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2023 HAJJ: 14 Nigerian Pilgrims Died During Exercise – NAHCON.

The National Hajj Commission, NAHCON, says 14 Nigerian pilgrims who travelled for this year’s exercise have died in Saudi Arabia.

NDLEA Arrests Two Ghanaians, 11 Others For Drug Trafficking

Two Ghanaians, Monday Saba and Hakeem Kwana, and 11 other suspects have been arrested for drug-related offences in different parts of Nigeria.

Brain Drain: 6, 221 Nigerian Doctors Lost To United Kingdom In 6...

The International College of Surgeons, Nigerian Section, ICS-NS, has said the country lost no fewer than 6,221 doctors to the United Kingdom...

WORLD POVERTY CLOCK: 71 MILLION NIGERIANS EXTREMELY POOR – REPORT

The World Poverty Clock has reported that there are 71 million extremely poor Nigerians, according to 2023 data. The...

Healthcare: NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over ‘Dangerous’ Unapproved Herbal Products.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm over the nationwide proliferation of unapproved herbal...

UNICEF Lauds Kaduna Govt’s Primary Healthcare Delivery For Women, Children

The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF has commended the Kaduna State Government for improved primary health care delivery, to improve the health...

Nigeria Can’t END OPEN Defecation By 2025, Says UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF expressed worry about the country’s slow rate of activities geared towards ending open defecation by 2025.

Lassa Fever: NCDC Confirms 162 Deaths First-Half 2023

Lassa fever has killed 162 persons since the start of this year. Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and Prevention,...

Healthcare Sector: Nigeria Launches Virtual Platform ‘Nigcomhealth’.

The Nigerian Government has launched a Virtual Healthcare Platform “NigComHealth’ to provide quality service delivery in the healthcare sector across the country.

Brain Drain: Nigerian Govt Rejects Bill To Halt Resident Doctors Migration.

In another development, the Nigerian Government has described as unworkable a bill currently being considered by the National Assembly seeking to restrict...

Flood Alert: Council Tasks Environmental Health Officers On Enforcement Of Law.

Environmental health officers have been tasked on enforcement of the Public Health Law in every local government area, to curb flooding across...

Remunerations: Doctors Set For Fresh Strike As FG Meets ‘None’ Of Demands.

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD has threatened to embark on a strike action Monday, May 15, following Federal Government’s failure...

UK Trip: President Buhari To Spend Additional Week For Dental Care.

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his stay in London by a week for dental treatment, his aide has said.

Meningitis Outbreak: Nigeria Records 532 Cases, 124 Deaths

Nigeria has reported 532 confirmed meningitis cases out of 1,686 suspected cases of, including 124 deaths, for a case-fatality ratio of seven...

Who Charges Countries To Use New Tools To Stave Off Malaria...

The World Health Organisation, WHO has called on countries to implement new and existing anti-malaria interventions, including the use of its pilot...

Nigeria Okays Malaria Vaccine For Children Below Three Years

The Federal Government has approved the provisional use of an anti-malaria R-21 vaccine. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and...

Ehanire Inaugurates Policy Documents To Enhance National Healthcare

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in Abuja inaugurated five policy documents aimed at improving Nigeria’s healthcare delivery. Speaking...

NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians To Recalled Eye Drop

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control NAFDAC has alerted Nigerians to the recalled EzriCare and Delsam Pharma Artificial Tears...

Buhari To Inaugurate New World Class Facility To Boost Nation’s Health...

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the state-of-the-art Presidential Medical Centre before May 29 as he approved the re-designation of the State House...

Tanzania Confirms Outbreak Of Deadly Marburg Virus

The World Health Organisation WHO says Tanzania confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg Virus Disease after conducting laboratory tests in the country’s...

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