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All who tested positive for COVID-19 will be catered for – FG

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians of its continued commitment to ensuring that those who tested positive for COVID-19 are given good medical attention. The government also called on Nigerians to observe the necessary health guidelines issued by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in […] The post All who tested positive for COVID-19 will be catered for – FG appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


COVID-19: UI don wants Nigeria to refocus on indigenous remedies

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan A professor in the Department of Wildlife and Ecotourism Management, University of Ibadan, Lameed Gbolagade, has advised Nigeria to look inward for a cure and vaccine against coronavirus and other forms of viral infections. In an interview with journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Gbolagade, said: “It is time for us […] The post COVID-19: UI don wants Nigeria to refocus on indigenous remedies appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


COVID-19: Be sensitive to plight of Nigerians, Bishop Kaigama tells FG

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has suggested to Federal Government to devise reliable and efficient means of reaching out to suffering Nigerians who have been compelled to stay indoors as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Catholic prelate insisted that the measures currently being used by […] The post COVID-19: Be sensitive to plight of Nigerians, Bishop Kaigama tells FG appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Group declares April 6 National Day of Prayers

Perpetua Egesimba, Lagos In light of the novel coronavirus pandemic which has killed tens of thousands of people around the world, Legacy Initiative International Advocacy has declared Monday, April 6th, as a National Day of Prayers, adding that the group has been in consultations all week with religious leaders in the country on the need […] The post Group declares April 6 National Day of Prayers appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


COVID-19: Air Peace flies in Nigeria’s medical supplies from Turkey

Chinelo Obogo, Lagos The Federal Government on Saturday, April 4th, took delivery of the first batch of medical supplies ordered from Turkey for the treatment of those infected with COVID-19 which was flown in onboard Air Peace aircraft. Inside sources disclose that an Air Peace Boeing 777 aircraft with registration number 5N-BWI left Nigeria early […] The post COVID-19: Air Peace flies in Nigeria’s medical supplies from Turkey appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Telegraph


American Airlines applies for US payroll assistance grants

  American Airlines, the largest U.S. airline, confirmed Friday it has applied to the U.S. Treasury for a chunk of the $25 billion payroll assistance grants approved by Congress last week.American (AAL.O) did not say how much it sought or what financial instruments it has proposed in compensation for taxpayers. The airline said earlier it expected to be eligible for $12 billion in loans and grants from the $50 billion that Congress has set aside for airline assistance. The U.S. Treasury asked airlines to apply for grants by 5 p.m.…



Oyinlola on sabatical, our party not merging –ADC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has described the reported ‘return’ of former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as misleading and utterly mischievious, while denying reports that the party has collapsed its political structure into the PDP. The National Publicity Secretary of ADC, Yemi Kolapo, said in a statement that the party remained the most credible alternative to the two main structures “currently in crisis in the country” and will never be subsumed under any political party. According to her, the move should…



Edo 2020: We no longer want technocrats as governors, we need core politicians –Uwuilekhue

Hon. Saturday Uwuilekhue is an Edo State governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this Interview, he called on the national leaders of the party to conduct a free and fair party primary in the state, among other issue. Excerpts…     You are in the race for the governorship election, how prepared are you? It is laughable for people to say that I’m not ready for the governorship election. I kick-started this project long time ago, although it is not compulsory that I have…



COVID-19: Report people visiting those in isolation, says Osun Rep

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Bamidele Salam, representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Federal constituency of Osun State, has appealed to people within his constituency to report anyone sighted visiting some returnees from Cote d’Ivoire, who are supposed to be in isolation. While acknowledging the good job of the Osun State Government team on COVID- 19, which resulted in the isolation and testing of the returnees, the lawmaker said he received with concern, the reports of the positive testing to COVID-19 of some of the…



COVID-19 and Kwara’s capacity to hold its own

This is no good time for mankind — no thanks to the deadly Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The virus is giving the most powerful of nations a good run for their money, technological know-how, and oft-touted readiness to face down any threat from anywhere. As of 10:37p.m. on March 29, the virus has affected 199 countries across all the continents with at least 718,656 cases (of which 533, 847 are confirmed), and 33,891 deaths. At 9:30p.m. on Sunday, Nigeria had 111 confirmed cases with one death. What is scary about the…



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Health practitioners commence grassroots campaigns against COVID-19

The National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria has commenced nationwide sensitization campaign in rural areas to prevent the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease at the grassroots level. The National Publicity Secretary of the Association, comrade Elijah Alkali – Zakwoyi, made this known in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on community health practitioners’ strategies […] The post Health practitioners commence grassroots campaigns against COVID-19 appeared first on Daily Trust.



China says it has sold nearly four billion masks abroad in 1 month

China has sold nearly four billion masks to foreign countries since March, officials said Sunday, as they tried to stem widespread fears over the quality of medical exports. Despite Chinese cases dwindling, Beijing has encouraged factories to increase production of medical supplies as the pandemic kills over 60,000 globally and parts of the world face […] The post China says it has sold nearly four billion masks abroad in 1 month appeared first on Daily Trust.



Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa governor’s special adviser

The Special Adviser to the Governor of Nasarawa State on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development John Waje Mamman, has been kidnapped. Mamman was kidnapped on Saturday night in his house at Dari Town in Kokona, local government area of the state. A witness said Mamman was with his friends when the kidnappers invaded […] The post Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa governor’s special adviser appeared first on Daily Trust.



COVID-19: Four ventilators not enough, Ebonyi NMA raise alarm

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA,  Ebonyi state chapter, has raised alarm that the four available ventilators in the health system of the state are not enough to arrest the deadly coronavirus should it enter the state. Meanwhile the Federal Government has proposed the establishment of a N500 billion Covid-19 Crisis Intervention Fund and has sought […] The post COVID-19: Four ventilators not enough, Ebonyi NMA raise alarm appeared first on Daily Trust.



Air Peace delivers first batch of COVID-19 medical supplies for FG

The federal government on Saturday night got the first batch of medical supplies in the fight against the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Air Peace aircraft, Boeing 777 with registration number, 5N-BWI landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday night. It was learnt […] The post Air Peace delivers first batch of COVID-19 medical supplies for FG appeared first on Daily Trust.



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