Wednesday, 31st May 2023


9 Feb
Different continents are in a race to be better prepared for next pandemic. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic caught the entire continents ill prepared, including the Americas and Europe.
26 Jan
A cancer vaccine that uses the same technology as COVID-19 shots has been shown to slash the risk of tumours returning in advanced melanoma patients, according to a report published by Daily Mail UK.
6 Jan
Inadequate pollination has led to a three-five per cent loss of fruit, vegetable, and nut production and an estimated 427,000 excess deaths annually from lost healthy food consumption and associated diseases, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and certain cancers...
6 Jan
This year is forecast to be the 10th consecutive year in which global temperatures will be at least 1.8°F (1°C) above pre-industrial levels, the Met Office has said.
22 Dec
•As Project PINK BLUE, ACT Foundation train health workers on tumour study A leading cancer fighting organisation in Africa, Project PINK BLUE, has decried Nigeria’s contribution to cancer research, which does not reflect any progress. It said poor cancer research in Nigeria could be responsible for inadequate cancer management, including the rising cancer deaths. The…
22 Dec
It was a season of rewarding diligence as the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital (MAUTH) Yola, Adamawa State, Auwal Muhammad Abubakar, Founder/MD JNC International, Mrs. Clare Omatseye,...
15 Dec
•Recommends healthy diets, regular exercises, medical checks, seeking professional help to beat motion ailments, sudden death •Says NOHIL provides total knee/hip replacement surgeries with results comparable to global standards Dr. Mustapha Faiz Alimi is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director of National Orthopaedic Hospital, lgbobi, Lagos (NOHIL). Alimi in this exclusive interview with The…
24 Nov 2022
Since the outbreak of monkeypox started earlier this year, the testing capacity in Nigeria has remained limited, and this could be attributed to unavailability of diagnostic kits.
24 Nov 2022
Despite worldwide concerns over tripledemic of COVID-19, influenza (flu) and re-emergent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has allayed fears.
24 Nov 2022
It is believed that the discovery of antimicrobials almost 90 years ago changed the course of modern medicine, giving doctors the ability to treat previously fatal infections. Since then, millions of lives have been saved.
18 Nov 2022
The Blood Bank Society of Nigeria (BBSN) Lagos state branch has addressed issues in the blood banking system and made recommendations through Quality Management System (QMS) and automation to bridge this gap.
18 Nov 2022
As part of efforts aimed at providing world-class surgical facilities, the management of Kelina Hospital recently launched an ultra-modern surgical specialist hospital in Lagos.


10 mins ago
The United Arab Emirates has withdrawn from a US-led maritime coalition tasked with securing tense Gulf waterways that are vital to the global oil trade, it said Wednesday. The UAE "withdrew its participation" in the 38-nation Combined Maritime Forces two months ago, a foreign ministry statement said, without giving reasons for the move. "As a…
16 mins ago
Popular Tiktok musician, Crown Uzama (aka ShalliPopi), and his manager, Ajayi Abdul Hafeez (aka 21 Badda), have been arrested by the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for their alleged involvement in internet fraud. EFCC posted these on their official twitter handle a few hours ago after the raid.…
17 mins ago
Dutch prosecutors announced that Quincy Promes, the Dutch forward for Spartak Moscow, is facing charges in the Netherlands for his alleged participation in drug trafficking. According to prosecutors, the 31-year-old former international player is suspected of being involved in smuggling 1,360 kilos of cocaine into the Netherlands or Belgium in two separate shipments during 2020.…
19 mins ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said Kosovo officials bore "responsibility" following clashes this week over local election results that left more than 80 people injured. "It is very clear that Kosovar authorities bear responsibility for the current situation and there is non-compliance with an agreement that was nevertheless important, and which was secured just…
24 mins ago
A former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has slammed the immediate past governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, over the debt he left behind for his successor, Senator Uba Sani. Sani in a tweet on Wednesday also dared El-Rufai to make public his assets by publishing the content of the form he submitted at the…