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The World Health Organisation has expressed its readiness to work with development partners to rebuild destroyed health facilities in the North-East.
The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, began a two-day training programme for over 30 journalists in Maiduguri on emergency heath reporting.
Prof. Kolade Ernest of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Ilorin, said that studies have shown that malaria causes severe anaemia in 80 percent of patients.
Worried by the growing public health implications of substandard and fake medical products, experts have called for concerted efforts to curb the trend which they said has become a global threat.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has assured that his government would support the Federal Government in its efforts to curb the spread of the recent outbreak of monkey pox disease in the country.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of Monkey Pox in the country.
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to liaise with the World Health Organisation and other donor agencies for contingencies against eventualities as Nigeria fights against monkeypox.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday in Abuja urged employers globally to treat mental health illnesses with the same urgency and seriousness as physical illnesses.
The number of children facing starvation in conflict-ridden in Mali is increasing, the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.
Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported in Rivers State, a neighbouring state of Bayelsa, where similar cases were first reported.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said he called for an international conference on the Northeast and the Boko Haram so as to raise funds for rehabilitation of the region.
The Police Command in Enugu says a cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi, recently arrested over his alleged advance fee fraud involving over N500m, has been remanded in Enugu Maximum Prison.
Governor Muhammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State has called on stakeholders in human capacity development, in the state, to support government’s effort at eradicating extreme poverty in the state.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that Africa's Sahel region was descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants.
Donald Trump is set to meet US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen this week to discuss a potential renomination to head the central bank, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
The trial of former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed was, on Tuesday, stalled at an FCT High Court Gudu, due to his ill-health.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Asaba said that peace remained the lifeline of every economy.
Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, to order over their public exchanges on the running of the country’s petroleum affairs.
The US-based newspaper Wall Street Journal has denounced a jail sentence handed to one of its reporters by a Turkish court.
The Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement concluded its sittings in the South-East zone on Tuesday.