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The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says the federal government would not have listened to its demands if it had not embarked on the nationwide strike.
A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Yiaga Africa, on Monday, demanded effective monitoring and evaluation of COVID-19 vaccination and also strengthening the nation’s health sector.
Thirty new cases of Lassa fever were recorded in seven states in one week, according to the latest report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Two health care workers are among Nigeria's latest detected cases of Lassa fever, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Kano State government, on Tuesday, confirmed three persons dead and 284 others infected in the outbreak of a yet-to-be-identified disease in the state.
Bauchi State Government says it has received 80,570 out of the 150,000 doses of COVID -19 vaccine allocated to the State by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency.
Speaking on a live television programme yesterday, Bello said there was nothing medically wrong with him and he won’t allow the people of his state to be used as “guinea pigs,” even as his colleagues in other states are expected to receive shots of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccines as from next week.
A bill for the establishment of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) Teaching Hospital was read for the first time at the Plenary session of the 9th senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the fourth business of the day on the 18th of February, 2021.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with support from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have activated a short code – “6232” for verified information.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says plans are underway to expand the facilities of the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Abuja.
Ondo State Government has distributed 10,000 rat poisons to residents of Ogbese in Akure North to kill rats in the community to curb the spread of Lassa fever.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jibayo Adeyeye, who disclosed this in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area, of the state during a sensitization programme on the deadly disease, said the state government was doing everything possible to eradicate the disease.
The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, expressed the concern in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
With fears of resurgence of COVID-19 still in the air, Nigerians have been confronted with another major health scare with what many state governments had initially described as ‘strange killer disease’ turning out to be yellow fever.
The Enugu State Government, on Thursday, confirmed many deaths from a yet unidentified disease in Ette Uno and Umuopu in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state.
Enugu State Government has confirmed incidences of unusual deaths in two communities of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state.
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it will be possible for companies in Nigeria to be registered within three hours, before the end of 2021.
Muslim communities have been called upon to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray fervently against the challenges of insecurity as well as for unity and progress of the state and the nation as a whole.
Igbo Youths For Equity, a coalition of Igbo youth groups, has condemned Tuesday’s arrest of former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.
Leader of the group and National President of NYU, Chinonso Obasi, confirmed told newsmen, Wednesday, that he was invited by the DSS, adding he had concluded arrangements to be at DSS headquarters on Wednesday morning in honor the invitation.
An aspirant in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, has explained why he chose to run for the poll on the party’s platform.
The major contenders for the position of National Vice Chairman for north west zone include Senator Bello Hayatudeen Gwarzo, Aminu Wali and a preferred candidate of former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
According to Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesman of Northern Elders’ Forum, Gumi told stakeholders in the region that he had made fruitless efforts to meet with the president over the rising insecurity.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, and his colleagues in the South-South, yesterday, disagreed over the need to set up regional security structures to checkmate the rising wave of insecurity in the country.
People under 60 in Germany who were given the AstraZeneca vaccine as their first dose will switch to a different vaccine for the second dose, German federal and state health ministers have decided.