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Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to c on Monday, his advisor told AFP on Saturday.
National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, destroyed substandard, falsified and expired drugs and other related products estimated at over N400m in Nasarawa state.
Pharmaceutical companies have been asked to comply with the Mobile Authentication Service initiated by National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in order to combat fake drugs.
In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Lagos State governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), High Chief Owolabi Salis, has described theatre practitioners as direct influencers of the society.
Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organisation showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and it’s partners are working together to raise awareness on the misuse of antibiotics in Nigeria.
As the population of people increases, the Niger State Government on Wednesday decried the circulation of contaminated meats across the state, saying butchers now inject animals with steroids.
No fewer than 377,000 people have been vaccinated against cholera in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party on Friday called off plans to hold a mock inauguration to name its leader Nelson Chamisa as the country’s president after public gatherings were banned due to a cholera outbreak.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has appealed to Gombe State Government to establish drug abuse control committee comprising of NAFDAC and other relevant agencies to fight substandard drugs.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, counterfeit, sub-standard and expired drugs worth N650 million in Kaduna.
An agricultural expert, Mr Adedeji Abiodun, has cautioned fish farmers against the use of antibiotics in breeding fish.
The Ebonyi State Government has totally banned the sale of tramadol and codeine-containing products in chemists, pharmacies and other health facilities in the state.
The Virology Centre of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHA), Abakaliki, says it has treated and discharged 98 patients who suffered attacks of Lassa fever in the state since January.
A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.
The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.
Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.
Hon. Ibezi Ifeanyichukwu, who represented Idemili North and Idemili South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, has called on party faithful and stakeholders of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in his constituency to unite if they must win the forthcoming Governorship election in Anambra State.
The management of Abia Warriors have handed the first team’s technical crew led by coach Imama Amapakabo a 3-match ultimatum to save their jobs.
Some gunmen on Thursday night kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.
Super Eagles right-back Shehu Abdullahi was voted Omonia Nicosia’s Most Valuable Player following his impressive display in their 0-0 draw at Apollon Limassol in the Cypriot top-flight on Wednesday.
The Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone is currently working with its National Coronavirus Response Center (NaCOVERC) to check if there is any Covid-19 variant in the country, said NaCOVERC’s Spokesman, Solomon Jamiru on Tuesday.