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The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme in Kwara State will on Sunday March, 24, embark on active case search of tuberculosis victims in three local government areas of the state.
An NGO, Speaking Fingers Network, has called on the three tiers of government to be conscious and sensitive to the plights of People with Disabilities (PWDs) in the society.
The Bauchi State Government in collaboration with the Breakthrough Action Nigeria and the the United States President Malaria Initiative have completed arrangement to distribute over 3.8 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets to residents in the 20 local governments of the state.
An inferno on Monday razed down a multi-million Naira reference laboratory centre at the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Centre in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Dr Danjuma Aboki, Nasarawa State Programme Coordinator, Tuberculoses (TB) and Leprosy, has urged Nigerians to desist from smoking and other habits that will make them vulnerable to contracting tuberculoses.
The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association in Lagos has advised the state government to give attention to meat processing across the state, saying this will not only ensure improved health for residents, it will also help to reduce expenditure on health.
The National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme (NTBLCP), on Saturday in Abuja, organised a road walk to sensitise residents of FCT on the dangers of leprosy.
Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has called for the eradication of communicable diseases ravaging rural communities in the country.
The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has disclosed that 4, 079 tested positive haing undergone screening for the Human Immune Deficiency Virus [HIV]
A fter six years of visiting hospitals and traditional healers across Nigeria, 23-year-old Chidinma Mmadubuike finally discovered last year that the baffling sores and lesions dotted across her body were symptoms of leprosy.
Igbo leaders at the weekend called for a post-election Igbo agenda that would be anchored on restructuring of the nation. The leaders made the case when they paid a solidarity visit to President-General of the pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, in Enugu.
Oyo State Governor-elect, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has promised a radical review of all contracts awarded in the immediate wake of the March 9 gubernatorial election and others already linked to it.
For allegedly failing to appear before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to face charges bordering on alleged money laundering, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, wanted.
With just one year to the Payment System Vision (PSV) 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it has commenced a review of the project, just as it hinted of plan to set new targets under a refreshed version tagged PSV 2030.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday said it was still awaiting the formal application of telecommunication giant, MTN to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Nigerian Pipeline Storage Company (NPSC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the corporation will soon start transporting petroleum products to the North-West region of the country through the System 2B pipeline.
The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 115 Task Force Battalion and 143 Battalion in two front coordinated attacks have successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists in Michika, Adamawa State.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lamented that Nigeria accounts for the highest case of measles on the globe.
The governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has sid he would still participate in the governorship re-run election schedule to hold on 23rd March in the state.
Biafra activist, Prophet Anthony Nwoko, has said that both leaders of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, Nnamdi Kanu and the Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike, were never mandated to lead the struggle for restoration of Biafra republic.