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28 Nov
The Rotary Club of Abuja, Gudu, has observed that most children are not immunised against hepatitis virus at birth due to use of traditional birth attendants.
26 Nov
Nigeria is one of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where maternal mortality has remained a pressing problem. The country’s progress towards reducing the number of maternal deaths
26 Nov
A consequence of global warming is the greater frequency and intensity of extreme heat events. This extreme heat is associated with a greater risk of adverse cardiovascular incidents
26 Nov
As part of the United States (U.S.) government’s efforts to support a healthier population in Nigeria, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
25 Nov
Apples are a staple fruit in South African stores, with different locally grown varieties exported to other countries. But a Facebook post doing the rounds in the country claims that their seeds are poisonous. “Apple seeds contain Amygdalin,” it reads. “If the seeds are chewed or crushed they will convert into cyanide, that is highly…
25 Nov
Nigeria has one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation (FGM), a national daily reported the country’s minister for women affairs, Pauline Tallen as saying. Punch newspaper said Tallen was speaking in October 2021 at an event to raise awareness about FGM and cancer in the capital Abuja where she said the government would…
25 Nov
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), yesterday, announced plans to expand its COVID-19 vaccine-testing network to also assess the development of vaccines against other epidemic and pandemic diseases.
25 Nov
Experts have called for accelerated progress in gender equality, especially empowering women in accessing life-saving medical interventions like cervical cancer vaccine-Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV).
25 Nov
Experts in the healthcare sector have identified factors fueling rising rate of antibiotics resistance by infection-causing germs in Nigeria.
25 Nov
More researches have found that consuming lots of red or processed meat may raise chance of a stroke — but regularly cooking with olive oil lowers the risk.
25 Nov
Even before COVID-19 pandemic, Africa as a continent had been having conversations on producing drugs. Lots of conversations, especially with investors on how to produce and drastically reduce the amount of money spent on drug importation, had been ongoing.
25 Nov
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has called for more private sector investment in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

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Atletico Madrid won a bad-tempered game in Porto on Tuesday to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League as Liverpool and Ajax both completed the group stage with 100 percent records.
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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned comments credited to the Nigerian Armed Forces in which it blamed the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)
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The Enugu State Gaming Commission (ESGC), yesterday, clarified that the state government set up its lottery games to sanitise the sector, adding that it was an entertainment and fun game
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The North-Central youths, under the aegis of Yahaya Bello Network (YBN), have endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State for 2023 presidency.
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The figures presented by the Debt Management Office as of March 2021 shows that Nigeria’s total debt stock is N33, 107trn. This comprises of debt stock of the Federal Government