Covid 19: Post/pre arrival no longer prerequisite for traveling, FG declares
Health

Covid 19: Post/Pre-arrival tests no longer prerequisite for traveling – FG

…says aside the suspension of COVID 19 tests, face masks no longer mandatory on board aircraft The Federal Government(FG) through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) says pre-arrival or post-arrival testing for COVID 19 is no longer a prerequisite for travellers irrespective of their vaccination status. This announcement was contained in a letter by the Nigerian

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Just in: Plateau Gov. Lalong tests positive for COVID-19 1
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Just in: Plateau Gov. Lalong tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Makut Macham, Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. According to Macham, the development followed COVID-19 test conducted on the governor and members of his family. He said that the governor had

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COVID-19: Chinese city tests 4.7m inhabitants in 4 days 2
Corona

COVID-19: Chinese city tests 4.7m inhabitants in 4 days

A city in western China finished testing 4.7 million people for coronavirus in four days after workers at a factory tested positive, state media reported on Wednesday. Kashgar, in the far-western Xinjiang region, had tested its entire population by Tuesday after a coronavirus cluster emerged last week, according to the People’s Daily. A total of

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COVID-19: NCDC Reveals Three States Without Virus Infected Patients 3
Corona

COVID-19: NCDC Reveals Three States Without Virus Infected Patients

Three states in Nigeria with no record of COVID-19 patients currently on admission for the virus have been revealed on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). As of Tuesday September 1, three states including; Kogi, Zamfara and Yobe States have no COVID-19 patient infected with the deadly disease on admission in

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Media Urged To Hold Government Accountable For COVID-19 Funds 4
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Media Urged To Hold Government Accountable For COVID-19 Funds

Participants at a media workshop in Lagos have called on journalists to hold the three tiers of government accountable for funds received toward the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. In a communique released at the end of the two-day workshop on “Using the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act for Investigative Reports on Campaign Finance and COVID-19 Accountability Issues,’’

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Give me N1bn to secure Anambra from Coronavirus, Obiano tells Buhari
South East

We’re unaware of NAU late Provost’s health challenge – Anambra govt

…accuses him of resorting to self treatment Anambra State Government said it was not aware of the health challenge of Provost of College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus, Prof Onochie Udemezue before his demise. It said its officials only became aware after the professor had died. Udemezue died about a week ago

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Covid 19: An unfortunate, bizarre public health emergency, says Dr Ugboaja 6
Opinion

Covid 19: An unfortunate, bizarre public health emergency, says Dr Ugboaja

By: Isaac Ojo The Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi an interview with journalists says Covid 19 is an unfortunate and bizarre public health emergency that took the world unnoticed. The excerpt: Can we meet you sir? My name is Dr Ugboaja Joseph, an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist by

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[BREAKING] FG approves lifting ban on interstate travels, domestic flights 7
Nigeria Today

[BREAKING] FG approves lifting ban on interstate travels, domestic flights

Nigerian Government has approved lifting of restrictions on domestic flights in the country. The FG also gave approval for the lifting of ban on interstate travels with effect from July 1, but however warned that such journeys must be made outside curfew hours. Disclosing this in Abuja during the Covid-19 daily briefing on Monday, the

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COVID 19: PDP raises alarm over Kogi, queries Gov. Bello's inaction 8
Press Release

COVID 19: PDP raises alarm over Kogi, queries Gov. Bello’s inaction

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has queried Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello over his “manifest laidback” attitude towards COVID-19 prevention and management protocols, “resulting in spread and avoidable deaths in the state”. In a statement made available to The DAILY VENDOR, Kola Ologbondiyan,National Publicity Secretary of the party said “Our party is deeply worried over

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COVID 19: Sack Health Ministers, Disband PTF - HURIWA tells Buhari 10
Press Release

COVID 19: Sack Health Ministers, Disband PTF – HURIWA tells Buhari

Following the continuous spike and upward swing in the numbers of people afflicted with the COVID 19 ailment in Nigeria despite the existence of both the Federal Ministry of Health with two full cabinet level appointees; the Presidential task Force on Covid 19 (PTF) headed by the chief scribe of the central government and the

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COVID-19: 27 Health workers in Nasarawa state test positive 12
Corona

COVID-19: 27 Health workers in Nasarawa state test positive

TWENTY seven (27) health workers including doctors and nurses in Nasarawa State have tested positive to the novel corona virus disease also known COVID-19 The State Commissioner for Health, Pharm. Ahmed Yahaya disclose this while briefing journalists immediately after the extended COVID-19 meeting in Lafia on Friday June 19 2020. According to the Health Commissioner,

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Post-Covid19 Economy: Azaiki advocates more exposure for Bayelsa solid minerals 13
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Post-Covid19 Economy: Azaiki advocates more exposure for Bayelsa solid minerals

By, Etete Enideneze & Uchechukwu Ugboaja Ahead of imminent recession occasioned by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nigeria is weighing in on its abundant solid minerals as one of the potential ways to diversify and provide safety valves for its economy beyond oil, a position advocated by the member representing Yenagoa/Kolokuma-Opokuma Federal Constituency, Bayelsa state, Hon.

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