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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Minister: Federal government develops pneumonia control strategy

The Federal Government says it has developed pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan as part of renewed efforts to ensure survival and well-being of Nigerian children.

Lassa fever kills two doctors at Kano hospital

Two medical doctors have reportedly died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano State following a suspected cases of “Lassa Fever”.

Lassa fever kills two doctors, pregnant woman in Kano

The three victims including two medical doctors died few hours after operating a pregnant patient, suspected to be a primary carrier at the teaching hospital.

70 per cent of spinal cord injury patients poor – society

Over 70 per cent of persons with spinal cord-related injuries are from poor families that cannot afford their medical expenses, it was learnt on Monday.

Three remanded over armed robbery

The court prosecutor, Inspector Umar Tahir, told the court that Abdullahi Musa (Biggi), of Kwanar Jaba quarters, Umar Yahuza of Hotoro quarters, Nuhu Abdullahi of Zangon Dakata quarters all in Kano metropolis armed with guns and knives, criminally conspired and went to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) staff’s quarters.

Wife stabs husband in Kano

The Bayero University Kano law student on Friday night at about 1.30a.m. at their home at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State reportedly stabbed her husband, Saheed Husaini, because she suspected him of communicating with some women on phone.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.

Senate summons minister over state of facilities in teaching hospitals

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, for briefing on the current state of healthcare facilities and services in teaching hospitals.

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth agency records $350 million earnings

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Agency (NSIA) says earnings described as “value addition” from various investments with its seed capital since it began operations in 2013 stands at over $350 million.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

President Buhari appoints two executive directors to NSIA board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Executive Directors to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-10

President Buhari inaugurates NSIA-LUTH cancer treatment center

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the NSIA-LUTH advanced cancer treatment centre located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.

Kano government awards N159 million contract for ultra-modern complex at AKTH

Kano State Government has awarded a contract worth N159 million for the construction of an ultra modern Community Medicine Complex at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano.

NLC forces banks, government agencies to comply with strike

Business activities paralyzed on Thursday as members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) forced commercial banks, government agencies to comply with the seven days warning strike in Kano state.

Gas explosion kills three children, injures two in Jigawa

No fewer than three children have died in Sara Village in Gwaram LGA of Jigawa, following a cooking gas cylinder explosion.

Virology institute to launch electronic health records on HIV

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) would inaugurate Electronic Health Records (EHR) to improve quality of care and enhance monitoring and management of people living with HIV.

Medical expert wants ban on cough syrups

Dr Fatima Hassan, Pediatric Consultant at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has called on the Federal Government to ban cough syrups in the country.

Resident doctors begin indefinite strike Monday

Resident doctors, will on Monday, September 4, 2017, begin an indefinite strike nationwide to press home their demands. They are asking for payment of salary arrears, stagnated promotion and halt to alleged diversion of funds meant for them by chief medical directors (CMDs).

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Kogi commissioner calls for cultism eradication

The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Coach of Kwara united FC Abdullahi Biffo has stated that the Ilorin based side won’t be adversely affected by the poor start by Delta Force after taking over the Delta based side slot in the Premier League.

Kwara United unfazed by Enyimba’s form and pedigree

Kwara United FC Coach Abdullahi Biffo has stated that his side will be unfazed by the form and pedigree of their opponent ahead of today’s NPFL match day 13 rescheduled fixture at the Enyimba stadium.
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CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

Commonwealth chief condemns killings in Cameroon

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.

Customs chief fails to appear before Senate panel again

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has failed to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Accounts despite several summons.