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Bauchi govt. vaccinates 1.4m children, 300,000 mothers against killer diseases

The Bauchi State government says it has vaccinated 1.4 million children and 300,000 women against killer diseases and other ailments, which affect children and...

Nigeria records lowest daily case of 221 new COVID-19, total number of infections hit 53,021

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known...

Nigeria is free of polio – Buhari boasts

.....WHO gives pass mark President Muhammadu Buhari has boasted that Nigeria is now free of polio pandemic following World Health Organisation’s (WHO) statement of certification...

Lagos Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 322 new cases as total hits 52,227

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227. The...

NCDC announces 325 new COVID-19 cases as total infections hit 48,770

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  has announced 325  new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

COVID-19: Russia calls international concern over vaccine ‘groundless’

Russia has dismissed mounting international concern over the safety of its locally developed Covid-19 vaccine as "absolutely groundless". On Tuesday, it said a vaccine had...

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 437 new case, total of infection hits 46,577

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 437 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the...

Coronavirus yet to be detected in breastmilk- WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 virus has not been detected in breastmilk till date and so it is unlikely that it can...

COVID-19: NCDC announces 304 new cases, total cases hit 44,433 with 910 deaths

Nigeria’s COVID-19 total cases have now reached 44,433 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 304 new cases and 910 deaths from...

Gov. Sule inaugurates distribution of hospital equipment to hospitals, PHCs

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Wednesday flagged off the distribution of equipment worth over N300 million to hospitals and Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs)...

Hydroxychloroquine cure COVID-19, says U.S.-based doctor in viral video

A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.  Speaking...
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What the papers say – September 19

FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi THE tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called...

Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...