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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Empowering Children to stem the tide of the Coronavirus in Lagos, Nigeria

To prepare communities to protect themselves from the coronavirus,United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting socialmobilisation efforts by the Lagos State GovernmentMAIDUGURI, Nigeria, March 26, 2020/ — Thirteen-year old ElizabethOgunsanya is not happy with the temporary closure of schools in Lagos,Nigeria. The closure is meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus(COVID-19) in Nigeria’s bustling […]

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Nigeria Commemorates 2020 World TB Day while responding to COVID-19 outbreak

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 25, 2020/ — Nigeria’s Minister of Health, DrOsagie Ehanire, during a Press briefing to commemorate the WorldTuberculosis (TB) Day, also emphasized the need to swiftly contain thespread of COVID-19 virus in the country. The commemoration this year is masked by the raging COVID-19 pandemicand the minister used the opportunity of the Ministerial […]

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Nigeria: COVID-19 Cases On the Rise

(Abuja) – The Nigerian government should ensure that its response to the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in respect for human rights by ensuring access to standard health care services, clean water, and other basic necessities to the most vulnerable communities, Human Rights Watch said today. The services should be available on an equitable basis to […]