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‘COVID-19 is still very much around and real’

An Abuja-based NGO, Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), has cautioned Nigerians who threw the COVID-19 protocols to the wind to continue to abide by the rules “as COVID-19 is not just real, but very much around without an enduring cure.” The President of the group, Chief Ugochukwu Nnam, gave the warning in an
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PCN seals 440 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Gombe State

PCN seals 440 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Gombe State

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed eight pharmacies and 432 patent medicine shops in Gombe State for various offences. Dr Elijah Mohammed, the council’s Registrar, disclosed this during a press conference in Gombe on Thursday after week-long enforcement. According to Mohammed, the offences for which the premises were sealed include:  operating without registration
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800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding annually ― Ekiti Health Commissioner

By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Oyebanji Filani, on Thursday, disclosed that no fewer than 800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding yearly across the globe. Oyebanji stated that poor breastfeeding was largely responsible for high infant mortality in Nigeria, which he said was being gradually checkmated due to the advent
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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday expressed shock over the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 Kogi state governorship election, affirming Yahaya Bello as the duly elected governor of the state.

Hoodlums loot Kogi medical store, destroy equipment

Hoodlums have invaded, looted and vandalised medical equipment and consumables worth billions of Naira. Dr Saka Audu, the State Commissioner for Health, disclosed this at a press conference on Wednesday after he led a team from the ministry and the media to inspect the burgled medical store located along Zone 8, Lokoja. Audu expressed shock
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Merkel plans to introduce COVID-19 ‘quarantine light’ from Nov. 4

Russia records 346 single day deaths from coronavirus

Russia reported a national record number of deaths from the coronavirus in a single-day on Wednesday, with 346, bringing its official death toll to nearly 27,000. According to state media, Russian officials have disclosed that the death toll only includes those considered as having been directly caused by the virus. Coronavirus patients who have died
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