Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Health experts, UNICEF seek exclusive breastfeeding for babies

Ebonyi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezuruike, yesterday, stressed the importance of exclusive breastfeeding of children for at least two years.

COVID-19 will also spread more to rural areas, be ready – Health Minister tells Nigerians

The Federal Government has warned that COVID-19 will spread more to rural areas across the country. The Minister of...

Only thing Nigerian Pharmaceutical don’t import is water – NAFDAC DG

The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye has criticised the overdependence on importation in...

PCN laments increase in illegal medicine shops

PHARMACISTS Council of Nigeria (PCN) has lamented that the countrywide lockdown, occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic, has led to an increase in illegal...

FG Receives N26bn Medical Supplies from EU

Federal government yesterday said it had formally received the 2nd Batch of Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response.

CSOs Task Gombe Govt Over Poor Health Facilities

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) in Gombe State, has decried the poor condition of...

FG Plans $3bn Budget for Immunization

The federal government has expressed its commitment to spend $3billion to scale up immunization in the country. It said...

‘Health workers got N15.8b risk pay in four months’

The Federal Government has spent N15.8 billion on hazard allowance for health workers, Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said on...

Resident doctors threaten to strike over unpaid salary shortfalls, COVID-19 hazard allowance

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to resume its suspended strike on Monday, August 17, 2020, if the government fails...

Nigeria Reports 571 New COVID-19 Cases, 343 More Recoveries

Nigeria on Sunday reported five hundred and seventy-one (571) new cases of COVID-19 with three hundred and forty-three more recoveries. 

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Solskjaer confirms permanent Inter move for Man Utd flop Sanchez

The Red Devils boss has wished the Chilean attacker all the best after sealing a transfer away from Old Trafford

Beirut explosion: Pentagon chief contradicts Trump, says blast was an ‘accident’

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that the devastating explosion in Beirut was an "accident", contradicting a claim made by President Donald Trump...

Facebook, Twitter Remove Video Posts From Trump, Citing False COVID-19 Information

Facebook and Twitter removed posts from President Donald Trump late Wednesday, citing COVID-19 misinformation. The post from the president showed a...

Man City sign Bournemouth defender Ake in £40m deal

The Netherlands international follows Spanish winger Ferran Torres to the Etihad Stadium as Pep Guardiola looks to refresh his squad

COVID-19: Commission warns against neglecting poor students in digital education

The Director General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, has warned against exclusion of indigent children in digital learning,...
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