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COVID-19: Group strengthens capacities of health workers, women, others

Despite the successful treatment and discharge of all the 18 COVID-19 cases in Taraba State, the Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID) has cautioned...

US severs ties with WHO

US President Donald Trump has announced that he is terminating the country's relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). The president has accused the WHO...

Nigeria records 11 deaths, 339 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 11 Coronavirus Disease-related deaths and 339 new infections. This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on its Twitter...

‘Stop Harassing Health workers’, Labour warns

Security agencies and their personnel have been told to desist from harassing health workers as they go about their essential duties, helping out Coronavirus...

Congo DR Begins 42-day Countdown Towards Expelling Ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has started a 42-day countdown to end Ebola in the country, the director-general of the World Health Organisation...

We’ll Use Every Tool to Fight COVID-19 – WHO

The Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, has revealed that the agency will use every tool at its disposal to fight the...

Takeda Presents Data at Virtual Scientific Congresses

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited  (“Takeda”) today announced that the company will present data from its expanding oncology pipeline and established product portfolio at two...

Esri and IDB Offers Solution to Combat COVID-19

Global leader in location intelligence, Esri, on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to provide free access to...

COVID-19 Impact trend analysis in Nigeria

P+ Measurement Services, a media intelligence and Public relations audit agency has carried out trend analysis on the impact of COVID-19 in Nigeria for...

COVID-19: Mary Kay Inc. Commits Nearly $10 Million

In an effort to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and support frontline workers, Mary Kay Inc. has contributed nearly $10 million...

Kaduna ICT Hub Funds Young Nigerian Inventor to Produce Ventilators

The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of  'sophisticated' ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level...

CACOVID plans food relief package for 1.7million Nigerian households

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has ordered for 250,000 supplies for tests and another 150,000 extraction kits to fast-track molecular testing for...

China rebuffs theory coronavirus originated in lab

China on Thursday denied suspicions reportedly raised by U.S. intelligence sources that the coronavirus might have originated in a medical laboratory rather than a...

Chart: 318 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says active cases of the  Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria is 238, while total infections number...

COVID-19: Niger State imposes 24-hour curfew

Niger Government has announced a 24-hour curfew for the period of two weeks as part of measures to further prevent the spread of coronavirus...

COVID-19: MeCAM urges parents to stop exposing children

The Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM Nigeria) has urged parents and guardians to desist from any action capable of endangering their family members...

COVID-19: SHELL Equips Hospitals, provides Vehicles

The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers State to support the efforts at contact tracing...

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