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Centre inducts Aisha Buhari, Kudirat Abiola, others into Nigerian women Hall of Fame

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) has inducted the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame. The centre...

Traditional ruler turns palace to Clinic to save women, children in Kaduna

Malam Abdullahi Ubangida, Village Head of Kangimi-Ubangida, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has turned his palace into a clinic to reduce maternal...

Anambra: CMD begs striking doctors to return to work, urges more negotiations

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku, Awka has appealed to its doctors on strike to end the strike and return to...

Lagos Govt uncovers plot to disrupt ongoing Polio vaccination- Official

The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing...

EFCC Arrests Health Ministry Officials over E-yellow Fever Travel Card Racketeering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  Benin Zonal Office, on Tuesday May 14, 2019 arrested four officials of Port Health Service of the Federal  Ministry...

Upgrading Nigerian hospitals will reverse medical tourism – Gen. Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd.) Thursday said that upgrading and funding of Nigeria's health institutions will reverse the burden of medical...

Malaria cases distracting us from our primary duties – UBTH CMD

Prof. Darlington Obaseki, the Chief Medical Director of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), says the influx of patients with minor cases of...

1 in 10 patients get avoidable infection while receiving care – Expert says

On Hand Hygiene Day, Dr Nubwa Medugu, Consultant  Pathologist, with the National Hospital Abuja, says one in every  ten patients get avoidable infection while...

FG to spend over N1bn as compensation for codeine seizures — NAFDAC boss

Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the Federal Government would pay more than...

UNICEF says Nigeria accounts for 4m un-vaccinated, under-vaccinated children globally

The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says Nigeria accounts for no fewer than four million un-vaccinated and under-vaccinated children globally. Dr Ibrahim Ali-Mohammed,...

21.1m children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly on average — UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010...

53.37 % Pay Rise: SSAUTHRIAI Demands N8.32 Billion Arrears

…condemns killings, wants security strengthened   The Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) has demanded from the Federal Government...

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Bauchi to build 4000 houses, roads infrastructural development – Musa Azare

From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi Bauchi State Government has reiterated its commitment to build additional 4000 houses in addition to the ongoing building 2500 as part...

Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Invictus Group CEO, Obiwanne Okeke’s N235.4m

Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N235, 451, 969.89(Two...

Court Remands Alleged Facebook Hacker in Prison

Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has remanded one Vincent Harrison Chukwuemeka, an alleged serial Facebook...

EndSARS: Bauchi panel receives 10 petitions against police

From Ali Galadima,  Bauchi The Bauchi state judicial panel of inquiry set up by the state Governor Bala Mohammed to investigate human rights abuses by...