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The Presidency has defended President Muhammadu Buhari’s action recalling suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has urged stakeholders in the Health sector to support the Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response Programme, which would provide an evidence-based response for improving maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
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.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Friday’s attack in Egypt outside Mar Mina church in the Helwan district, south of Cairo.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a Shiites cultural centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, that left 41 people dead and dozens injured.
Rwanda has banned smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, starting Friday.
Zimbabwe’s health ministry has warned pastors against healing diseases without medical practice certificates from health authorities.
Kaduna State Government has announced tax waiver for public secondary and primary school teachers in the state.
Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday said the oil sector needed huge investments to the tune of 100 billion dollars.
Celtic crashed out of the Europa League in calamitous style with a 3-0 defeat to Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
The Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps have arrested six suspected cultists and rescued four rape victims from their hideout in Lagos Island.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is to donate houses, schools and health centres to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ngwom, Borno state.
A South African court held that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived Yola to declare open the State Anti-Corruption Summit and commission some projects.
The Anambra State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Comrade Ifeanyi Okechukwu, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria as a matter of National Unity, to organize a referendum where Nigerians will decide the system of government that is suitable for them in order to end series of agitations across the Country.
Egypt's opposition has condemned the detention of Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, the Strong Egypt Party leader and former presidential candidate, as it accused the government of a "fierce hatred campaign" against political dissent.