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20 Feb
Nearly five years after the Federal Government promised to refurbish 10,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the 774 Councils, a new study has indicated that about 80 per cent of the facilities are still non-functional.
27 Sep 2021
The Federal Government flagged off the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) revitalisation programme in January 2017, under which it committed to refurbishing 10,000 PHCs across the country with at least one Centre in each of Nigeria’s 109 senatorial districts.
15 Nov 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to commence the rehabilitation and equipping of primary healthcare centres across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory ...
22 Sep 2019
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to revitalise the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state. Abayomi said on Sunday in Lagos that this was to provide quality, efficient and accessible healthcare services for the citizens.
12 Mar 2019
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has certified and inducted new 506 foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine in the country. Out of 903 students who sat for the October/November 2018, MDCN assessment examination for foreign trained medical students, which was conducted with the help of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), only…
6 Mar 2019
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that healthcare facilities will be guaranteed in all communities in Osun State from middle of the year. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who corroborated this, said the step being taken by the governor to improve on healthcare is the first in the South-West, which he hoped “other…
8 Feb 2018
As part of efforts towards improving the quality of family planning and primary healthcare services delivered by Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Proprietary Patent Medicine Vendors (PPMVs) in underserved areas of Lagos and Kaduna states, a project of Society for Family Health....
22 Jul 2017
In a bid to promote good health and hygiene, especially for children, SPAR Nigeria has provided Primary Healthcare Centres in Somolu and Lagos Island LGA...
16 Mar 2017
Leadership Initiative For Youths Empowerment, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has trained health workers at Primary Healthcare Centres in Isolo and Itire areas of Lagos, on improving community access to sexual....


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has rejected the result validating the election of the New Nigerian People’s Party’s (NNPP) Abba Yusuf as governor-elect.
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The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will place visa restrictions on Nigerians responsible for election violence that undermined the democratic process during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. The Consulate disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violence, voter intimidation, and…
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Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun on Tuesday said that the state will soon enact disability law to cater for the needs of people living with disabilities. Adeleke said this during the distribution of support materials to people with disabilities in Osogbo. The governor said his administration would review the legal framework as it affects the…
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Constitution amendment bills on power to summon presidents and governors suffered another major setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent. Buhari's withholding of presidential assent to the Constitution alteration bill and 18 others became a source of concern to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Senate, Tuesday.…
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The United States on Tuesday inaugurated its first permanent army base in Poland, which the ambassador to Warsaw said was a sign of NATO unity in the face of Russian aggression. More than 10,000 US soldiers are currently stationed in Poland, which has become the main transit country for international aid and equipment to neighbour…