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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.
Nigeria’s Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Monday in New York promised to strengthen global partnership against humanity’s problems if elected President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Chinese researchers have developed a new technology to produce artemisinin, the top choice for malaria treatment, on a large scale.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned it may not be possible to contain the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) latest Ebola outbreak to two affected provinces in the country's east if violent attacks on health workers and treatment centres continue.
As part of its frontal efforts to end the spread of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, the federal ministry of health on Wednesday in Abuja signed a partnership statement with USAID.
Oyo State government in conjunction with the World Bank has flagged off a five-year project to stem stunting in children and other nutrition issues in the state.
Taiwan on Tuesday protested against not being invited to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference in Geneva this month following pressure from China.
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.
More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, as aid workers warned that the highly contagious virus combined with insecurity in the restive region was creating a “deeply worrying situation”.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.
The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment centre in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late.
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.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has clarified his position on the issue of international migration by the Nigerian medical doctors as contained in his interview on Channels Television live morning programme yesterday, Wednesday.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says it will conduct a mass vaccination of children in all parts of the country, as part of celebrations to mark the 2019 African Vaccination week.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
Pep Guardiola insisted on Thursday that he has complete confidence in his bosses at Manchester City ahead of UEFA’s ruling on their participation in the Champions League, as his side prepares for this weekend’s FA Cup final against Watford.