Tags : Minister of Health

FG Expresses Concern As NMA Threatens To Join Doctors’ Strike

The Federal Government has expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) over the alleged failure of the Government to meet the demands of the striking resident Doctors. Fielding questions from Newsmen on the threat by the NMA, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said Doctors should stop […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

COVID-19: Buhari Receives Briefing From PTF

President Muhammadu Buhari has received a briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 at the State House in Abuja. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, Director-General of the National Center for […]

‘‘Patients In Isolation Centres At Risk Of Depression’’ Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,  has stated that COVID-19 patients, who spent a long period at isolation centres were at the risk of depression. The Health Minister stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He said: “On the mental health issue of those […]

“Strive For The Best, Prepare For The Worst”, Minister Urges

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has urged Nigerians to strive for the best and  prepare for the worst, even as the Federal Government battles the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the nation. The minister made the appeal on Tuesday while speaking during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, in Abuja. The […]

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 […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Commends FG On Fight Against Pandemic

Oyo State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Makinde, has commended the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, for the work being done at the National level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Makinde, gave the commendation at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He said since the […]

Presidential Task Force Gives Update On COVID-19

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is giving an update on the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The briefing is ongoing in Abuja with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, giving the opening remark. Also at the gathering are the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, as well as the […]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Records Second Death

The Nigerian Government has confirmed the second death from Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday, March 30, 2020, during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. He stressed that Nigeria has 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19, saying a majority of them were persons who […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: FG Confirms Five New Cases In Nigeria

The Federal Government has confirmed five new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire confirmed the cases during a press briefing on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. Ehanire explained that three of the victims came from […]