World swimming championships postponed to 2022

THE next swimming world championships, scheduled for summer 2021 in Japan, have been pushed back until May 2022 following the postponement of the Olympic Games, the sport’s governing body said Monday.  ... Read more »

Suicide bid: Three doctors fall from windows in separate instances in Russia

THREE frontline health care workers have mysteriously fallen out of hospital windows in Russia over the past two weeks, heightening public attention to the working conditions for doctors and medical professionals amid... Read more »

3billion people lack basic Coronavirus protection – UN Experts

AS NATIONS around the world fight the coronavirus pandemic with mass lockdowns and travel bans, UN experts warn that some three billion people lack even the most basic weapons to protect themselves:... Read more »

COVID-19: Mysterious deaths rock Jigawa

OVER hundred people are said to have died within the last ten days in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State.   The Special Assistant to the Local Council Chairman on Media,... Read more »

PTF mobilises 3,300 whistleblowers in Kano

THE Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 will engage about 3,300 informants to report suspected cases of coronavirus in Kano State.   The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the... Read more »

No COVID-19 cure in African traditional medicine – WHO

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has warned those that seek COVID-19 cure in traditional African medicine.   The international health agency gave the warning in a statement it released yesterday against the backdrop... Read more »

Workers resume in Anambra

WORKERS in Anambra State public and civil service yesterday resumed normal duties.   The resumption came after over one month partial absence that arose from the stay-at-home order introduced to fight the... Read more »

COVID-19: Navy suspends recruit training

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has announced the suspension of training of Batch 30 candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS) over the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.   The Coordinator,... Read more »

Osodieme donates COVID-19 palliatives to correctional centres

WIFE of the Governor of Anambra State and Founder of Caring Family Enhancement (CAFE) nitiative, Dr. Ebelechukwu Obiano has donated food items and other palliatives to the three Nigerian Correctional Service Centres... Read more »

Anambra holds first online Exco meeting

ANAMBRA State yesterday successfully held its bi-weekly Executive Council Meeting (EXCO) meeting online.    This is in furtherance of Gov. Willie Obiano’s social distancing measures in the fight to stop the global... Read more »

Mixed reactions trail compulsory wearing of face masks in Anambra churches

PEOPLE have reacted differently to compulsory wearing of face masks in Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.   Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano had during his 5th... Read more »

Health workers fault FG lockdown ease

MEDICAL and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has expressed mixed feelings on the decision of the Federal Government to ease the lockdown declared some weeks ago, as part of measures to... Read more »

Ekwunife urges Senate to step down 5G tech rollout

Senate begins work on health emergency bill THE Nigerian Senate today ordered federal government to step down the planned deployment of the 5G network in Nigeria until a proper investigation is conducted.... Read more »

Nigerian doctor leads COVID-19 vaccine research team in US

THE United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted US regulators the emergency use of the experimental drug Remdesivir, an antiviral vaccine which has now been found to be effective in... Read more »

Evacuation of Nigerians abroad begins tommorrow

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, yesterday stated that the evacuation of Nigerian citizens from COVID-19-burdened countries would commence tomorrow.  Though about 4,000 Nigerians have indicated interest to be evacuated from across... Read more »