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The Federal Government has assured medical workers handling COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country of payment of their June hazard allowance from August 10.
Patients suspected to be COVID-19 positive in Bayelsa have bemoaned the delay in getting results from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) laboratories Edo and Port Harcourt.
Chairman, Bayelsa COVID-19 Task Force, Inodu Apoku, on Tuesday announced that an average of 25 samples are sent on a daily basis to University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), for testing.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three additional laboratories, bringing the total number of laboratories in the country to 23.
Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced a 24-hour total lockdown and a dusk to dawn curfew on Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the state as part of the state government’s measures to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
Controversies are trailing the third confirmed coronavirus infected person who is a 61-year-old manager of Mingi hotel and his late boss and owner of the hotel, Chief Kelvin Alagoa in Port Harcourt.
The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, has alleged that it lost four of its members within six months, allegedly due to stress from work overload.
The Nigerian Army on Monday said it felt betrayed after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicted soldiers, alongside armed thugs, over the violence that forced the suspension of the elections in Rivers State last week.
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has warned medical doctors against involvement in unethical and unprofessional conduct in the course of their duties.
Fifteen people were killed in a stampede at an election campaign rally by President Muhammadu Buhari in southern Nigeria, health officials said on Wednesday.
A middle-aged mortuary operator identified as Anele Wagbara, has been stabbed to death by an unidentified tanker driver in Rivers State.
Unidentified gunmen, Monday night, reportedly killed three people at Alakahia, Obio/Akpot Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.
The Serie A champions sacked Maurizio Sarri on Saturday following their Champions League last-16 exit at the hands of Lyon on Friday night.
Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced the resumption of its monthly Offers of the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond (FGN Savings Bond) effective August 2020.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark has taken a swipe at the Federal government for naming the railway complex in Agbor, Delta State after former President Goodluck Jonathan, describing it as demeaning, callous and an insult.
The former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has warned politicians against politics of bitterness and violence and charged them to forge a common agenda that would promote peace and sustainable development in the nation.
A host of United’s peripheral defenders have been linked with moves away from Old Trafford as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to accelerate his rebuild this summer.
The newly elected Ondo state chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Hon Fatai Adams on Wednesday, served the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state a quit notice ahead of the October governorship election in the state.