Health

Fresh Lockdown Looms as Boss Mustapha says Govt will take Action if Necessary

The federal government has threatened to impose a fresh lockdown in another two weeks. This follows the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases in the country, especially among people in authority. Chairman of the Presidential...

Private Labs In Lagos To Conduct COVID-19 Tests, To Cost Between 40,000-50,400

Lagos residents who are unable to get themselves tested in government own facilities would henceforth pay N50,400 in a private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test. The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi...

Nigeria’s failed health care system caused dad’s death – Daughter of patient wrongly labelled COVID-19 case

Long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over, many people will continue to remember the viral outbreak because of the pain inflicted on them as a result the loss of their loved ones. One of such is Nenelyn...

Resident Doctors Go On Indefinite Strike Over Nonpayment, Lack Of PPE

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike. NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, announced this while addressing a press conference on Monday in Abuja, the Federal...

World Health Organisation says transmission of Coronavirus by patients who show no symptoms is very rare

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that transmission of Coronavirus by an asymptomatic patient is now very rare. Dr.Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization's technical lead for coronavirus response...

COVID-19: Avoid Worship Centres if you are above 65 in Lagos

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi speaks on measures taking by the state government to contain COVID-19 in the state on June 5, 2020. Lagos State Government has advised residents of the...

Lagos Will Soon Run Out Of Isolation Centres

The Lagos State Government has revealed that if the state continues to record over 200 to 300 positive cases on a daily basis, it will soon run out of isolation centers. It added that with the increasing...

Government declares Fleeing Covid-19 patient wanted

The Abia state government has made public the pictorial profile of a fleeing COVID-19 patient in the state, Emmanuel Ononiwu who took to his heels after a test confirmed he was positive for the virus.

Easily accessing interventions is at the core of the new BeatingCorona Platform redesign

Nigeria’s leading virtual intervention database, BeatingCorona.ng, has restructured its model to help disadvantaged Nigerians in need of interventions connect with the relevant non-profits. This pivot went into effect on Monday May 11.The platform kicked off last month,...

No one has Applied for Approval for any Covid-19 Vaccine – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that despite Nigeria’s earnest search for a cure for COVID-19, it is yet to receive any pharmaceutical or herbal drugs for analysis of their...
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Pharmacist, Bassey Asuquo Dies During Romp With Lagos Sex Worker

The lifeless body of a 40-year-old Pharmacist, Bassey Asuquo, was discovered in one of the rooms of...
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Sowore Attacks Pastor Tunde Bakare

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has criticised the General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, for keeping mum over...

Former Nigerian Senator, Buruji Kashamu, Is Dead

Former lawmaker representing Ogun-East Senatorial District and businessman, Buruji Kashamu, is dead. It was gathered that Kashamu died at...

Back on the beat, after defeating COVID-19- Gboyega Akọsile

Chief press secretary to Lagos State governor, Gboyega Akọsile recounted his experience with Covid-19, how his wife and driver recoverd

Lebanon Explosion: Bride Runs During A Photoshoot

A bride posing for a photos in her wedding dress has her session cut short in a terrifying manner - as the...