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The Sokoto State Government Saturday said it has taken drastic measures towards mitigating the nationwide strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Workers Union (JOHESU) in the state.
As part of measures to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Lagos State Government has placed embargo placed on transportation of corpses from DRC even as it has reactivated all Ebola treatment Centres in the State to prevent possible reemergence of the disease.
The Zambian government has banned health workers from having private jobs in the private sector as it was against their conditions of service.
Kaduna State Government said on Tuesday it would set up a rapid response team to handle cases of rape and ensure justice for victims.
Nigeria’s friendly match against DR Congo is not under threat in spite of the Ebola outbreak in the country, the Nigeria Football Federation’s 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi, has said.
The Osun State Government has described as ‘false, baseless and unfounded’ the allegation of wasteful spending levelled against the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola by the opposition party, the PDP last week.
The management of Emzor Pharmaceutical Company on Sunday said it would support the federal government in the rehabilitation and treatment of persons affected by drug addiction.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that for Nigeria to provide Universal Healthcare for all its citizens, its current disjointed healthcare set-up must be urgently reviewed.
The striking Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to personally intervene in the ongoing industrial action it embarked upon to press home its demands bordering on allowances and welfare.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it would mobilise civil servants to drive the national campaign for integrated Primary Health Care (PHC) services.
The United States Government has donated $90m (N32bn) to Nigeria for the HIV/AIDS survey that will take place across the country starting from June.
Following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday directed the Federal Ministry of Health to step up surveillance operations at all entry points into the country.
Uganda is on alert following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has left at least 17 people dead.
The Federal Ministry of Health said on Wednesday that its decision to ban codeine as a pharmaceutical agent did not follow a report by the BBC that highlighted the danger of the substance.
The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations.
Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.
US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has said that the emergence of Udoma Bob Ekarika as the new Chairman of the party is in line with the directive from the national headquarters of the party on the zoning of offices during its recently conducted guided Congresses.
Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.
Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.
Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage the youth towards developing their talents.
Paul Merson has opened up during Mental Health Awareness Week on how drink, drugs and gambling pushed him to a dark place and hopes he can help others.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation on Sunday warned the public to stop all unauthorised activities and trading on its tracks in order to end unnecessary killings by trains.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the absence of goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is his biggest regret going into next month’s World Cup in Russia.