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Official: New cases reported in Adamawa cholera outbreak

The Director Public Health of Adamawa Ministry of Health, Dr Bwalki Dilli, has said that the number of those infected by suspected Cholera outbreak in Mubi has increased from 134 to 176.

Strike: JOHESU accuses NMA, ministry of sabotage

The National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr Biobebelemoye Josiah, has alerted the public on purported efforts by Nigerian doctors to frustrate ongoing talks to end the four-week-old strike embarked upon by the union.

FCTA denies cholera outbreak in territory

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says there is no cholera outbreak recorded in the territory.

Water scarcity hits Kabayi residents

Kabayi, a suburb and densely-populated area of Mararaba, is hard hit by lack of water. Children and women move around with buckets of water on their head at all times of the day.

NOUN Nursing programme fully accredited by NUC, NMCN – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Prof. Abdalla Adamu, says the institution’s Nursing programme has been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

Federal government pledges to aid Nigerians suffering from neurological development disorder

The federal government has pledged to invest in facilities that will offer supporting services for people living with neurological development disorder.

Report: Food calorie cut can prevent premature deaths

Britain’s food industry was challenged by the government on Tuesday to reduce the number of calories in products used by families by 20 percent as part of a new strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity.

NAF conducts medical outreach for IDPs in Maiduguri, Damboa

The Nigeria Air Force has commenced a two-week medical outreach for Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri and Damboa Local Government Areas of Borno.

Lassa fever claims one life in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday confirmed the death of one person in the two cases of Lassa fever recorded in the territory.

Kubwa pupils die of suspected case of meningitis – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday said the death of two pupils in Kubwa, FCT, was due to suspected case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis and not food poison as believed.

Heavy drinking could lead to dementia – study

Heavy drinkers are at serious risk of dementia, according to a newly published study that analyzed more than a million patients diagnosed with the illness between 2008 and 2013.

Woman dies of Lassa fever in Gombe

Officials at the Gombe State Ministry of Health said an 18-year-old woman has been confirmed dead after her body was diagnosed with Lassa fever.

No confirmed case of Lassa fever in FCT – official

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has not yet recorded any case of Lassa fever in the territory.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 40 students to study abroad

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto) has sponsored 40 indigents of the state to undergo various first degree courses at the Maryam Abacha American University, Maradi, Niger Republic.

12 UniAbuja medical students fail final exam after 12 years

Twelve of the 30 pioneer medical students of the University of Abuja, who enrolled in 2005, failed their final examinations, an official has said.

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Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

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Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

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