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In video clip, Sanwoolu, Abayomi upbeat on Lagos medical infrastructure blueprint

In video clip, Sanwoolu, Abayomi upbeat on Lagos medical infrastructure blueprint

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Sanwoolu alongside his Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi have both expressed their satisfaction regarding the state’s healthcare infrastructure blueprint. In the clip made available to DAILY RIPPLES on Monday,…

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WHO says Nigeria, five other African countries to start production of Covid-19 vaccine

WHO says Nigeria, five other African countries to start production of Covid-19 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Nigeria and 5 other African countries have been selected to begin the production of Covid-19 vaccines as the continent has had limited access to jabs.  The 5…

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Nigeria records 395 cases of mutant Poliovirus in 27 states, FCT

Nigeria records 395 cases of mutant Poliovirus in 27 states, FCT

Nigeria has recorded 395 cases of Circulating Nigeria Mutant Poliovirus Type 2 (cMPV2) across 27 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT’). The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal…

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Bello, FCT minister tests positive for COVID-19

Bello, FCT minister tests positive for COVID-19

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Bello has tested positive for COVID-19. Bello in a statement personally signed by him on Friday said he started feeling sick on Tuesday and his…

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Nigeria records 4,035 new cases of Covid-19 as Xmas approaches

Nigeria records 4,035 new cases of Covid-19 as Xmas approaches

Nigeria recorded a total of 4,035 new cases of the Covid-19 on 22nd December 2021, representing the highest daily number of cases recorded in Nigeria, taking the total tally to 231,413 from inception to date.…

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Three new Omicron Covid 19 virus cases detected in Nigeria

Three new Omicron Covid 19 virus cases detected in Nigeria

Three additional cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant has been confirmed in the country by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Ifedayo Adetifa, NCDC Director-Deneral said on Tuesday December 7, that the new cases…

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Sanwoolu moves to jail violators of Covid 19 travel protocols in Lagos

Sanwoolu moves to jail violators of Covid 19 travel protocols in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed his government determination to prosecute residents found wanting in compliance with guidelines on travel protocols on Covid 19, which was released by the Presidential Steering Committee. Sanwo-Olu…

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NCDC confirms first case of Covid-19 Omicron variant in Nigeria

NCDC confirms first case of Covid-19 Omicron variant in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed its first case of the Covid-19 Omicron variant in Nigeria. The NCDC disclosed this on Wednesday morning in a statement confirming the detection of the variant…

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CSOs rally support for Lagos third phase Covid 19 immunisation drive

CSOs rally support for Lagos third phase Covid 19 immunisation drive

A civil society group, the Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21ST*) has commended the Lagos State Government for what it describes as it unflagging determination to ensure mass vaccination of residents living in the state…

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FG set unfold new hazard allowance for health workers – Ngige

FG set unfold new hazard allowance for health workers – Ngige

The Federal Government has said that it will announce a final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers. This was disclosed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige at…