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Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Iheakweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, explained why the Federal Government has remained adamant to several calls to ban flights from Coronavirus (COVID-19) endemic countries, to prevent further importation of the deadly virus to the country.
The Federal University Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE, and the Ekiti State Primary Health Care Development Agency, ESPHCD, have collaborated to combat the scourge of yellow fever virus.
The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.
In a bid to arrest the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has expressed its readiness to Immunize two million persons in the state to protect the population from the scourge.
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. The three new laboratories are the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020. This is part of his routine visits to Departments and Agencies within the Federal Ministry of Health, to ensure their alignment to the vision of this administration to improve the health of Nigerians.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday graced the “Fela’s Republic and The Kalakuta Queens’ musical concert and life performance in Lagos.
The Katsina State Government Saturday debunked news report by some media houses that 115 people died in a mysterious disease outbreak which hit Matazu Local Government Area during the week insisting that the casualty figures being quoted on the outbreak in that local government should stand at 45 reported cases with 18 deaths recorded
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.
There has been an upsurge of yellow fever cases in the two states with more than 30 death reported since September. Health officials said the outbreak was traced to people who visited the Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi.
Katsina State Government says it is targeting seven million people in the ongoing vaccination against Yellow Fever holding across the state.
The death toll in the Yellow Fever outbreak in Bauchi State has increased to 16 out of the 20 people confirmed to be infected following the rejection of vaccination by some citizens.
Mr. Sunday Nwonu, a Sanitarian, and Senior Environmental Health Officer, Ministry of Environment, Ebonyi, says the ministry plans to sanitise Abakaliki and environs following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in the state.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Jumoke Akindele, has been accused of lobbying to pick the All Progressives Congress Deputy Governor slot under Senator Ajayi Boroffice.
The Premier League season is set to restart on June 17, three months after it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, British media reported on Thursday.
The coronavirus death toll in the United States hit 100,000 on Tuesday.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.