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Nigerian minister tests positive for COVID-19

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Bello has tested positive for COVID-19.  His Chief Press Secretary Anthony Ogunleye broke the news in...

COVID-19: Why Nigeria slipped into fourth wave

ON Monday, December 20, the Nigerian government announced that the country had plunged into the fourth wave of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

How Nigeria lost nearly 300 working days to hospital strikes in eight years 

INCESSANT strikes by doctors and other health workers working in Federal Government-run hospitals in Nigeria resulted in loss of about 300 working days between...

Lassa fever kills doctor, pregnant woman in Nasarawa

NIGERIA has recorded two new deaths from Lassa fever. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a statement mailed to The ICIR...

UK removes Nigeria, 10 others from red list

THE United Kingdom has removed eleven African countries, including Nigeria, from its red list. UK’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid made the announcement in the House...

COVID-19, poverty worsening gender-based violence in Nigeria – SFH

THE Society for Family Health (SFH) has blamed economic downturns and biting effects of COVID-19 as major drivers of gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria. Addressing...

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SERAP drags FG to ECOWAS court over undisclosed loan spending

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I did it because I don’t like boarding school –Borno student who slit colleague’s throat

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Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

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