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World Health Day: Diesel, Electricity Crises Hamper Hospital Services

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As Nigeria’s fragile healthcare system struggles to recover from the effect of COVID-19, LEADERSHIP checks reveal that high cost of diesel and poor electricity...

Why husbands often die first, By Azu Ishiekwene

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My wife occasionally jokes that my stressful, high-strung lifestyle could mean I’ll die before her. I’ve hardly paid any attention, until recently. Three weeks...

Lassa fever kills WHO doctor, other in Benue

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Two people, one of them a medical doctor identified as Samuel Nyityo, have died of Lassa fever in Benue State. The other person is said...

2023: We must save our country, our humanity; By Kingsley Moghalu

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Nigeria has the 4th worst health care system in the world according to the World Health Organisation. We rank 168 out of 173 countries...

Ignoring COVID-19 will just perpetuate it, WHO warns

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As many friends and families consider whether to celebrate Christmas together, World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a reminder on Wednesday that “anyone who ignores...

COVID-19: Omicron spreading faster than Delta variant – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is now “consistent evidence” that the Omicron variant was outpacing Delta, as COVID-19 continues to account for...

WHO appoints Ayoade Alakija special envoy

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The World Health Organisation has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Ayoade Alakija, as the global health agency’s Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools...

Omicron: How politics infested a virus, By Dakuku Peterside

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Containing the spread and impact of Covid-19 is a herculean task for Africa and African governments. It is even more challenging when western countries...

Reps propose compulsory crèches in public, private offices, workplaces

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The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill seeking the establishment of crèche in government-owned and private offices, schools, hospitals and...

Up to 1 million COVID vaccines expired in Nigeria in November

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By Edward Mcallister and Libby George, Stephanie Nebehay DAKAR - Up to one million COVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have expired in Nigeria last month (November) without being used,...

FG faults British travel ban, alleges most infected travellers from UK

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The Federal Government on Sunday ruled out the possibility of restricting foreign travellers from visiting Nigeria despite travel bans on the country by Canada,...

Omicron: UK slams travel restriction on Nigeria, COVID-19 infection increases by...

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The United Kingdom on Saturday night announced the imposition of a travel restriction on citizens of Nigeria following an increase in the number of...

Omicron Hits Saudi Arabia, First Reported Case In Arab World

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It has been reported that Saudi Arabia on Wednesday confirmed the discovery of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron. The announcement is the first to be...

Canada detects 2 cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant from two travellers...

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Canada said on Sunday it has detected its first cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid in two people who had travelled recently...

WHO Certifies Nigeria For Vaccine Production

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Nigeria has received certification from the World Health Organisation to produce vaccines, The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control has confirmed. The...

COVID-19 vaccine: It’ll take three years to achieve target if… -Sanwo-Olu

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that it would take three years for Lagos State to achieve the desired COVID-19 immunity among residents unless the...

Chikwe Ihekweazu: Celebrating Nigeria’s COVID-19 dogged fighter, By Isaac N. Obasi

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In our last article, this column celebrated the ranking of Nigeria’s COVID-19 response as the fourth most successful in the world by the World...

Air pollution shortens Nigerians’ lives by over 3 years –Report

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Air pollution is shortening Nigerians’ lives by an average of three years and four months relative to what life expectancy would be if the...

Okonjo-Iweala Reacts To Ihekweazu’s WHO Appointment

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation has reacted to the appointment of the head of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),...

COVID-19 and Nigeria’s policy response: Celebrating WHO’s positive rating, By Isaac...

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The news report on 14 August 2021 by THE CABLE newspaper that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Nigeria’s response to COVID-19 as...