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COVID-19: Delta commissioner recounts isolation experience

By Ifeanyi Olannye Asaba, July 11, 2020 Mr Charles Aniagwu, Delta Commissioner for Information, who recently recovered and was discharged from the coronavirus (COVID-19) isolation center, has recounted his experience while receiving treatment. Speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Asaba, Aniagwu thanked Deltans and other Nigerians who prayed for his …

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CACOVID donates N1.4bn medical equipment, additional 26,400 test kits, to boost COVID-19 testing across Nigeria  

The private sector-led Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated N1.4 billion worth of medical supplies and additional 26,400 test kits sufficient to set up six fully functional COVID-19 medical laboratories in the fight against the pandemic. Presenting the test kits and medical equipment at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, …

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Polio-free status: Buhari hails Merkel, Osinbajo, Sultan of Sokoto, Bill Gates, others; Pledges on Primary Health Care  

President Muhammadu Buhari has written world leaders and partners to appreciate their support towards helping Nigeria attain a Wild Polio Virus (WPV) free status, pledging that his administration would sustain the momentum and strengthen the primary health care system. The President also commended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Chairman Presidential Taskforce …

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Minister pledges full implementation of Post-Covid-19 Initiatives Report on Creative Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has received the report of the Post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee on the Creative Industry, with a pledge to ensure a diligent implementation of the recommendations, within the realms of available resources. “Let me assure you that we will study the report with …

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COVID-19: CACOVID donates 150-bed Isolation Center, multi-million Naira medical equipment to Lagos  

The Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated a 150-bed fully equipped  isolation facility with medical equipment worth millions of naira to the Lagos State Government, to provide support in the fight against the virus within the state. Speaking at the commissioning of the Yaba Isolation center, Lagos …

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 Maritime: Nigeria developing policies to improve seafarers training, certification, remuneration    … Seafarers are Key to Humanity’s Survival, Wellbeing Amid COVID-19-Jamoh … As NIMASA  gives palliatives to Seafarers

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has disclosed that there are policies in the pipeline to improve the quality of training and certification, as well as remuneration for the country’s seafarers. Jamoh stated this on Thursday in Lagos during a webinar hosted by …

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World Sickle Cell Day: Obi fetes Sickle Cell patients •Calls for more awareness of disorder

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has celebrated the 2020 World Sickle Cell Day with the Association of People Living with Sickle Cell Disorder (APLSCD) in Nigeria by donating relief materials to them. Obi, who called for more awareness of …

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