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London-based Nigerian, Abimbola Ajoke Bamgbose, dies of liposuction in Turkey

By Megan Baynes The family of a British mother-of-three who died following liposuction treatment in Turkey are warning others about the risks of health tourism. Abimbola...

U.S. nurse tests COVID-19 positive after receiving vaccine

            An ICU nurse in San Diego, who had received Pfizer Inc. vaccine’s shot against COVID-19 on December 18, has tested positive for the virus.           Matthew...

Family planning, solution to demographic crises – AAFP

Chairman, Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), Dr Ejike Oji, has identified child spacing or family planning as the...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases approaching 2.03m

Addis Ababa (Xinhua) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,026,841, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Ogun Deworms 700,000 School-Age Children 

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta The Ogun state government yesterday disclosed that over 700,000 children would be dewormed at the annual school-based deworming programme across 14 Local Government Areas (LGAs)...

National Development: Organisation blames low usage of data for poor nutrition outcomes

The Nutrition Society of Nigeria has decried the low usage of data by stakeholders to enhance nutrition outcomes for national development. Speaking at the Pre-conference...

4 Million Nigerians Living With Diabetes, Ogun Health Commissioner ….Calls For Increased Awareness

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     The Ogun State government has joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2020 World Diabetes Day, calling on all stakeholders to...

Yellow fever claims 76 lives in Delta, Enugu, Bauchi States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is currently responding to yellow fever outbreaks in Delta, Enugu and Bauchi States, amid reports...

Nursing mothers should not breastfeed babies lying down, says Paediatrician

A Consultant Paediatrician at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State, Dr Odochi Ewurum, has warned on the dangers of nursing mothers breastfeeding...

Japan pledges more support for Nigeria

Japan has pledged to sustain its support for Nigeria especially in the health sector towards the development of the country.Mr Kikuta Yutaka, Japanese Ambassador...

Gov. AbdulRazaq commends community as Group donates Accident, Emergency unit to Offa General Hospital

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has commended the people of Offa for identifying with his administration, through self help projects and community collaboration in...

Foundation sensitises women on menstrual hygiene, distributes sanitary pads in Kaduna community

Arewa Youth Trust Foundation, on Sunday in Katanga community, Sabon Gari Local Government area of Kaduna State, sensitised women on menstrual hygiene and distributed...

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No fewer than 30 students were discharged from hospital as result of uncertain sickness which hit the Government Girls College (GGC), Sokoto. Dr Abdurrahaman Dantsoho,...

TMW – TNKAY Music Worldwide Set To Change Nigeria Music Industry

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A fast growing music record label in Nigeria, TMW- TNKAY Music worldwide is coming into the Nigeria Music Industry with a big bang, the label...

Lagos state govt to reward outstanding teachers, school administrators with 13 cars

      The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced that it would reward outstanding teachers and school administrators with 13 cars, to appreciate excellence in the...

53,000 poultry birds lost to avian flu in Niger – Official

        No fewer than 53,000 poultry birds have been lost to avian flu otherwise known as ‘bird flu’ in Choma village, Tafa Local Government Area...

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