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NLC To FG: Invest In Health, Education To Boost Productivity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday said the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the huge funding gap in two critical sectors of health and education. President of the Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba therefore urged both federal and state governments to invest more in health and education so as boost productivity of her workforce. Wabba who was […]

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US health chief sceptical of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine claim

United States health chief on Wednesday expressed scepticism about Russia’s claim of developing the world’s first safe coronavirus vaccine, pointing to the lack of data from its initial trials. Moscow said Tuesday its vaccine offered “sustainable immunity” against the virus, but Western scientists have previously raised concerns about the development speed of Russian treatments, suggesting […]

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Ministry of Health spent N20k per face mask, Civic Hive alleges

Civic Hive, a non-governmental organisation from BudgIT, has described the amount spent by the Federal Ministry of Health to procure face masks as alarming. It alleged that the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, especially face masks, carried out by the Federal Ministry of Health, was questionable as the prices […]

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Real Madrid legend, Iker Casillas announces his retirement after a health scare

The World Cup-winning goalkeeper has decided to hang up his gloves after suffering a health scare and exploring options away from the field. Iker Casillas has officially announced his retirement at the end of a 22-year playing career, with the legendary Real Madrid goalkeeper hanging up his gloves at the age of 39. The World […]

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Dance legend Kaffy is working towards health insurance for Nigerian dancers

<p class=""> Kaffy is also launching mental health support for Nigerian dancers. </p> <h1>Dance legend Kafayat Shafau-Ameh popularly known as Kaffy through her Kreative Arts Foundation for Youths (KAFFY) Foundation is working together with stakeholders to bring health insurance to Nigerian dancers following the spate of health challenges leading to the loss of lives among […]

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Viral Video Castigating Buratai: Uncertainty over health status of detained Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini

Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja There is uncertainty concerning the health status or otherwise of detained Nigerian Army soldier, Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini, arrested for berating both the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin over their handling […]

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COVID-19 will also spread more to rural areas, be ready – Health Minister tells Nigerians

The Federal Government has warned that COVID-19 will spread more to rural areas across the country. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, who said this on Monday at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, urged Nigerians to be ready for the pandemic. He also said that the FG’s […]

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COVID-19: Labour-Civil Society decries shortage of health workers at Jericho Hospital

…urges Oyo govt to pay special allowances of front-line workers By Adeola Badru The Oyo State chapter of Labour-Civil Society Situation Room, yesterday, decried shortage of health workers in the state and particularly at the Jericho Chest Hospital, Ibadan. The Oyo State Chairman, National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Dr. Adeyemi Samuel Oladele, who […]

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Nigeria Commissioners For Health Forum gets new acting chairperson

Mrs Edu, a medical doctor, has been the vice chairman of the forum. The post Nigeria Commissioners For Health Forum gets new acting chairperson appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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A New HBO Documentary “The Weight of Gold” examines the Mental Health Challenges of Olympians

The Olympic Games which create an avenue for fun and representation of great sportsmanship were eventually postponed this year due to COVID-19 – the first in its history. In a time period when the 2020 Tokyo Games were to be on-going, HBO has released a new documentary, “The Weight of Gold,” which explores the mental […]

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JUST IN: Benue State Commissioner For Health Resigns

The Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Sunday Ongbabo has resigned of his appointment. Dr Ongbabo who is also the Secretary of the State COVID-19 Response Committee resigned his appointment on Wednesday. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Terver Akase said Governor Samuel Ortom a short while ago […]

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