COVID-19 Lockdown: ECOWAS Extends Closure

By Stella Odueme Omona. Niger Delta Reporters – 19-04-2020  The ECOWAS Commission has extended the initial period of closure of its offices on account of the COVID-19 pandemic to April 27, 2020. This follows the extension of the restriction of movement in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, Lagos and Ogun states by the […]

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4 Weeks After, Atiku Abubakar’s Son Yet To Test Negative For COVID 19

By Omona Richard Aaron Otonnah. Niger Delta Reporters – 18-04-2020 After four weeks in self-isolation, Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar has continued to test positive for coronavirus without symptoms.   Mohammed, 31 had tested positive for the virus on March 19 and subsequently moved to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, […]

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World Prematurity Day: Nigeria Ranks 3rd With 800,000 Preterm Births Annually – Association

Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President, National Association of Paediatric Nurses (NAPN), on Saturday said Nigeria ranked third with about 800,000 preterm births annually. Lawal disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja as the world commemorates 2018 World Prematurity Day. This year’s theme is: “Working together, partnering with […]

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