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Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 11.1m

A total of 11,104,160 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The specialised healthcare agency of the African Union said the COVID-19 death toll across the continent stands at 246,584, while 10,254,788 patients have recovered from …

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Do not let off your guards on COVID-19 protocol- CAN

Bukola Afeni The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on Nigerians not to let off their guards on COVID-19 protocols during the yuletide season. President of CAN, Samson Supo Ayokunle made the disclosure in a statement. According  to him,  the world has entered the fourth phase of the pandemic and …

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WHO commends Health Journalists for creating awareness on COVID-19

Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization(WHO) has commended the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ) for creating awareness amongst Nigerians regarding COVID-19. The  WHO Communications Officer Charity Warigon made the disclosure at a two day conference in Nasarawa state.  According to her, media  professionals  rose up to the occasion by educating, …

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Tunisia Government sacks Health Minister

  Grace Okon The  Premier of Tunisia, Hichem Mechichi  has announced the sacking of Faouzi Mehdi, the former minister of health in Tunisia over the overwhelming caseload of COVID-19 that left more than 17,000 people dead. Mechihi in a statement added that the Minister’s performance is poor pointing to  lack …

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FG reopens first dose of COVID-vaccine, extends second dose

Bukola Afeni The Executive Director of National Public HealthCare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib said the Federal Government has reopened the administration of the first dose of the vaccine, and also extended the administration of the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine till the 5th of July 2021. He disclosed …

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Abacha Restituted Funds: Another Re-loot in The Camouflage of National Safety-nets Projects?

    Nigeria confirmed its first case on 27th February 2020, since then, the numbers of confirmed cases have risen exponentially. On March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a total lockdown on COVID-19 hotspots in the country, including the commercial hub, Lagos, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. The president had said the lockdown was …

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NPHCDA urge Journalists to pay attention to details

  Bukola Afeni The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has called on media practitioners to pay attention to statistical details in future, so that members of the public can remain guided by correct and truthful information, all the time. The Executive Director, Dr Faisal Shuaib made the disclosure in …

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Connected Development, Budgit, others task citizens to hold Government accountable regarding COVID-19 fund disbursement

Bukola Afeni The Chief Executive Officer of Connected Development, Hamzat Lawal, has called on all Nigerians to engage with the government  in the aspect of accountability of funds disbursed during COVID-19 pandemic. He made the disclosure while speaking at a conference on COVID-19 transparency and accountability project, organized by CODE …

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