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WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus has exposed weakness of national health systems

The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weakness of health systems in most countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

NCDC: Mass gatherings can amplify spread of coronavirus

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says mass gatherings can amplify the spread of infectious diseases including Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.
Olurunnimbe Mamora

Coronavirus: Travellers from France, Germany, Spain to undergo secondary screening – minister

The Federal Government on Monday said travellers coming into Nigeria from France, Germany, and Spain would have to undergo a secondary screening at the nation’s international airports and self-isolate for 14 days.
Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has emphasised on three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability for effective coordination and delivery of Global Fund (GF) in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigeria to begin secondary screening of travellers from high risk countries

The Federal Government is to commence secondary screening at points of entry for travellers from eight high risk countries with widespread community transmission to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunibe Mamora.

Coronavirus: Nigeria adds France, Germany, Spain to list of high-risk countries

The federal government, Monday, added France, Germany and Spain to its existing list of five high-risk countries with widespread community transmission.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: 132,000 cases of COVID-19 reported in 123 countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than than 132,000 cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have now been reported to WHO, from 123 countries and territories.
A regional minister in Lombardy, the Italian region most affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the virus.

Coronavirus: 158 aboard plane with Italian ‘can’t be traced’

The Lagos State Government said it was yet to trace the 158 passengers aboard the Turkish airliner that flew in the Italian who is Nigeria’s index case of the virus.
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Coronavirus: WHO staff in Iran tests positive

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one of its staff in Iran Country Office has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: NCDC releases fourth advisory to Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released the fourth public health advisory on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Nigerians.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says in the last 24 hours China has reported 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 46,550.

WHO: Coronavirus not yet pandemic

As new cases of the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) are being reported in more countries, health experts have called on countries to get prepared for a possible coronavirus pandemic situation.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Coronavirus: NCDC releases second advisory to Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has released the second public health advisory on the novel coronavirus 2019 (nCoV), to Nigerians.=
About 9,000 members of the US military stationed in South Korea, on Wednesday urged to leave if a dispute over the sharing of the costs for the 28,500 US soldiers stationed in the country remains unresolved.

9,000 US soldiers threaten to leave Korea over funding row

About 9,000 members of the US military stationed in South Korea, on Wednesday urged to leave if a dispute over the sharing of the costs for the 28,500 US soldiers stationed in the country remains unresolved.
In its effort to curtail the spread of a deadly new virus, Coronavirus, the Chinese government has expanded travel restrictions for two more cities, Huanggang, Ezhou after the Wuhan city was put in lockdown.

WHO: Coronavirus not yet global emergency

Despite the fast spreading rate of the new coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has decided that the outbreak is yet to attain the status of Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
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WHO postpones decision on declaring China coronavirus as global health emergency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday postponed taking a decision on whether the mysterious coronavirus that killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds of others in China was a global health emergency.

Korea hands over model school to FCT

To boost the quality of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has handed-over an ultra-modern model school valued at N5.430b to the FCT administration.

Korea hands over $15 million model school to FCT administration

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) yesterday handed-over a model school valued at $15 million to the Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration to boost quality education in the territory.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants Nigeria-Korea model school replicated in six geo-political zones

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has appealed to the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to replicate the Nigeria-Korea Model School Abuja in the six geo-political zones across the federation.
South Korea

Korea awards masters degree scholarship to 13 Nigerian government officials

The Republic of Korea has awarded full scholarships for Master’s Degree Program to 13 Nigerian government officials to study in leading Korean Universities.

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Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.