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As we gradually approach the full rainy season, it is no gainsaying that the effects of flooding on affected residents are unquantifiable and devastating. Sadly, the menace of flooding has rendered many people homeless. The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) had earlier warned many parts of the country are likely to experience flooding this year […]

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Muhammad Abdallah, says tramadol is a major catalyst for insurgency in the North-East. He noted that drug abuse increased during the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, adding that it is the country’s ‘real pandemic’. Abdallah stated this on Thursday while […]

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have agreed to interface with the Federal and State Ministries of Health to address the concerns of resident doctors in the country. This formed part of the resolutions of the governors at the 11th NGF COVID-19 teleconference held on Wednesday. In a bid to review the concerns of […]

Forty-nine health workers are said to have tested positive for COVID-19 in Enugu State. But despite this, the government says the health workers have continued to do their best in the prevailing circumstances to deliver on their mandates. On Monday the state confirmed 68 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total caseload to […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no state in the country is free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). NCDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this on Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The comment comes even as the NCDC is yet to officially report […]

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