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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...

NCDC reports 160 new COVID-19 infections in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 160 fresh Coronavirus infections in the country.The NCDC disclosed this on its official twitter handle...

Poor budgetary allocation threatens survival of 18,355 malnourished children in Kaduna – Group

Journalists reporting developments in the nutrition sector in Kaduna State, say poor budgetary allocation is threatening the survival of 18,355 Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM)...

Kaduna 2021 budget: N579.2m allocated for drugs, consumables inadequate says citizens

The citizens of Kaduna State said on Saturday that the N579.2 allocated for the procurement of drugs and other consumables by the Kaduna State...

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen ambush, shoot woman in Ogun

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A woman, Morenikeji Salami was attacked in an ambush by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Oru - Awa road in Ijebu North Local Government...

NDLEA proposes drug test for university students, security agencies, govt. appointees

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), says it will seek government approval to conduct drug tests on tertiary institutions’ new students, security agencies’...

2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

            Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition. Ortom made the clarification in a...

FMC MD threatens court action over alleged defamation

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       The Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu has threatened to sue the management of Global Excellence magazine...

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