Tag: health

Celebrating Nigerian Health Workers as Unsung Heroes against COVID-19

  Contrary to popular belief that Nigeria’s COVID-19 burden would, 188 days after the first recorded case, lead to human and economic catastrophe with millions of infections and hundreds of…

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WHO declares Africa free of wild polio disease

  THE World Health Organisation (WHO), has certified Africa free of the wild polio virus, after Nigeria, the last country in the continent did not record a single case three…

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PTF:International passengers who evade Nigerian tests face travel ban

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday at the its  briefing in Abuja said International passengers who evade tests in Nigeria will be put on the travel watch list…

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Akin Abayomi, Lagos Health Commissioner, tests positive for COVID-19

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has tested positive for coronavirus. Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.…

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As Covid-19 Cases Soar, equities, bonds trading decline, Kenya Extends Curfew, Limits Sale of Alcohol

Kenya extended a night curfew and banned alcohol sales in eateries after Covid-19 cases in the East African nation more than doubled in the three weeks since the government lifted…

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As Covid-19 Infactions Surge , South Africa to close schools Again

South Africa plans to shutter schools for a second time as the number of Covid-19 cases surges, according to two people familiar with the matter. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa…

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Bill Gates: We could have deadlier pandemic if COVID-19 vaccines go to the highest bidders

    BILL Gates, co-founder of Gates and Melinda Foundation has warned that there could be more unjust deadlier pandemic if COVID-19 drugs and vaccines go to the highest bidders.…

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FG releases guidelines for schools’ resumption

Federal Government has released guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools at every level in the country but failed to disclose the dates. The guidelines outlined actions, measures and…

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As Coronavirus Virus Cases Spike In India, Bachchan, Relatives Hospitalized 

India’s film industry was on frenzy yesterday after several of Bollywood’s biggest stars were sent to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. Superstar Amitabh Bachchan was in a “stable” condition…

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Nigeria records 664 COVID-19 cases, total now 31,987

Nigeria has recorded 664 fresh COVID-19 cases, bringing total infections to 31,987. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday night said 13,103 patients have been discharged nationwide upon treatment…

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