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Melbourne lifts lockdown after zero new virus cases

Australia’s second-biggest city will this week exit its coronavirus lockdown following nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, after no new daily cases or deaths were recorded.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector contracts further

As the Nigerian economy contends with the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, the manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has further contracted for the fifth consecutive time at 46.9 index points.

PCN seals 439 illegal pharmaceutical premises in Akwa Ibom

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, has sealed a total of 439 pharmaceutical premises comprising 42 Pharmacies and 397 Patent Medicine Shops in Akwa Ibom state for various offences.
The EU has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to buy 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if it becomes available, the European Commission said on Friday.

EU agrees to buy 300 million doses of potential coronavirus vaccine

The EU has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to buy 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if it becomes available, the European Commission said on Friday.

JAMB hosts virtual colloquium on appropriate measures against coronavirus

As part of its contributions to the ongoing efforts aimed at combatting the ravaging COVID-19 Pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy and Premium Times, would be hosting a virtual colloquium on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

PCN seals 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises – registrar

Dr Elijah Mohammed, Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), says the council has sealed 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises during the month of July.
The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.

Only thing Nigerian pharmaceutical companies don’t import is water – NAFDAC chief

The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye, has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.
The Vice Chancellor of Chrisland University, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, Professor Peace Babalola, has advised the Federal government to adopt a safer school reopening strategy by applying a staggered resumption.

Vice chancellor advises Nigerian government to adopt staggered school resumption

The Vice Chancellor of Chrisland University, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, Professor Peace Babalola, has advised the Federal government to adopt a safer school reopening strategy by applying a staggered resumption.
Chairman/CEO of the NiDCOM Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (second from left) at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). With her are officials of NAPPSA. [Twitter/@lolusada]

NIDCOM: Nigerians living abroad are our greatest assets

According to Odu, the NiDCOM chief gave the description at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA).
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.

Minister: Importation of finished pharmaceutical products not acceptable

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said pharmacy in Nigeria, should immediately start to think of new ways of doing things; a situation where the focus is on importation of finished products and compounding of raw materials is clearly not acceptable.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN: Economy contracted in May

Economic activities in manufacturing, production, new others and other indices contracted in May after recording at least 36 months of consecutive growth.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps queries health minister on whereabouts of Chinese doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding activities and whereabouts of the Chinese doctors.
“The vaccine against COVID-19 will be made available to the public at large, regardless of nationality,” the company’s director general Paul Hudson said, according to a tweet from Sanofi France on Wednesday evening.

Official: Sanofi to make coronavirus vaccine available to all

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi plans to make any vaccine it develops against the novel coronavirus available to all.
The Federal Government says there are pharmaceutical processes and standards that must be observed before endorsing any proposed herbal or homegrown drug for use by coronavirus patients in the country.

Nigeria seeks coronavirus patients for herbal drug trials

The Federal Government says there are pharmaceutical processes and standards that must be observed before endorsing any proposed herbal or homegrown drug for use by coronavirus patients in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police promises professional enforcement of guided re-opening of Enugu market

The Police Command in Enugu State, has assured the public of professional enforcement of the partial and guided re-opening of popular Ogbete Main Market in Enugu.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Nigeria leads in neglected tropical diseases globally amid coronavirus pandemic – scientists

As Coronavirus ravages many countries, scientists have expressed worry over the growing cases of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa, noting that Nigeria tops the list of countries in the continent with NTDs such as Schistosomiasis and Onchocerciasis worldwide.
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Presidency orders security officials to ensure seamless movement of essential goods

The Presidency has ordered all law enforcement officials in the states to allow the movement of essential goods to be seamless in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that essential commodities such as food can be transported despite the movement ban.
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PDP faults President Buhari’s third presidential broadcast, says he offered no solution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his third COVID-19 address on Monday noting that he offered no solution to protect Nigerians from the pandemic.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Looters invade NYSC camp in Abuja

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.

ICPC to probe looted palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

#EndSARS: Nigeria risks resurgence of virus – PTF

The Federal Government says the risk of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is high due to the large gatherings of the #EndSARS protesters and the mayhem that followed.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.

China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Mike Pompeo’s visit

Washington had said the Indian Ocean island must make ‘difficult but necessary choices’ regarding its ties with Beijing.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is amazed by Mohamed Salah's record with the club.

Liverpool skipper amazed by Mo Salah record

Salah's goal during the 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park earlier this month saw him reach the milestone of a century of strikes in just 159 appearances.