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FG Speaks On COVID-19 Vaccine Containing Microchip

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has said the COVID-19 vaccine which the Federal Government will order, does not contain a microchip. NOA made this clarification in a series of tweets on...

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Nigeria records 806 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Rises to 77,013

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 806 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 77,013. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

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138 NYSC Corps Members Test Positive for Coronavirus - NCDC Boss

The Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, says a total of 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps have tested positive for COVID-19. Ihekw...

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Late reporting caused most Coronavirus deaths - PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) has revealed that most of the COVID-19 deaths recorded in the country was as a result of reporting late for treatment. Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire ...

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Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended the nationwide industrial action. Dr Aliyu Sokomba who is the President of NARD confirmed this on Thursday ...

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Replace striking doctors with corps members, FG tells hospitals

The Federal Government has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of federal tertiary hospitals to “immediately” commence the use of consultants and doctors on t...

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About N20bn COVID-19 Allowance Has Been Paid To Health Workers - Minister of state for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora

The Minister of State for Health Olorunnumbe Mamora, says the Federal Government has paid up to N20bn as COVID-19 inducement allowance to doctors and health workers in the country. The minist...

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Nigerian Doctors Begin Strike Over Pay, Facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said. The industrial action by the Nat...

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U.S. begins distribution of COVID-19 vaccine Nov. 1

KThe U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked the nation’s state governors to be ready for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by Nov. 1. The urgent request is contained i...

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COVID-19 cases exceed 25m globally — but over 17m have recovered

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the world has exceeded 25 million, although 70 percent have recovered. According to Worldometers, global statistics platform, 25.4 million people have so...