Port Harcourt Hospital Reopens Weeks After COVID-19 Case Was Detected

A hospital in Portharcourt, the Rivers State capital, has resumed operations weeks after it shut down following its detection of a COVID-19 case.

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House Of Reps Wants 300 Sacked WRPC Workers Reinstated

The House of Representatives has called for the reinstatement of over 300 casual staff of the Warri Refining And Petro-Chemical Company (WRPC).

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Russian Military Helicopter Crashes Outside Moscow

  A Russian army Mi-8 helicopter crashed outside Moscow during a training flight on Tuesday, killing the crew, the defence ministry said. “As a result of a crash landing the crew of the helicopter died of their wounds,” the defence ministry said. Defence ministry spokespeople, reached by AFP, declined to specify how many crew members … Continue reading Russian Military Helicopter Crashes Outside Moscow

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Osinbajo Okays Draft Legislative Instrument To Enact Health Sector Reform Bill

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the presentation of a Draft Legislative Instrument to enact the Health Sector Reform Bill, to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Executive Council. The approval was given at the 2nd meeting of the National Council on Privatization chaired by the Vice President at the presidential villa in Abuja … Continue reading Osinbajo Okays Draft Legislative Instrument To Enact Health Sector Reform Bill

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Lagos Govt Commences Advocacy On Use Of Facemask

  Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of facemask usage as part of efforts to curb the community transmission of the COVID-19 in the State. Speaking during the exercise, tagged “Mask-Up-Lagos”, an Assistant Director and leader of the … Continue reading Lagos Govt Commences Advocacy On Use Of Facemask

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Yobe Governor Mourns Justice Garba Nabaruma

  Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni has received with shock the death of the state Chief Judge, Justice Garba Musa Nabaruma, who died yesterday at the National Hospital, Abuja. The Governor described the death of the late Chief Judge, as a huge loss to the family, the judiciary, the state and the country. “He … Continue reading Yobe Governor Mourns Justice Garba Nabaruma

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UK COVID-19 Toll Over 41,000, With 10,000 Care Homes Deaths

  Britain’s official coronavirus death toll is at least 41,000 with almost 10,000 dead in care homes in England and Wales alone, according to a statistical update released on Tuesday. Some 41,020 deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate were registered across the UK by May 8, according to the Office for National … Continue reading UK COVID-19 Toll Over 41,000, With 10,000 Care Homes Deaths

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Not All Sanitisers In Circulation Are Up To Standard – Health Minister

  The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday, said a study carried out by a research institution in the Federal Ministry of Health revealed that not all sanitisers in circulation are standard. Ehanire said this while briefing journalists at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. He also gave an advisory … Continue reading Not All Sanitisers In Circulation Are Up To Standard – Health Minister

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El-Rufai Swears In Four State High Court Judges

  Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has sworn in four new judges of the State High Court. The swearing-in ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Government House in Kaduna. They are Justice Amina Bello, Justice Ambo Yakubu, Justice Edward Andow, and Justice Rabi Oladoja. In his remarks, Governor El-Rufai called for the decentralisation of … Continue reading El-Rufai Swears In Four State High Court Judges

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Premier League Clubs Detect Six Positive COVID-19 Cases

Six positive cases for coronavirus have been detected at three Premier League clubs after players and staff were tested ahead of a return to training, England's top-flight said on Tuesday.

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