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Katsina: TWO nurses arrested for  Stealing Newborn Baby

Katsina: TWO nurses arrested for Stealing Newborn Baby

Three women, including two nurses, have been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for the alleged theft of a newborn baby girl abandoned in a private hospital in the state. According to the police, one Shamsiya Sani of the Dandagoro Quarter, Katsina, was delivered of the baby on July 25, 2020. The mother reportedly...

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NCDC APPROVES FREE COVID-19 TESTS IN OVER 50 LABORATORY

NCDC APPROVES FREE COVID-19 TESTS IN OVER 50 LABORATORY

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says COVID-19 tests conducted in facilities within its molecular laboratory network are free. The centre made its position known in a message posted on its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov. The clarification came at a time some parents of pupils in private secondary schools in Ogun State protested government requirement...

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man SUES FMC ; THREE DOCTORS FOR N159M OVER DEATH OF WIFE IN BENUE

man SUES FMC ; THREE DOCTORS FOR N159M OVER DEATH OF WIFE IN BENUE

The husband of the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, Mrs Sabina Uyeh, has instituted a legal action against the hospital and three of its medical doctors over the death of his wife. Benjamin Uyeh is demanding the sum of N159m as general and special damages for the alleged negligence...

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Nigeria COVID-19 CASES RISES : 304 fresh cases, 888 DEAD

Nigeria COVID-19 CASES RISES : 304 fresh cases, 888 DEAD

Nigeria reported 304 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as the death toll jumps to 888. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its official Twitter handle on Sunday. Data from the NCDC showed that the 304 new cases were spread across 14 states, and the FCT. The centre noted that five deaths were...

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WHO FEARS HIGH SPREAD OF COVID-19 AMID SALLAH CELEBRATION

WHO FEARS HIGH SPREAD OF COVID-19 AMID SALLAH CELEBRATION

The World Health Organisation says COVID-19 may rise during the Islamic holiday due to an increase in social and religious gatherings. WHO said this in a statement on Thursday. “As we approach the Eid Al-Adha feast, there is also increased risk of transmission as a result of social and religious mass gatherings. Any decision to...

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Zimbabwe minister, Shiri, died of COVID-19, says president

Zimbabwe minister, Shiri, died of COVID-19, says president

Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who commanded an army unit accused of a notorious massacre in the 1980s, succumbed to coronavirus, the president said on Thursday. Shiri, who was also involved in the ouster of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, died on Wednesday aged 65. The state-owned daily The...

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COVID-19: 158 STRANDED NIGERIANS IN NIGER RECEIVED BY THE FG

COVID-19: 158 STRANDED NIGERIANS IN NIGER RECEIVED BY THE FG

The Federal Government has received 158 stranded Nigerian migrants from Niamey, Niger Republic. All 158 citizens were received by officials of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, and the National Emergency Management Agency. They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

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INTENDED STRIKE SUSPENDED BY HEALTH WORKERS IN AKWA IBOM

INTENDED STRIKE SUSPENDED BY HEALTH WORKERS IN AKWA IBOM

Health Workers under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions, Akwa Ibom State chapter, have suspended the industrial action they embarked upon two weeks ago. The suspension followed a review of 80% of the Consolidated Health Salary Structure announced on Sunday by Governor, Udom Emmanuel during a live AKBC Radio and Television programme. In...

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COVID-19: VIETNAM ORDERS MASS TESTING FOR 21,000 PERSONS

COVID-19: VIETNAM ORDERS MASS TESTING FOR 21,000 PERSONS

More than 21,000 people in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi have been ordered to take a coronavirus test, authorities said Thursday as they scrambled to contain the nation’s first outbreak after three virus-free months. At the weekend, a man in the coastal city of Danang tested positive for COVID-19 — the first community transmission the country...