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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...

EU-UNICEF upgrade 18 Primary Health Care centres in Bauchi State

The EU-UNICEF partnership has upgraded 18 Primary Health Care centres in Bauchi State to referral centres.Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Executive Chairman Bauchi State Primary Health...

India’s coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 with no sign of an end

Reuters) India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak...

Anambra ranks top in efficient healthcare system in Nigeria

Anambra has emerged as the state with the most efficient healthcare system in Nigeria, closely followed by Osun, Ogun, Lagos and Rivers, a study...

153 new cases of COVID-19 take Nigeria’s total to 59,127

Nigeria’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reached 59,127, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), recorded 126 new infections in the country.The NCDC made this...

Centre tasks government on national policy for older people

The Centre for Rural Development and Community Transformation (CERUDECT) has advised the Federal Government to formulate a national policy on the care and welfare...

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ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG increases payment to N70bn

Adelani Adepegba,AbujaThe Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call off its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities...

Argentine prosecutors probe Maradona’s death

Argentine prosecutors were investigating Friday the circumstances surrounding the death of Diego Maradona and whether it could have involved medical negligence, judicial sources said.“There...

Iran accuses Israel of scientist assassination, vows revenge

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a “mercenary” for the US in carrying out the assassination of Tehran’s...

Blatter, Platini probe shifts to fraud accusation

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being investigated for “fraud” and “breach of trust” in Switzerland, a source...
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