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Cancer: Expert calls for inclusion of human papillomavirus, hepatitis in routine immunisation

The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.

First baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom

Samuel Ortom: Benue voters will resist rigging, intimidation

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state have resolved to “resist any form of intimidation and rigging during the 2019 general elections”.

Samuel Ortom: ‘Operation of Whirl Stroke’ has solved our security challenges

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state have resolved to “resist any form of intimidation and rigging during the 2019 general elections”.
Matshidiso Moeti

World AIDS Day: WHO charge African countries to improve funding on HIV testing, treatment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has charged African Governments to improve funding support for HIV testing, care and treatment.
David Defiagbon

Former boxer David Defiagbon passes on in Las Vegas

Nigerian Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games boxer David Defiagbon was declared dead in Las Vegas, United States last Saturday.

Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

Nine drug smugglers were sentenced to death in Vietnam on Friday for selling methamphetamine and heroin in a country with some of the toughest drug laws in the world.

PCN seals 326 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Niger

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed 326 Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors’ shops and pharmacies in Niger for non-adherence to national drug distribution guidelines.

Abdulrahman Dambazau insists Boko Haram degraded

Minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau, has insisted that insurgent terrorist group Boko Haram has been degraded despite recent setback suffered by the Nigeria military.

FRSC: 50% of accident in Ogun occurs at road construction zones

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday said 50 percent of fatal road accident recorded in Ogun so far in 2018 occurred at road construction zones.
President Buhari receives in audience Sam Nda-Isaiah Chairman Graham Foggs Limited in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-4

Federal government moves to crash cost of drugs

The federal government has taken steps to provide Nigerians access to cheaper medicines.
Track & Field Athletics

NSF: Ekiti council warns athletes to stay away from drugs

The General Manager of Ekiti Sports Council, Ayodeji Samo, has warned the state contingent to the forthcoming National Sports Festival to keep away from illicit drugs.
Obadiah Moyo

Report: Zimbabwean government warns pharmacies selling drugs in US dollar

Zimbabwean Health Minister Obadiah Moyo has reportedly issued a warning to pharmacies and wholesalers demanding US dollar payments for drugs, saying they should accept the dreaded local surrogate currency called bond notes.
Herdsmen

Commissioner: Butchers now inject animals with steroids

As the population of people increases, the Niger State Government on Wednesday decried the circulation of contaminated meats across the state, saying butchers now inject animals with steroids.
Mac Miller

Coroner: US rapper Mac Miller died of drug overdose

Rapper Mac Miller was killed by a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol, the Los Angeles medical examiner’s office said on Monday.
The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

House of Reps to invite NIA, NAFDAC over Chinese drugs containing human parts

The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

Killings: Emir urges collaboration against illicit drugs supply

The Emir of Gusau, Zamfara, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, has called for collaborative measures by all stakeholders against supply of illicit drugs in order to reduce the spate of killings among youths in the state.

Muhammadu Buhari: Benin Kingdom model for ethnic kingdom

President Buhari said this on Saturday in Benin, the Edo State capital, on the occasion of the second coronation anniversary of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II and the launch of a book on the Benin Mornachy titled, An Anthology of Benin History.

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Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
yemi osinbajo

VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.