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The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state.
Mr Kolawole Ogunleye, an Environmental Health Expert, on Saturday urged healthcare givers and institutions to engage in proper management and disposal of medical waste to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
A humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, has decried the pathetic state of newly-arrived displaced persons (IDPs) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno.
No fewer than five persons have died and 50 others hospitalised over suspected outbreak of cholera in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Following the outbreak of cholera in Niger State, the state government has earmarked about N25 million to fight the disease that has so far claimed 20 lives and 30 others in critical condition in various hospitals across the state.
The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.
No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.
The World Health Organisation (WHO), has warned that if the outbreak of cholera in parts of Adamawa continues it may spread to other areas and across the border to Cameroon posing a major public health threat.
Omoyele made his name at NNL side Osun United, where he scored 15 goals before he moved to champions Plateau United for this season to cool off interests from several other top NPFL sides.
Kwara State government has warned against vandalism and theft of streetlight cables and bulbs and other components of solar farm tunnels currently being built in Ilorin under the Light-Up Kwara (LUK) project.
A South Korean court on Friday sentenced impeached former President Park Geun Hye to a total of eight years in prison on top of the 24 years she already faces, in a verdict that found her guilty of accepting slush funds from the nation’s intelligence agency and interfering in an election.
Computed tomography (CT) or computerised axial tomography (CAT) scan may increase the risk of brain tumour, a research has found.
Governors of the 36 states have said the resumption of the sharing of revenue by the Federal, States and Local Governments by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee meetings will only resume when the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation remits what is due to government coffers.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday rejected the result of Saturday’s Ekiti governorship election won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi.
A quack doctor, Adewale Owolanke, operating an illegal hospital, which have caused the death of many innocent people, has been arrested.
England manager Gareth Southgate doesn't believe England are one of the world's top four teams despite finishing fourth in the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.
Enugu state government on Friday, inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the killing of Igwe Stephen Nwatu of Ogbozinne Akpugo Community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state, allegedly by his subjects.
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.