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The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo governor inaugurates another isolation centre in Ibadan

The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, inaugurated an upgraded 10-bed space Agbami Isolation Centre in Jericho, Ibadan for the COVID-19 patients.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Private labs take over coronavirus testing in Lagos

Lagos State Government has announced the take over of COVID-19 testing by a consortium of health professionals and private laboratories.
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Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds.
Governor Godwin Obaseki, while on self-isolation, keeps himself busy as he awaits the result of his COVID-19 test.

Edo screens over 40,000 persons for coronavirus

The Edo State Government has screened over 40,000 persons in the state for coronavirus (COVID-19), leveraging a strategic partnership with private hospitals, clinics and pharmacies, which complement the screening exercise ongoing across designated government hospitals.

NMA: Relaxing coronavirus lockdown premature

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) on Friday spoke against the decision of the Federal Government to relax the stay-at-home order.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Governor Mohammed: No coronavirus patient must die in Bauchi

Frontline medical workers treating COVID-19 positive patients in Bauchi State have been urged to ensure that none of the patients dies of any complications just as they were directed that Chloroquine and Zithromax should be used for the treatment of the positive patients.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti buries dead coronavirus victim

The Ekiti government says the 29- year-old pregnant woman, who died in the state on Wednesday as a result of complications arising from the COVID-19, had been buried according to Islamic rights.
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.

Nigeria: Over 40 health workers test positive for coronavirus

About 40 health workers in Nigeria have, so far, tested positive for COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
The number of coronavirus cases in Qatar crossed 2,500 and Kuwait’s tally moved closer to 1,000 on Friday.

South Africa’s union worried over high coronavirus cases among health workers

South Africa’s union, NEHAWU, is worried over the surge in the number of healthcare workers being diagnosed with COVID-19.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

Nigeria warns states against relaxing coronavirus regulations

Some state governments recently met with religious leaders and relaxed their regulations with respect to having a gathering of not less than 30 or even 20 people gathered in a place at any given time.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos: Private hospitals not allowed to treat coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government has warned that private hospitals across the state are not yet allowed to treat COVID-19 patients.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos lists affected areas, looking for 2,450 contacts

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Lagos pensioners to access free health insurance from April

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said that its pensioners above 60 years old would from April this year, begin to enjoy a free health insurance scheme.
Ten staffers of the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State have been dismissed for stealing donated blood meant for patients.

10 hospital staff sacked for ‘stealing’ blood meant for patients

Ten staffers of the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State have been dismissed for stealing donated blood meant for patients.

Kaduna governor decries intimidation, abuse of patients by nurses

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari at the weekend lamented over what he termed as constant intimidation and abuse of patients by nurses across government and private hospitals in the state.

Report: 123 women die during birth in Kaduna in six months

A mid-year report issued by Kaduna State Maternal Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response (MPDRSR) team says 123 pregnant women died in the state between January and July 2018.

JOHESU threatens to ground public hospitals nationwide

The President of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, said on Monday that the the union would commence an indefinite nationwide strike by midnight on Tuesday.

Church collapse: Governor Emmanuel directs attorney-general on legal action against culprits

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko, to ensure anyone found culpable in the collapse of Reigners Bible Church building is brought to book.

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NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
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US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
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Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.