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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 Government has announced the take over of COVID-19 testing by a consortium of health professionals and private laboratories.
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.
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.
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.
About 40 health workers in Nigeria have, so far, tested positive for COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
South Africa’s union, NEHAWU, is worried over the surge in the number of healthcare workers being diagnosed with COVID-19.
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.
The Lagos State Government has warned that private hospitals across the state are not yet allowed to treat COVID-19 patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
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.
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.
As part of efforts to promote sustainability of roads, the Lagos State Government has reiterated the needs for residents to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse into drainages as doing so will reduce the life span of the various road infrastructures provided across the State.
Nigeria born former England international Eniola Aluko, will address Members of Parliament next week Tuesday on the lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic representation in sports leadership roles.
The new guidelines are issued against the backdrop of the approval that flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8.
The Daily Express says the Ligue 1 Champions are monitoring Bellerin situation and could leave the Emirate Stadium in the summer having spent nine years with the Gunners.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says a move to Serie A club Napoli will provide an opportunity for Victor Osimhen to further develop as a player.