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A South African report into excess deaths over the past year suggests more than 133,000 people in the country have died from COVID-19, far more than the official tally of nearly 55,000.
Ekiti State Government has taken delivery of another 40,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).
Japan extended on Friday a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May to stem a surge in novel coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated that it was still possible to host the Tokyo Olympics just months away.
At least seven people have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon at the Lekki-Epe Express Road, Lagos.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) will go after owners and operators of supermarkets and confectionery selling cookies, biscuits and other products laced with illicit substances.
The Vice Chancellor of the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan, Oyo State, Professor Kola Oloke has warned against consumption of animal skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’.
Some medical experts say usage of sex enhancement drugs have both positive and negative implications on human health.
The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.), has justified the agency’s offensive action against illicit drugs’ production laboratories and farms.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to pay close attention to their mental health as much as they do to their physical health says it is medically possible for...
The young mother was trying to get home with food for her two children when she says soldiers pulled her off a minibus in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, claiming it was overloaded.
Chibueze Akukwe sticks a label on a bottle of an upmarket Nigerian spirit in a factory in Lagos. He hopes stylish branding will help sell the tipple, fermented in nearby villages using techniques dating back centuries, to upmarket customers.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list.
The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc has assured customers across its network of its commitment to ensure quality services during the Easter break.
An expert in Community Medicine, Dr Olubukunola Omobuwa, says the use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser does not affect the skin layer of the finger.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned all inland travel in and out of five counties, including the capital Nairobi, to stop a surge of Covid-19 cases.
In commemoration of World Oral Health Day, Ogun State Health Commissioner, Dr Tomi Coker, has advised avoidance of tobacco and reduction in intake of alcohol for good oral health.
The investigation has been going full steam since the accident nearly a month ago. The Sheriff’s Dept. has been looking at the SUV, the crash site and many other pieces of evidence. They are also retrieving data from the SUV’s black box. So far, investigators believe that Tiger did nothing to prevent the crash once he lost control of the vehicle.
Governor David Umahi on Saturday commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.
The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe on the occasion of his 80th birthday, commending the royal father’s unwavering dedication to Nigeria’s unity and development.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.
The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, says Africa is the only region that developed a unified strategy on COVID-19.
A Bayelsa State councillor, Onem Miracle Tyna, has rejected offers of a GoFundMe or any other fundraising campaign planned on her behalf by members of the public.
Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country, the first time that the sanctuary will be home to the species in 30 years, the parks authority said on Thursday.
The people of Kwapree community in the Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State have cried out for help one month after the abduction of 52 residents by Boko Haram members, who have demanded N28m ransom for the victims.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised passengers and airport users to abide by all the laid down COVID-19 protocols while using the airports.