House of Representatives on Tuesday inaugurated the 18 man ad-hoc Committee on Coronavirus pandemic.

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The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this on her Twitter handle on Thursday.

NIDCOM: 30 stranded Nigerians in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation

Thirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC: 75% of vehicles plying Third Mainland Bridge‘ll still be captured

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says 75 per cent of the vehicles plying the Third Mainland Bridge will still be captured in spite of its partial closure.

NAF partners local engineering coy for improved services

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) is partnering with over 30 Nigerian universities for research purposes and some Nigerian companies as a way of engaging local content in its operations.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

High turnout of students as schools resume for exit class in FCT

There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Senator Ali: APC working towards having data bank for members

Sen. Abba Ali, a member of the APC National Caretaker Committee, says the party is working towards having a data bank for all its members.