COVID-19 deaths reducing amid disturbing cases, says minister
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunmibe Mamora, yesterday said there had been a “general reduction in mortality trend and continued improvement in recoveries as shown in discharges (of COVID-19 patients) compared to the increase in number of confirmed cases.”
Buhari orders postponement of sports festival over coronavirus
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the country's sports festival over coronavirus. Sports minister Sunday Dare said Buhari took the decision after a briefing with state of health minister Olorunmibe Mamora in Abuja. "Following the briefing of Mr President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on COVID 19, Mr…
COVID-19: Nigeria to begin secondary screening of travellers from high risk countries
The Federal Government is to commence secondary screening at points of entry for travellers from eight high risk countries with widespread community transmission to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Lassa Fever: vaccines `still a work-in-progress in Nigeria, says FG
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country. Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State, FMOH
Chloroquine not yet confirmed treatment for COVID-19, Says Mamora
The Federal Government, yesterday, said though Chloroquine Phosphate is one of the drugs being considered to be effective to added to the protocol for the management of Coronavirus, it has not been confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
NIWA boosts Lokoja Port with N1.6b mobile harbour crane contract
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded a contract for the supply and installation of a 64-ton mobile harbour crane at the Lokoja River Port.
Hope as colonial Baro River Port comes alive
Not many would believe that the newly-inaugurated Baro River Port in Niger State, was the first colonial port in Nigeria, as the new structure is inclined to modern ports operations.