Monday, 2nd October 2023


15 hours ago
Yobe State government has commenced the immunisation of 1.1 million children against polio in the 17 local councils of the state. The four-day immunisation exercise is part of the polio outbreak response from the Ministry of Health..
26 Sep
About 7,202 cases of diphtheria and 453 deaths have been recorded in 105 Local Councils across 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).In a joint statement issued by the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National Primary Health Care Development Agency....
12 Sep
The Federal Government is to launch the biggest immunisation campaign targeted at kids who missed out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigeria has 2.2 million unvaccinated children. Consequently, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has established zero dose learning hubs across the federation. Meanwhile, inadequate manpower, drugs and commodities, suboptimal capacity and insufficient funding have hindered…
7 Aug
Federal Government has warned that about 171 local councils in 14 states are at high risk of further spread of diphtheria. It said the affected areas are: all 144 local councils in Kano, Katsina, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Yobe, Kaduna and Bauchi states...
1 Aug
About 2,455 suspected cases of diphtheria and 83 deaths have been reported in 26 states from May 2022 to July 2023. To curb the disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has concluded plans to deliver 1,800 vials of Diphtheria Antitoxin (DAT) to the country.
23 Jul
Abia State has been declared the winner of the 2022 Gold Badge Award by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) under its Primary Healthcare Under One Roof programme, (PHCUOR).
6 Jul
Recent figures indicate that Nigeria’s maternal mortality rate remains a significant public health concern and is one of the highest in the world at 512 deaths per 100,000 live births.
6 Jul
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said 189,310 children in the South-West geopolitical zone lacked access to routine immunisation from January to June 2023.
29 May
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, at the weekend, urged traditional rulers to promote immunisation and other healthcare services in their various communities to improve healthcare delivery at the grassroots.
25 May
Despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaration that COVID-19 is no longer a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has warned that there remains a great risk of infection in Nigeria...
19 May
Only 463 representing 1.8 percent out of 25,843 Primary Health Care Facilities in the country have the minimum number of required Skilled Birth Attendants (SBA) which is 4 per facility.
18 May
The Federal Government has begun construction of three mega stores to fast track establishment of vaccine hubs in the country.


9 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it has obtained an arrest warrant and initiated extradition proceedings for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in Nigeria.
19 mins ago
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1 hour ago
In the vibrant landscape of Nigerian beauty, two iconic elements have consistently stood out as symbols of tradition, elegance, and cultural identity: gele and beadwork. Gele, the intricately tied headwrap, and beadwork, the art of adorning oneself with beautifully crafted beads, play a pivotal role in celebrating Nigerian heritage. In this beauty guide, we delve…
1 hour ago
Global best practices require that close attention be paid, not only to maximizing profits but also to the corporation's response to the upliftment of the environment and the larger society, thus the need for organizations to be vibrant in giving back to the society through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects.
1 hour ago
As Nigeria celebrates its independence, what better way to honour the occasion than by incorporating the nation's vibrant green colour into your fashion choices? Green represents the lush landscapes, rich culture, and hope for a brighter future. Here are fabulous ways to infuse green into your wardrobe to celebrate this significant day in style. 1.…
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The Kogi State All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has called on security agencies to fish out those responsible for the unfortunate killing of a harmless female supporter of the party in Kotonkarfe Local Government Area of Kogi State and bring them to book to serve as deterrent to other criminals.
1 hour ago
Youths and civil society organisations under the aegis of Rising-Up for a United Nigeria (RUN) have called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to remain focused and not be distracted by the antics of the opposition political parties in the country. At a rally at the Unity Fountain, Abuja as part of celebration to mark this…
2 hours ago
The Adamawa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Yola on Monday affirmed the election of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Umar Ardo, and his party had challenged Fintiri’s victory before the tribunal, alleging corrupt practices, threat and violence at the election. Ardo, who joined…
2 hours ago
Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with the country's leadership in the task of rebuilding the country towards the desired potential. Amid the numerous socio-economic and political challenges currently afflicting Nigeria, Akeredolu expressed the belief that the obstacles are surmountable and that Nigerians can still achieve the Nigeria…
2 hours ago
The Nigerian Army on Monday announced that its troops raided four terrorists' camps in Imo state where they recovered fresh and old corpses.