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REPORT: How meagre support from NHIS jeopardises health of kidney failure patients

Abuja, Nigeria — Halima Galadima wheels herself into the Dialysis Unit of Garki Hospital with the support of her teenage daughter on September 11. ...

World Mental Health Day: Nigeria’s failure to repeal 60-year-old Lunacy Act hurts patients

AS  the World marks Mental Health Day, attention is again drawn to the failure of Nigerian government to enact laws that protect mental health...

Oh no! In seven months, 54 mothers in Nasarawa infect their babies with HIV

Fifty-four babies delivered in Nasarawa State between January and September 2017 have tested positive to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Zakari Umar, Executive Director...
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State House Clinic got N9.14bn in 10 years,yet no paracetamol, syringes

Over the years, it has become a norm, or some unwritten law, for members of the first family in Nigeria to embark on frequent...

How 28 govt initiatives in 10 years failed to end preventable newborn deaths

An estimated 7.4 million babies are born in Nigeria every year but 94,000 of them die on the first day of birth while 240,000...

Meningitis: Health Ministry Advises Nigerians On Prevention As Death Toll Rises

The Federal Ministry of Health has issued a public advisory on how to curtail the spread of cerebrospinal meningitis which death toll has risen to 328 so far.
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2017 Budget: FG Fails To Cater For Malnourished Nigerian Children

By Chikezie Omeje The hope of saving many Nigerian children suffering from hunger and malnourishment next year may have been dashed with no provision made...

N2 Billion Primary Health Centres Waste Away Across Nigeria

By Chikezie Omeje Dozens of Primary Health Centres, PHCs, built in the last two years across the country by the federal government at a cost...

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How CBN’s new withdrawal policy threatens financial inclusion, SMEs

ECONOMIC and financial experts are apprehensive that the decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to limit cash...

Journalism awards created in honour of two veteran journalists

JOURNALISM awards have been created in honour of two distinguished journalists Ibanga Isine and late Nelson Etukudoh. Isine, a veteran...

Illegal abortions: Irabor denies Reuters report

THE Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Lucky Irabor has denied a report by Reuters which accused the Nigerian Army...

Buhari’s agriculture policy saved Nigerians from hunger — Lai Mohammed

MINISTER of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on agriculture saved Nigerians from hunger. The...

More than half of world’s population lack access to health services – WHO

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has said more than half of the world's population lack access to essential health...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

Behold candidates for the 2023 presidential election (LIST)

June 9 marks the end of the deadline given...
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