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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for compliance to the Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) Code, saying it is affecting infant nutrition.
The Nigerian Army says it is targeting about 8,000 men, women and children in its free medial outreach aimed at treating patients in Rivers State.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said this when he addressed a plenary session at the ongoing 107th International Labour Conference holding in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.
Kuwaiti preacher, Mubarak al-Bathali, claimed in a tweet that God punished Mohamed Salah for eating before the Champions League final.
Rivers State Government on Thursday promised to partner with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to encourage breastfeeding.
Eight out of the 10 most dangerous places to newborns are in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report by UNICEF.
Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of women developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year study in the United States has revealed.
Disability Journey Initiative, DJI, an NGO, has urged government, NGOs and stakeholders to train persons living with disabilities on their reproductive health needs to enable them to live productive lives.
Africa is making only faltering progress towards food and nutrition security, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said that the nation has the highest number of mal-nourished children.
Nursing mothers have again been counselled to feed their babies only on breast milk for their first six months to develop the babies’ immune system.
Dr Charles Agugua, a gynecologist with a private hospital on Thursday said delay in breastfeeding after birth could lead to breast engorgement.
Nigeria is among three countries contributing 236,000 deaths yearly from inadequate breastfeeding.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) says 103,742 children die annually in Nigeria due to lack of exclusive breastfeeding.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of seeking another term through the backdoor.
After weeks of horse-trading over revenue underpayment by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, the three tiers of government have finally received the sum of N668.8bn as allocation for the month of May.
Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.
Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of committing “mother of corruption” with repatriated Abacha Loot.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says his side "played much better football" than France in their World Cup final defeat.
U.S. President Donald Trump made eight requests for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, all of which were rejected, the Iranian leader’s chief of staff said Wednesday.
In its bid to complete all on-going and abandoned water sector projects in the country, the Federal Government said it would take over and complete Farin Ruwa Dam in Nasarawa State.