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The Vice-Chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Prof. Zacheus Adeyewa, has said that the Federal Government is owing the institution the sum of $375,000, said to have been spent on research aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country in 2014.
Edo has been adjudged as the best-performing state in routine immunisation coverage in Nigeria, with no variation between its administrative data and the outcome of the National Immunisation Coverage Survey conducted in 2016.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said the death toll of 48 recorded from outbreak of cholera in Borno State, North East Nigeria could have been more but for early intervention tion to combat the disease.
A joint report by World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and World Bank says Nigeria recorded 58,000 maternal mortality in 2015.
Few new antibiotics currently in the pipeline cannot combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report has said.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, flagged off the 2017 routine immunisation intensification project in Egor Local Government Area of the state.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged African leaders to take seriously issues of access to essential medicines and health technologies in order to improve the health system in the continent.
About one million people are expected to receive Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) in the 5-day vaccination campaigns against Cholera, in Borno State.
The Nigerian Communications Commission has allayed fears that telecommunication masts cause cancer and other health problems.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the UN General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya crisis, as the numbers seeking refuge in her country following a crackdown in Myanmar topped 400,000.
A medical practitioner, Dr Tunji Akintade, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to increase its annual budgetary allocation to the nation’s health sector in line with the Abuja Declaration of 2001.
Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, admits he is unsure whether Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho’s future lies with Manchester City or the Foxes, after reports about his contract came up for discussion in a press briefing where the Irishman gave an update on the club’s transfer direction.
The Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ebute Meta, yesterday remanded a former policeman, Joseph Oriyomi, in Ikoyi Correctional Centre over alleged murder of a housewife.
The Police have arrested a 19-year-old housewife, Rabi Shamsudden, for allegedly stabbing her husband, Shamsudden Salisu, to death at Danjanku Tasha, Malumfashi Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.
Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned against bringing ethnic and religious sentiments into Western Nigeria Security Initiative codenamed, Amotekun, saying doing so would be dangerous and counterproductive.
Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari, National Assembly to review anomalies in PAP reintegration
Former Niger Delta militant leaders under phase three of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and National Assembly to revisit the reintegration exercise and include their boys (fighters) that were wrongly excluded.
The Oyo State Government, said on Sunday, that it would not allow any group of persons to throw the state into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of local governments in the state.
The Denmark midfielder’s future has been uncertain since the end of last season, when he said he was ready to seek a fresh challenge away from the Premier League.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths.