Monday, 29th May 2023


15 Oct 2022
The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Nutrition International, and the Government of Canada, in partnership with Kano and Sokoto states have teamed up for the second phase of the Project on ‘Scaling Up Zinc and LO-ORS to Improve Childhood Diarrhoea Treatment in Northern Nigeria’.
7 Sep 2022
About 124,000 infants, under the age of five, die yearly of diarrhoea and other toilet-related diseases in Nigeria.
23 Aug 2022
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has partnered with Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children Emergency Fund ...
20 Jun 2022
Plateau State has recorded two cases of the dreaded monkey pox disease; an outbreak that has become a global concern.
7 Jan 2022
Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhoea in areas of the Philippines wrecked by a typhoon last month, with aid officials warning of a health crisis as millions struggle to secure clean water and food.
28 Nov 2021
To combat diarrhoea in Kano and Sokoto states, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and Nutrition International have launched the field implementation component of the Wellbeing Africa Foundation-Nutrition International Scaling Up Zinc and LO-ORS project.
3 Oct 2021
As the outbreak of cholera occurs in many parts of Nigeria, with over 2000 people estimated to have died from the ailment, health professionals have reiterated that the best way to prevent the disease is by observing appropriate personal and environmental hygiene.
26 Aug 2021
Eight persons have been confirmed dead in Kogi State as diarrhoea breaks out in five local councils.
30 Jun 2021
Coconut water given “every six hours” will “stop frequent stooling, diarrhea and dysentery” in infants and small children. That’s the claim in a dangerous message posted on “The Professor”, a Facebook page run from Nigeria. The message says infants up to six months old should be given “two spoonfuls of the coconut water every six hours”, and babies aged…
19 Jun 2021
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHCDA), says it has deployed 180 workers to stem spread of gastroenteritis in the state. Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Chairman of the agency, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bauchi. Mohammed said the workers would conduct house-to-house residual spray, chlorination…
8 Nov 2019
Several reports have alerted to a cholera outbreak in Lagos State and over 100 cases recorded in Lagos Island General Hospital and some few cases in Isolo General Hospital.
13 Aug 2019
“PAY for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian for practising open defecation.


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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) intercepted a consignment of 32 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on its way to a bandit camp in Niger State. This was made known in a statement by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday. Babafemi said the suspect, Musa Muhammadu, was apprehended with explosives on Monday,…
10 mins ago
The inauguration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of Nigeria marks a significant milestone in the nation's political landscape. With a mix of expectations and controversies surrounding his ascension to power, the event carries a weight of anticipation and uncertainty. As Tinubu takes the oath of office, Nigeria finds itself at a crossroads, with…
38 mins ago
There is serious security checks ongoing at the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue for the inuaguration of the President elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. As early as 6:00 am Monday morning, many invited guests were seen trouping into the Eagle Square to take vantage seats ahead of the inuaguration formalities which commences by 10:00 am. The security…
48 mins ago
Haiti, the Sahel and Sudan now rank among the UN's highest alert areas for food insecurity, requiring "urgent" action from the international community, food agencies warned Monday. The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) said Afghanistan, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen remain at the highest alert level. And now…
1 hour ago
Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Friday said it has effected the National Industrial Court judgement which nullified the Lagos State government’s appointment of a Caretaker Committee, known as Parks and Garages Administrators. The organisation, therefore, announced the appointment of its National Deputy Chairman Admin, Aransiolpa Kudus as the acting Chairman of RTEAN…