Home Topics Federal Ministry of Health

Federal Ministry of Health

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: Why Nigerian pharmaceutical sector needs to be further developed

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo tasks forum on expansion of pharmaceutical sector

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has challenged stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector on the need to expand local content in the sector.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi hails President Buhari on basic healthcare provision fund

The Ekiti State government has lauded the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for enlisting Ekiti as one of the states benefiting from the Basic HealthCare Provision Fund.

Ebola: Federal government orders total health surveillance at ports, borders

The Federal Government has directed port health service officials and other relevant agencies at the points of entry to Nigeria to heighten surveillance toward ensuring that all passengers coming into the country are screened to forestall Ebola.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara government tasked on improved healthcare

Federal Ministry of Health has advised Kwara State Government to leverage on various healthcare packages of Federal Government and health sector development partners to improve health indices in the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi, on an inspection visit to Port Health facilities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, said that any suspected case must be presented for relevant test in line with the global practice on disease emergency control and prevention.

Ebola: Federal government orders surveillance across states

The Federal Government Friday called for increased surveillance at all entry points into Nigeria following the lingering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ministry: Nigeria requires two million units of blood per annum

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two million units of blood per annum to adequately meet the blood requirements of the populace.

Nigerians urged to support implementation of tobacco control act

As Nigeria joins the World in commemorating the “World No Tobacco Day”, Nigerians have been urged to support the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.

Official: 16,100 smokers die annually from tobacco related-diseases

The Acting Minister of Health and the Permanent Secretary, Abdullahi Mashi, said Nigerians consumed over 20 billion sticks of cigarettes thereby killing over 16,100 persons every year in the country as result of tobacco-related...
Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria

Zaria teaching hospital gets new medical chief

Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof Ahmed Hamidu as the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests four health officials for alleged e-yellow card racketeering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested four officials of Port Health Service of the Federal Ministry of Health, Benin City, the Edo State capital over e-yellow fever travel card racketeering.
Cannabis

Governor Akeredolu: How Nigeria can earn $145 billion through legal marijuana

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.

Federal government pledges to support promoters of community healthcare services

The Federal Government has pledged to support any individual or group working towards improving community healthcare system in Nigeria, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, has said.
Faisal Shuaib

NPHCDA: Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has said the Community Health Influencers Promoters and Services (CHIPS) programme would be replicated across Nigeria by December.
Faisal Shuaib

NPHCDA: Nigeria will be polio-free in six months

Nigeria will be polio-free in the next six months, Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has declared.
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige clarifies position on brain drain

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has clarified his position on the issue of international migration by the Nigerian medical doctors as contained in his interview on Channels Television live morning programme yesterday, Wednesday.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige: Nigeria lacks facilities to train medical doctors

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige: I was misquoted on Nigerian doctors’ controversy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied saying that Nigeria has enough medical doctors.

Recent Stories

Tribunal reserves ruling on application seeking withdrawal of HDP’s petition against President Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday reserved ruling on an application seeking the withdrawal of petition challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP).

Seadogs: We are not a secret cult

The National Association of Seadogs, (NAS) has said that the confraternity was not a secret cult as erroneously believed.
Paul Put

Afcon: I hope Super Eagles’ injuries, sicknesses benefit us to win – Guinea coach

Guinea head coach Paul Put says his team have what it takes to beat three-time African champions, the Super Eagles in Wednesday’s AFCON 2019/Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium, and hopes too that the Nigerian team’s current injury and sickness situation will aid their victory.

Edo records 83 deaths in road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said no fewer than 83 persons died in road accidents in Edo between January and May, 2019.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army issues 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara

The Force Commander, Operation Hadarin Daji, Maj.-Gen. Jide Ogunlade on Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara state to either surrender or face “unprecedented fire-fight”.