Sunday, July 25, 2021

Health

July 17, 2021

UK health minister test positive for coronavirus despite taking vaccine

This development continues to raise concerns on the effectiveness of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine which is currently being administered to Nigerians.

Sajid Javid
July 17, 2021

U.S. raises alert over monkeypox ‘imported’ from Nigeria

The patient recently travelled from Nigeria to the U.S.

Monkeypox
July 17, 2021

Edo landlords must provide latrines in their premises: Obaseki

Mr Obaseki gave the directive as Edo has been identified among states with the high prevalence of open defecation practice in Nigeria.

July 15, 2021

Lagos lawmakers call for stiffer monitoring of immigrants amid COVID-19 third wave

The Assembly urged the government to scale up monitoring of entrants into the country as well as heighten awareness and adherence to COVID-19 protocols among citizens.

Lagos House of Assembly2
July 15, 2021

NAFDAC intensifies monitoring of bakeries, water factories in Kaduna

The visit is to ascertain their compliance to laid down guidelines, standards and operating procedures with particular emphasis on Good Hygiene Practices (GHP).

July 14, 2021

Buhari regime earmarks N8.6 billion for vaccine laboratory, HIV/AIDS kits

Mr Buhari presided over the cabinet meeting where N8.6 billion was approved for construction of a vaccine laboratory and purchase of test kits for HIV/AIDS and Syphilis.

Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire
July 14, 2021

UNILAG shuts down campus amid COVID-19 spread

The university management said halls of residence in the campus will be shot from Thursday July 15.

UNILAG VC, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
July 13, 2021

Nigerians’ fertility rate too high, must be checked: Obstetrician

“Nigeria will not develop if it fails to use family planning to control the growing population.”

July 13, 2021

Isolation Centre: 58 COVID-19 patients killed in oxygen cylinder explosion

An oxygen cylinder explosion has killed at least 58 COVID-19 patients in Iraq’s isolation centre.

A raging inferno on a building used to illustrate the story
July 12, 2021

Rising food prices spoiling FG school feeding programme: Official

The rising cost of foodstuffs is adversely affecting the federal government’s National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.