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Polio remains a threat in Nigeria as over 100,000 child are yet to be immunised against the disease in the northeastern part of country, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says.
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria’s estimated blood need is about 1.8 million units of blood per annum.
In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has cautioned drug manufacturers against producing substandard drugs to curb addiction and drug related issues in the country.
The federal government and Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) have committed $2.7 billion to strengthen routine immunisation programmes and boost Primary Health Care (PHC) services in Nigeria over 10 years (2018-2028).
Nigerian singer Paul Okoye has criticised the federal government over ban on Shisha and other alcoholic products.
While declaring the innovators hub open, the Vice President said the Federal Government of Nigeria was establishing six hubs across the country to be linked with schools hub to creating technologies and innovations for Nigerian youths.
The UN and the international community paid glowing tributes to late Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, at a special event to mark the first anniversary of his passage.
Over 20 billion sticks of cigarettes are consumed annually in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said.
The minister of health, Isaac Adewole, says the police should arrest defaulters of the ban on tobacco products including Shisha.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed against the Senate President and National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), for lack of jurisdiction.
Dr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has no right to deny the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) members of their salaries.
The Joint Health Sector (JOHESU) on Thursday suspended its 43-day old strike, directing its members to resume work on Friday 1st of June.
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria is prepared to effectively prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases at all times.
As the industrial action embarked upon by the Joint Health Sectors Union (JOHESU) enters its seventh week, a group, Activists United Against Graft and Anti-People Policies, has called on the Nigerian government to implement the ‘no work, no pay, policy on the striking workers.
Proprietor of Lagos Business School, Prof. Patrick Utomi, has called on Nigerians to respect the intellectuals in their midst given their contributions to national development.
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former Acting National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now a presidential aspirant of the party, said on Wednesday that he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.
The European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass killer, Anders Behring Breivik, who says his prison condition amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, the court said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Bauchi on a condolence visit to the state.
Former captain David Beckham has tipped England to play Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the World Cup final, reflecting rising optimism about the Three Lions’ chances after a positive start in Russia.
Germany's media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holder's shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday.
Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez believes his side need to improve their level of performance at the World Cup, but "should not look for perfection."
Apple said Wednesday it was strengthening encryption on its iPhones to thwart police efforts to unlock handsets without legitimate authorization.
The Nigerian Army on Friday said soldiers would be on standby to forestall possible violence in Saturday’s council elections in Rivers
Emre Can is set to finalise his move to Juventus from Liverpool after arriving in Turin on Thursday.