Category: Health

US approves Regeneron’s antibody treatment for Ebola

The United States on Wednesday approved a lab-made antibody treatment against the Ebola virus developed by the biotech firm Regeneron after it was shown to significantly reduce the mortality rate in a clinical trial. The drug was developed using the same technology platform that the company used to produce its experimental therapy against Covid-19, which… Read More »

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Oyetola Approves N120m Death Benefits For Retirees

The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has approved the sum of One Hundred and Twenty-One Million, Nine Hundred and Seventy-Two Thousand, Six Hundred and Ninety Three Naira, Ten Kobo (N 121,972,693.10) as death benefits for retirees. In a statement released by the Head of Service, Dr Festus Olowogboyega Oyebade, Oyetola approved… Read More »

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Press Release: Renew your commitment to end malnutrition – Aisha Buhari to stakeholders

First lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari has called on nutrition stakeholders to renew their commitment to end malnutrition in Nigeria. She was speaking during a stakeholders meeting on nutrition at Dutse, Jigawa state on Wednesday, 7th October, 2020. Mrs. Buhari called on the stakeholders to demonstrate strong leadership, strengthen coordination and ownership and… Read More »

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Taraba State Governor’s Wife Commends Fidelity Bank On Free Medical Outreach

Wife of Taraba State Governor, Anna Darius Ishaku has commended Fidelity Bank Plc for providing a three-day free medical outreach to 829 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kona community, Jalingo Taraba State, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The Hope Afresh Foundation organised the outreach in collaboration with employees of the bank… Read More »

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Kwara committed to access to safe water: Gov

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the state is committed to attain the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which is attainment of universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water. AbdulRazaq also said the administration is working hard to end open defecation in Kwara State with improved access to adequate and equitable… Read More »

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NCC Emergency Communications Centres Process 1,500 COVID-19-related Calls – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has disclosed that over 1,500 COVID-19-related calls were received and processed through the Commission’s Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) in the peak of the pandemic in Nigeria. The EVC made this disclosure during the commissioning of the ECC in Owerri, Imo State… Read More »

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LAWMA’s Waste Management Academy takes off in Lagos

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has established an academy to provide quality education, proper engagement and adequate sensitisation in helping people to make informed and strategic decisions about waste management in the State. The LAWMA Academy, which is first of its kind by any waste management authority in Nigeria would provide knowledge hub for credible… Read More »

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COVID-19: Delta reopens cinemas, hotel restaurants

Delta Government on Thursday announced the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eatries and hotel restaurants as the state continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu who stated this during a press conference in Asaba, said although cinemas and other hotel restaurants are now allowed to operate, they must… Read More »

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Osun: Oyetola leads battle against flood fury

The degree of ecstacy and enthusiasm that greets the public appearance of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun is becoming both interesting and thought-provoking. Governor Oyetola had commissioned massive dredging of waterways and rivers across the State, and expectedly, he stepped out on a tour to inspect how far the work had gone.… Read More »