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Data show how Nigeria moves at snail pace towards achieving SDGs

GLOBALLY-ENDORSED data have shown how Nigeria struggles to join the rest of the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The country faces crises in many...

FG approves outreach centre for University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital 

By Dare Akogun THE Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, had approved the newly commissioned Comprehensive Health Centre, Idi-Isin, located along Okolowo Expressway, Ilorin, as an...

72% of Nigeria’s health budget spent on salaries, running offices in 11 years

NIGERIA has spent 72 per cent of its health sector budgets to pay salaries and run offices in the past 11 years. Data from the Budget...
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Bayelsa, Borno, Ekiti have least hospitals in Nigeria

Bayelsa, Borno and Ekiti States have the least number of health facilities in Nigeria. The Nigeria Health Facility Registry (HFR) data show that Bayelsa and Borno have...

TB: WHO approves stool test, bedaquiline, delamanid, others for children

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has approved new guidelines for managing tuberculosis in children and adolescents. The guideline includes testing tools and using bedaquiline and delamanid for all children. The...

Four doctors to 10,000 population, Nigeria’s highest in two decades – Data

ONLY four doctors could attend to 10,000 people living in Nigeria, and the trend has been so in the past two decades, The ICIR reports. In...
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Adamawa: How overseas offers threaten FMC Yola’s planned upgrade to teaching hospital (part 3)

The Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa State, plans to upgrade into a teaching hospital, but the facility faces three key challenges that may prevent...

Tinubu: Illnesses associated with shaky hands

Last week, videos of Bola Tinubu, a major contender for Nigeria's presidency in the 2023 general elections, emerged, showing his hands shaking repeatedly. Many people who saw...

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Colleges of Education lecturers issue warning strike notice to FG over unmet demands

THE Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the Nigerian government to meet...

Presidency warns against reprisals over killing of woman, four children in Anambra

THE Presidency has warned against any form of reprisals in the wake of killing of a pregnant woman and...

Boris Johnson ‘humbled’ by Partygate report

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is humbled by the report from senior civil servant Sue Gray...

APC primaries: Aspirant protests ‘doctored’ delegates list in Ekiti

SUNDAY Ola, one of the House of Representatives aspirants in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, has...

AEPB increases number of mobile courts in FCT

THE Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has established more mobile courts to hasten the trial of cases of violation...
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