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Cross River State Doctors Embark on Indefinite Strike, Say Governor Ayade Hiding COVID-19 Cases
Cross River State Doctors Embark on Inde...

Cross River State Doctors Embark on Indefinite Strike, Say Governor Ayade H...

The Nigeria Medical Association, Cross River chapter has accused the state Governor Ben Ayade of covering COVID-19 cases in the state, declaring an indefinite strike as a result. The strike action was conveyed in a letter by the NMA State chairman Agam Ayuk, to the Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire... read more »

President Akufo-Addo of Ghana Self Isolates After Contact with Coronavirus Patient
President Akufo-Addo of Ghana Self Isola...

President Akufo-Addo of Ghana Self Isolates After Contact with Coronavirus ...

The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has been forced into self-isolation after making contact with a COVID-19 patient. The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah confirmed the development in a statement saying, “On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa... read more »

Benue State Governor’s wife, Eunice Ortom, Her Son and Aids Test Positive to COVID-19
Benue State Governor’s wife, Eunice Orto...

Benue State Governor’s wife, Eunice Ortom, Her Son and Aids Test Positive t...

The wife of Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue state, Mrs. Eunice Ortom has tested COVID-19 positive alongside her son and some of her aids. Mrs. Ortom made the revealed her status in a statement released on Friday night in Markudi which she personally signed. She said she is currently self-isolating,... read more »

COVID-19 Test in Lagos, Nigeria to Cost Between 40,000-50,400 As Government Approves Private Labs
COVID-19 Test in Lagos, Nigeria to Cost ...

COVID-19 Test in Lagos, Nigeria to Cost Between 40,000-50,400 As Government...

The Lagos state government has incorporated private sector laboratories to commence COVID-19 tests. Residents would be required to pay between N40,000-N50,400 to be tested in the private labs. This was announced by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Abayomi while inaugurating the... read more »

Lagos Approves Seven Private Laboratories for COVID-19 Testing
Lagos Approves Seven Private Laboratorie...

Lagos Approves Seven Private Laboratories for COVID-19 Testing

The Lagos state government has approved seven private laboratories in the state to kick start COVID-19 testing and scale up testing capacity. Health ministry in Lagos disclosed that the ministry approved the seven laboratories after they had been vetted and properly screened by the Health Facility... read more »

Ajimobi Laid to Rest in Ibadan Amid Tight Security

Ajimobi Laid to Rest in Ibadan Amid Tight Security

Former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi was buried in the capital city of Ibadan on Sunday. Ajimobi who was Acting National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was laid to... read more »

Peter Okoye Infected Daughter, Wife and Two Domestic Staff with COVID-19

Peter Okoye Infected Daughter, Wife and Two Domestic Staff with COVID-19

Nigerian musician, Peter Okoye, reportedly infected his wife, Lola Omotayo; daughter, Aliona and two domestic staff with the deadly coronavirus. The singer revealed this in a video posted... read more »

Turkey Gifts Rwanda Face Masks to Help Combat COVID-19

Turkey Gifts Rwanda Face Masks to Help Combat COVID-19

Rwanda’s fight against coronavirus has been boasted by donation of face masks received from Turkey. The ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation, Rwanda, acknowledged... read more »

Coronavirus: Governor Okowa’s Goes into Isolation as Daughter Tests Positive

Coronavirus: Governor Okowa Goes into Isolation as Daughter Tests Positive

There is coronavirus scare in the Delta state government house as Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, Nigeria has gone into isolation with his family following a positive COVID-19 test... read more »

School Reopening in Nigeria: Federal Government Submits School Proposal to National Assembly

School Reopening in Nigeria: Federal Government Submits School Pr...

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Education has forwarded a detailed proposal to the National Assembly on its plan for resumption of schools across Nigeria. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the... read more »