COVID-19: NMA Rejects FG’s Decision To Invite Chinese Doctors

  More reactions have continued to trail the Federal Government’s decision to invite medical doctors from China to assist in managing COVID-19 cases in the country. The latest of such reactions is coming from the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) who described the action as an embarrassment to its members. READ ALSO: COVID-19: Resident Doctors Kick … Continue reading COVID-19: NMA Rejects FG’s Decision To Invite Chinese Doctors

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Queen Elizabeth II Says Collective Effort Will Defeat COVID-19

  Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday thanked healthcare workers on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, promising that a united effort would help defeat the disease. In a rare special televised address, the 93-year-old monarch drew on her experience in World War II, offering a message of hope to people forced to separate … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II Says Collective Effort Will Defeat COVID-19

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Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday for tests, his office said, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson, 55, announced he had mild symptoms of COVID-19 on March 27 and had been in self-isolation at his Downing Street residence for seven days. He had been scheduled to … Continue reading Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital

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COVID-19: FRSC Closes Portal To Enforce Driving School Suspension

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to shut down its Driving School Standardisation Programme’s portal over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, ordered the immediate closure of the portal on Sunday. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, who disclosed this in a tweet explained that … Continue reading COVID-19: FRSC Closes Portal To Enforce Driving School Suspension

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Traditional Ruler Escapes Gunmen Attack In Taraba

  The paramount ruler of Yandang Chiefdom, Haniel Banti, has escaped an attack by armed men in Taraba State. In an interview with Channels Television, the monarch revealed that the incident happened at about 1:10am on Sunday. According to him, this occurred a few hours after he hosted a peace meeting with the warring tribes … Continue reading Traditional Ruler Escapes Gunmen Attack In Taraba

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Lagos Govt Cautions Residents Against Stigmatising Discharged COVID-19 Patients

    The Lagos State government has caution residents against stigmatising those who have been discharged after recovering from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. It, however, appealed to the people to show love to the discharged persons and encourage them after recovering from the disease. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated this while announcing that … Continue reading Lagos Govt Cautions Residents Against Stigmatising Discharged COVID-19 Patients

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Ethiopia Records First Coronavirus Death

  Ethiopia on Sunday announced the first death of a patient suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, as officials ramped up testing to get a clearer picture of the outbreak there. “It is my deepest regret to announce the first death of a patient from #COVID19 in Ethiopia,” Health Minister Lia Tadesse … Continue reading Ethiopia Records First Coronavirus Death

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COVID-19: Jordan Becomes Latest Mideast Country To Deploy Drones

  Jordan on Sunday started to deploy drones to fight the coronavirus pandemic, joining a host of Middle East countries using the technology to enforce curfews, deliver public health announcements and even monitor people’s temperatures. Jordan has declared five deaths and 323 cases of COVID-19 and says it has arrested at least 1,600 people for … Continue reading COVID-19: Jordan Becomes Latest Mideast Country To Deploy Drones

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COVID-19: 20,000 Worshippers Quarantined In Pakistan After Major Search

  Pakistan has quarantined 20,000 worshippers and is still searching for tens of thousands more who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month despite the worsening coronavirus pandemic, officials said Sunday. Authorities said they want to test or quarantine those who congregated at the event held by the Tablighi Jamaat — an Islamic missionary … Continue reading COVID-19: 20,000 Worshippers Quarantined In Pakistan After Major Search

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Buhari Felicitates With State Chief Of Protocol, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure At 60

  President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated State Chief of Protocol, Ambassador Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure on his 60th birthday, April 5, 2020, felicitating with him for meritorious service to the country as a career diplomat. The President joined family, friends and all professional colleagues of the diplomat in celebrating the milestone, which has been heralded … Continue reading Buhari Felicitates With State Chief Of Protocol, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure At 60

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