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March 31, 2020
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 By Sule Sani Following the spate of donations and interventions to tackle the current pandemic threatening the Nigerian healthcare system and other aspects of the nation’s wellbeing, leading non-governmental organization, Connected Development (CODE), is holding the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to Continue Reading
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The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari,Mallam Abba Kyari has spoken out publicly about his health status, hinting that he is opting for private care to take burden of his treatment off public sector. Noting that the public health sector is already burdened with so much pressure ,the Chief of Staff said he will […]Continue Reading
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***deploys special Air Force Flight The Federal Government has evacuated stranded staff of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), who had been drafted to Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, to undergo a special capacity building course with the World Health Organization (WHO). The medical team, according to the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of […]Continue Reading
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Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Hon Yusuf Tuggar has tested negative for Covid-19. Tuggar had hosted Chief of Staff Abba Kyari in Germany as well as the Bauch state governor,Bala Muhammed who signed series of mOUs with Germany groups and organisations. Both later tested positive for the virus . Tuggar disclosed his test result Saturday morning, […]Continue Reading
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By Dr. Femi Ogunyemi Many have asked in the last few days, “What should Nigeria do …NOW……In the next hours…today…this week..…March 23rd 2020….?” Today as I write this at 4pm, Nigeria has recorded its first covid-19 mortality. There are 36 infected cases with 2 discharged home. Two weeks ago…all figures were nothing – ZERO. NIGERIA […]Continue Reading
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As we earlier reported ,the Federal government has directed federal civil servants from level 12 below to work from home. Head of Service of the Federation,Yemi Esan issued the directive in an statement this evening. We had reported in the afternoon that there are strong indications that the presidential taskforce on Covid19 may order closure […]Continue Reading
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) Northeast Emergency Manager, Dr.Collins Owili has said with prevalence of mental illness among 24.5million Nigerians, 650, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) maysuffer from mental disorder. The decade long conflict; has affected Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states;with the destruction of over 37,000 lives and $9 billion (N3.42trillion) Continue Reading