Friday, 1st December 2023


10 Aug
Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged critical stakeholders in the State health insurance value chain, including health management organizations (HMOs), health care providers, corporate organizations, health insurance coverage providers...
26 Mar
Members of Waka Community International Foundation (WCIF) have advised Nigerians to engage in more walks to boost their health and be able to live longer.
9 Feb
To ensure access to quality healthcare, the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has offered free health insurance to the vulnerable in Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
8 Jan
Lagos State government has said as part of efforts to ensure that ILERA EKO (Health insurance) enrollees have access to quality healthcare and adequate drugs, it has commenced the distribution of drugs to ILERA EKO Healthcare Providers free of charge. The General Manager of Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Dr. Emmanuella Zamba, said that…
24 Dec 2022
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has reiterated the need for Lagos residents to tap into the Healthcare Insurance Scheme, as it would help to achieve universal healthcare coverage and reduce out of pocket payments.
22 Dec 2022
As part of efforts to ensure that Nigeria meets the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030, the Lagos State Government through the Lagos Health Management Agency (LASHMA) recently unveiled a new social health insurance...


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The United States will continue to press for extending a truce in Gaza, the White House said Friday, as intense fighting erupted once again in the Israel-Hamas war. "We continue to work with Israel, Egypt, and Qatar on efforts to extend the humanitarian pause in Gaza," a White House National Security Council spokesperson said. Under…
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Meet Larry Alden Brown, Lon Bernard Brown, and Gene Carol Brown, the world's oldest living triplets (male), turning a remarkable 93 today. Originally from Kalvesta, Kansas, USA, born during the Great Depression, these brothers have quite a story to tell. Larry, the firstborn, recalls, "We were a late-in-life BIG surprise to our parents." Despite being…
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PAOK Thessaloniki FC defender William Troost-Ekong said on Thursday that he is willing to sacrifice anything to play at the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d'Ivoire.
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More than 130 countries agreed to prioritise food and agriculture in their national climate plans at COP28 in Dubai on Friday, in a move hailed by observers despite fears over its silence on the role of fossil fuels. Food systems are estimated to be responsible for roughly a third of human-made greenhouse gases but are…
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In spite of the numerous challenges confronting institutions of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, said they have performed creditably well during the 2023 fiscal year.
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A Pakistani policeman was killed when militants attacked a polio vaccination team on Friday, police said, the latest casualty in the country's long campaign against the crippling disease. Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan are the only two countries where polio remains endemic and vaccination teams are frequently targeted by militants. The latest incident occurred in Malik…
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The Osun government has approved the payment of the 57-month diverted salaries of some of the judiciary staff in the state.
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More than 30 people were feared trapped Friday in a mine collapse in a Zambian region known for illegal open-cast digging for copper, a minister said. "May I just inform the nation that we have a tragedy brewing in Chingola," Home Affairs Minister Jack Mwiimbu told parliament. "We have more than 30 people under the…
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An Israeli government spokesman said Friday that the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas "will now take the mother of all thumpings" after a truce in the Gaza Strip expired and hostilities resumed. "Unfortunately, Hamas decided to terminate the pause by failing to release all the kidnapped women," government spokesman Eylon Levy told a briefing. "Having chosen…
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Adeyemi Idowu, professionally known as Yhemolee, has taken legal action against singer Lil Frosh, filing a N200 million defamation lawsuit. This move comes in response to recent public allegations made by Lil Frosh, who claimed Yhemolee slapped him for failing to greet him. Yhemolee, expressing his innocence, shared details of the lawsuit via his Instagram…