Sunday, September 26, 2021

Health

NGO provides medical treatment for 10,000 people in Bauchi

    A Bauchi state-based NGO, Mayaka Health and Education Mobilisation Association (MAHEMA), has provided medical assistance to no fewer than 10,000 patients in two years. Alhaji Aminu Abubakar, the Director-General of the association, made this known in an interview with our...

Covid19 origin tracing: Issues of science should not be politicized

  By Prof Tomori A prominent Nigerian virologist and Chairman, Expert review Committee on COVID-19 Professor Oyewole Tomori, has said that Covid 19 origin tracing should not be politicized. In a chat with with newsmen on the likely origin of the virus...

Enugu State opens COVID-19 vaccination centres in major markets, malls

 Enugu State Government says it has opened additional COVID-19 vaccination centres in major markets, shopping malls and public places. These are additional to the more than 100 conventional vaccination centres previously opened in the...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s infection rate hits 199,333 –NCDC

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country now has 199, 333 COVID-19 infections as at Friday Aug. 27 across all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. The...

Kogi govt procures advanced life support ambulances

 Kogi State Government has procured some sophisticated Advanced Life Support Ambulances (ALSA) to serve the people of the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Haruna Audu, disclosed this in a statement made...

NGO distributes dignity kits to vulnerable adolescent girls in Kaduna

The Hope for Communities and Children Initiative (H4CC), an NGO, has distributed 150 dignity kits to vulnerable adolescent girls in Kaduna. The Executive Director of the NGO, Mr Hadiza Umar, disclosed this in an...

Kaduna SEMA mainstreams nutrition in emergency response

 The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (Kaduna SEMA) says it is mainstreaming nutrition in its emergency response to reduce malnutrition among vulnerable group during emergencies. The Executive Secretary of SEMA, Mr Hassan Abubakar, said this...

Ebonyi Govt takes delivery of Moderna, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

The Ebonyi Government has taken delivery of 46,088 doses of Moderna and 10,616 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Daniel Umezurike, made this known on Monday when the National Primary...

NSOANP, Smile Train, Move to Stop Preventable Deaths in Nigeria

Worried by the occurrence of preventable deaths in Nigeria, the National Surgical, Obstetrics, Anaesthesia and Nursing Plan (NSOANP), in collaboration with Smile Train, has embarked on capacity building for nurses in the country. Experts...

TB detection in Kaduna increased 33% in 1 year – programme manager

The Kaduna state Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programme has disclosed that case detection for tuberculosis in the state rose to 5,878 in 2020 as against 4,404 in 2019, indicating a 33 per cent increase in one...
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Kwara: Three persons in NSCDC net for alleged money rituals

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara state Command, have arrested a...
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UNIPORT Alumni President Adokeme laid to rest

... He offered a stable leadership and required balance... Ag. President By Our Correspondent With encomium from local and international dignitaries including the Bayelsa State Governor,...

Allow market forces to determine naira value, not politics, ex lawmaker urges FG

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has urged the federal government...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor of...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor...