COVID-19: We won’t take chances despite global drop – PTF

February 23, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidential Task Force on Control of COVID-19 said Monday that government would not take chances over spread of the virus despite the fact that available records show global decline of reported cases. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said this at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force in Abuja. “This trend in reduction compares with global observations of Read More

Gombe to spend N5m on anti-snake venom

August 14, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has released the sum of N5 million for immediate procurement of anti-snake venom at the Kaltungo snakebite treatment and research centre. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Ahmed Muhammad Gana, stated this in the press a statement Friday in Gombe. He said the gesture was in response to the Read More

28-year-old COVID-19 patient gives birth in Ogun

July 8, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

A 28-year-old COVID-19 patient in Ogun state has given birth to a baby girl. The state commissioner of police, Dr. Tomi Coker who disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday, said the woman gave birth at the maternity unit of the state Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta, the state capital. Coker disclosed that a dedicated team of doctors, midwives and other health workers Read More

Okowa, family in self isolation as daughter, journalist test positive for Covid-19

June 26, 2020 Amaechi Okwara 0

One of the children of the Delta state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has tested positive for coronavirus. A statement by the governor’s chief press secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Friday, indicated that “consequently, the governor and his family members will immediately commence self-isolation for 14 days.” The Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) also confirmed that the Managing Read More

Inside the FCT Covid-19 fight

June 18, 2020 Akin Ogunsakin 0

May you live in interesting times, so goes a Chinese saying. The Chinese regard this more as a curse than anything else. This is because, “interesting” in this parlance is certainly not a good thing. It signifies turbulence, confusion, anarchy and a lack of stability. COVID-19 has ensured that everybody alive today is living in interesting times. Long after this Read More