Tag: Ministry of Health

Panic as 100 students are hospitalised in Ekiti after inhaling “poisonous chemicals”

About 100 students of the College of Health Sciences and Technology in Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti state, were hospitalised on Wednesday, after reportedly inhaling chemicals used for a fumigation exercise in the school. The students, who were furious about the smell of the chemical and the instant effect on over 100[Read More…]

Kano records 65 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 547

Kano State on Friday confirmed that 65 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases had been recorded in the state. This was announced by the state’s ministry of health via its verified Twitter handle @KNSMOH. It said that the development had raised the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to[Read More…]

Breaking: Kano Govt announce an additional 12 new confirmed cases of Covid-19

The Kano State, Ministry of Health has announced an additional 12 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. Tanko Yakassai, media aide to governor tweeted the news early Thursday. He wrote, additional 12 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been announced this evening by the Ministry of Health @KNSMOH. The total number[Read More…]

21 Killed In Borno Cholera Outbreak

21 persons have been killed by the latest cholera outbreak in Borno State, with more fatalities coming from camps housing internally displaced persons. Ministry of Health had pegged the death toll at 14 during the weekend but revised it to 21 on Tuesday. “As of 4 September, 21 deaths have[Read More…]

From Laboratory To Theatre Attendants, Adamawa Hospital Owes 836 Staff 27-Month Salary

Some 836 hospital support staff in Adamawa have appealed to the state government to pay them their salaries, which have accumulated over 27 since they were employed. The staff comprised cleaners, security men, drivers, record keepers as well as laboratory and theatre attendants employed in 2014. The workers told newsmen[Read More…]

“It Was A Scare”- Nigerian Government Denies Reports Of Ebola Outbreak In Calabar

The Federal Government has cleared the air on the alleged outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Calabar, Cross River State. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Linus Awute, who made the clarification at a press briefing on Friday in Abuja, said the EVD scare in the University of Calabar[Read More…]