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Cholera has killed 44 in Borno – commissioner

Death toll as a result of cholera outbreak in Borno State has risen to 44, the State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, revealed on Friday.

Kogi: Cause of strange killer disease not yet identified – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says tests are ongoing in their collaborating laboratories to ascertain the cause of the strange illness in Kogi State.

140 cases of measles reported among under-five kids in Taraba

One hundred and forty cases of measles have been reported across 10 local governments areas of Taraba State, according to its Commissioner of Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai.

College to train family physicians in Jigawa

The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) said it would soon commence postgraduate training of Family Physicians at the Rasheed Shekoni Specialist Hospital, Dutse, Jigawa.

Nasarawa govt earmarks N40m to kick-start state health insurance scheme

The Nasarawa State government has earmarked the sum of N40 million for the take-off of state health insurance scheme for civil servants in the state.

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Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people.

Third suspect arrested over London train attack

British police on Tuesday arrested a third suspect over the bombing of a packed London Underground train which injured 30 people last week.

Labour threatens to disgrace govs owing salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country after receiving bailout funds.

Nigerian Air Force joins military operation in Southeast

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army’s Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II).

Oando Foundation supports ‘girl child’ education in Nigeria

The Foundation was selected as the first beneficiary from Africa to receive proceeds fromThe Dream: Fall 2017 Benefit Fashion Show and Silent Auction where it successfully raised N43,800,000  for the girl child education.

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Telecom masts don’t cause cancer, other diseases – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission has allayed fears that telecommunication masts cause cancer and other health problems.

Alhassan attends FEC meeting with Buhari

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, was at Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Prices of food fall in Asaba

Prices of staple food, including garri, yam and potatoes, have decreased in Asaba and environs, a market survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has shown.

Bayelsa PDP storms Abuja on solidarity visit to Makarfi

The Bayelsa State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stormed the national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja for a solidarity visit to Senator Ahmed Makarfi led leadership.

Lionel Messi playing under new Barcelona contract – Bartomeu

Lionel Messi is already playing under a five-year contract signed on behalf of the player by his dad, according to Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.