Monday, 2nd October 2023

Osagie Ehanire

31 May
Leading health institution dedicated to providing state-of-the-art cardiac care, Cardiocare Multispecialty Hospital, has said it is focused on ending medical tourism in the field of heart-related diseases. The institution made their vision known while announcing the launch of its Discounted Cardiac Device Outreach Programme, which it described as “a groundbreaking initiative aimed at extending crucial…
18 May
The Federal Government has begun construction of three mega stores to fast track establishment of vaccine hubs in the country.
16 May
Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has declared a five-day warning strike, following failure of the Federal Government to meet its demands.
15 May
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has declared a five-day warning strike following failure by the Federal Government to meet its demands.
14 Apr
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the compulsory five-year service for graduates in medical and dental fields before being granted full licence proposed in a bill by the House of Representatives is with good intention.
14 Apr
The Federal Government has identified complications during pregnancy and delivery as the major causes of morbidity and mortality among women of reproductive age.
7 Apr
Federal Government has urged states to lift embargo on employment of health workers to address manpower shortage in primary healthcare facilities across rural communities.
14 Mar
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it had begun work to address brain drain in the health sector. It said that exodus of health professionals was not new or peculiar to Nigeria.
14 Mar
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, and his Health counterpart, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their specific roles toward ending open defecation in the country.
20 Feb
*As friends, health community celebrates newly appointed GAVI chief executive Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that the appointment of the former Minister of State for Health, Prof Muhammad Ali Pate as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GAVI Vaccine Alliance, has improved and brightened Nigeria's chances of commencing local production of…
7 Feb
As President Buhari approves special intervention fund for an upgrade, the establishment of Radiotherapy services in 9 tertiary hospitals In a bid to close the care gap in cancer treatment in the country, the Federal government has commissioned five Brachytherapy Machines for National Hospital Abuja, UNTH Enugu, UBTH Benin, UCH Ibadan and ABUTH Zaria while…
31 Jan
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, yesterday, lamented Nigeria’s 25 per cent statistics of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa. According to him, while 122 million Nigerians are affected by Lymphatic Filariasis, 33 million have Onchocerciasis, 20.8 million with Schistosomiasis, 29.4 Transmitted Helminths, 5.3Trachoma and 6.5 million people affected by Human African Trypanosomiasis. He said…


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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.
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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The Nigerian Army on Monday announced that its troops raided four terrorists' camps in Imo state where they recovered fresh and old corpses.