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1 Apr 2018
The Chairman, House committee on Health Care Services, Chike John Okafor, has said the country’s health sector is grossly underfunded, even as he assured that the Legislature would advocate more funds.  Okafor, who spoke, yesterday, in Abuja at a breakfast meeting with the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said: “Assisting and supporting healthcare delivery in…
5 Dec 2016
Nigeria, which served as the ‘declaration ground’, is far behind. Available records indicate that Nigeria’s allocation to its health sector hovers between four to six per cent of its national budget over the years.
4 Dec 2016
Niger State House of Assembly, has advocated for budget increment for the health sector, in order to effectively tackle health challenges affecting citizens of the state in recent times.
27 Oct 2016
As the federal and state governments fine-tune work on draft budgets for 2017, a call has gone out for a 15 per cent allocation to the health sector. States have been urged to borrow from Bauchi State...
20 Sep 2016
The healthcare of Edo residents would be on the front burner if the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is elected as governor.
5 Jul 2016
Apparently in agreement with the need for technology and insurance, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said they must be supported by proper financing, capacity building and health reforms.
25 May 2016
Stakeholders in the health sector in Oyo State have called for a review of the law for the establishment of private hospitals in the state.


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The World Health Organization's member states agreed Tuesday to overhaul how they fund the UN health agency, giving it much more money to spend on its own priorities.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally arrested former Imo State governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Rochas Okorocha. Okorocha was arrested Tuesday evening at his Maitama home in Abuja by the anti-graft agency and men of the Nigerian Police force. Though the security operatives met stiff resistance from the supporters…