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Why Buhari Can’t Stop Persistent Medical Visits To UK – Presidency
Why Buhari Can’t Stop Persistent Medical...

Why Buhari Can’t Stop Persistent Medical Visits To UK – Presidency

The Presidency has adduced the rationale behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s persistent medical visits to London, United Kingdom, saying he had maintained a medical team for over 40 years. The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, said that given the length of... read more »

Sunday Igboho Granted Access To Medical Doctors In Benin Republic
Sunday Igboho Granted Access To Medical ...

Sunday Igboho Granted Access To Medical Doctors In Benin Republic   

Embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, alias Sunday Igboho, has been granted permission to seek medical care which gives his doctors access to him in custody. The permission was granted by the Cour De’Appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic, on Monday after his counsels battled to secure his... read more »

Enugu Govt Reveals Cause of Deaths in New Artisan Market
Enugu Govt Reveals Cause of Deaths in Ne...

Enugu Govt Reveals Cause of Deaths in New Artisan Market

The Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ikechukwu Obi has disclosed that cholera was behind the deaths of seven persons in the New Artisan Market. Obi also stated that the ministry had transferred 19 others who were infected to the State Teaching Hospital, ESUT-Parklane, for medical care. This... read more »

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Mis...

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has decried rumours, misinformation, and conspiracy theories against the intake of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement on Friday, which revealed that the Governor spoke at the South-West Edition of Town Hall Meeting on COVID... read more »

 Records 40 New Cases of COVID-19
Nigeria Records 40 New Cases of COVID-19

Nigeria Records 40 New Cases of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 40 new cases of COVID-19 on June 2, 2021, with no related death in the daily infection chart. This was contained in an update issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on its website in the early hours of Saturday. The new infections indicate a decline from the 74... read more »

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Why We Banned UAE Flights - FG

Why We Banned UAE Flights – FG

The Federal Government has debunked reports that the United Arab Emirates placed a travel ban on Nigerian flights, noting that the Nigerian Government placed a ban on the UAE first due to the terms... read more »

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the second jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine. A statement by the Presidency Twitter handle said President Buhari received the jab on Saturday (today) at the State House in Abuja. The tweet read, “President @MBuhari receives the second dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford #COVID19 Vaccine, at the... read more »

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During ...

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During Farewell Speech

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said that about 30 members of the union died as a result of the... read more »

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million...

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million Spent On Sanitisers, Face Masks, Others

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Finance has queried the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mohammed Sambo, over how the... read more »

COVID-19: FCT Minister bans Prayer at Eid Ground

COVID-19: FCT Minister bans Prayer at Eid Ground

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has banned Eid prayers at the National Eid prayer ground on the Umaru Musa... read more »

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Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

New things are happening at the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and suddenly, there’s a throwback to the 1996-1999 Lagos State, when the then Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa was the... read more »

Man Excretes 86 Wraps of Cocaine at Abuja Airport

Man Excretes 86 Wraps of Cocaine at Abuja Airport

A suspected drug trafficker intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has excreted 86 wraps of cocaine, according to the agency. NDLEA’s spokesperson, Jonah Achema, said the suspect, Oluchukwu Onu Friday, aged 39, was arrested during the outward clearance of India bound... read more »

Ogun Police Arrest Nine Suspected Land Grabbers

Ogun Police Arrest Nine Suspected Land Grabbers

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Sunday arrested nine suspected members of a notorious land-grabbing syndicate for unleashing violence on the people of... read more »

NDLEA Seizes Cocaine Worth N28bn From Hair Stylist, Oth...

NDLEA Seizes Cocaine Worth N28bn From Hair Stylist, Others at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, recovered cocaine worth N21bn from a hairstylist, identified as Jennifer Onyejegbu at the... read more »

Health: Lagos Assembly Calls For Ban of “Sokunday...

Health: Lagos Assembly Calls For Ban of "Sokundaye," Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called for the ban and sales of consumption of “Sokundaye” and other hazardous liquid substance in the... read more »

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 World Refugee Day: Red Cross, NCFRMI, SCORP organizes free medical outreach in Enugu

World Refugee Day: Red Cross, NCFRMI, SCORP organizes free medica...

In commemoration of this year’s World Refugee Day, the Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu in collaboration with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons,... read more »

FCMB MD Proceeds on Leave as Paternity Scandal Probe Begins

FCMB MD Proceeds on Leave as Paternity Scandal Probe Begins

Adam Nuru, the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank Limited, has been embarked on leave to enable the bank duly investigate his indictment in the paternity scandal involving a former employee of the bank, Mrs Moyo Thomas. This was contained in a statement the bank issued on Tuesday. The statement partly read, “We are aware of several... read more »

Exclusive: Red Cross Symbol Not a Religious Sign – Says...

Red Cross Symbol Not a Religious Sign – Says Red Cross Secretary as the Group Seeks Muslim Community’s Collaboration

The Red Cross Society in Enugu has paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Imam of the Central mosque in the state to introduce and seek the collaboration of the... read more »

Red Cross Trains Over 80 Volunteers on Safety, Security

Red Cross Trains 80 on Safety, Security

Over 80 volunteers of the Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu have been trained on volunteer safety and security, African News Today has gathered. The... read more »

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclu...

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood, as Women Conclude August Meeting

The Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu State have sensitised women of Agulu, Umana community in Ezeagu Local Government Area (LGA) on safe pregnancy practices... read more »

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Umahi Announces N5m Tuition Fee as Medical Varsity Commences September

Umahi Announces N5m Tuition Fee as Medical Varsity Commences September

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has disclosed that academic activities will begin in September 2021 at the new state-owned Medical University Uturu, in the Ohaozara Local Government... read more »

Strike: FG Set to Meet Doctors Tuesday, Buhari Postpones UK Checkup

Strike: FG Set to Meet Doctors Tuesday, Buhari Postpones UK Checkup

Following a looming strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctor, NARD, the Federal Government has scheduled a meeting to preempt an industrial action. President of NARD, Dr... read more »

Buhari Jets Out to London for Medical Check-up

Buhari Jets Out to London for Medical Check-up

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday depart the country for London, the United Kingdom (UK), for a scheduled medical appointment. A statement on Thursday in Abuja by his Special... read more »

BREAKING: Nigerian Musician, Sound Sultan Suffers Throat Cancer

BREAKING: Nigerian Musician, Sound Sultan Suffers Throat Cancer

Popular Nigerian rapper, Olarewaju Fasasi, alias Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with throat cancer in the United States of America. The musician has begun chemotherapy in a hospital in the... read more »

COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll June 11

COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll Ju...

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government on Monday extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade... read more »