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7 Aug 2022
The world breastfeeding week celebrated from 1st to 7th of August is a worldwide celebration that occurs yearly in over 120 countries across the globe. World breastfeeding week seeks to underline the positive effects of breastfeeding on both maternal and baby health as well as encouraging, safeguarding and supporting women’s rights to breastfeed anywhere and…
27 Jul 2017
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for national laws and regulations to enforce strict compliance of the International Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) code by manufacturers and marketers of infant formula.
19 Apr 2017
The health challenges in today’s world, particularly for developing countries, demand bold new leadership to ensure the organisation can deliver on its mandate for people across the globe.
24 Feb 2017
More than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, which is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease...
27 Nov 2016
In accordance with the 2015 World Health Assembly’s number one Global Action Plan on antimicrobial (antibiotics) resistance, a medical General Practitioner ...
29 Jul 2016
The move, which coincided with yesterday’s observance of World Hepatitis Day, is the first response by the government to a recent World Health Assembly resolution on the need for member nations to take action on prevention...
2 Jun 2016
Director General of WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, in her address to the WHA, said polio eradication has never been so close to the finish line.


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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the acting National Chairman, Amb. Umar Damagum, has reversed the referral of Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State to the party’s National Disciplinary Committee.
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Mr Usman Alfadarai, Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Lagos state, on Thursday witnessed the issuance of Certificate of Return ( CoR) to Gov Babajide Sanwo – Olu and his deputy Obafemi Hazmat.
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Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, Oluwatosin Ajibade, popularly known as Mr Eazi, has made history by becoming the first Nigerian artiste to win a Latin Grammy Award.
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Gospel artist, Mercy Chinwo, has filed a suit against hip-hop artist Obidiz for defamation of character and unauthorized use of name and image. Mercy Chinwo filed a case against Obidiz following his latest single release titled Mercy Chinwo. The artist in the song cited an example of a wayward, club girl, and mentioned Mercy Chinwo…
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, the Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa and other lawmakers-elect on Thursday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Sanwo-Olu in his remarks, thanked the leadership of INEC for a job well done, hoping that in future…