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The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two million units of blood per annum to adequately meet the blood requirements of the populace.
The African Union (AU) has conferred a medal of honour on a Nigerian doctor, Aniekeme Uwah, for his role in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.
The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Malam Usman Bala Muhammad, told reporters the feat to halt the transmission of poliomyelitis was achieved through sustained and collective efforts by the Kano State Government, the support of traditional institutions, development partners, stakeholders and cooperation from members of the public.
Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.
Action Health Incorporated (AHI), a non-governmental organization with the support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has begun collaboration with the Imo State Ministry of Health to implement the rollout of Sayana Press.
The Lagos State government, yesterday, said that no Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.
The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.
The Enugu State Government has designated 12 courts, three in each senatorial zone, for the hearing of juvenile cases in the state.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.
The Federal Government has invested over N5 billion on the provision of health and humanitarian services in Borno State in the last three years, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said.
The Federal Government has pledged to support any individual or group working towards improving community healthcare system in Nigeria, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, has said.
Cyclone Kenneth left a trail of destruction in its path as it made landfall in north-eastern Mozambique last month. The damage is extensive, and in the aftermath thousands of people have lost their homes, their belongings and their livelihoods.
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday arrested six suspects for allegedly bringing a truckload of poisonous cow skin, aka ponmo, into the state.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has said the Community Health Influencers Promoters and Services (CHIPS) programme would be replicated across Nigeria by December.
Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the federal government would pay more than N1 billion as compensation to the companies that had their codeine impounded more than a year ago.
Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have blamed Christians for continued persecution of Christians in Nigeria.
After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.
The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
The National Alliance For Equity & Justice, a pan Nigerian group, Friday enjoined the All Progressives Congress, APC, senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the bid by former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.