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Nigeria has one doctor ratio to 10,000 population to treat heart diseases – Cardiologists

THERE is only one heart doctor to attend to 10,000 Nigerians, the Nigerian Cardiac Society revealed on Tuesday. The ICIR reports that heart doctors, otherwise...

Kogi, Niger lead in open defecation in Nigeria – Report

RESIDENTS of Kogi and Niger states practice open defecation more than other people in Nigeria, the latest Multiple Indication Cluster Surveys (MICS) report shows. According...

Ondo, Edo top chart as Lassa fever kills 168 Nigerians in eight months

ONDO and Edo states are leading in the number of confirmed cases of Lassa fever as Nigeria records 168 deaths from the disease since...
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Nigeria records 91 suspected deaths from cholera in seven months 

NIGERIA has recorded 91 suspected deaths from cholera since January, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In its latest update on the...

Strike: Doctors extend ultimatum by two weeks

THE National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has extended the two-week ultimatum issued to the Federal Government three weeks ago by another two weeks. The...

[EXCLUSIVE] How 37 hospitals shared over N35 billion COVID-19 fund

THE Nigerian government disbursed N35.74 billion to 37 of its 55 hospitals from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020,...
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Doctors demand improved welfare, give states, FG two weeks to honour agreements

THE National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for an increase in the wages of its members engaged by states and the Federal...

WHO raises alarm over acute unexplained hepatitis infections in children

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday raised the alarm over a new outbreak of “unexplained acute hepatitis infections” affecting children across the world. In a...

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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

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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...

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