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No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the federal government to pay its members April and May salaries in line with their agreement to suspend their strike.
Patients at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, on Thursday, complained of alleged intimidation by members and officials of striking Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), in Benue State.
One month after health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), embarked on an indefinite strike to drive home its demands for improved welfare and other issues, health care provisions at the federal health facilities and some state hospitals have been grounded.
Residents in Zamfara are enjoying normal healthcare services in state-owned medical facilities as JOHESU members in the state were yet to join the ongoing strike directed by its national secretariat.
Members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, on Thursday raised concerns that hospital management has resorted to using inexperienced laboratory and pharmacy trainees, interns and NYSC members to provide medical services to patients.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has observed that as the country marches toward the 2019 general elections, the current wave of insecurity will increase, hence the need to beef up security.
Police in Ogun State have arrested a 29-year-old man, Soji Ogunrinola, for allegedly defiling a 13-yearold girl.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, said it had placed under surveillance, no fewer than 30 persons, who allegedly had contact with a female doctor, who reportedly died of Lassa fever.
The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Mr. John Okiyi, has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia.
The Abia State Government has announced that it has deployed medical response team at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Umuahia, the state capital to contain the outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says it has given the Federal Government 30 days ultimatum to recall its members whose appointment were terminated in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH).
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie, says the Federal Government is committed to improved standard of health facilities in the country to discourage patients from medical tourism.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie, has inaugurated an Isolation Unit, Electronic Personnel Record and a new administrative complex executed by the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State.
Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday commissioned the interns and house officers quarters at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Bayelsa State built by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s administration, declaring that an investment in the health sector is not a waste.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has described the death of its one-time Secretary-General, retired Col. Joe Achuzia as a great loss to Ndigbo and Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.
The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.
At least 10 subsistence miners were killed when a mine dump collapsed in Zambia’s second-largest city and copperbelt mining hub Kitwe on Wednesday, police said.
Four persons were reportedly killed and ten others missing in a Wednesday night attack on Gashes district, Barkinladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Federal Government has budget over N5.30bn for the National Grazing Reserve Development, while N25.1 billion is for the promotion and development of Value Chain across more than thirty different commodities.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament will, at President Joseph Kabila’s request, hold a special session to consider legislation providing legal protection for former presidents, lawmakers said.
Fault lines in Germany's defence have been visible in recent games and Sunday's 1-0 World Cup defeat to Mexico should not really be seen as a surprise, defender Mats Hummels has said.