Saturday, 27th November 2021
Breaking News:


11 Nov
Chairman Board of Trustees, Nigerian Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Yaba, Lagos, Foundation and Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has assured Nigerians that the foundation ...
14 Oct
Towards promoting medical research and development in alignment with national and states health priorities for the advancement of public health, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research...
23 Sep
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Yaba, Lagos is set to begin local manufacture of test kits for Lassa and Yellow fever with the inauguration of four production facilities.
18 Sep
Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, the Minister of State for Health, has commended the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) for unveiling Lassa and yellow fever diagnostic kits...
17 Aug
The NIMR was the first institute of medical research in Nigeria created in 1920 as the centre for production of yellow fever vaccine before it metamorphosed into the present day NIMR....
13 Aug
The Federal Government will increase investments into research and healthcare development as part of efforts to boost the health sector, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State for Health, said on Friday in Lagos.
17 Jul
Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has said that the recent increase in COVID-19 cases could be a signal of a third wave of the pandemic.
27 May
The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutes (ASURI) has called for speedy assent to the National Research and Innovation Council Bill.
11 Mar
There are fresh concerns that COVID-19 might become unstoppable as a new study of the United Kingdom (U.K.) and South Africa variants of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus type 2...
25 Feb
A new report by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research published earlier this week showed that at least 1 in 5 residents of Lagos, Enugu and Nasarawa states might have been infected with COVID-19. And for Gombe State, it was 1 in 10 persons. "Survey findings released today revealed…
18 Feb
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has urged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to urgently come up with strategies that would prevent importation of Ebola into Nigeria.
16 Jan
Investigation by The Guardian has revealed that most government hospitals in the country, especially in Lagos State, have been overwhelmed by upsurge of COVID-19 patients needing intensive care with oxygen support to survive.


22 mins ago
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on mobile telecommunication network in the state.
26 mins ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerian leaders to value the interest of every section of the country in order to build a united nation devoid of agitation, disunity and disenchantment.
2 hours ago
Germany on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, in travellers who arrived at Munich airport from South Africa, regional officials said.
2 hours ago
Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.
3 hours ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has trained 2, 000 students and 300 teachers on school security and personal protection in the state.