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NDDC donates N50m for malaria research programme

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated N50 million to fund NDDC’s Professorial Chair on Malaria Elimination and Phytomedicine Research programme at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

Toyin Saraki: 29% of Nigeria’s healthcare facilities lack safe water, toilets

About 29 per cent of healthcare facilities across Nigeria have no access to safe water and toilets, the founder of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Toyin Saraki, said quoting a WHO report.

Taking painkillers during pregnancy may harm baby’s future fertility – study

Pregnant women who take painkillers could be harming the fertility of their unborn child, and even that of future generations, a new study has showed.

Governor Ahmed approves free bus ride for school children, pregnant women, others

Gov. Abdufatah Ahmed of Kwara has approved free bus ride for school children in uniform, pregnant women and physically challenged persons under the Maigida Soludero Mass Transit.

Police arrest Lagos couple for running baby factory

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a couple on Treasure Palace Close, in the Igando area of the state, for allegedly harbouring pregnant women and selling newborn babies.

Benue killings: You’re dancing on blood, graves of innocent pregnant women, children – Governor...

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has lashed at the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, over his comments on the recent killings in the state, saying he was allegedly complicit against Benue.

Gyneacologist tasks pregnant women on malaria preventive measures

A Gynecologist, Dr Osundu Agu, on Sunday, urged pregnant women to always sleep under Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets in addition to keeping their surroundings and drains clean to prevent malaria infection.

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Lagos task force to clampdown on illegal local council traffic officials

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force is set to begin from Monday a total clampdown on illegal activities of Local Government Traffic Officials on all roads across the State.

Governor Wike: Federal government withholding Rivers’ funds

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of withholding special funds meant for the state.

James Tarkowski withdraws from England standby list

The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar appoints ex-Governor Daniel as campaign chief

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director General of his 2019 Campaign organisation.

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles to test new strikers against Congo DR

The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that he would be testing new strikers, Simmy Nwankwo and Junior Lokosa, in Monday’s friendly game against Congo DR.