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California funeral homes run out of space as COVID-19 rages

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — As communities across the country feel the pain of a surge in coronavirus cases, funeral homes in the...

Covid-19: FG restricts 100 passengers from air travel

The Federal Government has placed travelling restrictions on 100 passengers, for non-compliance with mandatory protocol on tests upon arrival as outlined by the Presidential...

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...

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Cross River’s anti-grazing bill seeks five-year jail term for offenders

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade Anti-grazing bill sponsored by a lawmaker representing Ikom II State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly,...

Ex-ASUU president kicks against creation of new varsities

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi A former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, has said Nigeria doesn’t need new universities, urging the...

UNIJOS, OOU, IMSU named among varsities with 707,189 illegal admissions

JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, says the agency has uncovered 706,189 illegal admissions...

NBA, SANs say Lai’s response on #EndSARS report premature

Lai Mohammed The Nigerian Bar Association and some Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Wednesday criticised the response of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai...

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