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October 23, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 163 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Sunday. The public health agency said that the 163 new infection brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections to 60,266.  It also stated that the […]Continue Reading
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Houghton,Harvey Alter and Charles Rice,all British scientists, have jointly won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovery of Hepatitis B cure. The Nobel Prize Committee said their discoveries ultimately “saved millions of lives”. The virus is a common cause of liver cancer and a major reason why people need a liver transplant. More than […]Continue Reading
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By Danjuma Abdullahi As Joint Health Workers’ Union knowng as JOHESU began a one-week warning strike across Nigeria demanding a better condition of service for their members , a former Federal Legislator , Hon Shehu ABG has urged the Federal Government to as a matter of exigency declare a state of emergency on the nation’s […]Continue Reading
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The federal government has given a directive to the Chief Medical Directors (CMD) and Managing Di-rectors (MD) of federal tertiary hospitals to replace striking resident doctors with members of the National Youth Service Corps. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who gave the directive in a statement yesterday, also directed that locum staff be brought […]Continue Reading
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Resident Doctors Begin Strike Over Pay, Inadequate Facilities Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said. The industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), which represents some 40 per cent of doctors, is the latest […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government on Friday received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, delivered the samples to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, during a visit to the ministry in Abuja. Also present at the event were the Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora; top management of the Health Ministry […]Continue Reading
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions effective September 14. “I am pleased to announce that our tertiary institutions will be allowed to reopen from September 14, 2020, all our tertiary institutions,” the governor said during a briefing on Saturday at the State House, Marina. Schools in the country had […]Continue Reading
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Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation and Africa’s foremost philanthropist, Aliko Dangote has urged governments across Africa, the Federal Government of Nigeria, and State governments to increase their budget allocations to the healthcare sector, to help ensure improved basic healthcare for the people. Dangote, in his remarks at the formal certification of Wild Poliovirus Continue Reading