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The newly established testing centre for COVID-19 in Kano State has suspended operations. This is because the Centre has ran out of test kits. The Director of the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Amimu Kano Teaching Hospital, Dr Isah Abubakar confirmed the development. Dr. Abubakar said that samples collected in Kano would be sent to […]

A seventy bed new isolation centre has been inaugurated in Eti Osa Council Area of Lagos. The emergency treatment and isolation center situated at the Landmark Exhibition Centre is a Public and Private Partnership Initiative Project of the Young President Organization, Lagos chapter. At the inauguration, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the facility was part of […]

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has recovered from coronavirus disease. He announced this via his twitter handle today . Governor el-Rufai who said he had tested negative twice, described his experience in isolation as a medical regime. The update on his recovery came a few days after he denied that he was in an […]

The Lagos State Chapter of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has urged the federal and state governments to make drugs available to Nigerians and build the capacity of its members. In a statement, the state Chairman of PSN, Mr Gbolagade Iyiola, said it was commendable that health workers continue to put in their best despite […]

Members of the public have been warned to be wary of fake COVID-19 relief disbursement data collection form in circulation. The National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA gave the warning in a statement. In the statement,NITDA cautions that the site is fraudulent and advised Nigerians to be wary of such online requests, noting that governments […]

The Human and Environmental Development Ag aenda, HEDA, wants the Federal Government to institute a probe against Chevron for allegedly compromising the health of some Nigerians in Warri, Delta State. The oil company is being accused of isolating one hundred of it’s staff in a hotel in Warri after returning from vacation in countries that […]

The Federal Government is expanding the social register for distributing palliatives. It has resorted to the use of digital models including the use of Bank Verification Number to fast track it. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq disclosed this in Abuja, while responding to questions at the Presidential Task Force briefing […]

Candidates sitting for this years West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, will write the exam after the covid19 lockdown. The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajuiba made this known at the Presidential Task Force on covid19 in Abuja. He said that WAEC and NECO examinations had been postponed indefinitely over covid19. Mr. Nwajiuba said […]

The Lagos State Government has launched ‘EKO TELE-MED’ a toll-free line that enable residents interact with doctors for non-emergency primary health care. It is part of measures to protect residents from contracting the Coronavirus disease by not having to go to health facilities for care. The General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency, Dr. Emmanuella […]

Muslims have been advised to be on the lookout for the Ramadan moon at sunset tomorrow. They are also to ensure that they stand apart from each other while looking for the moon. The advice came from the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. It says the faithful can look for the moon at their […]

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