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100 Women gets Fistula Operations in Maiduguri

Hundred women with Vesico Vaginal Fistula, VVF were on Thursday successful operated on as the North-East Development Commission, NEDC, and the Borno State government, flagged off on Tuesday a Free Fistula Repair Campaign Project, FFRCP in Maiduguri. The women had their Fistula repairs in successful corrective surgeries at the State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri at the […]

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Sanwo-Olu Reactivates Restrictions as COVID-19 Third Wave Hits Lagos

…Isolation Centres Filling Up Again, Says Governor …In-Bound Travellers Defaulting Isolation Protocols Risk Prosecution, Imprisonment Lagos State Government has raised the alarm of a possible third wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, following a sharp increase in the number of positive cases recorded in the last few weeks. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, imposed restrictions and […]

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Sanwo-Olu, Health Workers Receive First Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

•Deputy Governor, Health Commissioner Vaccinated •88 Centres Opened Across State for Vaccination The first jab of AstraZeneca Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine has been administered in Lagos State. The Incident Commander in the State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, kicked off the vaccine rollout programme after he got the first jab of the serum supplied by the Federal Government. […]

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Lagos receives Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Lagos State has received doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu while speaking at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation held at Police College, Ikeja. Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the […]

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Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Fully Equiped Primary Health Centre in Ifelodun LCDA

…As Lagos Council Boss Turns Dumpsite to Hospital …Governor Formally Opens Renovated Local Govt Secretariat Destroyed In Endsars Protests A state-of-the-art Primary Health Centre (PHC) was, on Saturday, commissioned by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Alaba-Oro, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Amukoko area of the State. The two-storey fully equipped healthcare facility is a […]

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We’ve not disqualified Nigeria or any country in Africa from accessing COVID-19 vaccines — WHO

The World Health Organization, (WHO) Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulomboo says the WHO has not disqualified Nigeria or any country in Africa from accessing COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility, but rather is supporting all countries to access vaccines as quickly as possible. Mulomboo stated this while reacting to the purported disqualification […]

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COVID-19 VACCINE: Lagos in Talks with Pfizer, other vaccine developers, targets 60% vaccine roll out

•Sanwo-Olu Reveals Lagos’ Plans Towards Ending Pandemic On Live TV Interview Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed the state government’s plan on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine rollout and the effort to bolster mass vaccination of residents in the State. Lagos, Sanwo-Olu disclosed, is aiming to achieve 60 per cent vaccine rollout when the vaccination […]