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The United Nation International Child Education Fund (UNICEF) and the Kebbi State Government have expressed divergent views over the agency’s database which claims that 32,514 children died in the state annually before age of five.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling congestive heart failure, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be “surrounded by a family she adores,” according to a statement released Sunday by the office of former President George H.W. Bush.
Oyo State Government has deployed 8,351 individuals to serve as house-to-house facilitators, town announcers and social mobilisers for the on-going 2018 measles immunisation across the state from March 15 to 27.
Mr Osarenoma Uwaifo, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, disclosed this at a two-day annual symposium on experience sharing on Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood illness (ICCM) on Tuesday in Abuja.
Senate yesterday called on the federal government to provide adequate primary healthcare delivery services in the country saying the condition has become highly alarming because for every single day now, Nigeria loses about 2, 300 under-five year olds and 145 women of child bearing age.
American rapper, Rick Ross, is in the hospital receiving treatment for a serious medical condition.
The World Health Organizatio, WHO, launched a new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS), a global effort to address drug resistance.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them are African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation will invest US$100 Million over five years to tackle malnutrition in the North East and North West, the worst-affected parts of Nigeria.
The Canadian government has earmarked $3.5 billion to advance the health of women and children in Nigeria, Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Christopher Thorney, has said.
The Kebbi State Government has procured drugs for management of common ailments of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea and meningitis.
A presidential aspirant for the 2019 General Elections, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has blamed the nation’s poor leadership over the years on a pattern of rotational presidencies between Northern and Southern Nigeria.
Kogi State Government says its Internally Generated Revenue has improved tremendously from N350 million to N1 billion monthly.
The Lagos State Government says it is planning a formalised structure for scavengers so as to ensure proper waste management.
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday commended the outgoing Lagos State executive of the party led by Chief Henry Ajomale.
The representative of the Pope in Nigeria will lead about 50 Catholic bishops to the mass burial of two priests and parishioners, who were killed by herdsmen at Mbalon community in the Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday.
A court in Germany on Thursday sentenced a woman to three years in prison for attempting to poison herself and her two daughters when she became despondent about her life in 2017.
Nemanja Matic has urged Manchester United to back manager Jose Mourinho in the transfer market by stating "a few more good players" are required for a Premier League title push.
Prices of some foodstuffs like tomatoes, beans and onions have increased in Lagos markets ahead of the annual Ramadan by Muslims, NAN reports.
England manager Gareth Southgate refuted he is planning for the future by picking his country's third youngest ever squad for a World Cup, insisting his youthful 23-man group was picked purely on form.