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COVID-19 lockdown: Lagos Govt. issues fresh guidelines to public transport operators, commuters

…the driver and other individuals on such vehicle must always use face marks and an alcohol-based hand sanitizers. By NAN The Lagos State Government on Thursday issued fresh guidelines for public transport operations in the state as part of the controlled measures to ease the lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Read more

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Coronavirus Updates Health International

COVID-19 Trial Drug: REMDESIVIR proves effective for treatment of coronavirus

…study led by the US National Institute of Health showed that the drug shortens the time it takes for patients to recover by four days on average, and it is the first drug to pass such a strict test against the virus. The US National Institute of Health on Wednesday said that an experimental drug, Read more

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It’s against the norms to publish beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives – Minister

Nigeria’s minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said the ministry cannot publish the names of beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives saying it is against the norms to do so. Umar Farouq, speaking on Wednesday during the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19, said it is against “human dignity” to Read more

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Zenith Bank records improved gross earnings of N166.8 Billion in Q1 2020

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31 2020, with gross earnings rising by 6% from N158.1 billion in March 2019 to N166.8 billion. From the unaudited statement of account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, this top-line growth was Read more

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[PHOTOS] When Erelu Adeola’s Orisile Humanitarian Foundation extended palliative to Ota residents amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Lukman Omikunle Erelu Adeola founded the Orisile Humanitarian Foundation in honour of her late grandfather, Alhaji Salawudeen Orisile, who was known to be a cheerful and selfless philanthropist in his lifetime. Ace broadcaster, Alhaja Kafayat Adeola Orisile, the Erelu Afedsewa of Oruba –Otta, Awori land, Ogun State, in her resilient quests to serve humanity Read more

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Coronavirus affects kidney, blood – Prof. Abayomi warns

“The common denominators are diabetes, hypertension, and underlying immunological problems. Obesity is also a possible risk factor.” Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has disclosed that the COVID-19 disease is disastrous to the kidney and the blood. The commissioner, who appeared at the Arise News programme as a guest on Wednesday warned that Read more

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Coronavirus Updates Health International

COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by September – Pfizer

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said there are about 20 different potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in development. An American biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has said its vaccine for COVID-19 could be ready for emergency use by September. The company, on Tuesday, said it will begin testing of the experimental vaccine in the US next week. This Read more