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In his testimonial, Alhaji Abdulwahab Dauda, Chairman, Diabetes Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter and the South West Region, who has managed the Diabetes for 30 years, commended Ecobank for organising the awareness programme, stressing that the life threatening disease is not a death sentence, as it could be managed.
Novo Nordisk, a multinational pharmaceutical company, on Saturday announced the introduction of a programme to supply free insulin to children living with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in Nigeria and Ghana from 2021.
A pharmaceutical company, Mega We Care, says it has launched a nationwide campaign to educate millions of Nigerians on the challenges of preventing complications from diabetes and its management.
A 400-level student of the Department of History, Renaissance University, Ugbawka, Enugu State, Obinna Anorue, has died.
The UN General Assembly moved Thursday to hold a special session focused on international coordination in response to the coronavirus pandemic from December 3-4 in New York.
The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has updated the Kaduna State Government about the items looted from their warehouse in the Narayi area of Chikun LGA.
Against accusations that the Plateau State government has expended N1 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Simon Lalong has said his administration has only committed about N366.5 so far.
Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has disclosed that the philanthropic organization committed $4.2 million to end the scourge of the wild polio virus in the country.
A UN-led initiative to speed up the development of COVID-19 vaccines and medications is facing a massive funding gap, according to the World Health Organisation.
A Specialised Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu, says some women with fibroids can experience painful sex, painful mensuration and other devastating symptoms.
A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.
Prof. Peng Liyuan, First Lady of the People’s Republic of China, has donated medical equipment to Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, to support Nigeria in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Lives are at risk as the new coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in the trafficking of substandard masks, sanitisers and other medical products, the UN warned Wednesday.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that coronavirus was not a friend to anybody and could strike where it was least expected.
“Today we continued with the handing over of essential PPE’s, hospital beds, beddings and medications to Kano and Plateau States as my contribution towards the fight against
Despite a warning by the World Health Organization (WHO) that there is currently no cure for COVID-19, the president of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, on Monday launched a herbal medicine believed to cure and prevent the virus.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has again directed that the ongoing lockdown order aimed at curtailing the spread of COvid-19 pandemic be carefully lifted on Friday and Saturday this week to enable residents re-stock foodstuffs and any prescribed medications.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has sued candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the December 5 senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi.
Nigeria will resist the temptation to sack under-fire coach Gernot Rohr despite a worrying winless run, national team chiefs insisted Friday.
The kidnapped chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwo, has been found dead.
In October he was charged with various felony counts including assault with a semiautomatic firearm, personal use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded unregistered firearm in a vehicle, according to the District Attorney’s office.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan and Senator Mohammed Sani Musa (Niger East) have faulted a report linking them to alleged bribery in the process leading to the reappointment of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).