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Mr Tunji Olarinde, a public health expert, has urged Nigerians to take responsibility in the fight against COVID-19 by complying with all government and health directives during the lockdown.
"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."
A senior public health expert in Hong Kong, on Monday said that the real number of people affected by the new coronavirus was close to 25,000 higher than the 2,744 cases confirmed by China’s National Health Commission.
An Abuja based Public Health Expert, Dr Gabriel Adakole, has tasked the Federal Government on sensitisation of rural dwellers on the resurgence of Lassa fever and ways of curbing its spread.
Dr Dorcas Danlami, a Public Health expert, has said that healthier and immunised communities would help children grow in such areas to become productive members of society.
A medical expert, Dr Okechukwu Ossai, has advised Nigerians to eliminate breeding sites and maintain high environmental cleanliness to reduce malaria incidence in the country.
Mrs Peace Emmanuel, a public health expert, has called on government health authorities and philanthropic Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to subsidise sanitary pads to promote good menstrual hygiene in the country.
A public health expert, Dr Toni Iken, has called on policy makers at all levels of government to be proactive in the fight against Lassa fever.
The death toll of victims of the Lassa fever outbreak in Ebonyi State has risen to four while 139 persons have been under surveillance, this is according to the state’s Health Commissioner, Daniel Umezuruike.
The former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Mr. Sunday Abegunde, on Monday said the Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, didn’t win the election in 2016 but that some of them made it possible for him to become governor.
The remains of the immediate past National Vice Chairman (North West), of the All Progressive Congress, Inuwa Abdulkadir, have been laid to rest.
The Federal Government has asked Nigerians to report anyone who demands payment for the conduct of COVID-19 test in the country.
Just like the Department of State Services, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday denied that its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was arrested.
The Police Service Commission has dismissed 10 senior police officers and demoted eight others for misconduct in the line of duty.
The Enugu State Government announced 66 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 327.
As part of measure to make progress on its mandate in reconciling all factions in the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led committee has promised to embark on genuine reconciliation of all party leaders and members ahead of the planned convention.
Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, Friday said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, popularly known as Hushpuppi on Social Media, made a court appearance in Chicago Friday, and will be transferred to Los Angeles, where his trial for conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in cybercrime proceeds would begin in the coming weeks.
The People’s Democratic Party has called for prayers for speedy recovery of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, the wife of Benue governor, Eunice Ortom and other Nigerians, who have tested positive to COVID-19.