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Stakeholders embark on NCDs research among People Living with HIV

The International Research Center of Excellence (IRCE) at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and ISN Products Nigeria Limited have embarked on a...

Women with fibroids can experience painful sex- Gynaecologist

A Specialised Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu, says some women with fibroids can experience painful sex, painful mensuration and other devastating symptoms. Lewu, Team...

Nigeria discharges highest COVID-19 patients in one day as 829 recover

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday. The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the...

Nigeria now has 59 labs to test for COVID-19, 2 rapid test kits nears validation — NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there are now 59 laboratories with the capacity to test for COVID-19 across 29 states and...

Taraba Govt. distributes drugs worth N49m to primary health care facilities

The Taraba Ministry of Health on Thursday in Jalingo, commenced the distribution of drugs worth N49 million to primary health care centres spread across...

COVID-19 vaccine possibly achieved by mid-2021 — WHO

Widespread coronavirus vaccination could begin in the middle of next year, the chief scientist of the World Health Organisation, Soumya Swaminathan said. She expressed...

Osun records 17 new COVID-19 cases

Osun has recorded 17 fresh coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 263. Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the state’s Commissioner For...

Lagos Govt urges striking doctors to return to work

The Lagos State Government has urged striking doctors under its employment to suspend their three days warning strike and return to work. The State Commissioner...

Report doctors refusing to treat you for other ailments – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire tells Nigerians

Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, has asked Nigerians to report to the Ministry of Health any doctor who fails to treat them for...

Women’s eggs prefer some men’s sperm over others, new research shows

According to a new study, a woman's eggs may be selective towards sperm cells and prefer some over the others. The study carried out by...

60 percent of Kano deaths linked to COVID-19 – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria's Minister of Health, today disclosed that 60 percent of recent deaths recorded in Kano State have been linked to COVID-19...

WHO: How US cutting fund will affect Africa

President Donald Trump of United States has said he would halt World Health Organization (WHO) funding over handling of coronavirus outbreak. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEFccVqhu5k Trump announced Tuesday he...

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against cooking meat with paracetamol, causes liver and heart failure

Nigerians have been warned against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser while cooking meat and beans by the National Agency for Food and Drugs...

New NHIS boss unveils 3-point agenda

The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has unveiled a three-point agenda to reposition the...

Finance not barrier to children accessing effective healthcare in Lagos-   Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said finance would no longer be a barrier to children in getting proper healthcare servises in the state. The...

Nigerian Govt releases N360m for free contraceptives

The Federal Government has released a sum of $1 million (N360.5m) to procure contraceptives in a bid to better quality family planning in Nigeria, Prof....

4000 patients for free medical treatment in A/Ibom

A Non Governmental Organisation, Imabridge Africa, says no fewer than 4000 people will receive free medical treatment under its progamme in Akwa Ibom state. The...

Why Federal Govt must ban cough syrups– Expert

Dr Fatima Hassan, Pedeatric Consultant at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has called on the Federal Government to ban cough syrups in the country. She...

Experts says breastfeeding does not make breast sag or flatten

President, National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses, Mrs. Olubunmi Aiyedun, has cautioned women on the misbelief that exclusive breastfeeding will make their breast flat...

Cancer alert: Experts warns Nigerians on eating Suya, Boli

Experts have warned Nigerian against consumption of ‘suya and boli’. According to Prof Musa Borodo, the President of Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria President,...

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Teenager remanded over alleged defilement of 7-year-old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered that an 18-year-old teenager, Tobi Ogunrinde, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter, be remanded in...

Court remands man, friend for allegedly defiling his stepdaughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, ordered that a 50-year-old man, Paul Nnadi, 50 and his friend, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre,...

FG urges U.S. to support global effort to end COVID-19 pandemic

The Federal Government has urged the United States (U.S.) government to lend its full support to global efforts to eradicate Coronavirus (COVID-19) which has...

Ilorin, Calabar NCC’s Emergency Communications Centres ready for use

The Ilorin and Calabar Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs), built by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), are ready to be put to judicious use. The ECCs...

Lagos Assembly Service Commission promotes 103 staff

The Lagos House of Assembly Service Commission (LAHASCOM) has promoted 103 officers and urged OMMthe newly promoted management and senior staff to be good...
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