Containing Covid-19: NHIS Orders Prompt Services, Pays Second Quarter For Enrollees

As a way of safeguarding the lives of patients as the covid 19 pandemic rages on, the national health insurance scheme NHIS has issued guidelines to the HealthCare Facilities (HCFs) and the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) on certain actions to be taken towards protecting the interests of the enrollees in the current situation. The guidelines includes: enrolees must enjoy prompt and effective healthcare services inspite of general restrictions and outright lockdown in certain parts of the country. This guidelines was contained in a statement signed by Head, Media & Public…

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Covid-19: Upgrade Laboratories In Nigeria, Increase Incentives For Health Professionals CNP Tells FG

The College of Nigerian Pathologists (CNP) has urged governments at all level to prioritize working material and welfare of health professionals who are at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus in Nigeria. It calls on the government to allocate part of the covid-19 budget for upgrading of laboratories across the country The CNP president professor Philip Olatunji raised the concern in a statement to address the inadequacies in the ongoing measures deployed by government to contain çovid-19 Professor Olatunji says ”those in the frontline must be fully supported and…

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Covid-19: Tips On How To Work From Home

Make sure you have what you need to work remotely By Kim Lyons If you’re starting to work from home or just got a remote position, you’re probably looking forward to not spending time on a frustrating commute and staying in your pajamas until noon. Enjoy that for the first day or two! But if you’re planning to work from home for an extended period of time — or permanently — there are a few ways to make sure you can be productive at your job while still enjoying the…

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Abuja records another covid-19 case

The Federal government has announced another case of coronavirus case in the FCT. The confirmation of the fresh one case is coming 24 hours after the the city record three cases. The Nigeria centre for disease control NCDC in their verified twitter handle said ” One new case of #COVID19 has been confirmed in FCT, Nigeria As at 11:00 am on the 22nd of March, there are 27 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Of the 27 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged with no death.” Spread the love

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Nigeria Records 3 more new cases, makes confirm cases to 25

A day after confirming 10 fresh cases of coronavirus in Abuja and Lagos,  the Nigeria centre for disease control NCDC has early on Sunday confirm 3 new cases of Covid-19 in the country. The agency in its twitter handle says; “Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in #Nigeria. As at 06:45am on the 22nd of March, there are 25 confirmed cases of #COVID19 recorded in Nigeria. Of the 25 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged, with no death.” Spread the love

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Zamfara: PDP insist Supreme Court can not reverse self

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday vehemently insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election matter. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this as the firm position of the party after a crucial meeting with critical stakeholders from Zamfara state, in Abuja, on Saturday. Ologbondiyan said the PDP stands by its earlier statement in which it raised alarms that the APC was behind the insupportable agitation that…

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FG shuts Lagos, Abuja airports Monday Over Coronavirus

The Federal Government says the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut effective Monday, March 23. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu. The closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and Abuja airports is in addition to the three other international airports in Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt shut for flight operations on Saturday. Nuhu said the closure would last till April 23, adding that emergency and essential flights…

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Covid-19: Federal Government Stops Trains services nationwide

NRC STOPS ALL PASSENGERS’ TRAINS SERVICES The Federal government has announced the stoppage of all passengers trains services in the country. The Board and Management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation NRC made this known in a press statement Saturday by  the NRC Deputy Director Public relations Yakub Mahmood who said “board and management have decided to stop all passengers’ trains operation as from Monday 23th March 2020.” The statement added that is is  in view of the report of the already known CoronaVirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. Nigeria has…

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Covid-19: Stakeholders task FG on timely, full release of health budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to ensure the timely release of the budgetory allocations to health in full irrespective of dwindling oil prices due to coronavirus The chairman, National Advocates for Health, NAH, Professor Oladapo Ladipo, made this known in a statement in Abuja Professor Ladipo said the federal government needs to be committed to providing total allocation made for basic health provision fund, BHCPF, of N44.50 billion and N46 Billion allocated for the Health Capital Budget. That the importance of the health capital budget has a significant component…

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Nigeria’s Health ministry confirms 10 new cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria’s Federal ministry of health has confirmed 10 new cases of Covid_19 in the country. The minister of health Dr. Osagie Ehanire confirmed this in a statement made available to ITV news through our health correspondent Joseph Kadiri. The minister Says among the 10 cases, 3 in Abuja the nation’s capital while seven in Lagos. The statement says the ministry and the Nigeria centre of Disease control NCDC is working with University of Abuja teaching hospital Gwagwalada on the three cases. Saturday’s coronavirus cases are the first to be…

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