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Yankari Games Reserve

Strange Deadly Illness Reported In Yankari Games Reserve

Please, Advice people not to go to Yankari games reserve in Bauchi state. There is currently an outbreak of a strange and yet to be identified disease that is claiming lives of those who visited within the last weeks. There [...]

September 6, 2019 Health issues
NMA outlines agenda for new health ministers

NMA outlines agenda for new health ministers

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has asked the new ministers of health to intensify efforts aimed at making primary healthcare services accessible to Nigerians. It’s president, Francis Faduyile, at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, set three tasks for the ministers. [...]

August 27, 2019 Health issues

Facebook to curb fake news using Yoruba, Igbo languages

Facebook says it will fight fake news on its platform using Yoruba and Igbo languages. Kojo Boakye, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos, that the two languages were in addition to Hausa [...]

August 15, 2019 Health issues
Yellow Fever Claims 16 Lives In Ebonyi

Yellow Fever Claims 16 Lives In Ebonyi

NO fewer than 16 lives have reportedly been lost to an outbreak of yellow fever virus in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Several other victims were receiving treatment at the Virology Centre and Iboko General Hospital in the [...]

August 10, 2019 Health issues
40% Of Doctors Unemployed In Nigeria —

40% Of Doctors Unemployed In Nigeria — NMA

About 40 percent of medical doctors in Nigeria are unemployed, Chairman, Federal Capital Territory branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, Ekpe Phillips, has said. Ekpe, a gynaecologist at the Nyanyan General Hospital said this in Abuja yesterday at a roundtable [...]

July 19, 2019 Health issues
Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn't Mean Much

Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn’t Mean Much

Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn’t Mean Much Expiry dates are dates noted in a product, especially consumable ones. Expiry dates are always found alongside Production Date of a product and it’s noted down [...]

July 13, 2019 Health issues
Nafdac

NAFDAC suspends implementation of new tariffs

The governing council of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has suspended implementation of its new tariffs. The implementation was expected to have commenced on June 1 but did not go down well with some [...]

June 29, 2019 Health issues
Yellow Fever

FG phases out old Yellow Card, replaces with new electronic version

The Federal Government has announced its plan to phase out completely, all old versions of Yellow Card and replace with a new e-Yellow Card with effect from Monday, July 1. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, [...]

June 29, 2019 Health issues
Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor Akeredolu Speaks On Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has again advocated for the importance and benefits of Indian hemp or cannabis sativa. Akeredolu made the call during a courtesy visit to his office in Alagbaka, Akure, the Ondo State capital by the [...]

June 21, 2019 Health issues
World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

BREAKING: World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

The world population hits 7.7 billion, the United Nations Population Division said on Monday. According to the World Population Prospect released by the UN on Monday, the medium-variant projection indicates that the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion [...]

June 18, 2019 Health issues
Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy (pic)

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy There is a popular adage that says “whatever that does not break us will end up only making us stronger.” Mr. Abiodun Orebela and his wife, Lola, from Ogun [...]

June 16, 2019 Health issues
Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack - Aide

Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack – Aide

Valentine Obienyem, media aide to Peter Obi, says the news making the rounds that his principal suffered heart attack is false. The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was reportedly admitted in a hospital in Anambra state and [...]

May 8, 2019 Health issues
Wecyclers

Wecyclers Wins €200,000 Prize In Waste Management

Wecyclers, a Lagos-Based waste recycling company founded by Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola in 2012, has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200,000 (N104 million) for its development work in Africa. Herve Lisoir, Coordinator Africa and Developing countries, King [...]

May 2, 2019 Health issues
El-zakzaky

El-zakzaky And Wife Need To Be Flown Abroad – Foreign Doctors

The foreign doctors who were allowed to run medical checks on leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, have disclosed that he needs to be flown abroad alongside his wife at the conclusion of their assessment. The foreign [...]

April 30, 2019 Health issues
Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

Government Warns Residents On Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state against buying ponmo (cow skin), being sold in some markets in the state.A statement by the Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Adeola Salako, said three persons [...]

April 29, 2019 Health issues
Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

The food vendors will join others in the preparation of meals for the public school pupils across the state. Programme Officer of the scheme, Mrs Olaniyan Kehinde, who stated this during an interaction with applicants at the O’MEALs secretariat complex [...]

April 22, 2019 Health issues
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Man Dies Two Hours After His Wedding In Plateau State

A man’s sudden passing just a few hours after his wedding his caused serious grief amongs his family and community members.  A 45-year-old man identified as Felix Rwang Danjuma, a native of Rim district in Riyom Local Government Area of [...]

April 21, 2019 Health issues
FG Rebuilds 4000 Healthcare Centres, Earmarks N14b For Facilities

FG Rebuilds 4000 Healthcare Centres, Earmarks N14b For Facilities

The Federal Government has rebuilt over 4000 healthcare centres (PHCs) across the federation in line with the10,000 rehabilitation target of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who spoke while opening the six-day medical/dental surgical [...]

April 8, 2019 Health issues

Eating Too Much Of These 9 Nigerian Foods May Kill You

Fufu is dangerous, Eba can kill you!! Doctors make shocking discoveries about some favourite Nigerian foods that can send you to early grave- Details can save your life While food is good for the body and necessary for survival, humans [...]

April 6, 2019 Health issues
life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years

NPC Puts Nigeria’s Life Expectancy At 52 Years

The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The Acting Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd Session [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues
Now that Buhari has won

Buhari orders reversal of State House Medical Centre to clinic

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the State House Medical Centre be reverted to a clinic so that it could function in the capacity it was originally established, the presidency said on Monday. The poor state of the centre has [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues
Isaac Adewole, as well as

Health minister, experts decry rising cases of Tuberculosis in Nigeria

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country’s productive workforce. Speaking in Abuja yesterday while launching a roadmap that [...]

March 26, 2019 Health issues
NAFDAC

We’ve sustained Akunyili’s legacy by wiping out fake drugs, says NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday said it has sustained the legacy of the late Prof. Dora Akunyili by working towards drug security in Nigeria. The director-general, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, at a media briefing to [...]

March 26, 2019 Health issues
white eyes

Four Ways To Get Clear White Eyes Naturally

Bright white eyes are a sign of good health and are very desirable as well, while tired, dull and bloodshot eyes can be as a result of fatigue, lack of sleep, long working hours, nutritional deficiency, excessive drinking, dehydration, smoking [...]

March 24, 2019 Health issues
National Dokpesi arrested in Abuja on arrival from Dubai medical trip

National Dokpesi arrested in Abuja on arrival from Dubai medical trip

Founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, was arrested yesterday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). AIT, which [...]

March 23, 2019 Health issues
water

Over 3.6m Nigerians in need of water, sanitation services —UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund has said over 3.6 million people lack access to potable water, sanitation and hygiene services in Nigeria. UNICEF’s  Representative in the country, Mr Mohamed Fall, made this known on Friday in a statement to commemorate [...]

March 22, 2019 Health issues
Bird flu

Bird flu hits Plateau, kills 3,900 birds

An outbreak of bird flu, also known as avian influenza, has hit Plateau State, killing at least 3,900 birds. The Chief Veterinary Officer of the state, Dr Spak Shaset, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos, that [...]

February 20, 2019 Health issues
Daura General Hospital will be converted to Federal Medical Centre, says Masari

Daura General Hospital will be converted to Federal Medical Centre, says Masari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, Daura in Katsina state, is set to benefit from the federal government in terms of health care delivery. Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has revealed that the Daura General Hospital is set to be a [...]

January 31, 2019 Health issues

President launches 2018-2022 National Strategic Health Development Plan

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched second National Strategic Health Development Plan from 2018-2022) to attain the Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria. He also unveiled the first phase of the N55 billion Basic Health Care Provision Fund in six states of [...]

January 9, 2019 Health issues
carbide

How fruits ripened with carbide kill Nigerians

Carbide kill Nigerians: For the family of the late Emmanuel Okwuke, banana and plantain have become forbidden fruits. No member of the family dares bring them home. This was after Emmanuel’s life was cut short after he consumed a bunch [...]

December 28, 2018 Health issues