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“Over 137 COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases Discovered In Oyo State”

Not less than 137 cases of COVID-19 Delta variant have been detected in Oyo State as of August 3, 2021. This was disclosed by the Oyo State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Taiwo Ladipo while featuring on BCOS TV Breakfast programme, ‘AM120’. Dr Ladipo who stated that 14 deaths have also been recorded between 22nd of […]

World Suicide Prevention Day: Experts Urges Improved Portrayal, Reportage Of

Media portrayals and reportage of mental illness, especially suicide, need to improve in order to reduce shame, stigma and discrimination of affected persons and their families. This was the submission of Speakers at the one-day Online Training on Mental Health and Suicide reportage for Media Practitioners in commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) […]

“At Least One In Every Family Is At Risk Of

One in every four Nigerian is at risk of developing a mental health problem during their lifetime; meaning that 50 million Nigerians are at risk. This, according to a consensus of Speakers at a one day Online Training on Mental Health and Suicide Reportage for Media Practitioners in commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day […]

COVID-19: Oyo Govt Insists ₦118 Million Spent To Support UCH,

The Oyo State Government has declared that it is standing by its position that it has supported the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, to the tune of 118 million naira in the fight against Coronavirus. According to the records made available to Newsmen by the State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinola Ojo, the State Government has provided support to the […]

COVID-19: UCH CMD Cautions Against Self Medication

The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, UCH Ibadan, Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo has advised Nigerians not to be scared by the rampaging Coronavirus. He said with appropriate policies and measures in place, the pandemic will enter a new phase that will bring relief and succour to the global community. The UCH CMD […]

Former Attorney-General Richard Akinjide Is Dead

A former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Richard Akinjide, is dead. Akinjide died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan in the early hours of Tuesday, April 21, 2020, after a brief illness. A former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and also a daughter to the former AGF, Jumoke Akinjide, confirmed the […]

President of Resident Doctors, UCH Tests Positive For COVID-19

The President of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) in University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Dr Adedayo Williams has tested positive for Coronavirus. Dr Williams disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) over a telephone conversation on Monday, April 20, 2020. The President of ARD further revealed that the test was done having been […]

Coronavirus: Diagnostic Centre In UCH Commences Full, Timely Testing Of

The Diagnostic Centre located inside the University College Hospital has commenced full and timely testing of samples. It is committed to a turnaround time of less than 24 hours to provide results for samples taken. The acting Chairman of the State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday, […]

COVID-19: Oyo Govt Set To Fumigate Markets

Oyo State Government has concluded arrangement to fumigate Markets spread across the State. The acting Chairman of the State Covid-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday, April 4, 2020, shortly after the regular review meeting of the Task Force. Prof. Alonge stated that the decontamination would be carried out using […]

Makinde Tests Positive To COVID-19, Says He Remains In SeIf-Isolation

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has confirmed he has tested positive to the rampaging coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19. The Governor who tweeted via his personal handle @seyiamakinde on Monday, March 30, 2020, said he remains asymptomatic and would remain in isolation. He also said he had appointed a former Chief Medical Director (CMD) […]