Thursday, 27th January 2022
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28 Oct
A professor of medical laboratory science at University of Calabar, Cross River, Prof. Anthony Ogbonna Emeribe, has made recommendations on how to ensure quality human disease diagnosis, management and research.
6 Feb 2021
Predictably, the situation is getting worse. In the past years, the government showed some commitment in making more cancer screening and treatment facilities available.
27 Jan 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), on Tuesday released a handbook on home management of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases.
30 Dec 2020
The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against self-medication for COVID-19, saying it could lead to body organs damage.
7 Sep 2020
The leadership of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) says it will commence a nationwide warning strike over Federal Government’s failure to meet the union’s outstanding demands with effect from September 13. Mr Biobelemoye Josiah, the JOHESU Chairman, said this during a news conference in Abuja on Monday. Josiah listed the alleged shortchanging of the…
20 Mar 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has announced the reduction of arrivals from four to two international airports for effective monitoring and surveillance
22 Feb 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country. Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State, FMOH
25 Jul 2019
Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU)/Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have urged the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) to address all welfare challenges by members that threaten industrial harmony in the sector.
7 Jun 2019
It is shameful that preventable diseases are still common enough to claim lives of Nigerians at this time. The statistics are increasingly frightening as deaths have been reported from measles, meningitis and Lassa fever in various parts of the country, this year, again. Since the beginning of 2019, for instance, measles has killed 89 persons and…
9 Nov 2018
Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) have revealed that over seven million Nigerians die yearly from tobacco smoking.They warned that the death toll would rise to about eight million by 2020, if measures were not taken to check it.
14 Sep 2017
Stakeholders have called for a holistic approach to tackle the lingering challenges facing the Nigeria’s healthcare sector.
5 Sep 2017
For decades, Nigeria’s health sector has been characterised by a disturbing degree of deterioration due to neglect by successive administrations.


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The Nigerian Navy has released the posting of 54 Rear Admirals following the recent promotion of senior officers in the service. The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, in the postings, Rear Adm. Saidu Garba, formerly the Navy Secretary, has been…
14 mins ago
Russia said Thursday its views were not addressed in a US response to its security proposals to end tensions over Ukraine, but added that Moscow would not respond hastily. "It cannot be said that our views were taken into account, or that a readiness to take our concerns into account was demonstrated," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry…
30 mins ago
Kenyans were mourning Thursday the country's best-known football fan, a colourful former newspaper vendor who was found hacked to death at his home. Issac Juma Onyango was a familiar feature when the national team Harambee Stars were playing -- painting his body from head to toe in Kenya's colours of black, red and green, and…
1 hour ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…
3 hours ago
A Los Angeles sculptor on Wednesday marked the second anniversary of Kobe and Gianna Bryant's death with a statue on the site of the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Dan Medina built the 160-pound statue of the NBA star and his 13-year-old daughter and erected it over the site of the crash that killed them…