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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly quit social media due to the “hate” they encountered online
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly quit social media due to the “hate” they encountered online

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly quit all social media permanently due to the "hate" they have encountered on the platforms. A source close to the couple told The Times of London that they have "no plans" to use social media for their new company Archewell and are "very unlikely" to resume use of their personal accounts. The couple are understood to have become disillusioned by the “hate” they encountered on social media. The pair use their Instagram account, @sussexroyal, which has over 10.4 million followers to share public health advice on the coronavirus as well as updates on their charity work, but they have not posted since March 2020. It comes after Meghan spoke of the “almost unsurvivable” pain she suffered at the hands of online trolls last year. I...
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 
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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is currently in hospital in a 'serious but stable' condition. Reports in Switzerland claim the 84-year-old was rushed to hospital on Thursday, January 7. According to Blick, Blatter 's state of health is considered serious, but he is not believed to be in life-threatening condition His daughter Corrina confirmed in a statement he is getting better every day as she asked for privacy. She told Blick: "My father is in the hospital and is getting better every day. He needs time and rest. On behalf of my family, I ask for privacy." This isn't the first time the Blatter has been hospitalised, with the Swiss suffering health problems in November 2015 and July 2016. Blatter became the eighth president of FIFA after he secured the role in 199...
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THC is on the Rise, What To Expect

As time goes on, we begin to wonder what the future will look like. The next generation will be more informed about politics, social issues, and the economy but what about medicine. There are lots of alternative health medicines out there and maybe it's time you try them instead of sticking with usual over the counter prescriptions.  One of those medicines is THC or cannabis. There are many ways to use cannabis but an easy way is by eating THC gummies which are actually quite tasty. There are more methods like smoking and oils that will be discussed later on and it is important to figure out which method is best for you. But before anything, what is THC? THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the main compound inside the cannabis plant that produces a psychoactive effect on the body. This ...
‘Back With My Full Chest’ – Dorathy Speaks On Health After Being Rushed To Hospital
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‘Back With My Full Chest’ – Dorathy Speaks On Health After Being Rushed To Hospital

Big Brother Naija season 5 first runner-up Dorathy Bachor has spoken on good health being a blessing after she was recently hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment. The 24-year-old fell ill in the early hours of October 2. Her sister Cynthia Bachor said via Twitter that she was rushed to the hospital. “Good health and good sense are one of life’s greatest blessings����,” Dorathy wrote in an Instagram post on Monday after she got back on her feet. In a now edited post, Dorathy had thanked her fans for their prayers while she was away, writing “Thank you DExploras� for praying me back to my feet. Your love is powerful, and I do not take it for granted. I’m back with my full chest and wide smile ��.” The reality TV star did not reveal why she was hospitalised.   ...
University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state
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University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state

A lecturer at the Department of Adult Education, Tayo Akpata University in Ekiadolor, Edo State, Friday Orobator, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.   Orobator’s lifeless body was discovered behind his apartment in Obakhazbaye area of Benin City, the state capital at about 1.30 p.m. on Friday, October 2.   The father of four, said to be in his 50’s, and a member of the College of Education Academic Staff Union, (COEASU), had complained bitterly to close associates over lack of money to tend to his failing health.   It was gathered that two days before he took the drastic step, the late lecturer told a colleague that he was tired of begging for money from friends to cater for his family needs and his health challenges.   The Chair...
93 COVID-19 Patients Discharged in Abia State
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93 COVID-19 Patients Discharged in Abia State

93 persons from Abia State have discharged from the state isolation centre in Amachara Specialist, Umuahia after recovering from COVID-19. This was made known by the Abia state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu during a chat with the Daily Independent. Chief John Okiyi Kalu explained that more patients of COVID-19 who have been successfully treated of the virus, would be discharged this week if their expected negative results from the NCDC laboratory are out. On the latest report of the death of three COVID-19 patients in Abia State as published by NCDC on Sunday, Okiyi Kalu said that the patients died because their cases were bad before their arrival to the isolation centres. He said; “If the number one citizen of the state can come out publicly to announce...
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Reset The World’s Thinking About Health – Governor Ugwuanyi
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COVID-19 Pandemic Has Reset The World’s Thinking About Health – Governor Ugwuanyi

Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in furtherance of his administration’s efforts to upgrade and rehabilitate health facilities across the state, on Friday, inspected the dilapidated facilities at the General Hospital Oji-River, which has a section designated as leprosy services settlement centre. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who expressed dismay at the state of the facilities at the hospital, having been neglected for many decades, promised that his administration will, as a matter of urgency, carry out major upgrade and rehabilitation works at the health facility. The General Hospital Oji-River, formerly known as Leprosy Mission Hospital, according to the Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, who was among the dignitaries that received the governor on arri...
Toolz Reveals She Never Thought The Health Of Her Child Will Be An Issue
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Toolz Reveals She Never Thought The Health Of Her Child Will Be An Issue

Popular Nigerian OAP, Tolu Oniru better known as Toolz has told a painful story of how she lost her first child. The 38-year-old OAP made this known in the latest episode of Life Lessons with Betty Irabor on Thursday, June 4. Toolz who was recently appointed Programs Director at Beat FM, shared her tragic experience about what it felt like losing a baby after 6 months pregnancy. According to her, she was extremely excited and began looking forward to childbirth after she got pregnant some months after her wedding. Sadly, as her pregnancy approached 6 months, she noticed she had never felt any movement in her womb and began seeking medical attention. She eventually flew to the UK after Nigerian hospitals “missed a few things and didn’t pick up on the problem” early enough...
SERAP Drags Buhari, NASS To UN Over Cuts In Health, UBE Budgets
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SERAP Drags Buhari, NASS To UN Over Cuts In Health, UBE Budgets

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their “mandates to urgently request the Nigerian government and the leadership of the National Assembly to immediately reverse the unlawful, disproportionate and discriminatory budget cuts to education and healthcare, and to stop the authorities from spending N27bn to renovate the National Assembly complex.” The special rapporteurs are: Ms. Koumbou Boly Barry, Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Mr. Dainius Puras, Special Rapporteur on the right to health; and Mr. Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. In the revised 2020 budget approved yesterday, the Federal Government reportedly gave the National A...
One Of My Nostrils Is Blocked: Comedian Bovi
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One Of My Nostrils Is Blocked: Comedian Bovi

Talented Comedian, Bovi, has revealed something very personal about his health to his fans and followers on Instagram. According to the comedian and actor, one of his nostrils has been blocked since childhood The 41-year old made this known on Instagram on Saturday as he expressed difficulties using a nose mask in preventing the coronavirus. He wrote, “Random personal fact: one of my nostrils has been blocked since I was a kid. How am I supposed to cope with a mask?” See His Post Here:
COVID-19: Kante Decides to Stay Away from Chelsea Training
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COVID-19: Kante Decides to Stay Away from Chelsea Training

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, was given permission by the club to miss training on Wednesday. According to Sky Sports, the France international expressed safety concerns over a return amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kante was present at Cobham on Tuesday, on the first day Premier League clubs were allowed to resume small group sessions. However, the 29-year-old decided against training on Wednesday. Kante lost his older brother to a heart attack just weeks before the 2018 World Cup and a few months earlier, the player himself fainted in training before being given a clean bill of health.
Adele Celebrates 32nd Birthday While Bouncing Back From Marriage Crash
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Adele Celebrates 32nd Birthday While Bouncing Back From Marriage Crash

Adele celebrates her 32nd birthday and in the last year, her transformation has wowed a lot of her fans. She unveiled an enviable transformation as she lost seven stone by working on her health and fitness regime. The Skyfall hitmaker decided to transform her physique following the end of her 8-year-long marriage to Simon Konecki last year. She separated from Simon, who she shares seven-year-old son Angelow with, after getting together in 2011, and tying the knot in 2017. Following the end of her marriage, the superstar was focused on being healthier for her son. According to reports by People News: She got to the point where she didn’t feel great. She knew she had to change something because she wants to be the healthiest mom possible. Her whole focus during the weight ...
Teacher Dies of Coronavirus in America after being Denied COVID-19 test, Twice
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Teacher Dies of Coronavirus in America after being Denied COVID-19 test, Twice

A 30-year-old teacher in Brooklyn has died of Coronavirus after she was turned away twice for COVID-19 testing but later diagnosed with the virus. The teacher, Rana Zoe Mungin, was confirmed dead by her mother after she battled coronavirus in the hospital for more than one month. According to her family, Rana Zoe was twice denied COVID-19 testing at Brooklyn’s Brookdale Hospital despite repeated pleas for help and exhibiting various symptoms of the coronavirus. One of her friends also stated that Rana Zoe condition was dismissed as a “panic attack” by an EMT. Her sister, Mia Mungin, a registered New York City nurse, has been chronicling her sister’s journey across social media for more than a month, and said “she fought a long fight but her body was too weak.” “Racism and h...
China Sends Doctors To Check On Kim Jong-Un’s Health
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China Sends Doctors To Check On Kim Jong-Un’s Health

China has sent a team to North Korea including medical experts to check on Kim Jong-un, according to three people familiar with the situation. The trip by the Chinese doctors and officials comes amid conflicting reports about the health of the North Korean ruler. It was not immediately clear what the trip by the Chinese team signalled in terms of Kim’s health. A delegation led by a senior member of the Chinese Communist party’s international liaison department left Beijing for North Korea on Thursday, two of the people told Reuters. The department is the main Chinese body dealing with neighbouring North Korea. The sources declined to be identified given the sensitivity of the matter. The liaison department could not be reached for comment late on Friday. China’s foreign min...
Only Fake Pastors Commit Suicide – T.B Joshua
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Only Fake Pastors Commit Suicide – T.B Joshua

Prophet T.B Joshua has shared his thoughts on mental health and religion. According to Joshua, the pastors who commit suicide can not be regarded as pastors as a pastor will always have the holy spirit in them as well as guiding them. ”QUESTION – TB Joshua, why are some pastors committing suicide? Did they commit crime? What might they have done to lead to suicide? ”ANSWER – Are they actually pastors? Because not only must you have God’s Word in order to be a pastor, you must also have God’s Spirit. It is the Spirit that guides, that helps, that monitors. ”It is only when we are pastors without God’s Spirit that this can happen, because situations will overwhelm us or overtake us without the Spirit. Situations will mislead us. Situations will condemn us. ”Situations will lea...
Coronavirus: Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure hails health workers
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Coronavirus: Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure hails health workers

The Ivorian legend has applauded health professionals for their efforts to defeat the pandemic Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has praised health workers for helping in the fight against the coronavirus. The pandemic has forced major activities around the world to a hiatus and has adversely affected the economy, with many businesses shutting down. More than 152,000 lives have been lost to the virus while about two million cases have been confirmed across the globe.
UK Labour party expels Mayor for saying ‘Boris Johnson deserves’ to be sick with Coronavirus
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UK Labour party expels Mayor for saying ‘Boris Johnson deserves’ to be sick with Coronavirus

Heanor Mayor, Sheila Oakes has been expelled from the Labour party after making shocking comments about Boris Johnson's health   The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized on Sunday due to Coronavirus and was placed on Oxygen the following day as his health deteriorated   Sheila Oakes, who is mayor of Heanor in Derbyshire and a Labour district councillor, posted the insensitive comment on Facebook on Monday night.   Replying to a message calling for people to say a prayer for the Prime Minister, Cllr Oakes wrote on Facebook: ‘Sorry, he completely deserves this and he is one of the worst PMs we’ve ever had.’   Following outrage over her post, Labour leader of Amber Valley District Council, Chris Emmas-Williams, has said the party had...
Spurs legend Greaves being treated in hospital
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Spurs legend Greaves being treated in hospital

Tottenham have issued a statement that 80-year-old club legend Jimmy Greaves has been admitted into hospital. It is unclear if the issue is due to the COVID-19 outbreak, or Greaves is dealing with another illness. But the club did issue a statement regarding the health of their record goalscorer. "We can confirm that our record goalscorer Jimmy Greaves is currently being treated in hospital," Tottenham said in the statement. "We are in touch with his family and will provide further updates in due course. Everybody at the club sends their best wishes to Jimmy and his family." Greaves had health problems in the past, suffering a stroke in 2015 that left him with significant disability. He scored 266 goals for Tottenham and 44 for England, along with winning the 1966 World C...
Updates On Atiku’s Son COVID-19 Health Condition
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Updates On Atiku’s Son COVID-19 Health Condition

Atiku son is battling with his life at the Abuja University Teaching Hospital annex of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The former Vice President of Nigerian Son became positive after returning from Uk. THe former Vice President broke the News of his son health, he confirmed his son is COVID-19 positive after he returned from UK and have been moved to Gwagwalada teaching hospital for treatment and management. Since the Vice President son was moved to the Hospital for treatment and management, nothing have been heard again about the former Vice President son. Nigerians have been asking on social media the status of the former Vice President son. However, emanating information reveals the former Vice President is recup...
21-Year-Old Woman With No Pre-Existing Health Condition, Becomes Youngest Person To Die Of Coronavirus In UK
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21-Year-Old Woman With No Pre-Existing Health Condition, Becomes Youngest Person To Die Of Coronavirus In UK

A 21-year-old girl identified as Chloe Middleton from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire has become the youngest person to die of coronavirus in the UK. An 18-year-old boy died from the virus in the UK on 23 March, but he was being treated for “significant underlying health issues” as confirmed by Professor Kiran Patel, chief medical officer for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Mother of the deceased, Diane Middleton wrote on Facebook: “To all the people out there that thinks it’s just a virus please think again. “Speaking from a personal experience this so-called virus has taken the life of my 21-year-old daughter.” 21-year-old woman with no pre-existing health condition, becomes youngest person to die of coronavirus in UK
“Stay at Home!” : FG orders civil servants.
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“Stay at Home!” : FG orders civil servants.

The Federal Government issued a stay at home order on Monday, for civil servants at grade levels 1 to 12, as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus within the country. A circular signed to the effect by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, said all non-essential public servants on the grade levels 12 and below must stay at home compulsorily from March 24, 2020. The circular was copied to the Chief of Staff to the President, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice-President, Secretary to the government of the Federation, all ministers/ministers of state, all permanent secretaries, Accountant-General of the Federation, Auditor General for the Federation and other principal officers in government. It stated, “As you're no doubt aware, the Fed...
Tekashi 6ix9ine Asks For Early Release From Prison Due To Health Fears Over Coronavirus
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Tekashi 6ix9ine Asks For Early Release From Prison Due To Health Fears Over Coronavirus

Tekashi 6ix9ine is desperate to leave prison and his attorney has written a letter to the judge, informing them that the rapper has a pre-existing condition that puts him more at risk if he catches coronavirus. The rapper, who is serving time on nine counts of federal charges, has asked through his lawyer for an early release because he is a high risk for serious and potentially life-threatening symptoms from the virus. Share this Story 6ix9ine’s attorney, Lance Lazzaro, wrote a letter to the judge Sunday night citing serious concerns for Tekashi’s wellbeing behind bars. Lazzaro says Tekashi suffers from asthma, making catching coronavirus a greater risk for him, and he wants him out ASAP. In the letter obtained by TMZ Lazzaro also reveals Tekashi was diagnosed with bronchitis...
Nigerian man who showed symptoms of coronavirus after attending AMVCA opens up
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Nigerian man who showed symptoms of coronavirus after attending AMVCA opens up

The Nigerian man who reportedly showed symptoms of coronavirus after attending the 7th edition of the AMVCA last weekend, has gone public with his own side of the story.   MYCELEBRITYANDI  reported yesterday that a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. According to Ifeoma Chukwuogo, the man flew in from the UK and is down with coronavirus symptoms, but has refused to report himself to the NCDC to get tested.   Documentary photographer, Seun O has confirmed that he has been feeling unwell since Sunday March 15, barely a day after self-isolating. Seun who disclosed that he was referred to the Lagos State Government after he went to Lagoon hospital in Victoria...
Monaco’s Prince Albert II Tests Positive for the Coronavirus
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Monaco’s Prince Albert II Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for coronavirus. The palace of Monaco announced that its ruler, Prince Albert II, has tested positive for the new coronavirus but his health is not worrying. Albert, 62, appeared to be the first head of state who has publicly said he contracted the virus. In a statement Thursday, the palace said he is being treated by doctors from The Princess Grace Hospital, named after his U.S. actress mother. It says Albert is continuing to work from his home office in the palace and is in constant contact with members of his government. In the statement, Albert urged his people to respect confinement measures. Albert is the second child of Princess Grace — formerly Grace Kelly — and Prince Rainier of Monaco. He and his wife, the forme...
Nigerian Doctors go on Indefinite Strike Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
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Nigerian Doctors go on Indefinite Strike Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, have announced they would be embarking on an indefinite strike beginning from today March 17th, amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Rising from an emergency meeting this morning, the doctors in a statement released by its president, Roland Aigbovo, said they deliberated extensively on the health threat posed by the coronavirus scare, their work conditions, and patient care before arriving at the “difficult decision to go on an indefinite strike. According to the aggrieved doctors, the decision to embark on the strike at this time is due to the failure of the FCT administration to pay them their basic salaries for more than two months. According to Aigbovo, there has been salary irregularities and shortfalls since the migra...
Landmark Projects, Policies that have Redefined Governance in Ogun State in 10months
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Landmark Projects, Policies that have Redefined Governance in Ogun State in 10months

So much has been achieved in Ogun State in the last 10months of the administration of Governor Dapo Abiodun and so much, especially in the area of infrastructural renewal, security, health, education and Information and Communications Technology among others would be achieved in the months ahead. The foundations have been laid. Last May, when Governor Abiodun was inaugurated, he espoused his ‘Building the Future Together’ agenda for the state. Judging by the indices so far, he has not deviated or dithered, rather, he seems to be on a supersonic speed to pack many achievements into his first year in office. On a recent media tour of some of his projects, we discovered that the governor is not just an ideas man; he is a pragmatist and hard-worker who is wholly committed to entre...
Trump has not been Tested for Coronavirus – White House says, Despite Indirect Contact
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Trump has not been Tested for Coronavirus – White House says, Despite Indirect Contact

President Donald Trump has not been tested for coronavirus, despite being in close contact with two lamakers who are now self-quarantining after they got closer to someone with the virus. White House officials announced late Monday that the president has not been tested because he has neither had prolonged close contact with any known confirmed COVID-19 patients, nor does he have any symptoms. "The President has not received COVID-19 testing because he has neither had prolonged close contact with any known confirmed COVID-19 patients, nor does he have any symptoms. President Trump remains in excellent health, and his physician will continue to closely monitor him," said White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, late monday. "Per current CDC guidelines, medical professionals s...
Photo of the Italian Man Diagnosed With Coronavirus
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Photo of the Italian Man Diagnosed With Coronavirus

A faint picture of the Italian man being treated for Coronavirus at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos where he is being isolated, has been shared online by the Lagos Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi.     Professor Abayomi who visited the man at the Isolation center, shared the photos on his Twitter handle I visited the #COVID19 patient a male Italian national who is isolated at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, where he is been managed by our well trained staff. I spoke to him and assured him of the Lagos state government's resolve to ensure he gets adequate care'' he wrote “While at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, I took time to inspect the ongoing renovation of the isolation wards. The renovation should be ...
PDP Blasts Buhari for First Cornonavirus Case in Nigeria
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PDP Blasts Buhari for First Cornonavirus Case in Nigeria

The PDP has blasted the Buhari-led government over the first confirmed case of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The party in a statement released by its, said the infection is as a result of the negligence that has characterised the Buhari administration.The party asked Nigerians to hold the government responsible should any national calamity arose from COVID-19. Read the statement below: Corona Virus: PDP Berates Buhari For Negligence...Seeks Concerted Effort, Adoption of Ebola Intervention Strategy The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the Buhari Presidency for its negligence and laidback attitude to governance and the welfare of Nigerians leading to the avoidable entrance of the deadly corona virus into our dear country. The party says it was evident that the Buhari P...
Lagos State Records First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Nigeria
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Lagos State Records First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Nigeria

The Lagos state Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus aka COVID-19 in Nigeria, since the outbreak of the disease in China in January 2020. A statement released by the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, says the case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is of an Italian citizen who entered Nigeria on the 25th of Feburary from Milan, Italy for a brief business visit. He fell ill on the 26th February and was transfered to Lagos State Biosecurity Facilities for isolation and testing. COVID-19 infection was confirmed by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of the Laboratory Network of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. He said the Italian patient is clinically stable, with no serious ...
Lagos State Shuts Down 20 Health Facilities For Non-Compliance
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Lagos State Shuts Down 20 Health Facilities For Non-Compliance

Lagos State Government, through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA, shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards. The Executive Secretary, HEFAMAA, Dr Abiola Idowu, made the disclosure after a recent enforcement exercise carried out by the agency, stressing that the State government remains committed to sustaining the fight against the engagement of unqualified personnel in health facilities and will continue to insist on a suitable environment for the dispensation of medical care for promotion and maintenance of good health. Idowu warned that the government will not tolerate any form of illegal health practices in the State, saying that “health security, an integral part of public security is the pr...
Beverly Naya Raises Alarm of No Health Precautions’ at Points of Entry in Nigeria
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Beverly Naya Raises Alarm of No Health Precautions’ at Points of Entry in Nigeria

Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya who embarked on a trip from Accra to Lagos has raised an alarm of "no health precautions" at the point of entry she passed through. The actress revealed that she filled out a health form on the plane she flew in, but nobody asked for it when she arrived Nigeria. Beverly also disclosed that she is still with the form and on her way to a meeting with it.  She tweeted; I was asked to fill out a health form in the plane on my way back to Lagos from Accra. Here it is in my hand, I’m currently on third mainland bridge on my way to a meeting. To conclude, nobody asked for it at the point of entry. Again, no precautions! God help us! Lol
Rotimi’s sweet sacrifice to Vanessa Mdee on Valentine´s day despite minor surgery
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Rotimi’s sweet sacrifice to Vanessa Mdee on Valentine´s day despite minor surgery

Nigerian-American actor, Rotimi has proven to his bongo girl, Vanessa Mdee, that in sickness ad in health, he will always love her. Apparently, the Power actor was unwell on Valentine´s day but still managed to make his lady feel special and loved. The actor-cum-singer had undergone a minor surgery and was still feeling unwell on the lover´s day, but what was sickness that he could not take his girl out? In a video shared on Twitter, the online sensations were seen holding hands and out for a date as the bongo songbird thanked her sweetheart for the sacrifice. 'He's sick as a dog, but he still brought me to dinner.' A chilled out Rotimi then rubbed her hand, sweetly expressing: 'Happy Valentine´s Day beautiful.' Her words read: 'My baby is so unwell but he said we...
FG Approves New Uniform for Correctional Service
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FG Approves New Uniform for Correctional Service

The Federal Government has approved a new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS). NCoS Comptroller General (CG), Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed who made the announcement at the inauguration of the administrative block of the Correctional Staff School (CSS) in Abuja on Thursday February 13, said the uniform was changed to reflect the agency's new name. Ahmed said approval of the new uniform was part of the new act signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2019. He said; “Very soon, you will see us in our new uniform. We have been wearing this uniform for over 100 years and we need to change it to be in tune with the new act. “We are also putting into place measures to ensure the full implementation of the new act but there has not been any budget yet, once t...
Pele Is ‘Embarrassed’ To Leave His House Due To His Health
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Pele Is ‘Embarrassed’ To Leave His House Due To His Health

Legendary footballer Pele is reportedly too embarrassed to leave his house due to his declining health - according to his son. The Brazilian legend is regarded as one of the world's greatest ever players and had been hospitalised last year with a urinary infection. He also requires a walking frame and has made numerous public appearances in a wheelchair due to a hip issue. His son Edinho told Brazilian outlet TV Globo: "He is very sheepish, reclusive." "Imagine, he's the King, he was always such an imposing figure and today he can't walk properly," Edinho explained. "He's embarrassed, he doesn't want to go out, be seen, or do practically anything that involves leaving the house. "He's pretty fragile. He had a hip replacement and didn't have adequate or ideal rehabili...
Governor Akeredolu Asks for Legalization of Marijuana in Meeting With Buhari
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Governor Akeredolu Asks for Legalization of Marijuana in Meeting With Buhari

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu renewed his campaign for the legalization of marijuana in a meeting with President Buhari yesterday February 4, at the state house in Abuja. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, the Ondo State Governor said he met with President Buhari to officially invite him for the commissioning of a N5 billion Ore flyover and the industrial hub built by his administration. Akeredolu said the Ore flyover which will be commissioned as part of the activities to mark his third year in office on February 24, was built over a federal highway because of the carnage that has taken place there. He said; “As you all know, I’ll be three years in office on the Feb. 24 and activities lined up in celebration of our third year in office include the inauguration of many of t...
Coronavirus: Foreigners Fleeing China Arrive Germany
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Coronavirus: Foreigners Fleeing China Arrive Germany

A plane carrying German and foreign nationals evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, landed in Germany on Saturday, an AFP reporter said. The plane carrying 102 German citizens and 26 foreign nationals landed at Frankfurt Airport around 1540 GMT after being delayed when Russia refused to let it land and refuel. The Moscow airport claimed it had a “lack of capacity” and the Airbus A310 jet was forced to stop in Helsinki instead. The passengers will be examined for symptoms of the virus, which has killed 259 people in China so far, at a specially equipped facility at the airport in Frankfurt. Germany’s health minister Jens Spahn said on Saturday that none of the passengers had shown any such symptoms. Those who are cleared...
US Bars Foreign Nationals who Visited China as Death Toll Rises to 259
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US Bars Foreign Nationals who Visited China as Death Toll Rises to 259

The United States government on Friday January 31, declared coronavirus a health emergency and also barred foreign nationals that recently visited China from entering the country. Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services also announced that U.S. citizens who have traveled within the past two weeks to China’s Hubei Province - epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic will undergo a mandatory quarantine of 14 days, the incubation period of the virus. The temporary measure which will be effected from February 2, will also see Americans who visited other parts of mainland China undergo special health screening upon their return, followed by up to 14 days of “monitored self-quarantine" under the temporary restrictions. All flights from China to the US has been diverted to seve...
Cristiano Ronaldo Partner,Georgina Rodriguez  Celebrates Herself on Her 26th Birthday
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Cristiano Ronaldo Partner,Georgina Rodriguez Celebrates Herself on Her 26th Birthday

Cristiano Ronaldo and his longtime partner, Georgina Rodriguez have sparked marriage rumors again just two months after they denied getting married in a secret ceremony in North Africa. On Monday night, Georgina Rodriguez took to Instagram to celebrate her 26th birthday and called the Juventus striker her 'husband' in a gushing post. Sharing a snapshot of herself and Ronaldo posing with their children, Georgina wrote:'Happy 26 for me, very happy. I can't ask life more. Just a lot of health for my family and me and to always enjoy them. 'Thank you all for your congratulations, flowers and love. And Thank you to my husband for giving me the best of life, our children. I love you.' In Spanish, 'marido' means husband. Cristiano Ronaldo also shared the same image on his o...
Plateau Records Five Cases of Lassa Fever
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Plateau Records Five Cases of Lassa Fever

Plateau has recorded 5 cases of Lassa fever in the recent outbreak as confirmed by the State's Commissioner of Health,  Dr Nimkong Ndam on Friday January 24. Giving a breakdown of the cases recorded, Ndam said two patients have been admitted at the state hospital while three are already undergoing treatment. He added that one of the patients has already completed his treatment while another has been discharged. On protective measures they are taking to contain the disease, the commissioner of health told newsmen; “However, the health personnel are on ground to handle the situation and they have the required protective kits to wear while treating such cases. “We are in contact with the hospitals in the state to address such cases promptly and to curtail spread of the disease...
Police Arrest Inspector for Allegedly Beating Widow to Death in Akwa Ibom
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Police Arrest Inspector for Allegedly Beating Widow to Death in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested an Inspector Bassey Ikpe, for allegedly beating a widow, Mrs. Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie, to death. Spokesman of the command Odiko Macdon, who disclosed this to newsmen in Uyo, on Wednesday, said that the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, had instructed the Deputy Commissioner, State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) to carry out thorough investigation into the matter. Macdon said that the decision of the police to finally look into the alleged murder was informed by the reports in some dailies and online media in the state. "The attention of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been drawn to a publication in some dailies and online media that a Police personnel attached to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, one I...
Breaking News: Trader Slumps, As Fire Guts Anambra Market
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Breaking News: Trader Slumps, As Fire Guts Anambra Market

According to a report by Punch Metro, a trader on Saturday slumped and was rushed to hospital after watching his shop ruined by fire. The trader whose identity could not be ascertained as of press time reportedly shouted, “I am finished” and collapsed. “Bystanders rushed him to the hospital. We don’t know his state of health as of now, the incident occurred around 1.30am on Saturday when all of us got a text message that the market was on fire and rushed to the place,” an eyewitness told our correspondent. Punch Metro reports that property worth millions of naira was destroyed in the inferno at the old Automobiles Spare Parts Market Awada, Anambra State. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, ...
Osun State Government Warns Against Using Paracetamol, Bleach To Process Garri
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Osun State Government Warns Against Using Paracetamol, Bleach To Process Garri

The Osun State Government has called on caterers and food vendors in the state to stop the dangerous act of using paracetamol to tenderise meat and also the use of ‘hypo’ a bleaching detergent for cassava processing to induce ‘whiteness of fufu and garri.’ The warning was issued in Osogbo at a joint news conference addressed by the Special Adviser on Public Health, Pharmacist Siji Olamiju and the state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode on the harmful effects of the illicit acts on vital organs of the body such as the liver, kidneys, heart and the small intestines. Olamiju disclosed that the dangerous trend in public health was recently uncovered by the state public health surveillance volunteers who were assigned to visit primary health centres a...
Nigerians Can no Longer Continue Seeking Medical Treatment Abroad _ President Buhari Said
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Nigerians Can no Longer Continue Seeking Medical Treatment Abroad _ President Buhari Said

President Buhari on Friday January 3, stated that Nigerians can no longer continue seeking medical treatment abroad. President Buhari who was represented at the inauguration of some projects at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital in  Abakaliki, Ebonyi state by minister of science and technology Ogbonnaya Onu, said that Nigerians going abroad for treatment is not good for the country and must stop. The Nigerian leader also disclosed that his administration has paid attention to the health of Nigerians and will continue doing so with the commissioned projects. He said; “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again. “We have paid very serious attention to the healt...
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‘Sowore Injected With A Substance, He Must Not Die After Humiliation’- Family Members

The family of embattled Omoyele Sowore has expressed deep concern over state of health of their son. According to a statement jointly signed by Deacon S.M Omoyeni, Olusegun Sowore and Robert Sowore, the Publisher of Sahara Reporters was allegedly ‘ injected’ with an unknown substance and beaten by one of the prosecuting counsel. This development, they said happened in the presence of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) inside the Federal High Courtroom, where he had been summoned for hearing of a suit. Sowore’s family said” We are seriously worried when this assault happened openly inside the courtroom, a court which is the last hope of the masses. “Who knows what they might have done to him now that has been in their custody for months. Everybody can see now tha...
Osun State Governor Oyetola Presents N119.5 Billion Budget For 2020
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Osun State Governor Oyetola Presents N119.5 Billion Budget For 2020

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday laid before the State House of Assembly the 2020 appropriation bill put at N119, 550,401,040.00. Critical sectors like infrastructure, education, health, water and sanitation and agriculture top the list of allocations in that order. The 2020 budget, tagged “Budget of Restoration” was prepared with the sole aim of meeting the critical needs, yearnings and aspirations of the citizens in line with the state Developmental Plans, the governor said. On Expenditure, personnel takes N36,465,191,230.00 (30.50%); Overhead has N20,009,802,760.00 and consolidated revenue fund takes N1,200,000,000.00. Recurrent expenditure was put at N57,674,993,990.00 while the capital expenditure was put at N61,875,407,050.00. The breakdown of t...
Diego Maradona’s daughter raises concerns about her father’s health, says he’s ‘getting killed from the inside’
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Diego Maradona’s daughter raises concerns about her father’s health, says he’s ‘getting killed from the inside’

Giannina Maradona, the daughter of Diego Maradona has raised concerns about her father's health after posting that the football legend is 'getting killed from the inside'. The Argentine legend's daughter, 30, took to social media to make the comments, writing: 'He is not dying because his body has decided so, he is getting killed from the inside and does not realise it. 'I do not believe in the parameters of normal, but that is far from the reality of what he deserves. Pray for him. Please! Thank you!' Giannina, who was previously married to Manchester City star Sergio Aguero went on to say: 'Do you remember there was a zoo that allowed you to take photographs with a giant lion? 'You could go inside the cage and just about 'hug him'... They had him on pills, if not, it would be...
Governor Akeredolu’s Health Causes Anxiety In Ondo
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Governor Akeredolu’s Health Causes Anxiety In Ondo

Anxiety is mounting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, and other parts of the state over the condition of health of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who has been out of state for over a month. There are speculations by some that the Governor might be suffering from an undisclosed health condition, a situation which might be responsible for his several weeks absence from public sighting. It was rumoured that Akeredolu has gone for medical treatment outside the state, but his true state of health is yet to be ascertained. Issues bordering on Akeredolu’s health have continued to occupy centre stage in many discussions among residents of the state. The Governor most recently reported location is Abuja, where he was presented with an award by an NGO. The state commissioner for Infor...