Senate has ordered investigation into abandonment of the N400 billion National Primary Health Centre (NPHC) project, 16 years after it was initiated by the Olusegun Obasanjo administration.
As part of efforts to officially kick off medical activities at the newly established Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital (FNH), Budo Egba, Kwara State, the Federal Government has approved the appointment of Professor Baba Awoye...
30 May 2021
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has promised that the Federal Government will ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for all Nigerians, particularly the most vulnerable.
21 May 2021
The National Assembly has lamented that the nation’s mortality indices are becoming alarmingly high despite huge resources set aside for the health sector over the years by government at all levels.
9 Apr 2021
The Senate Committee on Health has faulted the strike embarked upon by resident doctors, asking Nigerians to hold the doctors responsible if any patient dies on account of the strike.
9 Apr 2021
The Senate Committee on Health has faulted the executive arm of government for converting the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to a steering committee without allegedly consulting with the National Assembly.
8 Apr 2021
The Senate on Thursday appealed to members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to call off its nationwide industrial action.
26 Feb 2021
The House of Representatives says it is working on plans to amend the National Health Act towards making healthcare service affordable to Nigerians.
14 Dec 2020
The Ministry of Health says it is working towards showcasing benefits of traditional medicine in Nigeria. Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire said this at a one-day Public Hearing by the Senate Committee on Health in Abuja, on Monday.
5 Aug 2020
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that about 20,000 maternal deaths could be prevented annually if mothers practise optimal breastfeeding.
24 Feb 2019
The acclaimed strong man of Kwara State politics and current Senate President Bukola Saraki has lost the Kwara Senatorial district election to the All Progressives Congress candidates, Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe. In the four local government areas that constitute the Kwara Central Senatorial district, APC polled a total of 123, 808 votes while the Peoples Democratic…
26 Jan 2019
Senate President Bukola Saraki, has described his All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial challenger for Kwara Central Senatorial District, Dr. Ibrahim Oloriegbe...