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CORONAVIRUS: ELEVEN STATES, FCT SHUN CHLOROQUINE CLINICAL TRIAL –NAFDAC

  Weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control approved the use of chloroquine for the clinical trial treatment of the coronavirus disease, states affected by the wide-spreading virus have yet to signify interest to embrace the initiative, Saturday the news man has learnt. The Director General of the agency, Prof Mojisola …

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Chinese medical team to arrive in Nigeria soon — Health minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, said that Chinese doctors, nurses and medical experts would arrive in Nigeria in a few days to assist in the fight against COVID-19. The minister said this during a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. Cases in Nigeria have reached 210 as …

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COVID-19: Minister refuses to disclose drugs used in treating patients

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, says he will not disclose the name of the drug used in treating COVID-19 patients, some of whom have already been discharged. Ehanire said this during the daily briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Friday. The minister said the most important thing was that people were getting treated. …

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‘What gave me courage to marry two women same day’

A 35-year-old farmer and councilor representing Iwogu ward in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Ibrahim Kasimu Oboshi, also known as Ogah, has married two young women on the same day. He married Nazira Dahiru Ozegya and Rabi Isyaku Akose on March 28, 2020. Speaking exclusively to Daily Trust Saturday, he said, “I am an …

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Nigeria Can Now Test 1,500 People A Day For COVID-19, Says Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria now has the capacity to test 1,500 people a day for coronavirus (COVID-19). The Minister made the comment at Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. “With the expanded national case definition and addition of two new laboratories to test for COVID-19 …

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Soldier ‘Kills’ Man Amid COVID-19 Lockdown In Delta

An unknown soldier has reportedly shot an unidentified young man dead in Delta State, south-south Nigeria, the police in the state have said. The incident occurred on Thursday at Ugbuwangue community in Warri South Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, on the second day of the lockdown directive issued by the state governor, Ifeanyi …

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A man has been killed in Delta state for disobeying restriction order

An unknown soldier has reportedly shot an unidentified young man dead in Delta State, south-south Nigeria, the police in the state have said. The incident occurred on Thursday at Ugbuwangue community in Warri South Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, on the second day of the lockdown directive issued by the state governor, Ifeanyi …

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