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Minister hails Shell for donating cancer treatment machine

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has lauded the Shell Petroleum Development Company for donating cancer treatment machine, which he said would contribute immensely to the fight against cancer in Nigeria.

Federal govt to roll-out nationwide screening for cancers

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says the Federal Government has concluded plans to roll-out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers.

National Hospital Abuja now equipped to treat 100 cancer patients daily – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing succour for people suffering from breast cancer, while it has also provided screening equipment that are geared towards the prevention of the disease in the country.

Fed govt confirms six fresh cases of monkeypox as disease hits Abuja

The Federal Government has confirmed six fresh cases of monkeypox including one in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

Fed govt dismisses military involvement in monkeypox vaccination

The Federal Government has refuted insinuations that the military was vaccinating to spread the monkey pox virus nationwide.

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals

Monkey Pox: No cure, no vaccine, avoid eating bush meat – Princewill Chike

Rivers state government has activated its health rapid response team in all the major hospitals and health centres in the 23 local government areas of the state to be on the high alert due to the heavy human traffic between Rivers and Bayelsa state where the outbreak of the Monkey pox has been reported.

Monkeypox: Health ministry urges Nigerians to avoid eating monkeys, bush meat

The Federal Ministry of Health has advised Nigerians to desist from eating monkeys, bush meat and dead animals as doing so could make one susceptible to the Monkey Pox Disease.

Fed govt confirms outbreak of yellow fever

The Federal Government has confirmed a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Fed govt launches ‘Green dot’ family planning campaign

The Federal Government is to launch a new campaign, “Green dot”, to ensure that 7.3 million women have access to family planning.

Strike: Fed govt authorises hospitals to engage doctors on ad-hoc basis

The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors of Federal Hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum doctors, to augment the services of Consultants, pending the resolution of the ongoing strike by the resident doctors.

Fed govt establishes 6 sickle cell reference centres – minister

The Federal Government has established six sickle cell reference centres in six Federal Medical Centres (FMCs) across the country, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, said on Saturday.

Church attack: Fed govt may deploy more doctors in Nnewi

The Federal Ministry of Health says it has placed medical experts on standby to beef up services at the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, for worshippers injured in the Ozubulu church attack, should the need arise.


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China taking anti-corruption battle to public sector

China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.

INEC to release fresh timetable for Senator Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.

Senator Sani: There is civil, cold war in APC

The Senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has said despite the reconciliation undertaken by a leader in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, there is still a ‘civil and cold war’ within the party.

N-Power beneficiaries rally support for President Buhari, Governor Fayose in Ado-Ekiti

Beneficiaries of N-Power Scheme in Ekiti, on Saturday, staged support rallies for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Minister: Military will soon rescue abducted schoolgirls

The 110 schoolgirls abducted in Dapchi by Boko Haram insurgents will soon regain their freedom as the military is closing in on them.

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Fang Liu reappointed as ICAO chief

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has reappointed Dr Fang Liu of China by acclamation as Secretary General of the UN Specialised Agency for a second three-year term, beginning Aug. 1.

Botswana’s Ian Khama accuses Donald Trump of ‘encouraging’ elephant poaching

Botswana's President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies.

Imo guber: 20 lawmakers endorse Governor Okorocha’s son-in-law

Twenty out of 27 Imo state lawmakers, yesterday, endorsed governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu, for 2019 gubernatorial election in the state.

One killed as suspected herdsmen attack Kogi community

A middle aged man, Mr. Joshua Angulu Adejoh, was reportedly killed on Satirday while working on his farm at Abejukolo community, the headquarters of Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Plateau United bank on Kano heat to subdue Etoile Sahel in CAF Champions League...

Plateau United will be counting on the heat of Kano to subdue Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia and qualify to the money-spinning group stage of the CAF Champions League Sunday.