Travel resumes across Europe

FRANCE, Germany and Switzerland on Monday allowed travel to resume three months after unprecedented restrictions were imposed in a bid to curb the coronavirus pandemic.   France reopened its borders with all... Read more »

COVID-19 kills Sen Osinowo, Lagos West at 64

A SENATOR of Federal Republic of Nigeria and former Lagos State lawmaker, Segun Olulade, has died at the age of 64. The lawmaker representing Lagos-East Senatorial district, popularly called ‘Pepper’, was inaugurated... Read more »

Experts predict year-ending availability of COVID-19 vaccine

…Italian minister signs vaccine production, distribution contract HOPE brightens in Europe as health experts from Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands move to dole out first free doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  ... Read more »

WHO cautions against further lifting of COVID-19 lockdown in UK

ENGLAND has been warned to take higher precautionary measures in their approach to lifting of COVID-19 lockdown as shops open in all parts of Briton after easing the lockdown.   WHO Director... Read more »

Lagos discharges 48 COVID-19 patients

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement he personally signed said on Sunday night 48 additional COVID-19 patients had been discharged from the state’s isolation facilities, the discharged patients included 38... Read more »

Fear of coronavirus returns in China

… Amid rise in new cases A FRESH spike in number of COVID-19 infection cases in Chinese has sparked anxiety across the country.   China has reported its highest increase in COVID-19... Read more »

Groups give Delta 70-bed isolation centre

ON THE 2nd of May the Nigerian Agip Oil Company and its Joint Venture Partners laid the foundation stone for the establishment of an Emergency and Infectious Diseases Hospital in Yenagoa, Bayelsa... Read more »

COVID-19: Concerns mount over looming blood scarcity in hospitals

THE Federal Government has expressed worries over the likely reduction in the quantity of blood available for hospital treatment nationwide due to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.   However, Lagos State... Read more »

Covid-19: NLC, TUC, NECA sign MoU on job protection

THE Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and the two central labour organisations, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at protecting... Read more »