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Replace striking resident doctors with consultants, corps members -FG

THE Federal Government has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of federal tertiary hospitals to “immediately” commence the use of consultants and...

Nigeria has accessed $1.2bn Global Fund grant to fight Malaria, but many children still die of parasite

THE Federal Government of Nigeria says the country has accessed US$2,436,371,946 of the Global Fund towards fighting Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and for Resilient Systems...

38-year-old Nigerian man confirmed positive of Coronavirus in Ekiti

A new case of Coronavirus has been registered in Ekiti state, Nigeria, raising the number of confirmed cases in the country to eight. On Wednesday,...
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Nigerian who tested positive to COVID-19, now confirmed negative—Minister

THE Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Friday disclosed that the Nigerian who tested positive to the novel virus after having contact with the...

INVESTIGATION: Health minister exaggerated, Nigeria not prepared to combat Coronavirus

THE Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, announced weeks ago that Nigeria is prepared to handle Coronavirus, a deadly virus that originated from Wuhan,...

Fashola warns public against fake Facebook account registered in his name

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), on Sunday, issued a disclaimer advising the public to disregard a fake Facebook account...
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Family Planning Report Slams Nigeria Over Poor Services

A new report launched on Tuesday by the Family Planning 2020, FP2020, has ranked Nigeria among the worst countries in the delivery of family planning services. Nigeria is second to India in a global ranking on the number of women that die as a result of pregnancy.

States Get N420 Million To Upgrade Health Facilities

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has disclosed that the federal government has released the sum of 420 million Naira each to every state, to upgrade their primary healthcare facilities.


Families of Abuja-Kaduna train abductees threaten to occupy govt facilities

FAMILIES of passengers abducted during the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to occupy government facilities in Kaduna...

ICPC docks NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26 million fraud

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has docked a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security...

Nigeria has earned over $1bn  from sale of gas to Portugal in 2022 – NNPC GMD

Nigeria has earned over $1 billion from Portugal through the sale of natural gas so far in 2022. Disclosing this...

Daily oil theft rises from 103,000b/d in 2021 to 120,000b/d in 2022, FG says

THE Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Gbenga Komolafe, has disclosed that oil theft...

Ekweremadu makes second appearance in UK court, remanded in custody

UXBRIDGE Magistrates’ Court in the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday adjourned the trial of a former Deputy Senate President,...
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