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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has called on staff and students of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) to embrace the scheme to get affordable healthcare.
The Kano State Government has ordered the cancelation of traditional Sallah festivities in this year’s Eid-del-Kabir in the state, as part of efforts to consolidate on the success achieved in the fight against Covid-19 and relaxation of lockdown in many states of the federation.
The Nigerian Dental Association, NDA, has raised the alarm that over 80 per cent of private dental clinics have shut down due to their inability to procure the requisite safety kits due to the Coronavirus disease outbreak even as it appealed to the Federal Government to provide Basic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to all private and public dental facilities to enable practitioners to sustain the delivery of emergency dental services to Nigerians as well as prevent the spread of Coronavirus disease through such procedures.
At the meeting with the Committee were members of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Medical & Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria and Nurses and Midwives Association, while the Director, Human Resources, FCT, Muhammad Bashir, stood in for Permanent Secretary.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa on Tuesday organised a free medical outreach for the people of Yenaka, its host community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
More than 300 residents of Mushin, on Thursday, benefitted from a free medical outreach organised by the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) in Oshodi, Lagos.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off free surgical intervention programme for residents of the State as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Governing Council for the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria while charging members to work towards achieving the responsibilities bestowed on the council.
No fewer than 26,000 residents have benefitted from the free medical mission initiated by the campaign organisation of the Osun State All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Saturday’s governorship election, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has advocated for the implementation of the National Oral Health Policy drafted by the National council on Health and signed into law by the Federal government in 2012.
Forty-three years after its foundation was laid in Calabar, the Nigeria Navy Reference Hospital is now completed and ready for commissioning.
Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), embarked on a one week free medical treatment targeted at over 5000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and indigent residents of Gombe state.
Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has kicked against the planned resit examinations of 437 foreign trained Medical and Dental graduates that failed the last Licensing Examination set by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN.
The first University of Medical Sciences in Nigeria, situated in Ondo town, Ondo State, is planning to begin courses in pharmacology, human nutrition, dietetics and herbal medicine.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the final forfeiture of former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari’s funds domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.
Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Major-General Leo Irabor on his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that the new service chiefs will consolidate on the remarkable achievements of their predecessors in keeping the country safe and peaceful.
The 47-year-old will be charged with the task of reviving the fortunes of a side sat in ninth in the Premier League table, with Champions League qualification the likely target for the remainder of the season.
A mobile court in Benin, Edo State, on Tuesday sentenced 32 persons to community services for not wearing face masks.
A former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Moshood Adegoke Salvador, at the weekend came hard on the federal government for its plan to build oxygen plants in 38 locations in the country at cost of N6.8 billion.
Tanzanian champions Simba SC have announced the capture of Nigeria forward Junior Lokosa on a short-term deal.
The Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kenneth Achabo, says Ortom deserves a seat in the Senate in 2023 to represent Benue North-west following his performance as governor of Benue State.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has warned management of both public and private schools in the state against flouting COVID-19 safety protocols.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday to return to a 2015 nuclear deal and lift crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic.