WHO names Nigerian centre as African reference laboratory for genome research

“The African Centre of Excellence for the Genomics of Infectious Disease has been named one of the regional repository and bioinformatics centres by the WHO and Africa CDC to provide sequencing, data analysis and other technical support services to the countries where they are located as well as to neighbouring countries and countries in their sub-regions.”

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COVID-19: PDP demands suspension of ATM, mobile transfer, electricity charges

“The party made the call in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday in Abuja. It stated that the suspension of such charges should be part of the panacea to ease the burden on poor Nigerians during the lockdown.”

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