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NHIS boss advises university staff, students to embrace scheme

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.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano cancels Eid-del-Kabir festivities

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.
Kano State government has ordered the cancellation of the traditional Sallah festivities to mark Eid-del-Kabir in the State.

Kano cancels 2020 Sallah festivities

Kano State government has ordered the cancellation of the traditional Sallah festivities to mark Eid-del-Kabir in the State.

NMA laments security maltreatment of members

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday, lamented the maltreatment of its members on essential duties by security personnel and has directed doctors to leave all official duty and close when it is exactly 4 pm daily.
Nigerian Dental Association - NDA

NDA: 80% of private dental clinics shut for lack of safety kits

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.
Barring a last-minute change of decision, health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may call off the industrial action they embarked on by Thursday.

Abuja doctors may suspend strike as House of Reps intervenes

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.

FMC Yenagoa marks 20th anniversary with free medical outreach

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.
As part of its ongoing effort to revitalise the growth of SME’s in the Health Sector, Polaris Bank has announced the introduction of a new Polaris Health Sector Loan bundle to support the growth of the sector.

Bank to fund SMEs in health sector

As part of its ongoing effort to revitalise the growth of SME’s in the Health Sector, Polaris Bank has announced the introduction of a new Polaris Health Sector Loan bundle to support the growth of the sector.

Military treats over 300 Mushin residents in free medical outreach

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.
Ibironke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor’s wife flags off free surgeries for 150 residents

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.

Federal government inaugurates governing body for medical, dental council

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.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Gboyega Oyetola’s medical mission treats 26, 000 residents

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.

NMA advocates implementation of national oral health policy

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.

President Buhari expected in Calabar to commission Nigerian Navy hospital

Forty-three years after its foundation was laid in Calabar, the Nigeria Navy Reference Hospital is now completed and ready for commissioning.

PCNI targets 5,000 persons in free medical outreach in Gombe

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.

NMA kicks against planned resit exam for foreign medical doctors

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.

Medical sciences university to kick-start new courses

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.

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Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-Zamfara governor’s money in Zenith, Polaris banks

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.

Delta governor congratulates new CDS Leo Irabor

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.
Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, Senator John J. Akpanudoedehe in a statement on Tuesday said the 16 years of PDP administration was characterised by “looting of public funds”, adding that the party should spare Nigerians of the trauma of a reminder of the “disaster.”

APC welcomes appointment of new service chiefs

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.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel appointed new Chelsea manager

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.

Edo court sentences 32 people for not wearing face masks

A mobile court in Benin, Edo State, on Tuesday sentenced 32 persons to community services for not wearing face masks.