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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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Manchester City’s record run unfairly overshadowing Chelsea form – Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte believes an impressive run of form for Chelsea has been unfairly overlooked due to Manchester City's record-breaking run.

Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

Alhaji Sarafa Tunji, a former Secretary to Ogun State Government and Minister of Mines and Steel Development has faulted the claims in some quarters that Islam is a religion of violence.

NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.

Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.