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Nigeria records 565 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Nigeria on Monday recorded 565 new COVD-19 cases and eight deaths, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said. The NCDC stated this on Tuesday. The centre...

NCDC records sharp surge in new COVID-19 infections on Saturday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,064 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the deadly scourge continued its renewed surge in...

Striking resident doctors reject new FG-proposed MoU

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new memorandum of understanding (MoU) presented by the federal government. NARD national president, Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,...

COVID-19: Bauchi begins phase two vaccination with 100,296 dosage

Phase two of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi has been inaugurated by the state government with 100,296 vaccines across the 20 local government...

FG, resident doctors reach new agreements

The Federal Government on Saturday morning agreed to pay N4.8bn Residency Training Fund to the National Association of Resident Doctors(NARD) in the next seven...

COVID-19: Sri Lankan president sacks health minister

On Monday, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sacked health minister Pavithra Wanniaarachchi and reshuffled his cabinet amidst growing opposition criticism that some of the...

Strike: Labour minister Ngige drags Nigerian doctors to court

The federal government has dragged striking Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria over the ongoing industrial strike...

COVID-19: Lagos, Rivers top new cases as 11 die of virus

Lagos and Rivers states recorded the highest new infections per Friday’s COVID-19 data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) website. Eleven patients...

Doctors: Why we can’t call-off strike yet

The meeting between the Ministry of Health and the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) ended without any hope of ending the doctors’ strike.×× NARD...

Nigeria should use Pfizer vaccine in cities, Johnson & Johnson in villages: WHO

The World Health Organisation has advised the federal government to use the Pfizer vaccine in cities and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in rural...

COVID-19: Ekiti State Govt. reintroduces restrictions, bans large gatherings, vehicles’ overloading

The Ekiti state government on Tuesday announced new measures to contain the increasing cases of COVID-19 across 16 local government areas of the state. This...

Night Dose: Importance of early sleep

Below are the importances of sleeping early. 1. It helps to maintain a healthy weight:According to study, there is connection between short sleep duration and...

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