Chikwe Ihekweazu

Buhari names new DG for NCDC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new director-general for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). He is Ifedayo Adetifa,...

Ihekweazu gets WHO appointment, may quit NCDC as DG

THE World Health Organisation has appointed the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu as...
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Rivers State: Mixed feelings, vaccine hesitancy as odds against curbing COVID-19 spread

By Ann GODWIN CHINDA Okpara lives in Rumuekini, in Obio Akpor Local Council, one of the largest councils in Rivers...

‘I am well,’ NCDC debunks claim of DG’s quarantine over COVID-19 Virus

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has refuted reports that its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has been on...
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Health ministry denies fake Twitter account of newly appointed minister

THE Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) on Thursday denied a Twitter account @osagieehanire registered in the name of the...

World Meningitis Day: Not less than 50 deaths in Nigeria, 15 states affected, in 2019

AS today marks the World Meningitis Day, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is remembering the disease that...
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