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COVID-19: “NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation”

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday, February 15, 2021, during a briefing by the Presidential […]

Makinde Commissions Health Centre In Ibadan; Declares Open New Phase

As part of activities marking his first year in Office, the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has commissioned the newly-renovated ALGON Comprehensive Health Centre, Eyin Grammar, Ibadan. While inaugurating the Healthcare Centre on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the Governor maintained that the top goal of his administration is to make Primary Healthcare System functional […]

COVID-19: Minister Says 113 Health Workers Are Infected

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Ehanire who made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said the rapid speed of Coronavirus community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger […]

Governor Makinde Flags Off Omituntun Free Health Mission 2020

The present administration in Oyo State will not deviate in its four cardinal programme, especially the provision of basic health services to the people at the grassroot. The Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, stated this while flagging off Omituntun Free Health Mission 2020 in all the Local Government areas across the State. According to Governor Makinde, […]

Northern Governor’s Wives Launch Cancer Prevention Campaign

The Northern Governors Wives Forum (NGWF) has launched cancer prevention awareness campaign in Borno for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to raise awareness on its menace. The wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Bagudu and also the Secretary of the forum said this at the campaign ceremony held at Mohammed Goni IDPs camp in Maiduguri. […]

Coronavirus: WHO Declares International Emergency Over

The UN health agency declared an international emergency over the deadly novel coronavirus from China, a rarely used designation that could lead to improved international coordination in tackling the disease. In a press conference, the World Health Organization  (WHO) Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated “Our greatest concern is the potential for the virus to spread […]

Fear Of Coronavirus Forces FG To Shut Down Chinese Supermarket

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has shut down a Chinese-owned Supermarket in the Jabi area of Abuja as part of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The FCCPC said in a series of tweets that it had confiscated some frozen food items illegally imported from China. The agency said in a series […]