Category: Health

Buhari Extends Mandate Of PTF On COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 22, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 “for a further period till the end of March, 2021 ... Read More

FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 21, 2020

Worried about the mutated strain of COVID-19 manifesting itself in the United Kingdom, the Federal Government says it may impose a travel ban to and ... Read More

Saudi halts international flights over virus variant

Abdul Jimoh- December 21, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Sunday halted international flights and suspended entry through its land and seaports for at least a week after a new fast-spreading strain ... Read More

NHRH Charges Stakeholders To Rollback Covid-19, Coordinates Nigeria’s Input To SDGs Review 2021

Suleiman Idris- December 21, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission has called on the government at all levels and other stakeholders to expedite efforts to rollback COVID-19 pandemic particularly among ... Read More

Kano State confirms 12 new COVID-19 infections, active cases now 117

Abdul Jimoh- December 14, 2020

The Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed 12 new infections of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of active cases in the state to ... Read More

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into self-isolation

Suleiman Idris- December 12, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will go into self-isolation immediately, after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 Mr. Governor and other ... Read More

Aisha Buhari’s Mercy Mission And Advocacy On Health Reaches Ekiti, Borno, And Abia States

Suleiman Idris- December 4, 2020

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on Women in the states of Ekiti, Borno and Abia States respectively to maintain ... Read More

FG Trains Vets to Combat a Contagious Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

The Federal Government is training Federal and states epidemiology officers on investigation and how to combat the recent outbreak of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD) in ... Read More

Africa on alert of 2nd wave as COVID-19 cases top 2m

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

African countries are on high alert of a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak as the number of confirmed cases in the continent hit two million ... Read More

NDLEA intercepts man with 12.05kg of cocaine

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized 12.05kg of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. NDLEA Head of Public Affairs, Mr ... Read More

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ... Read More

COVID-19: CAF President, Ahmad, Released From Hospital

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2020

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 ... Read More

EDO govt. plans to build 250 primary health centres – Obaseki

Abdul Jimoh- November 11, 2020

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assured of his administration’s plan to build 250 primary healthcare centres across 18 local government areas of the state. ... Read More

Niger State Governor Tests Positive to COVID-19

Suleiman Idris- November 10, 2020

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has announced that he has tested positive to COVID-19. The Governor made this known via his Twitter handle ... Read More

Gov Bagudu flags off Contributory Healthcare Scheme

Suleiman Idris- November 9, 2020

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has inaugurated the State Contributory Healthcare Scheme (KECHES), in a move to boost access to affordable healthcare services ... Read More

COVID-19 won’t stop our support for Nigerian child says UNICEF

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2020

UNICEF says the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not stop its support and interventions toward the welfare and protection of rights of children in ... Read More

673,183 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Nigeria – NCDC

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced an additional 180 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID19) infections in the country, bringing the total ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC announces 72 new infections

Abdul Jimoh- November 3, 2020

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 72 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known on ... Read More

COVID-19 Disruptions and Survival of MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

By Chijioke Okoronkwo One of the critical areas of global economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) ... Read More

COVID-19: NAHCO introduces disinfection services to airlines

Abdul Jimoh- September 23, 2020

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO), has introduced its disinfection service to all its client- airlines, in a bid to continually combat the dreaded ... Read More