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138 NYSC Members Test Positive for COVID-19 —NCDC
138 NYSC Members Test Positive for COVID...

138 NYSC Members Test Positive for COVID-19 —NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday  disclosed that a total of 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps have tested positive for COVID-19. Disclosing this during the briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, the NDDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu,... read more »

Lagos Govt. Unveils N5b Recovery Fund for Entrepreneurs
Lagos Govt. Unveils N5b Recovery Fund fo...

Lagos Govt. Unveils N5b Recovery Fund for Entrepreneurs

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has unveiled a N5 billion Lagos Economic Acceleration Programme (LEAP), a post-COVID-19 recovery programme for micro, small and medium enterprises. The launching, tagged: “From Pandemic to Prosperity”, was held in Ikeja, Lagos. LSETF Executive... read more »

Enugu Yellow Fever: Fear of Outbreak Grows in Nsukka, Isi-Uzo, Igbo-Etiti LGAs
Enugu Yellow Fever: Fear of Outbreak Gro...

Enugu Yellow Fever: Fear of Outbreak Grows in Nsukka, Isi-Uzo, Igbo-Etiti L...

Following the confirmed cases of Yellow Fever in Enugu Ezike, Igbo North Local Government Area, LGA, of Enugu state by the state government, there are fears the outbreak might have extended to other towns after reports of unusual deaths in Nsukka, Isi-Uzo and Igbo-Etiti LGAs. This was contained in... read more »

Exclusive: How Anambra State Won Covid-19 War
Exclusive: How Anambra State Won Covid-1...

Exclusive: How Anambra State Won Covid-19 War

The Anambra State Government has said that proactive plans and effective management of limited resources were key factors that enabled the state win the COVID-19 war. The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Creative Security, Retired Air Vice Marshal Ben Chiobi, disclosed this while... read more »

Yellow Fever Death Toll Hits 20 in Benue
Yellow Fever Death Toll Rises to 20 in B...

Yellow Fever Death Toll Rises to 20 in Benue State

Following the death of three persons from a disease suspected to be yellow fever, the death toll occasioned by the disease has risen to 20 at Okpeilo-Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. Andrew Amee, Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health had on Tuesday... read more »

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National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra State has charged prospective corps members in the state to take the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines seriously.

Don’t Trivialize COVID-19 Protocols – NYSC to Corps Members...

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra State has charged prospective corps members in the state to take the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines seriously. State Coordinator, Kehinde Aremu gave... read more »

FG: Nigeria Will Profit Early From COVID-19 Vaccines

FG: Nigeria Will Profit Early From COVID-19 Vaccines

The Federal Government has given assurance that Nigerians will benefit early when COVID-19 vaccine is developed in commercial quantity. Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health disclosed on Tuesday in Abuja that anytime an effective vaccine is developed as a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigerians will be among the first beneficiaries. The... read more »

BREAKING: Niger State Governor Tests Positive For COVID...

BREAKING: Niger State Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Niger state Governor Abubakar Bello has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor announced this on his twitter handle on Monday. He tweeted: “I have tested... read more »

NYSC Camps Won’t Be Closed If a COVID Case is Det...

NYSC Camps Won't Be Closed If A COVID Case is Detected - NCDC

None of the 37 orientation camps of the National Youth Service Corps would be shut down should one corps member test positive to COVID-19, the... read more »

COVID-19: Oyo Govt. Shuts Down University

COVID-19: Oyo Govt. Shuts Down University

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has issued a directive to the management of workplaces, schools, and religious centres to ensure strict compliance with the... read more »

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

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclude August ...

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 and hygiene promotion on the occasion... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If…..

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if institutions of criminal justice , health and social services work hand in hand to provide long lasting solutions. He said this in commemoration of International day... read more »

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Becaus...

A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a “Whooping”...

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a Whooping 800 Meters

In an obvious attempt at showing Nigerians and the world that he is indeed fit, President Buhari today trekked the whole of 800 meters home. Buhari had gone to... read more »

Fitness and Well-being – Exercise Done Right

Fitness and Well-being - Exercise Done Right

Do you know why many people find it difficult to really exercise? Simple! They complicate things for themselves. How? Let’s assume you want to improve your... read more »

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Yellow Fever Cause of Alleged Uncommon Deaths in Enugu Community - Enugu Govt

Yellow Fever Cause of Alleged Uncommon Deaths in Enugu Community – Enugu Govt

The Enugu State Government has confirmed that Yellow Fever is the cause of deaths from a reported strange illness in Ette Uno and Umuopu communities of Enugu Ezike town in Igbo-Eze North... read more »

State News Alleged Unusual Deaths in Enugu Community: We’ve Sent Patients’ Samples for Investigation - Enugu Govt

Alleged Unusual Deaths in Enugu Community: We’ve Sent Patients’ Samples for Investigation ...

Following reports of alleged unusual deaths in Ette Uno and Umuopu communities of Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, the State Ministry of Health said it... read more »

COVID-19: No fans for Eagles Vs Sierra Leone Clash - FG

COVID-19: No Fans for Eagles Vs Sierra Leone Clash – FG

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have advised the Edo State Government and the Nigeria Football Federation against allowing fans into... read more »

Governors didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives - Akeredolu

Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday,explained that his colleagues did not deliberately hoard palliatives made for their states. Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of... read more »

CAF President tests positive for COVID-19

CAF President Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Mr Ahmad Ahmad has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday read:”the... read more »