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Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors to begin strike Wednesday

Barring any change in their resolution, the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) may commence industrial action on Wednesday over what they described as the poor welfare of their members across the country.
Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination on Friday with Cyprian Nyong, a medical doctor from the National Hospital, Abuja, being the first person to receive the jab of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine.

Health workers take first shots as coronavirus vaccination begins

COVID-19 vaccination commenced in Nigeria yesterday with frontline healthcare workers in Abuja taking the first shots from the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in the country last Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari asks head of service to increase UMTH’s allocation

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday asked the Head of Service of the Federation and the Budget Office to increase the personnel and overhead allocations to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).
4. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 24th virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari virtually commissions projects at Maiduguri university

President Muhammadu Buhari has given an assurance that that his administration is committed to improved healthcare delivery services nationwide.
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Yellow fever: Anambra government vaccinates 5.5 million residents

The Anambra Government said on Wednesday that it vaccinated about 5.5 million residents against yellow fever during the 10-day campaign against the disease in the state.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Lekki shooting: LASEMA debunks refusal to rescue protesters

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has debunked allegations making the rounds in the media that it refused to come to the aid of protesters during the shooting incident at Lekki on Tuesday night.
A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.

LASEMA personnel hit by stray bullet

A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola, was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.

Five-months old baby dies after being raped by 30-year old cousin

The girl’s parents had been enjoying a relative’s wedding in the northeastern city of Daudnager on Sunday night when the cousin asked his aunt – the baby’s mother – if he could take her daughter away to play.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Monarchs demand Oluwo’s suspension for allegedly attacking another traditional ruler

Some royal fathers from Osun West Senatorial District on Friday demanded the suspension of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Articulated truck kills one, injures two in Lagos

Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said an accident which involved a 40ft container-laden articulated vehicle had claimed one life while two people sustained injuries in Ogudu, Lagos.
A container has fallen on the busy Gbagada-Aworonshoki express road

LASEMA: Container-laden truck falls in Lagos, kills woman

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said an accident which involved a 40ft container-laden articulated vehicle had claimed one life while two people sustained injuries in Ogudu, Lagos.

Two die in Bauchi teaching hospital after ‘rejection’ by doctors

No fewer than two patients have reportedly died after alleged rejection by doctors on duty at the Trauma Centre of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi.

Five killed in Ondo auto crash, three injured

Five persons were yesterday killed in an auto crash (accident) that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo town in Ondo state.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governors laments state of trauma centre in state hospital

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has lamented the invasion of monkeys from the Osun Osogbo groove as they vandalized the trauma centre at State hospital, Asubiaro in Osogbo.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA students protest killing of colleague by ‘reckless’ driver

A student of The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Israel Anuoluwapo, was yesterday knocked down by a vehicle in motion.

Okada crushes New Telegraph correspondent to death in Bauchi

A reckless motorcyclist, on Wednesday evening, hit the correspondent of New Telegraph Newspaper in Bauchi, Malam Alhassan Yusuf, killing him in the process.

Speaker Dogara prays for Senator Melaye’s quick recovery

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday led other leaders and members of the House to visit Senator Dino Melaye at the National Hospital Abuja.

Speaker Dogara, House of Reps leaders visit Senator Melaye in hospital

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday led other leaders and members of the House to visit embattled senator, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital Abuja.

Police prevent senators from seeing Dino Melaye

The police have handcuffed Senator Dino Melaye to a hospital bed at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Four killed, 16 injured as man driving against traffic rams into commercial bus

No fewer than four persons have been confirmed dead when the owner of a Lexus Jeep driving against traffic in the Lekki area of Lagos State rammed into a fully loaded commercial bus.

Three feared dead in Ondo auto crash

No fewer than three persons were feared dead on Monday in an auto crash that occurred at Biochem area, along Ondo-Ore Ring Road,near the main gate of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.

Fed govt reiterates commitment to reducing mortality on Nigeria roads

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to reducing mortality and morbidity from road crashes in Nigeria.

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor: We can’t succumb to secessionist agenda

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that his state will not be cowed into secessionist agenda.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi governor: I believe in united Nigeria, not secession

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday declared his belief in a united Nigeria and condemned calls for secession by some groups in the country.

2023: Rotation of power key to Nigeria’s unity, peace – Shehu Sani

Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly, said the federal government should not use force but justice, equity and fairness to achieve unity and peace.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Edo: Ex-APC national chairmen attend stakeholders’ meeting, urge members to close ranks

Two former National Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and Adams Oshiomhole, attended a stakeholders meeting of the Edo APC in Benin City on Saturday.
Chidera Ejuke found the net as CSKA Moscow recorded a 3-1 triumph over FC Krasnodar in Saturday’s Russian Premier League encounter.

Chidera Ejuke scores in CSKA Moscow’s victory vs FC Krasnodar

Chidera Ejuke found the net as CSKA Moscow recorded a 3-1 triumph over FC Krasnodar in Saturday’s Russian Premier League encounter.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

FCT: Police allay fears of security threat in Bwari

Police on Thursday urged residents of Bwari Area Council of the FCT to remain calm and not get tensed over rumours of security breach in the area.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ekiti student caught over ‘attempt to use roommate for ritual’

A student of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti, was caught with fetish items while allegedly trying to use his roommate for money ritual.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House approves establishment of agric university in Plateau

House of Representatives has given its approval for the establishment of a federal university of agriculture, Sabon Gida in Langtang Federal Constituency of Plateau State.

Nigerian government assures NSC of support to harness solid minerals for economic diversification

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has assured the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) of the federal government’s support by collaborating with it and the people of Plateau State to harness the state’s rich solid mineral resources’ potential to achieve the much needed diversification of the Nigerian economy.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill ‘kidnapper’, arrest ‘armed robber’ in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, yesterday, said it has killed a yet-to-be-identified suspected kidnapper along Udi-Oji River Road during a gun duel with officers attached to Udi Police Division.