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COVID-19 stigmatization: More than 2,683 active cases fail to report for treatment — LASG

    Citing ignorance, fear of stigmatisation or preference for home care, the Lagos State Government has alerted that 2,683 COVID-19 active cases in the communities are yet to turn up for admission at the care centres.   The Commissioner for Health, Prof....

Abuja coronavirus Isolation Center now 100% full

  One of the Abuja Covid-19 Isolation Centers has declared a 'critical incident' because its care unit is completely full after a surge in coronavirus patients. A frontline official called the situation 'petrifying' and medics at the center must look for...
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NSITF MD, Executive Directors, others given the boot 

  The Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr Adebayo Somefun, has been suspended indefinitely...
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NNPC allays fears of fire outbreak on vandalized Lagos pipeline  

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has allayed the fears of Lagos residents of a possible fire outbreak from a vandalized point on its...

Breaking: COVID-19 fatality: Ondo State Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, dies 

  Two days after Ondo State Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu tested positive for Coronavirus, the Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, has died.   Adegbenro, who died at the...

Hushpuppi extradited to U.S. to face cyberfraud, identity-theft and money-laundering charges

    Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as "Hushpuppi" has been extradited from Dubai to Washington, DC to face charges of money laundering and fraud.   One Olalekan Jacob Ponle...

Covid-19 and the oil price slump in Africa: which countries will fare better?

  In Africa, the twin challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent drop in oil prices are affecting countries in different ways: net energy exporters...