Govt sanctions 27 foreigners and 62 Nigerians for COVID-19 travel breach

The Federal Government has announced sanctions for 27 foreigners and 62 Nigerians who recently returned from countries with high incidence of COVID-19 and who evaded safety protocols put in place for returnees from those countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, disclosed […]

Fufu seller confesses to mixing hypo, detergent and potash with cassava to make Fufu

Mr and Mrs *Tanimola* (not real names) residing in Oba-Ile, Akure recently bought Fufu (a starchy meal made from cassava) for lunch but few minutes after the meal, they developed stomach ache until they received medical attention. Then they remembered that the Fufu they ate was having strange odour and vowed never to eat it […]

Ogun State general hospitals to launch free Covid-19 rapid testing

The Ogun State Government is adopting a new strategy in the fight against COVID-19, with the introduction of Free Rapid Testing of residents in designated 10 General Hospitals. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker made this known during an interview with OGIS Correspondent in Abeokuta, saying efforts were in top gear to begin the testing […]

Ogun State govt promises to roll out universal healthcare provision

The Ogun State Government has said it is committed to achieving the Universal Health Coverage, through the provision of basic health care that will cut across all residents in the nooks and crannies of the State. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, gave the assurance in Abeokuta, while fielding questions from newsmen, on the […]

Ogun State govt to vaccinate pilgrims set for Hajj

Ogun State Government through the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (OGSMPWB) has commenced Vaccination exercise for intending pilgrims in readiness for 2021 Hajj. The 2-day event which commenced this weekend at the Board’s Secretariat Complex, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta was designed to make covid-19 vaccination available and prevent delays that may later arise with late vaccination. […]

Fibroids and infertility: There is a solution

Uterine fibroids are common and can affect fertility in many ways. They can affect whether sperm and egg meet, they can affect whether an embryo can implant, they can affect whether a pregnancy can continue, and they can affect the growth and positioning of the baby. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that form in your […]

COVID-19: Ogun State opens oxygen therapy centre

Ogun State Government says it has scaled up its preparedness to contain the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, just as it opened an Oxygen Therapy Center to avoid scarcity of the life-saving consumable. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, said the Oxygen Therapy Center which sits within the Infectious Disease Hospital, Iberekodo, Abeokuta, consists […]