Health

Edo College Of Nursing Sciences To Be Affiliated To FD University, US

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has  received the letter of approval from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to commence training of nurses and midwives at the Edo State College of Nursing Sciences in Benin City, Edo State. Handing the letter over to Obaseki at the Government House in […]

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Resident Doctors Suspend Two- Month – Old Strike

    …To Resume Work On Tuesday   The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its two months old strike following the recommendations of the emergency delegates meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) held in Abuja yesterday (Sunday). The doctors suspend the strike following a communiqué which was issued and signed by […]


Nigerians Banned From Traveling For Evading COVID-19 Tests

    No fewer than 2,000 Nigerians and foreigners have been banned from traveling abroad and into the country for a year for evading the Coronavirus Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test at the country’s international airports. The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), on COVID-19 announced the ban in Abuja and the National Incident Manager (NIM), of […]


COVID-19: Edo Receives Additional 40,012 Doses Of Moderna Vaccines

    Edo State has received additional 40, 012 doses of Moderna vaccines from the Federal Government, as the state intensifies the second phase COVID-19 vaccination exercise to protect more Edo citizens from the deadly virus. Executive Secretary of Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (EDSPHCDA), Dr. Julie Erhabor, received the vaccines at the Benin […]


Obaseki, Shaibu, Others To Take COVID-19 Vaccine Monday, March 15

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki will, on Monday, March 15, 2021, take the COVID-19 vaccine, to flag off the roll out of the state’s vaccination exercise. The state received its allotment of the vaccines on Wednesday night from the Federal Government as the state government intensifies efforts to curb the […]


Edo Receives 81,080 Doses Of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

    Photo caption : State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi (middle) with other health officials, taking delivery of doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines at the Central Medical Store, in Benin City.     The Edo State Government has taken delivery of 81,080 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government. The state […]


Edo Receives Doses 0f AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines, Plans Local Rollout

  The Edo State Government has received doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for distribution in the state. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, said doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are in the custody of the state government, with the government finalising arrangements for its deployment across the state. Ogie […]


Ebola Resurfaces In DR Congo

  The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) disclosed yesterday disclosed that a new case of Ebola has been detected in Butembo, a city in North Kivu Province, where a previous outbreak was declared over in June 2020. The Butembo branch of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) confirmed […]


Edo Takes COVID-19  Enlightenment Campaign To Eateries, Public Cafes, Others

        The Edo State Government has intensified the campaign to inform and educate the public about the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, admonishing them to abide by the public health and safety protocols outlined to safeguard them from contracting the disease. The team of health workers, drawn from the Edo State […]


FG Receives Russian COVID-19 Vaccine

  Health Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has received samples of Russia’s controversial COVID-19 vaccine from Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin. In a statement on Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine by the Ministry’s Director of Information, Media, and Public Relations, Olujimi Oyetomi, the Russian envoy made the delivery during a visit to the ministry in Abuja. […]