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Polio Virus may resurface in Nigeria – UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the Wild Polio Virus (WPV)may resurface if adequate measures are not taken.Elizabeth Onitolo, the UNIEF Communication for Development Specialist, stated this at the opening of a three-day media...

Kano food poisoning: NAFDAC apprehends merchants of dangerous chemicals

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has apprehended the merchants of dangerous chemicals used in food and drinks supposedly to enhance taste that killed three people in Kano. The...

WHO, Yobe Govt train 40 doctors, nurses on clinical management of rape survivors

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has partnered with the Yobe government for the training of 40 doctors, nurses and midwives on clinical management of rape victims. Mr Muhammad Shafiq, the WHO Emergency Manager, Health...

Nepal To Start Vaccination Of Citizens From April 7, Using China Vaccines

The 800,000 doses of the China manufactured vaccine - Vero Cell- against COVID-19 infection will be administered to the frontline workers as well as those involved in trans-Himalayan trade activities Nepal will start its...

Medical Women Association tasks pregnant women on regular diabetes screening

The Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) has urged pregnant women in the country to go for regular screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) while doing  their anti-natal. Our correspondent reports that the the association...

World TB Day: NTBLCP sensitises community

The National Tuberculosis and Leprocy Control Programme (NTLCP) held a medical outreach to create awareness about Tuberculosis (TB) in Lugbe community of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NTLCP, in collaboration with other partners, conducted...

COVID-19: No recorded adverse effect to AstraZeneca vaccine in Nigeria – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has not received any official report of serious adverse effects from the  215, 277, people who have received the first doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines. The NPHCDA Executive Director, Dr...

COVID-19: About 122,000 persons get AstraZeneca vaccines

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 said about 122,410 persons have been vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccines. Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency ((NPHCDA), said this while...

COVID-19: PTF insists AstraZeneca vaccine is safe for Nigerians

The Presidential Tasks Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has insisted that Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe for Nigerians despite the growing global concerns over possible side effects. The National Incident Manager (NIM) of the PTF...

Kano govt. confiscates suspected fake antimalarial drugs

Kano State Ministry of Health’s Task Force Committee on Fake Drugs, has confiscated suspected fake antimalaria drugs worth over N2 million. A statement by the Information Officer of the Ministry, Mrs Hadiza Namadi, on...
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FG denies printing N60bn to support March allocation

The federal government on Wednesday, denied the claim by the governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki, that...
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Governors reject Buhari’s Executive Order

State governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors Forum NGF has rejected the Executive Order 10 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari for...

Polio Virus may resurface in Nigeria – UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the Wild Polio Virus (WPV)may resurface if adequate measures are not taken.Elizabeth Onitolo,...

EFCC arrests ex-Gov Okorocha

A former governor of Abia State and the senator representing Imo West senatorial districts Chief Rochas Okorocha, have been arrested by the...

China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China's rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty.This was contained in...