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Today's Headlines: President Buhari Makes New Approval; Ihekweazu Gets New Appointment At WHO

President Buhari Makes New Approval President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of $418 million in Paris Club refund-related judgment debts to six creditors, despite the objections of Nigerian governors to the legitimacy of the claims. Photo credit: Premium Times PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday exclusively obtained a finance ministry’s correspondence asking the Debt Management Office (DMO) to commence issuance of promissory notes to the creditors, the means of payment approved by Mr Buhari.

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Today's Headlines: President Buhari Makes New Approval; Ihekweazu Gets New Appointment At WHO

HEALTH

Opinion: Another Nationwide Lockdown Might Commence In Nigeria As NCDC Records 1,064 New Cases Of Covid-19

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,064 fresh cases of COVID-19 in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The public health agency made the announcement on Sunday morning via a post on its verified Facebook page. According to the fresh report, the agency, in the last 24 hours, recorded 13 deaths across the country.

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Opinion: Another Nationwide Lockdown Might Commence In Nigeria As NCDC Records 1,064 New Cases Of Covid-19

HEALTH

Breaking: President Buhari appoints Adetifa as new DG Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has today, Monday, September 6, appointed new Director General(DG) for Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), in person of Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa. Garba Shehu, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President confirmed the appointment in a statement issued today.

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Breaking: President Buhari appoints Adetifa as new DG Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

HEALTH

Why People Should Be Conscious Of Their Health, As Cholera Kills 2141 In 23 States.

Image: cnn.com It is no news that cholera has been claiming thousands of lives all over the world. And this has raised a moment of concern from health bodies especially the World Health Organization. And according to Daily Trust, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control has raised alarm over the increased rate of death in 23 states including the Federal-State Capital Abuja.

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Why People Should Be Conscious Of Their Health, As Cholera Kills 2141 In 23 States.

HEALTH

NCDC records 1,064 new cases of covid-19, active cases rise from 2,000 to 16,055 since June

The National center for disease control, NCDC has released a staggering figure on their daily covid-19 report. According to the NCDC's official social media handles, Nigeria recorded 1,064 cases of covid-19 and 13 deaths on Saturday, August 21. This brings the total number of active cases in the country to 16,055 - a huge difference in number since June, when it was just 2,000 active cases.

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NCDC records 1,064 new cases of covid-19, active cases rise from 2,000 to 16,055 since June

HEALTH

NCDC Boss, Ihekweazu, Appointed Assistant Director General Of World Health Organization

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the Assistant Director General of Health Emergency Intelligence. The World Health Director General by name Tedros Ghebreyesus disclosed this in a letter, stating that the appointment will take effect from the 1st of November, 2021.

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NCDC Boss, Ihekweazu, Appointed Assistant Director General Of World Health Organization

POLITICS

Opinion: What NCDC must do to all guests at Yusuf Buhari's wedding for violating Covid-19 protocols

Sahara reporters recently reported how a crowd of guests turned up for the wedding of Yusuf, the only son of the president, who got married to Zahra Nasir Beyero, the daughter of Emir of Bichi. The wedding was graced by dignitaries like governors and several other politicians, including the vice president, Yemi Osinbanjo.

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Opinion: What NCDC must do to all guests at Yusuf Buhari's wedding for violating Covid-19 protocols

RELIGION

Today's Headlines:Heed God’s directive Adeboye tells leaders, NCDC confirms 30 deaths, 459 new cases

Heed God’s directive, Adeboye tells leaders, Nigerians Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, and other church leaders prayed for the nation’s progress. The church leaders made the prayers at the inauguration of Prophetess Esther Ajayi’s Love of Christ ultra modern worship centre on Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Today's Headlines:Heed God’s directive Adeboye tells leaders, NCDC confirms 30 deaths, 459 new cases

HEALTH

NCDC Director, Chikwe Ihekweazu, appointed as the Assistant Director-General of WHO.

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has been appointed as the Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be in charge of Health Emergency Intelligence. Dr. Tedros, the Director General of the World Health Organization, made the announcement on Wednesday, September 1, he said Ihekweazu’s appointment will be effective from November 1.

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NCDC Director, Chikwe Ihekweazu, appointed as the Assistant Director-General of WHO.

CAREER-JOBS

Breaking: Buhari makes a new appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari had reportedly appointed Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to reports, Ifedayo will take over from Chikwe Ihekweazu, who has been given an appointment at the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Breaking: Buhari makes a new appointment

HEALTH

We Built Hospitals Across Nigeria To Contain COVID-19 - Buhari Tells World Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari today, Friday, told world leaders at the ongoing 76th United Nations General Assembly, that his administration built hospitals across the country, so as to fight COVID-19. Furthermore, the President assured the world leaders of the full support and cooperation of the Nigerian delegation, making it known to the world that his government had trained over 40,000 health care workers on the prevention of infections.

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We Built Hospitals Across Nigeria To Contain COVID-19 - Buhari Tells World Leaders

HEALTH

Babajide Kolade-Otitoju Reacts To The Death Of 1,178 Nigerians From Cholera

(Babajide Kolade-Otitoju/Photo Credit: Google) On the Thursday edition of Journalists' Hangout, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju, shared his thoughts on the NCDC's report of 1,178 deaths from cholera in Nigeria. Here's what Babajide Kolade-Otitoju said: "Cholera should not ravage our country to the point where 23 states record over 1000 deaths.

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Babajide Kolade-Otitoju Reacts To The Death Of 1,178 Nigerians From Cholera

HEALTH

Appointment of Dr. Chike Ihekweazu by WHO shows the quality of professionals we have in Nigeria

The Director of National Commission for Disease Control NCDC, Chike Ihekweazu has been appointed by World Health Organisation WHO, as the Assistant director-general of the Health Emergency Intelligence. This was disclosed in a letter signed by the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Gebhreyhesus. The letter reads

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Appointment of Dr. Chike Ihekweazu by WHO shows the quality of professionals we have in Nigeria

HEALTH

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 cases as NCDC registers 393 infections, six deaths

On Monday, the Federal Capital Territory led the ranking of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigerian Center for Disease Control reported 393 cases and six deaths linked to COVID-19. The agency, which disclosed the figures on its website Tuesday morning, said the additional infections were an increase from the 168 reported on Sunday, and that brings the total number of cases in the country to 202,191.

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COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 cases as NCDC registers 393 infections, six deaths

HEALTH

NCDC sensitises corps members on COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has sensitised the 202l Batch B stream 2 corps members on COVID-19, its causes, preventive measures and control techniques that can readily be used to combat its spread. The sensitisation lecture which took place on Tuesday, saw the team leader of the NCDC on camp, Mr Razak Fafioye address the members extensively on the COVID-19 disease and the harm it has done to the society.

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NCDC sensitises corps members on COVID-19

MILITARY

Today's Headlines:Minister Under Fire For Defending Repentant B/Haram, NCDC Gives Update On Covid-19

Photo Credit: Google Minister Under Fire For Defending Repentant B/Haram The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has been rebuked over his comment that repentant Boko Haram members cannot be prosecuted or killed. Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan described Mohammed statement as “a lie.”

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Today's Headlines:Minister Under Fire For Defending Repentant B/Haram, NCDC Gives Update On Covid-19

HEALTH

Opinion: Market, Schools, Churches, Mosques Should Be Shutdown By Buhari Due To Covid-19 Increase

According to data from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the number of COVID19 cases recorded in Nigeria on Friday reached 185,571, and 304 new cases were reported that day. The Friday results seen on the NCDC-verified website on Saturday morning showed that new cases were reported in 12 states and FCT on August 20.

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Opinion: Market, Schools, Churches, Mosques Should Be Shutdown By Buhari Due To Covid-19 Increase

ENVIRONMENT

Today's Headlines:Buhari approve review of 368 grazing reserve, NCDC announce 674 new COVID-19 cases

Buhari approves review of 368 grazing reserves in 25 states Photo Credit: The Cable President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of 368 grazing reserves across 25 states in the country. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said in a statement that Buhari gave the order, based on the recommendations of a committee chaired by Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the president.

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Today's Headlines:Buhari approve review of 368 grazing reserve, NCDC announce 674 new COVID-19 cases

HEALTH

COVID-19: Nigeria records 466 new cases and three deaths.

COVID-19 vaccine Three persons have died as a result of COVID-19 complications, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, while 466 new cases were reported on Friday. On Saturday morning, the NCDC confirmed this in a post on its Facebook page. According to the Nigerian News Agency, there were 466 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, down from 727 cases reported on Thursday.

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COVID-19: Nigeria records 466 new cases and three deaths.

HEALTH

The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) Confirms 188,880 Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that the number of Covid-19 infections as of Wednesday stood at 188,880. Photo Used To Illustrate It was confirmed that an additional 637 infections and seven deaths were recorded on Aug. 25. The NCDC confirmed this through their verified website on Thursday.

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The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) Confirms 188,880 Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria