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Nigeria Records First Death From COVID-19

Nigeria Records First Death From COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded its first death from COVID 19 ( Coronavirus). According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the case was a 67-year-old male who returned following a medical procedure in the UK He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy. The former MD of PPMC Suleiman Achimugu […]

The Story Corner : Stubborn Goats

The Story Corner : Stubborn Goats

With all the drama going on in the world right now as per #COVID-19 and upon the preventive measures that different countries affected with this pandemic are taking to prevent the spread, some of our people, our Nigerian people have refused to hear word o. They have refused to listen to instructions. Ladies and gentlemen, […]

Teen Pregnancy Risk Rises As Schools Shut For Coronavirus

Teen Pregnancy Risk Rises As Schools Shut For Coronavirus

School closures due to coronavirus in West Africa risk exposing girls to sexual violence and unwanted pregnancy, experts said on Thursday, basing the warning on past experience with Ebola. Activists said countries should take preventative measures now, such as reinforcing sexual violence hotlines, making public announcements about the penalties for rape and using technology to […]

Women’s Rights: 25 Years Of Progress? Or Not?

Women’s Rights: 25 Years Of Progress? Or Not?

Nigeria has confirmed its second case of Covid-19 (coronavirus). The confirmation was done by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This was disclosed in a situation report released by the health agency on Monday. The case was not imported like the previous one but confirmed in one of the contacts traced to an Italian […]

ECOWAS Countries Require $50m To Battle Coronavirus

ECOWAS Countries Require $50m To Battle Coronavirus

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) yesterday said that about $50 million is required by West African countries to tackle Coronavirus. It said that amount will be used to create an ecosystem and put in place, critical personal protection equipment, laboratory supplies, communication and coordination strategies towards Coronavirus response. The Director-General of WAHO, Prof. Stanley […]

Garlic Cannot Cure Corona Virus – Learn More

Garlic Cannot Cure Corona Virus – Learn More

Although, garlic, a plant related to onion adds flavour to food and is capable of destroying harmful bacterium, the World Health Organization (WHO) have debunked the myth that it can prevent and protect people from the new viral infection. “Coronaviruses are a large family of (zoonotic) that cause illness ranging from the common cold to […]

No Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In SA – Minister Zweli Mkhize

No Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In SA – Minister Zweli Mkhize

There has been no confirmed case of the coronavirus in South Africa, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Mkhize and health officials from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) addressed the media in Johannesburg on Friday morning. At least 213 people have died in China and almost 10 […]