Thursday, 28th October 2021
Breaking News:


2 days ago
More than 60 million workers around the globe will benefit from concrete guidance as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) adopts a code of practice on improving safety...
21 Oct
Though COVID-19 has continued to be transmitted across countries with resultant waves of large-scale outbreaks continuing, Nigeria and many countries in the African Region appear to have escaped the worst predicted catastrophes so far...
18 Oct
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), adolescence is a critical period that can determine the trajectory of girls’ lives.
15 Oct
Six of every seven COVID-19 infections in Africa go undetected due to low testing capacity, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed.
14 Oct
•Scientists hail historic malaria jab approval but point to challenges ahead •Say WHO-approved RTS,S vaccine has modest efficacy, requires complex regimen of doses •At N3,250 per dose, vaccine rollout would cost N211.25b yearly to administer in ten African countries Scientists have hailed approval by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the first and, to date,…
11 Oct
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, on the occasion of the World Mental Health Day (WMHD) alerted to aggravating risks for mental ill-health in Africa.
7 Oct
Some health experts have commended the World Health Organisation (WHO) for recommending the widespread use of a new malaria vaccine among children.
7 Oct
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally endorsed widespread use of the first malaria vaccine, RTS, S/AS01 (RTS, S), among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate to high Plasmodium falciparum transmission.
6 Oct
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for the decades-long battle against the deadly disease for children at risk.
2 Oct
The president of DR Congo wants "frank" cooperation in a probe of allegations of rape and sexual abuse by World Health Organization workers sent to fight Ebola in the country.
30 Sep
Scientists are in a race against time to develop better treatments for COVID-19 as several studies have confirmed that efficacy of vaccines wanes after six months and that people may need to be getting boosters every year.
30 Sep
Renowned virologist, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has been appointed into the World Health Organisation (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC).


13 mins ago
More are yet to unfold on the struggle to control the assets of FBN Holdings Plc, as the company yesterday confirmed Tunde Hassan-Odukale as the single-largest shareholder of the bank.
16 mins ago
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Ilorin, Kwara State, last week, began the distribution of storage facilities and COVID-19 palliatives to farmers in five states.
19 mins ago
House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Navy has assured the Naval Command of improved allocation to boost infrastructure development and enable NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi, move to its permanent site in Akwa Ibom State.
1 hour ago
The University of Nigeria with campuses at Nsukka and Enugu boasts of many firsts. Of course it remains the first indigenous citadel of learning in the country established sans affiliation to any foreign institution whatsoever.
1 hour ago
The MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference and Exhibition, organized by Energy Capital & Power, will take place on 13-14 December in Dakar, Senegal.  The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Cos-Petrogaz, Petrosen and Coperes will lead high-level discussions about investment opportunities in the emerging energy sectors of Senegal and the various MSGBC region countries.A number of…