Category: Health

Partner on COVID-19 Vaccine Security and Accountability

Tanimu- April 13, 2021

In line with its determination to ensure accountability and transparency in the deployment and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care ... Read More

Kano Govt. releases 423 orphans to foster parents in 6 years – Committee

Suleiman Idris- April 9, 2021

The Kano State Government has granted custody of 423 orphans and abandoned children to foster parents in the past six years. The Chairman, Kano State ... Read More

NMA pleads with FG to respond to doctors’ needs

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2021

Dr Enema Amodu, the Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), FCT chapter, on Sunday, pleaded with Federal Government to respond to the needs of health ... Read More

Niger govt. reiterates commitment to quality health care service

Suleiman Idris- March 31, 2021

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger said the government would provide qualitative health care services to residents of the state. This is contained in a statement ... Read More

Gombe Governor Flags-off Covid-19 vaccination

Suleiman Idris- March 17, 2021

Governor, Deputy, Others Receive First Jab of AstraZeneca Vaccine Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has officially flagged-off Covid-19 vaccination in the State. The Governor, ... Read More

Kebbi State Government flags off training of Health workers for Covid -19 Vaccination

Suleiman Idris- March 10, 2021

Kebbi State Government through the Primary Healthcare Development Agency has commenced the first phase training of Health workers involved in Covid 19 Vaccination. A two ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 269 New Cases

Suleiman Idris- March 8, 2021

Nigeria has recorded 269 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 158,506. The Nigeria ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccine will guarantee national immunity – Medical practitioner

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

Dr Ejike Oji, Chairman Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), says arrival of almost four million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ... Read More

NAFDAC destroys N613m counterfeit goods in Kano

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

The National Agency for Drug, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed counterfeit drugs, cosmetics and food items worth over N613 million in Kano State. The ... Read More

Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths near 2,000 mark

Abdul Jimoh- March 4, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease since its ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccines shipped by COVAX arrive in Nigeria – WHO

Suleiman Idris- March 2, 2021

  By Cecilia Ologunagba The World Health Organisation  (WHO) says Nigeria has received nearly four million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX ... Read More

Nigeria set to receive about 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Suleiman Idris- March 1, 2021

Nigeria is scheduled to take delivery of 3.92 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, 2 March, 2021. The delivery will mark the first ... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines will Arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday – SGF

Olisa- February 28, 2021

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has confirmed that Nigeria will on Tuesday, March 2, receive the first tranche of ... Read More

NCDC announces 600 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- February 27, 2021

By Abujah Racheal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 600 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections ... Read More

Cervical cancer: WHO pledges to support Kebbi State

Suleiman Idris- February 27, 2021

By Cecilia Ologunagba The World Health Organisation (WHO) is strengthening collaboration with the office of Kebbi State Governor’s wife to champion early cancer detection to ... Read More

PTF Briefing on COVID-19

Tanimu- February 9, 2021

Inbound travellers who have violated Nigeria's COVID-19 travel protocols will be liable to prosecution and imprisonment. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Boss ... Read More

PTF Suspends Fresh 100 Passports

Tanimu- February 9, 2021

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has released another list of 100 passports that have been suspended for six months due to non-compliance with the ... Read More

#COVID19: NOA, Hajj Commission To Sensitize Intending Pilgrims

Suleiman Idris- February 6, 2021

Ahead of Hajj Prigrimage to Saudi Arabia, Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garba Abari and Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), ... Read More

Gombe State First Lady, Asma’u Urges for Bold and Brave Action to Create A Cancer Free World

Tanimu- February 1, 2021

"As a Caregiver, I AM in the crusade against cancer; I WILL continue to create awareness and save lives by providing access to preventive measures ... Read More

Why Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is delayed – FG

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2021

Nigeria, China Sign MoU On Information, Media Cooperation Nigeria says the first batch of 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 is delayed because ... Read More