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Anxious patient’s relative attacks LASUTH workers, nurse breaks neck, others injured

Anxious patient’s relative attacks LASUTH workers, nurse breaks neck, others injured

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the relative of a patient at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, for allegedly attacking medical workers at the hospital. It was gathered that the yet-to-be-identified relative brought the patient with a gunshot injury in a Toyota Sienna to the surgical emergency unit of the hospital around...

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Canada Lifts Travel Restriction On Nigeria, South Africa, Others

Canada Lifts Travel Restriction On Nigeria, South Africa, Others

Canada has lifted the travel ban on foreign travellers from Nigeria and nine other African countries. This was disclosed by the country’s Health Minister, Jean-Yves Duclos, at a news conference on Friday. Asides Nigeria, the travel restriction on flights was also lifted on South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Malawi and Egypt. However,...

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FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days

The Federal Government on Thursday warned Nigerians to take responsibility for their health as COVID-19 cases continued to rise in the country. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunmimbe Mamora, who stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents, said, among other measures, there was the need for Nigerians to take responsibility...

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Buhari approves payment of health workers whose salaries were withheld during strike

Buhari approves payment of health workers whose salaries were withheld during strike

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, to release the wages of doctors and other health workers, which were withheld to enforce the no-work-no-pay rule. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Thursday after...

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Reps probe non-functional primary healthcare centres nationwide

Reps probe non-functional primary healthcare centres nationwide

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Healthcare Services to investigate the non-functionality of the Primary Healthcare Centres in the country and report back within four weeks for further legislative action. The resolution was based on a motion unanimously adopted at the plenary on Wednesday, which was titled ‘Call to Investigate the Non-Functional...

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Nigeria records 730 new COVID-19 cases in 10 states, FCT

Nigeria records 730 new COVID-19 cases in 10 states, FCT

Nigeria recorded 730 new cases of COVID-19 in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 218,596. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Website on Wednesday morning. The centre said Nigeria did not record any death. The NCDC said 431...

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Kanu sues AGF, DSS, alleges poor treatment, seeks prison custody

Kanu sues AGF, DSS, alleges poor treatment, seeks prison custody

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday slammed a fresh suit against the Federal Government at a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged infringement on his fundamental human rights. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Department of State Services were listed...