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“COVID-19 tests remain free” – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has asked Nigerians to report any Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) worker or Ministry of Health personnel that demands payment before COVID-19 test is carried out in the country. There have been reports circulating since last week that the Federal government charges as

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COVID-19: FG lament increase in cases, might impose lock-down in two weeks

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday lamented the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases among people in government, saying it was directly impacting on governance and security in the country. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who stated this at

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Lagos state governor Sanwo-Olu

“We will start prosecuting unmasked resident from Monday” – LASG

The Lagos State Government (LASG(says it will start prosecuting unmasked residents from next week. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this while briefing newsmen on the update of the COVID-19 management in the state on Friday. Sanwo-Olu said that at this phase in the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, taking personal responsibility is now

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COVID-19: LASG shut 10 private schools

The Lagos state government has sealed ten private schools in the state for flouting the closure directive from the Federal and state governments on schools in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was revealed by the Lagos State Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, on Friday, July

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COVID-19: WHO ready to collaborate with T. B. Joshua

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reacted to a video of a Cameroonian medical doctor Kameni Pierre, claiming to have been healed of Coronavirus by Prophet TB Joshua via his church channel, Emmanuel TV. The gynecologist and obstetrician who claimed to have suffered Coronavirus, said he received his healing after he called in for prayers

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774,000 jobs: National Assembly puts recruitment process on hold

The National Assembly has suspended the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians for the Special Public Works programme under the National Directorate of Employment to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made on Wednesday July 1 after some lawmakers engaged in a shouting match with Minister of State for Labour

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