Category: Health

COVID-19: Osun records five deaths in 24 hours

According to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, published on Tuesday, Osun’s five fatalities accounted for 33.3 percent of the 15 deaths recorded in Nigeria in the last 24 hours. This saw the State’s Covid-19 related deaths gallop to 32 out of the 1,458 confirmed cases since March 2020 when the index case… Read More »

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State House Press Release President Buhari Directs NASENI To Bridge Gaps In Covid-19 Research, Technology

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to work towards bridging the gaps in research and technology that keeps Nigeria waiting on other countries for supplies and solutions, especially in tackling challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic. In a meeting with the Board of NASENI at the… Read More »

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Sanwo-Olu: Consider Malaria-Like Symptoms As Covid-19 Unless Until Proven Otherwise

•Says 24,000 Students Yet To Report In Public Schools •Demand for Oxygen Jumps From 70 To 350 Cylinders Per Day In IDH – Governor Following the increase in number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said that any malaria-like symptoms should henceforth be considered as COVID-19… Read More »

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Covid-19: FirstBank Launches ‘Mask Up, Stay Safe” Campaign

Lagos, 22 December 2020 – First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider has announced its ongoing digital campaign “Mask Up, Stay Safe” as part of its advocacy to encourage everyone to consciously protect one another against the COVID-19 pandemic. The digital campaign which is designed to employ a fun… Read More »

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Office of the First Lady, Lagos State Invites you to Virtual Launch of Her 14 Days Social Media Campaign Against SGBV

The Office of the First Lady, Lagos State invites you to participate in the Virtual Launch of Her 14 Days Social Media Campaign Against Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) which holds on the 7th of  December 2020 (tomorrow) on social media platforms. Statistics show that most victims and survivors of SGBV fall within the… Read More »

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Africa and the Covid-19 Vaccine

  The  year 2020 will forever be synonymous with Covid-19, a pandemic that brought the world to her knees. For the first time in more than a generation, the world confronts a novel coronavirus, a monstrous pestilence that defied technology and innovation. Millions of people are infected, and hundreds of thousands killed in both the… Read More »

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Vaccination, clean environment key in fight against yellow fever – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has identified vaccination and clean environment as factors necessary in checking the outbreak of yellow fever. Okowa made this known on Thursday at the flag-off of preventive yellow fever mass vaccination campaign in Delta at the Events Centre, Asaba. He said that the objective of the vaccination was to… Read More »

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Aisha Buhari’s Mercy Mission and Advocacy on Health reaches Ekiti, Borno, and Abia States

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on Women in the states of Ekiti, Borno and Abia States respectively to maintain high standards of sanitation and hygiene in order to enjoy sound health for themselves and their families. She was speaking at health-advocacy related activities organized by her ‘Future Assured’ Program… Read More »

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Despite COVID – 19, HIV Still relevant – Aisha Buhari

At an event to commemorate World AIDS Day, 2020, First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, charged health authorities to remember that they are obligated to reduce any potential risk to the HIV community as funding, researchers and healthcare diverted to COVID-19. She said it is essential that health services remain available to people… Read More »