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COVID-19 vaccine will improve crude oil demand — Waltersmith boss

COVID-19 vaccine will improve crude oil demand — Waltersmith boss

The Chairman, Waltersmith Group, Mr Abdulrazaq Isa, speaks with ’FEMI ASU on domestic refining in Nigeria, the impact of oil production cuts on operators and the Federal Government’s marginal field programme, among other industry issues What do you think about the nation’s oil and gas industry in relation to the twin challenge of COVID-19 pandemic...

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FG launches new health insurance scheme

FG launches new health insurance scheme

The Federal Government has added a new innovation to its health sector reforms with the launch of the much-awaited Group, Individual and Family Health Insurance Scheme Programme for citizens. The government also announced the approval of information and communication technology infrastructure for the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, described...

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UPDATED: DISEASES PREVENTION AND HEALTH SENSITISATION PROGRAM ATTRACTED BY OKECHUKWU HITS OJI RIVER IN ENUGU

UPDATED: DISEASES PREVENTION AND HEALTH SENSITISATION PROGRAM ATTRACTED BY OKECHUKWU HITS OJI RIVER IN ENUGU

The health Sensitization and disease prevention training Attracted by the Deputy Minority leader, house of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu, begun in Oji river local government Area, on the 26th November, 2020, it however ended on the 28th of November 2020. The program covered a period of three days at the HANEF foundation hall, mile...

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Early healthcare vital to reduce mother, child mortality —Saraki

Early healthcare vital to reduce mother, child mortality —Saraki

Wife of former Senate President, Mrs Toyin Ojora-Saraki, says timely healthcare is vital for the survival of both mother and child in the country. Ojora-Saraki stated that the availability of the right medical personnel and equipment will go a long way to reducing maternal and child deaths in Nigeria. She spoke on Friday at the...

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I will not take COVID-19 vaccine – Brazil’s Bolsonaro

I will not take COVID-19 vaccine – Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has said he will not take a vaccine against the coronavirus even after it receives approval from his own government. “I’m telling you, I won’t take it (the vaccine),” he said in a video posted to social media on Thursday. “It is my right.” Brazil has recorded over 170,000 coronavirus deaths,...

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DISEASES PREVENTION AND HEALTH SENSITISATION PROGRAM ATTRACTED BY OKECHUKWU HITS OJI RIVER IN ENUGU

DISEASES PREVENTION AND HEALTH SENSITISATION PROGRAM ATTRACTED BY OKECHUKWU HITS OJI RIVER IN ENUGU

The health Sensitization and disease prevention training Attracted by the Deputy Minority leader, house of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has started in Oji river local government Area, today 26th November, 2020. The program is to cover a period of three days at the HANEF foundation hall, mile 2 achi road Orji river, Enugu state....

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Don’t relax COVID-19 rules so fast says EU chief

Don’t relax COVID-19 rules so fast says EU chief

European countries should not ease coronavirus restrictions too quickly, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen warned on Wednesday, stressing the risk of a post-Christmas third wave. Some European nations are slowly relaxing measures including stay-at-home orders put in place to fight the pandemic, as they gear up for end-of-year holidays. But von der Leyen told...

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COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said while the issues of sexual and gender-based violence have been recurring in Nigeria, the lockdown measures introduced to curtail further spread of COVID-19 worsened the situation. Buhari disclosed this in his message to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women....

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17 year old girl best student who scored 7 A1 in WAEC dies mysteriously

17 year old girl best student who scored 7 A1 in WAEC dies mysteriously

A Professor and Consultant Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nsukka, Felix Chukwuneke, has taken to social media to mourn his daughter, Chisom, who died on October 18, 2020, barely a year after being named the best graduating student of Graceland School, Enugu. Chisom, according to the school, obtained seven distinctions at the...