Saturday, January 22, 2022

Health

Bayelsa State joins the world to mark AIDS Day

  By Our correspondent Every 1st of December is set aside to mark the World AIDS Day. It is a day to remember those who died from AIDS related illnesses and to offer support to those living with HIV.   Here in Bayelsa...

Media Urged To Report Issues On HIV/AIDS

  By Our Reporter Media practitioners in the South-South region have been urged to continue to give visibility to HIV/AIDS in their reportage particularly as there are many competing health issues in the country. South-South Zonal Coordinator of the National Agency for...

BYSACA Gets NACA Outstanding Award

The Bayelsa State Agency for the Control of AIDS, BYSACA has received an award in recognition of its outstanding performance to institutional systems strengthening and growth of the Bayelsa State HIV response.   Permanent Secretary, BYSACA, Dr Oluwatoyin Azebi who received...

NCDC announces five additional COVID-19 deaths, 176 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered five more COVID-19 deaths and additional 176 new infections in 11 states and the FCT. The NCDC made this known on its website on Saturday. It says the 176 new cases...

Abusive use of antibiotic causes offensive vaginal odour – gyneacologist

A gyneacologist, Dr Prosper Igboeli, has advised women to shun the abuse of antibiotic drugs for their own health benefit. Igboeli gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja Igboeli, Managing...

Kafanchan assault referral Centre records 77 cases in September – Manager

The Salama Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State, recorded 77 cases in September, the Centre Manager, Mrs Grace Abbin, has said. Abbin told our correspondent, on Friday, in Kafanchan, that out...

Kaduna State Govt. treats 12,251 malnourished children Official

The Kaduna State Government says it has treated no fewer than 12,251 malnourished children between January and August 2021. The State Nutrition Officer, Mrs Ramatu Musa, disclosed this on Saturday in Zaria at the end of a two-day third quarter...

NAFDAC gears up to tackle substandard packaged water in Kaduna –official

The National Agency for Food, Drug and Administration (NAFDAC) says it will intensify efforts at tackling issues of substandard packaged water in Kaduna, according to the agency’s state coordinator, Nasiru Mato. Mato told our correspondet in an interview...

NAFDAC cautions consumers on dietary product

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has implored consumers to stop using Miss Slim dietary supplement products. The agency gave the caution in a public alert with number 032/2021, issued by the Director General,...

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...
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Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti

For allegedly killing his septuagenarian mother, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a 35-year-old man, Abiola...

2023: Tinubu Visits Minna, Says IBB ‘Gave Me His Prayers’

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists...

Soludo rejects ‘His Excellency’ title, opts for ‘Mr Governor’, ‘Charlie Nwangbafor’

Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has rejected the title ‘His Excellency’, opting to be addressed as Prof Chukwuma Soludo. The governor-elect, however, directed that...

Kwara bans street begging, signs MoU with Hausa community

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has banned street begging in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for Social Development, Hon. Abosede Aremu, announced...