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COVID-19: LASU Shuts Hostels As Three Students Test Positive

The Management of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have ordered the closure of all hostels. Mr Ademola Adekoya, Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Lagos State University (LASU), announced this in a statement on...

Lagos State Records 13 new COVID-19 Related Deaths

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that 13 new COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state. Abayomi who made this known via his Twitter account on Friday said it was the highest daily fatality...

No Approved COVID-19 Vaccines Yet, Says NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday denied media reports that certain vaccines for COVID-19 have been approved. It therefore cautioned that fake vaccines have begun to circulate in the world, urging the public...

COVID-19: Nigerian Govt Clears Air On Another Total Lockdown From Next week

Nigerians have been instructed by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to ignore reports of new social media lockdown warnings in circulation. Dr Sani Aliyu, PTF National Coordinator, said this in a short video released on Thursday. The rumor began...

COVID-19: NCDC Reports 23 Deaths,1479 New Infections In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 1,479 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The health agency disclosed this via its verified Twitter account on Thursday night. The centre also confirmed 23 new deaths in the last 24 hours,...

Governor Zulum Approves employment Of More Doctors For Borno Hospitals

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has allowed the recruitment of more medical doctors in state hospitals. On Wednesday, Governor Zulum released an order for the recruiting of 40 medical doctors, in addition to his previous approvals, to address the...

Abia Health Workers Suspend Strike

The Abia State Branch of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Associated Health Professionals Assembly have suspended the ongoing strike action launched after 3 November 2020 with immediate effect. The Council also instructed its representatives to start work...

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 12 Deaths In 24hours

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,270 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total number of infections to 102,601 in Nigeria. The NCDC made this known on its official website, Tuesday, confirming that 12 new deaths...

NIMR Tells Nigerians To Disregard Propaganda Against COVID-19 Vaccines

On Monday, Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), urged Nigerians to ignore ongoing misconceptions regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Salako told the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Lagos that when the government makes it available, people...

Pope Francis Loses Personal Doctor To COVID-19

Pope Francis' personal psychiatrist, Fabrizio Soccorsi, died of coronaviral complications. The 78-year-old surgeon had previously been admitted to Gemelli Hospital in Rome on 26 December for a prior health problem. However, he contracted the infection but later died as a result...
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COVID-19: LASU Shuts Hostels As Three Students Test Positive

The Management of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have ordered the closure of all hostels. Mr...