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PCN seals off 424 illegal patent medicine/ pharmacy stores in Oyo

Soji Ajibola, IbadanPharmacist Council of Nigeria has sealed off 424 illegal patent medicine/ pharmacy stores in 10 out of the 33 local government areas of  Oyo State.PCN’s Director of Inspection and Monitoring, Mrs Anthonia Aruya, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on behalf of its Registrar, N.A.E. Mohammed, at the weekend.She stated that the enforcement exercise was carried out in 546… Read More
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Senate queries NHIS over N122bn in fixed deposit

Senate Public Accounts Committee has queried the National Health Issuance Scheme over N122bn fixed in an unnamed commercial bank. The committee admitted that the Auditor General of the Federation approved the deposit but demanded details of the N3.7bn interest which accrued to the money. Senate Public Accounts Committee hinged its decision to query the NHIS on the 2015 report of… Read More
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181 Lagos private school’s students, staff contract COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday, said 181 students and members of staff of a private boarding school located in the Lekki area of the state have tested positive for COVID-19. Abayomi, in a statement by the Ministry of Health, said the positive cases were detected during surveillance and case investigation in the school. The statement… Read More
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World Bank to bolster Nigeria’s health, education sectors

World Bank Group says it will work with the Nigerian government to strengthen the health and education sectors. President, World Bank Group, David Malpass, made this known on Thursday during a press briefing at the 2020 Annual General Meeting. Malpass said, “For Nigeria, the vital steps are to strengthen the health system and the education system, and we try to… Read More
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Cardiologists, parents decry absence of cardiac centre in Bayelsa

Odahiekwu Ogunde, Yenagoa The absence of a cardiac centre in Bayelsa State is causing serious panic among parents in the state, whose children and wards have disorders of the heart and are in dire need of cardiological care and attention. The development has also generated concern among cardiologists in the state, who say there is no cardiac centre in the… Read More
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Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. The 35-year-old Juventus forward, who has been voted the world’s top player five times, played in Portugal’s goalless Nations League draw against France on Sunday. Ronaldo… Read More
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Bayelsa monarch seeks reliefs for flood ravaged communities

Odahiekwu Ogunde, Yenagoa The Ebedaowei of Kabowei Kingdom, Aserifa Hope Torru, has called on Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, to activate the State Emergency Management Agency to provide relief materials for the people displaced by floods in his domain. He said though flooding in the five Kabowei communities of Adagbabiri, Trofani, Asamabiri, Ekpereware and Elemebiri in Sagbama Local Government Area… Read More
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Royal Garden Estate residents consolidate on community drainage system

Idris Katib Residents of the Royal Garden Estate, Oke-Ata, Abeokuta, Ogun State, have consolidated efforts on massive drainage to save the community from impending flooding.They described their efforts as a social service for community development. According to the Chairman of the Community Development Association, Alhaji Nofiu Tiamiyu, “All hands must be on deck to rid our community of impending flooding,… Read More
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COVID-19 lockdown violation: Sanwo-Olu grants Funke Akindele, husband state pardon

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has granted state pardon to popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, alias Jenifa, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, aka JJC Skillz, who violated COVID-19 prevention protocols last April and were convicted and sentenced to community service for holding a crowded house birthday party. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Friday, granted state pardon to the couple… Read More
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COVID-19: FG releases fresh guidelines for schools’ reopening

Federal Government has released fresh guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country. National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja on Thursday. Schools in the country had been shut for more than four months as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus. But the… Read More