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The Federal Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of medicine in health facilities and enhance quality healthcare services in the country.
The federal government Thursday launched the second National Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP) to deepen healthcare service delivery in the country.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked five persons before an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama, following their alleged complicity in the fraudulent diversion of about $4 million of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Nigeria.
The Joint Health Sector (JOHESU) on Thursday suspended its 43-day old strike, directing its members to resume work on Friday 1st of June.
The Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday directed the Governing Boards of Federal Tertiary Health Institutions to convene emergency meetings and order striking health workers to return to work.
Okara urged members of JOHESU to sustain the strike pending the outcome of national consultative meetings with states and zonal leaders of the union to review the latest situation and decide on the next line of action on May 27 and 28 in Abuja, respectively.
The Virology Centre of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHA), Abakaliki, says it has treated and discharged 98 patients who suffered attacks of Lassa fever in the state since January.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the Super Eagles’ preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has dispelled fears that the planned valedictory match for the Super Eagles before they jet out for the World Cup in Russia may be canceled.
World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative and Head of Mission in Nigeria, Dr Wondi Alemu, has allayed fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in Nigeria.
The Tertiary Health Institutions National Consultative Forum (THINCF) has threatened to mobilise in support of other striking members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for street rallies to draw attention to alleged injustice against health workers as being perpetrated by the Federal Ministry of Health.
As part of measures to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Lagos State Government has placed embargo placed on transportation of corpses from DRC even as it has reactivated all Ebola treatment Centres in the State to prevent possible reemergence of the disease.
Concerned about Its damaging effects on youths and children, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Emzor Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited, Lagos, Dr. Stella Okoli, has expressed worry over the problem of drug abuse in the country.
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has donated the sum of N10 million to the victims of windstorm that wreaked havoc in Bauchi recently.
A former governorship aspirant in Kwara State, Mr. Dele Belgore (SAN), who is being tried for an alleged fraud of N450m, has urged the court to permit him to attend the graduation of his daughter in the United Kingdom.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Governing Board of National Business and Technical Examination Board.
A former Managing Director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday that monies paid into his account by a contractor were refunds and not bribes or kickbacks.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday assured that the Super Eagles would give their best as they tackle Argentina in their last group D match in the FIFA World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Bauchi State Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act (CRA) in order to effectively tackle the persisting violence against violence faced by the Nigerian child.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has concluded plans to resume its posgraduate foreign scholarship to qualified indigent youth in the Niger Delta.
The former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has argued that the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State would show how democratic the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is.
No fewer than 815 million people are hungry in the world, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2018 has revealed.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has spoken ahead of France’s possible meeting with Nigeria in the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup.