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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit against Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, and Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, over “their failure to account for public funds and other resources so far spent and used to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.” In […]

Nigeria is closer to being declared free of wild polio after completing the documentation for free status. The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria announced the progress made by the nation via its verified Twitter handle on Thursday. It described the development as historic for Nigeria, the African continent, and the Global Polio Programme in […]

The Cross River Government in partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have demolished suspected narcotics joints in Calabar metropolis. The demolition exercise, which was facilitated through the office of the State Security Adviser (south) to Gov. Ayade started at around 7.am on Wednesday morning within Calabar South […]

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria on Monday commenced a nationwide strike after the expiration of a 14-day ultimatum. The National President of NARD, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, had in a circular last week said the association found it necessary to take “the painful decision” following the inability of the Federal Government to meet […]

The Rivers State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has decried a lack of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, for doctors in frontline duty in the fight against COVID-19 in the state. NMA also disclosed that 22 of its members and 60 other health workers have tested positive to the virus in the state, calling for […]


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