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WHO appoints Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala as COVID-19 Special Envoy
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday named former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator.
Miners’ association suspends operations to limit COVID-19 spread
To further reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) has suspended mining and allied activities in Nigeria until further notice in the interest of the public.
Media group tasks multinationals, agencies on safety kits for journalists
A group of media professionals reporting the nation’s maritime sector, Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON), has called on multinationals and government agencies
Plateau records suspected case of COVID-19
A suspected case of Coronavirus has been recorded in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau, Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Ndam said.
‘This COVID-19 threatens to wash our universe away’
As at 6:50 pm yesterday, 577,547 Coronavirus cases had been recorded globally with 26, 447 deaths recorded while 130,665 cases had recovered. Also, of the 420,435 currently infected patients, 398,761 of them were mild condition, while 21,674 were in serious or critical condition. Similarly, of the 157,112 cases, which had an outcome; 130,665 had recovered…
'COVID-19 cases may reach 39, 000 in Lagos'
The Lagos State Government has projected that the numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state might reach 39, 000, if good social distancing was not adhered to
How Portugal reduced obesity by taxing sugary drinks, by WHO
On World Obesity Day, March 4, the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlighted the success Portugal has had in tackling childhood obesity
Delta moves to end open defecation by 2025
The Delta State Government has restated its plans to end open defecation in the state by 2025, with the Clean Delta campaign that will commence in a couple of weeks.
WHO declares coronavirus pandemic
The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday finally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and urged countries to take urgent and aggressive action to contain the spread.