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Spain, US, Germany top infections as WHO declares monkeypox global health emergency

Spain, the United States of America and Germany have recorded nearly half of the total global monkeypox infections this year. Seventy-four countries, including Nigeria, had...

Kidney failure kills over 150 yearly in Gashua, Senate President’s hometown – Medical expert

NO LESS than 150 residents of Gashua, Yobe State, die of kidney disease yearly, The ICIR has learnt. Anwali Ahmad, Head of Chemical Pathology Unit,...

Women in health, care sector earn 24 per cent less than men – Report

A NEW report has said women who work in the health and care sector earn 24 per cent less than their male counterparts. The International...
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[EXCLUSIVE] Covid-19: Over N22.58 billion shared among 21 teaching hospitals

FINDINGS by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) have revealed that at least 21 Federal Teaching Hospitals under the Federal Ministry of...

Nigeria begins new tax regime for tobacco products

THE NIGERIAN government has started the implementation of a new tax regime for tobacco products in a bid to further discourage smoking in the...

Polio: Nigeria’s ‘chronically low immunization coverage’ worries WHO as Mozambique records two wild cases

ANOTHER case of wild polio virus has been discovered in Mozambique, close to the border of Malawi, in Southeast Africa, the World Health Organization...
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How JUTH ignored procurement guidelines over N853 million COVID-19 fund

TWO years after receiving N853 million from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund to purchase medical equipment to boost its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the  Jos...

Key issues in Nigeria’s new National Health Insurance Authority Act

ON May 19, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the National Health Insurance Authority Bill (2022) into law. The ICIR's Marcus Fatunmole x-rays the law vis...

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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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