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Hong Kong has been praised for its handling of the coronavirus crisis. It has reported no local case for two weeks and life is returning to normalcy gradually and cautiously in one of the world’s densest cities. Today, civil servants are returning to the offices after weeks of working from home. BBC reports say that […]

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria will come out of COVID-19 pandemic stronger. Professor Osinbajo made the assertion during his interaction at the 2020 edition of ‘The Platform’ which theme is “Nigeria’s battle against COVID-19”. He spoke specifically about how the country would transform the challenges caused by the pandemic into opportunities […]

The Joint Health Sector Wokers’ Union,JOHESU, wants government to develop a reliable template for the payment of hazard allowance for health workers in the post COVID-19 era. It frowned at NMA’s decision to present selective list of health workers who will benefit from COVID-19 hazard allowances, insisting that the entire value chain of health workers, […]

Over two hundred thousand Primary Health Care, PHC, workers are undergoing various trainings to curtail the spread of Covid-19 at the grassroots. The wMinister of Health,Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known in Abuja, at the National Training of Trainers on Primary Healthcare Workers Guide on COVID-19 outbreak preparedness and response. He explained that PHC workers […]

There is an urgent need to start gathering national data if Nigeria desires to move forward socially and economically. This is the submission of governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State while responding to a question on the digital edition of the PLATFORM, a Christian Centre socio-political programme. He said that data was a critical component […]

Military jets has flown over US cities to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death tolls. Residents of the nation’s capital, Washington, as well as Baltimore and Atlanta were treated to sights of the Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds arcing across the sky. Crowds turned out […]

As a gradual ease of the lockdown begins tomorrow, some Christians say that they are not deterred by the continued closure of worship centers. They said that it is the living that praise and worship God hence they would continue to praise and worship God in their homes. Radio one observed that many homes today […]

The Alliance on Surviving Covid-19 and Beyond, ASCAB, has called on government to start looking inwards to alternative medicine to treat Covid-19. The Alliance which is a coalition of civil society groups and labour Unions warned of the grave consequences of neglecting indigenous alternative medicine by public health administrators. Last week alone, Catholic Monks in […]

Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, Resource Center, Lagos, is demanding full disclosure from the CBN on all funds and material donations in respect of Covid-19. The organisation made the request inline with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. It wants the information with seven days. In the letter sent to the Governor […]

Corporate organisations should wake up and assist government in providing palliatives to indigent members of their host communities especially at this time of Covid-19. The advice came from Medlog Logistics while distributing palliatives to over two hundred residents of Oguntedo satellite town in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. The palliative is part of the corporate social responsibility […]

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