Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NCDC confirms bird flu outbreak in seven states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza...

Buhari leaves for London medical holiday today as doctors set for strike

President to spend two weeks in United Kingdom for routine checkupResidents doctors fault FG, say it failed to implement agreementThe Nigerian Association of Resident...

Foreigners without face masks punished with push-ups in Indonesia

Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups.Video footage circulating on...

US shuts prisons as guards contract COVID-19

Local jails and state prison systems around the United States on Saturday commenced shutting down completely and transferring their inmates elsewhere, due to the...

US lawmaker-elect dies of COVID-19, days before swearing-in

A congressman-elect in the United States, Luke Letlow, has died of COVID-19.The Republican died Tuesday night, days before he was to assume office.His spokesman,...

COVID-19: Buhari mourns 20 doctors, Nkanga

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Saturday quoted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as...

103 arrested for COVID-19 violation, robbery, arson in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, paraded 103 suspects for allegedly violating the state government’s order to curb the spread of...

Moderna Covid vaccine now available —Trump

The United States on Friday authorised Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving the way for millions of doses of a second jab to...

20 generals test positive for COVID-19, SGF in isolation

About 20 Generals have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, about one week after the death of the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division, Port-Harcourt, Rivers...

Nigerians allegedly attack medics at Rome COVID-19 centre after testing positive

Three Nigerian migrants attacked staff in a military hospital in Rome after testing positive for the new coronavirus, the defence ministry alleged Saturday. The incident...

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