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The Permanent Secretary of Kano State Ministry of Health, Bala Usman, called on people, including women and children, to avail themselves of healthcare facilities across the 44 local government areas in the state for free healthcare services.
Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
The Cross River State Primary Healthcare and Development Agency says it wants to increase maternity leave for working nursing mothers from three months to six months
Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a cornfield on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off.
A flight attendant of Israeli flag carrier El Al has died, about five months after contracting measles during a flight from the U.S. city of New York.
Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced.
Tobacco-Free Club (TFC), University of Abuja chapter, has called on the Federal Government to increase tobacco tax to 70 per cent of the commodity’s retail price.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed that his administration has, so far, equipped the State University Teaching Hospital, the former Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital with $6.5 million (USD).
Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has flagged off the distribution of 5.2 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) on Friday in Kaduna as part of measures to combat malaria.
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to modify their lifestyles to avoid cancer disease.
States in the North East part of Nigeria recorded no fewer than 21,011 cases of measles with 100 deaths in the past few months.
Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday agreed to probe why equipment at the N7 billion cardio renal centre in Gbagada General Hospital were abandoned.
Enugu State Ministry of Health says 300,000 children between ages of zero and five years would be immunised in the ongoing statewide special polio immunisation.
Another Nigerian, Temitope A. has won a massive N2m by placing wagers in the just-concluded Betway African Cup Of Nations Predictor Promotion.
A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.
A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.
The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday resolved to constitute a team to recover N614bn budget support loan facility given to 35 out of the 36 states of the federation.
It was end of the road for 10 suspected internet fraudsters Wednesday August 21, as they were arrested at thier hideout in an early morning operation by Operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Sapele, Delta State.
Two Local Government Areas of Gubio and Magumeri in Northern Borno Senatorial District are currently under the control of Boko Haram when the insurgents in their large number launched a coordinated attack on the communities beginning from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning without confrontation.
Chairman, Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, Bishop Mike Emuh, has commended the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, for giving qualitative representation to the people of oil-producing communities and Niger Delta.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday, that he would keep Vice President, Mike Pence, as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020.
Sustained sell-offs in highly capitalised stocks trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was the theme this week as investors lost a total of N200 billion Week-on-Week.
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, says that the number of expatriates working in the Nigerian oil and gas sector has been reduced by 80 per cent.