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Christ Embassy To Build World Class Trauma Hospital On Lagos – Ibadan Expressway

LAGOS  SEPTEMBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Trauma Care International Foundation (TCIF) kicked off the construction of a world class multi-specialty hospital; the LoveWorld Medical Center. The special ground breaking ceremony which took place at the LoveWorld Crusade Grounds, Aseese, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Southwest, Nigeria, was well attended. The foundation embarked on this […]

NCDC Warns Of Second Wave Of More Devastating Coronavirus In Some Nigeria States

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that there is likely to be an even more devastating second wave of coronavirus in Adamawa and other states in the country due to the non-compliance to COVID-19 health guidelines. A technical adviser in the implementation of NCDC’s action plan in Adamawa State, […]

Nigeria Loses Over $373b In Covid-19 Lockdown-Study

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A study on the impact of COVID-19 lockdown on the Nigerian Economy by the Copenhagen Consensus Centre in conjunction with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) shows that the policy costs the country over $373.5 billion. The study revealed that moderate social distancing and school closures policies by Nigeria, […]

Health Chief Commends Africa’s Fight Against Covid-19

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has praised African states for managing to curb the spread of coronavirus. Africa has seen about 1.4 million cases and 34,000 deaths since February. These figures are far lower than those in Europe, Asia or the Americas, with reported cases continuing to […]

Buhari Approves Additional N8.9bn Covid-19 Hazard Allowance For Health Workers

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 10TH (NEWSRANGERS)-President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an additional N8.9bn as COVID-19 hazzard allowance to all medical health workers. The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha stated this at the PTF briefing in Abuja on Thursday. Mr Mustapha said procurement of personal […]

Covid-19 Hits Brazillian Football Star, Neymar, Three Other Players

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-PSG star Neymar has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, with the Ligue 1 club confirming that three players have contracted the virus.  The Ligue 1 champions and Champions League finalists did not name the players involved, but Angel Di Maria, 32, and Leandro Paredes, 26, are believed to be the other two […]

Ben Bruce Bother In-Law, David Hargett Loses Brother To Covid-19

LAGOS AUGUST 31ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Months after losing his wife to cancer, Senator Ben Bruce loses brother in-law to COVID-19 Months after losing his wife to cancer, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, has lost his brother-in-law, Dr David Hargett, to the dreaded disease, COVID-19. Ben Bruce shared the sad news on his Twitter handle on Saturday, August 29. […]

Fastest Man Alive, Usain Bolt Tests Positive For Covid-19, Self Isolating In Jamaica

LAGOS AUGUST 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Jamaica after last week celebrating his 34th birthday with a big bash mask-free. Jamaica’s health ministry confirmed late on Monday that Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and […]

Covid-19 Hits Lagos Health Commissioner, Abayomi

LAGOS AUGUST 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a press statement on Monday. The statement was titled ‘Press release on the positive COVID-19 Status of Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi’. The […]

COVID-19 Fall Out: Madagascar President Fires Health Minister

LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Madagascar has sacked its Minister of Health, Ahmad Ahmad as coronavirus spreads in the country. This is coming a month after Ahmad had a problem with the President for seeking outside help for coronavirus. Madagascar saw COVID-19 cases rise in July despite an official campaign to promote a controversial herbal drink touted […]

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