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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 »

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

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

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 has collected samples from patients and sent to the National Reference Laboratory for investigation. Igbo-Eze... read more »

Nigerians React to News of FG's Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russia
Nigerians React to News of FG’s Re...

Nigerians React to News of FG’s Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russ...

When the news broke today that the Federal Government had taken delivery of Covid-19 samples from Russia, Nigerians reacted with a lot of pessimism and even scorn. While Nigeria’s minister for health, Osagie Ehanire, said that the country indicated interest in the vaccine as a way of... read more »

FEC Approves N8.49bn For Purchase of COVID-19 Testing Kits
FEC Approves N8.49bn For Purchase of COV...

FEC Approves N8.49bn For Purchase of COVID-19 Testing Kits

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has today ratified the sum of N8.49bn for the procurement of 12 items for the testing of deadly COVID-19 by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). President Muhammadu Buhari gave the approval during a virtual council meeting on Wednesday. The minister of... read more »

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to Curb COVID-19 Spread
Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liq...

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to...

Botswana has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places and withdrawn liquor licenses in the country as part of effort to curb the spread of the fatal COVID-19. This was disclosed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi through a gazette notice released on Wednesday by the... read more »

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The United Nations (UN) cautions that Africa and the rest of the world could witness a “generational catastrophe” due to the closure of schools around the world amid the COVID-19... read more »

Lagos State Government Shuts Down Eti-Osa COVID-19 Isolation Centre as COVID-19 cases reduce

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The Lagos State Government has closed the Eti-Osa coronavirus patients’ isolation centre. This was announced by Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the 17th update on the... read more »

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The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is on the search list of the Nigerian government, has decided to offer a legal advice to the candidate of the Peoples... read more »