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The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted 249 foreign trained medical and dental graduates.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments.
ECOWAS has inaugurated a Regional Centre for Disease Control in Abuja to strengthen regional disease surveillance and outbreak response programmes.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has opened its Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control (RCSDC) office in Abuja.
The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.
The Federal Government has decried the poor performance of foreign trained medical and dental graduates at the assessment of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Heath Services, Hon. Chike Okafor (APC, Imo), has said the recent reinstatement of the suspended National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf, by President Muhammadu Buhari could restart an era of healthy relationship between parliament and the executive arm of government.
The Federal Government has renewed its commitment to strengthen collaborations with UN to remove bias in providing reproductive health services to young people in Nigeria.
The National Association of Nigeria Students has faulted the allegations of corruption against the reinstated Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Yusuf Usman.
The National Secretary, KOWA Party, Mr Mark Adebayo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to delay the reinstatement of Prof. Usman Yusuf, the embattled Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has been accused of setting up a committee that was neither independent nor free from biases, that investigated the Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, who was suspended for gross misconduct.
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 Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said he was not aware that the reinstated Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, was being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Federal Government on Wednesday said the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, will not stop the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on him.
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.