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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has forwarded 17 names, including that of nine former commissioners that served in his first four years to the Niger State House of Assembly for approvals.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that there is no evidence of major infection or outbreak of epidemic at the Queens College, Yaba, Lagos.
Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.
The Federal Government has expressed readiness to always support the Lagos State Government in its efforts at combating the challenge of maternal mortality rate in the state.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, said that the state has commenced an investigation into the outbreak of an air-borne flu-like illness among some of the students of Queen’s College and other schools in the state.
The Lagos State Government (LASG) says it has strengthened its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through the implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said this on Sunday in Lagos
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.
Senator Adeleke Mamora, Minister of State for Health, has appealed for harmonious working relationships among key players in the health sector to ensure delivery of quality healthcare services to Nigerians.
The Federal Government says it is determined to reduce maternal mortality rate from 576 per 100,000 birth in 2013 to 288 per 100,000 births in 2022.
Dr. Mordi Ononye, Delta Commissioner for Health, on Monday, disclosed that the State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme has registered over 600,000 persons.
The Lagos State Government has partnered with the Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation (BOF), a non-governmental organisation, to provide free surgical intervention for 100 people in the state.
Lagos State Government has promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a Dangote truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred at the early hours of today at Asolo along Lagos Ikorodu Road.
The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
Ebonyi government has urged residents not to panic over the reported yellow fever outbreak in the state.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.
Everton summer signing Alex Iwobi begs Bournemouth midfielder Philip Billing to represent Super Eagles instead of Denmark.
Parma have announced Ivory Coast international Gervinho has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2022.
Bernardo Silva and Cristiano Ronaldo both got on the scoresheet as Portugal ran out 3-0 winners over Luxembourg on Friday night.
According to AS, Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in January after failing with a move during the summer.
The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United.