NLNG Begins Hospital Support Programme, Signs MoU With LUTH, UBTH, UATH, Others

NLNG Begins Hospital Support Programme, Signs MoU With LUTH, UBTH, UATH, Others

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com —  The management o Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited on Monday signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with six Nigerian teaching hospitals nationwide, flagging off the implementation of its multi-billion-naira Hospital Support Programme (NLNG HSP).   A statement issued by...
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NLNG,RSUTH Seal New Infectious Diseases Unit MoU

NLNG,RSUTH Seal New Infectious Diseases Unit MoU

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) for the provision of a multi-million-naira Infectious Diseases Unit to support healthcare delivery in Rivers State.   At ...
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Lagos Nurses Begin Warning Strike Monday

Lagos Nurses Begin Warning Strike Monday

National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Lagos State chapter, will begin a three-day warning strike from Monday, January 10, 2022.  Addressing Journalists on Friday, Chairman of the Lagos State Council of ...
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Performance Enhancing Drugs Can Lead To Stroke, Sudden Death, NAFDAC Warns

Performance Enhancing Drugs Can Lead To Stroke, Sudden Death, NAFDAC Warns

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to desist from using performance enhancing substances known as aphrodisiac in order to impress their female partner,  According to NAFDAC, consumption of s...
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Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ on Saturday, some churches in Abuja did not obey/enforce the COVID-19 protocols of wearing face mask and social distancing.  Christmas is an annual festival...
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Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked Nigerian universities to come up with a cure for Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Represented by Mr John Mairafi, a Director with the National Universities Commission (NUC), Buhari gave the charge in Oye-Ekiti, at the ...
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WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Covovax vaccine for Emergency Use Listing (EUL), elevating to nine the number of immunisations approved to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The vaccine is produced by the Serum Institut...
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US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

More than 800,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus, the highest recorded national death toll from the global pandemic. It comes as the US reached 50 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Monday.  Most deaths have been recorded among...
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Ghana Bans Unvaccinated Travellers

Ghana Bans Unvaccinated Travellers

Ghana is introducing some of the world’s strictest Covid travel rules, by banning any adult who has not been vaccinated from flying in with effect from Monday.  There is no option to self-isolate.  Ghanaian citizens and residents abroad are exe...
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Air Peace Partners Project Pink Blue On Cancer Management

Air Peace Partners Project Pink Blue On Cancer Management

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Air Peace has partnered with Project Pink Blue for its 2021 Upgrade Oncology Programme, an initiative for strengthening the capacity of cancer treatment through training in oncology in Nigeria.  A state...
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Biontech Announces Development Of Adapted Vaccine For Omicron Variant

Biontech Announces Development Of Adapted Vaccine For Omicron Variant

The German vaccine manufacturer, Biontech, has announced that it is developing an adapted vaccine. The vaccine is to serve as a precautionary measure while simultaneously carrying out research on the nature of the new Omicron variant of the Coronavirus.  ...
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CBN Earmarks N200b For Healthcare Sector

CBN Earmarks N200b For Healthcare Sector

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday said the apex bank had earmarked N200 billion to support the healthcare sector as part of measures to drive the recovery of Nigeria’s economy.  Emefiele said this at the...
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165 Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Free Medical Outreach

165 Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Free Medical Outreach

A total of 165 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the annual Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach which was held at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan. The beneficiaries were majorly traders at the market.   ...
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NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

The outgoing Director-General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has challenged the media to carry out more advocacy roles as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at ...
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