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The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Oyebanji Filani, has disclosed that no fewer than 800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding yearly across the globe.
Some leaders of the the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, have slammed the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, over his advice to the Federal Government on the country’s allocation formula.
The Kwara government says it will collaborate with the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) in the production of quality herbal medicine.
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate this Year’s World Breastfeeding Week starting from August to 7th, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has urged mothers to continue to breastfeed their babies while observing all necessary safety and hygiene precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress to use the trio of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to derail the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election.
The Premier League is determined to complete the season stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic but is “nowhere near” finding a formula that would allow it to do so, Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow has said.
Shortly after renowned Nigerian Bishop, Sam Zuga of House of Joy Ministry, founder of both Samzuga Foundation and Samzuga international, offered to treat anyone with coronavirus free of charge and urging Nigerians to refer Coronavirus patients to him, the cleric has come up with a solution to tackle the dreaded virus.
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has said an apparent failure by title rival Max Verstappen to acknowledge his achievements was a “sign of weakness”.
Abimbola Ogunkelu, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of Cooperation and Integration in Africa, has said that Nigerians have cause to celebrate the 59th independence anniversary in spite of challenges.
A couple, detained in Mexico while transporting human body parts in a baby carriage, has admitted to killing 20 people, twice the number originally suspected.
Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.
Pursuant to its oversight functions, the House Committee on Police Affairs conferred with the Nigerian Police leadership at the weekend, reeling out imminent legislative measures to forestall future reoccurrence of the violence that attended the #EndSARS protests across the country.
The Executive Secretary of National Commission for Persons with Disability, James Lalu, said the commission would work with the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation (NPF) to make the sport an international game.
The senator’s house was razed, according to witnesses and a video seen by newsmen. The Cross River South Senatorial District lawmaker appeared to be the latest victim of mob violence that has targeted warehouses believed to be storing palliatives.
Anambra residents have raised the alarm over the kidnap of a female Professor of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam, Anambra East local government area by unknown gunmen.
South Africa president and African Union (AU) chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the signing of a complete countrywide and permanent ceasefire agreement between rival forces in Libya.