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After Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce documents revealed the couple never had a prenup, many are wondering how the couple, with a combined net worth of $130 billion, will split their assets.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director, Anne Patterson has joined Dr. Perpetua Uhomoibhi, coordinator of Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Programme to launch a $90 million new activity to control malaria, Nigeria’s leading killer of children, in rural areas of eight vulnerable states.
The United States Government has explained the impact of her health missions to Nigeria, which it claimed, has benefitted more than 60 million Nigerians at different social strata and across all the geo-political zones.
As part of activities marking the 2021 World Malaria Day, Reckitt Nigeria, makers of Mortein insecticide Brand, has partnered the National Malaria Elimination Programme and Ogun state government in the fight against malaria.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new $90 million malaria control effort in eight Nigerian vulnerable states.
Chinagozi Adindu, the executive secretary, Abia State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ASPHDA), has warned that malaria could lead to mental health complications if left untreated.
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate this year’s World Malaria Day, the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) has called for improved vector control to avert the estimated $1billion loss due to malaria-related absenteeism and production losses annually.
Dr Oluwagbemiga Aina, a Chief Research Fellow at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has said that intake of herbal preparations for the treatment of Malaria can only suppress the parasite.
Some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) , on Sunday, donated free urine malaria test kits to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the FCT, in commemoration of the World malaria day.
The federal government has said that it will require N1.89 trillion to successfully implement the new five-year strategic plan aimed at eradicating malaria in Nigeria.
The Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr. Tomi Coker, at the weekend declared Nigeria accounts for about 24% of malaria deaths globally.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi on Sunday disclosed that 700, 000 persons are diagnosed with malaria annually in Lagos despite the low burden of the disease in the state.
Politician and philanthropist, Prince Ned Nwoko, has tasked Nigerian leaders to put in more efforts in order to discover a vaccine to tackle the deadly scourge of malaria, which he described as ‘African pandemic’.
Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the country needs N352 billion to implement its strategic plan to tackle malaria in 2021.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria needs over a trillion naira to effectively combat malaria in the country.
The Gunners saw their club captain figure in two games immediately after the March international break, but a disease picked up while away with Gabon soon left the 31-year-old frontman unable to continue.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, did everything he could to make him dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), but he refused to do so.
Arsenal have confirmed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Martin Odegaard are both out for Sunday's Premier League match against Fulham.
Tottenham Hotspur will pay part of José Mourinho’s salary in his first season at Roma.
Jihadists have killed 35 people, including five troops and 15 militiamen, in two attacks in Nigeria's troubled northern Borno state, sources told AFP Tuesday.
A whistleblower in the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron in Akwa Ibom State, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate and prosecute the management of the institution over multiple fraud, as well as systemic and perennial corruption.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has made case for a southern Presidency in 2023, saying that there is going to be rotation of positions in 2023.
Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday welcomed an ECOWAS Court judgment dismissing a case filed by the trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government.
Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde has declared that the bad governance and maladministration of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not extend beyond 2023.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, says Federal Government is committed and passionate about solving housing deficit in the country.
As Nigerians mark Workers’ Day, the Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Professor Joseph Albasu Kunini has commended the workers in the state for their dedication to duty and assured them of all necessary support from the legislature to make the working environment in the state most conducive.
Two persons have been abducted in Omu, a community near Ofada town in Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria will ban travellers coming from India, Brazil and Turkey because of concerns about the rampant spread of coronavirus in those countries, a presidential committee said on Sunday.