Thursday, 21st September 2023


10 Feb 2022
The growing concern being expressed by Nigerians and medical authorities over the high rate of leprosy cases in the country should not be treated lightly.
29 Jan 2022
Ahead of the 2022 World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day, the Federal Government says it is reviewing existing studies, campaigns, WASH, and NTDs analysis in the country.
9 Jan 2022
“And behold, a leper came and worshipped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean,” Mat. 8:2
27 Jan 2020
The Federal Government has said that Nigeria’s leprosy control efforts have been bedeviled with stigma and discrimination against persons affected and their families.
22 Dec 2019
As people look at you externally, things may seem to be going on well with you and there is no problem, but internally, there may be unconquered areas of your life.
18 Apr 2019
“I thought it was the end of the world for me when I was told I had tuberculosis (TB).”
18 Feb 2019
With a prevalence of 1-in-100,000 people, medical experts have revealed Nigeria was getting closer to phasing out the leprosy endemic but reiterated the need for increased health awareness to reduce ignorance about the disease.
3 Feb 2019
It has become a tradition for Nigeria to join the rest of the world in commemorating days for certain challenging ailments. ‘World Leprosy Day’ was celebrated last Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Lagos, and it had as theme, Zero Discrimination to Stigmatisation.
28 Jan 2019
The Federal Government yesterday expressed worries over the continued presence of undetected Leprosy cases, especially among children in the country. Speaking at the 2019 World Leprosy Day with the theme: Ending Discrimination, Stigma and Prejudice, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, noted that 2,442 new Leprosy cases were reported. He said the National…
27 Jan 2019
As the world marks Leprosy Day today, medical experts have advocated more focus on the disease. They advised that government and health workers embark on intense public health awareness to reduce ignorance about the disease and knowledge.....
5 Apr 2018
National Co-ordinator, Voice of Humanitarian Aid Foundation (VOHAF), Franca Emekobun, has called for an urgent intervention and renewed commitments to scale up efforts towards eradicating leprosy in the country.
6 Feb 2018
Members of the Junior Chamber International (JCI), Benin Metropolitan, at the weekend held a road walk in honour of leprosy patients in Edo State.


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The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has denied allegations that one of its house officers, Dr Michael Umoh, died after a 72-hour call.
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India suspended Thursday the issuing of visas in Canada, the service provider said, amid a diplomatic row sparked by Ottowa's accusation that New Delhi was involved in the killing of a Sikh separatist near Vancouver.
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Governor Dauda Lawal, on Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring adequate provision of funding in Zamfara State's annual budget for education. The governor spoke during the 23rd matriculation ceremony of the Zamfara College of Arts and Science (ZACAS) in Gusau. The College comprises the School of Science Technology, School of Legal Studies, School of…
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s $77 billion telecommunications sector, which currently houses 34,862 towers, 127,294 Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) and 96,198km fibre optics, is endangered as a result of the absence of laws backing infrastructure safety and deployment.
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Following decades of poor governance, manifest corruption, sit-tight attitude and perceived allegiance to colonial powers by political leaders, many Africans, especially young adults became elated over the wave of military takeover of governments recently.