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31 Aug 2021
The world as we now know has undergone drastic changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which took the world by storm and disrupted the important facets of our economy and everyday lives.
29 Apr 2021
Many studies have been focused on therapeutic agents either in pursuit of new chemical entities or repurposing existing drugs for treatment of COVID-19.
29 Apr 2021
Bloom Public Health, which is a technical partner of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) Abuja, and other institutions in Africa...
15 Feb 2021
Unlike South Africa and some developed nations, Nigeria lacks the capacity to conduct clinical trials on COVID-19 vaccines.
24 Dec 2020
Director General, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Adigwe, has said his agency’ s phytomedicines verification and validation protocol would bring about drug security in Nigeria.
30 Aug 2020
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) says its research and development activities have redefined response of African traditional medicines to the COVID-19 pandemic. NIPRD Director-General, Dr Obi Adigwe, made this known in a statement on Sunday, ahead of the forthcoming African Traditional Medicine Day commemoration, on August 31. The theme for the…
18 Aug 2020
Director-General of National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja, Dr. Obi Adigwe, has disclosed plans by the institute...
16 Jul 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday May 16, 2020, took delivery of samples of Madagascar’s COVID-Organics for use on Nigerian patients with coronavirus after scientific scrutiny...
31 May 2020
In recent times, several natural cures have shown promise in the prevention, treatment and management of not just the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), but other arguably, more deadly viral infections like Ebola and smallpox.
28 May 2020
As part of emergency efforts to find medicines to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and strengthen pharmaceutical research and development to ensure the availability of quality medicines to all citizens of Nigeria ...
23 May 2020
Health care interventions and efforts to contain the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria and indeed Africa, might crumble if the United States President, Donald Trump, withdraws funds from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
2 May 2020
Research and development of vaccine is a complex process. Usually it takes many years to develop a candidate vaccine. A vaccine may contain the weakened vaccine or parts of the virus.


1 day ago
With less than a week before the presidential primaries and national convention of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu's strong professional and political records, according to Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, set him beyond other presidential candidates in 2023. The two governors spoke separately When…
1 day ago
Disturbed by the activities of terrorists and bandits in some parts of the country, the Nigeria Police Force has resolved to deploy modern and best technology to put an end to the menace of the criminals.
1 day ago
The Police Command in Anambra has described the killing and beheading of Dr Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata 2 constituency by yet-to-be-identified assailants as cowards and enemies of State.
1 day ago
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says that Africa will not experience food crisis contrary to reports of an imminent
1 day ago
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Monday destroyed over 400 carts confiscated from pushers, who serially dump waste at unauthorised locations in the metropolis.