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Meningitis kills four in Niger

Niger State has recorded thirty one cases of meningitis with four of them clinically confirmed dead as a result of the disease.

Minister Isaac Adewole blames state govts for Lassa fever spread

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, on Monday blamed poor preparation and tardiness by state governments for the current spread of Lassa Fever and other public health challenges in Nigeria.

Borno govt spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects

The Borno State Government says it has spent over N8 billion on reconstruction and rehabilitation of health facilities destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the state.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

Two soldiers slump at Armed Forces Day parade

Two soldiers on Monday slumped at the 2018 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State.

Kebbi govt purchases N300m worth Ultra Sound machines

To save lives of pregnant women and unborn babies, the Kebbi State Government has purchased Ultra Sound Machines worth over N300 million which are expected to be shared among the 14 General Hospitals in the state.

Yobe govt performs free VVF surgeries to 150 women

The Yobe State Government has performed free surgeries on 150 women suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) at the newly established treatment centre in Damaturu, the state capital.

NSCIA threatens nationwide protests, legal battles over hijab saga

The umbrella body of Nigerian muslims, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has responded to the current hijab controversy rocking the Nigerian Law School.

Sokoto targets 1m children in anti-measles campaign

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

Two die, four hospitalized after eating ‘Amala’ in Osun

Two persons died in Ibokun, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State and four others hospitalized after eating yam flour, popularly known as Amala, with stew on Friday.

Kebbi suspends immunisation exercise due to lack of pens

The Kebbi State Government on Monday suspended the polio immunisation exercise meant to commence across the 225 wards of its 21 local government areas due to lack of marker pens.

Doctors withdraw services from Benue hospitals

Activities at Federal Medical Centre Makurdi has been grounded as medical workers comply with the complete withdrawal of services to protest alleged under-staffing, deductions, and arrears of skipping allowances.

Health commissioner denies influx of monkey pox in Rivers

The Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Professor Chikere Princewill, has denied the state’s involvement in the outbreak of the Monkey Pox disease.

No cholera outbreak in Ogun – official

The Ogun State Government has dismissed speculations of a cholera outbreak in the state.


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