Friday, 29th September 2023

Faisal Shuaib

6 Jul
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said 189,310 children in the South-West geopolitical zone lacked access to routine immunisation from January to June 2023.
26 Jun
Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has deplored 15 per cent routine immunisation coverage in the country, stating that poor vaccination is associated with high mortality and morbidity rates.
19 May
Only 463 representing 1.8 percent out of 25,843 Primary Health Care Facilities in the country have the minimum number of required Skilled Birth Attendants (SBA) which is 4 per facility.
5 May
The Executive Director of, the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, has said that the demand for Primary Healthcare services in the country has remained sub-optimal due to poor quality of care, low level of trust in the health system arising from misinformation and disinformation as well as social, cultural and geographical barriers.
5 Apr
Only 60 per cent of eligible Nigerians have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
30 Jan
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi; his counterpart in Ekiti, Dr. Oyebanji Filani and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib are among technocrats....
24 Dec 2022
The Executive Director of, the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, has commended the Nigerian media, state governors and religious leaders for their roles in creating the demand for COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
24 Nov 2022
The Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has lamented that in spite of the huge investments in the primary healthcare (PHC) sector, especially at the subnational level..
26 Aug 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is a case of near-miss for Nigeria to attain certification of eradication of indigenous transmission of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in 2016.
21 Jun 2022
Nigeria has fully vaccinated a total of 21,236,404 of its eligible population with COVID-19 vaccine. Executive Director of the National Primary HealthCare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib,...
1 Jun 2022
The Federal Government has unveiled COVID-19 vaccination at community pharmacies to boost Nigeria’s efforts at attaining the national target of 70 per cent coverage in deference to attainment of herd immunity.
11 Apr 2022
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), on Monday in Abuja, received over three million single-shot COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Italian government.


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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is thrilled to have invited fans to an unforgettable experience at the 2023 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, following Max Verstappen’s podium win, and ORBR winning the Constructors’ World Championship for the sixth time in the team’s history. As…
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is partnering with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to create an inter-college hackathon, empowering young people to develop new AI and crypto models.  Dubbed the “CryptoAI BUILDER Challenge,” this initiative represents a milestone in the partnership between AUS and…
28 mins ago
The Nigerian Navy has arrested six impostors impersonating as Nigerian Navy personnel to engage in fraudulent activities.
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The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba on Friday affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta.
2 hours ago
Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
2 hours ago
The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
3 hours ago
The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
3 hours ago
More and more children are contacting criminal gangs in Sweden to offer their services as contract killers, the country's police chief said Friday, after three people were murdered in 24 hours. The Scandinavian country has in recent years been in the grip of a bloody conflict between gangs fighting over arms and drug trafficking. That…
4 hours ago
.Says commission secured 5,473 convictions in less than 2yrs .Inducts 332 Detective Assistant Cadet Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abdulkarim Ckukkol Friday offered an insight into how the anti-graft agency has managed to erase the odious image of Nigeria as a 419 hub. Chukkol gave the explanation on the occasion of the…
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The United States and Mexico starting Friday will hold two top-level meetings in less than a week as the neighbors face growing pressure over migration and drug smuggling. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top US trade officials are holding talks Friday in Washington with Mexican Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena and commercial officials that will…