Tag: Health

Working mothers: group tasks Kano govt on 6 months maternity leave

Abdul Jimoh- August 14, 2020

Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), has called on the Kano State Government to extend maternity leave from three to six months to enable ... Read More

Carefree attitude of Nigerians leads to national spread of COVID-19- Ajibade

inno.korie- August 2, 2020

A Pharmacist, Mr Abiodun Ajibade, on Sunday attributed the spike in cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to carefree attitude of many people. was responsible ... Read More

I shall overcome my current health challenge and return to my duty post hale and hearty – Fayemi

Abdul Jimoh- July 23, 2020

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti  who tested positive for Coronavirus pandemic  said that he would overcome his current health challenge and return to his duty ... Read More

Drug Addicts, Substance Users Susceptible to COVID-19 Infection, Expert Says

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

A Mental and Behavioural Medicine Specialist, Dr Kola Okunade, on Saturday said drug addicts and substance users were more susceptible to COVID-19 and other deadly ... Read More

NMBA Stresses Need for Bio-safety Measures on Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), says biosafety measures should be applied in ensuring that genetically modified mosquitoes, aimed at reducing the spread of malaria, ... Read More

Fintiri Commissions Infectious Disease Centre in Yola

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has commissioned Adamawa Infectious Disease Centre at the State Specialist Hospitality Yola that will serve as covid-19 isolation centre and other ... Read More

60 Percent of Kano Deaths Linked to COVID-19 – Minister

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Monday said that 60 per cent of recent deaths recorded in Kano State had been linked to ... Read More

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Stakeholders Want Misconceptions, Myths Removed

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2020

Stakeholders on Thursday called for collective actions toward ending the misconceptions about menstruation by women in the country. The stakeholders spoken an Nigeria joins the ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria has 112 Treatment, Isolation Centres, 5,324 Beds — Minister

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Nigeria has a total of 112 treatment and isolation centres with 5,324 beds as part of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minster ... Read More

FG warns Nigerians against uncertified Covid-19 vaccine

inno.korie- April 21, 2020

The Federal Government on Tuesday warned Nigerians against patronising uncertified Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine, yellow in colour, being hawked in Kano. The Minister of Information and ... Read More

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Leaves Hospital After Being Treated for Coronavirus

Tanimu- April 12, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left hospital after being treated for coronavirus, but will not immediately return to work, Downing Street says. Mr Johnson, 55, ... Read More

COVID-19: Vice President, Osinbajo Speaks to NTA After Meeting President Buhari

Tanimu- April 11, 2020

PRESIDENT SERIOUSLY CONCERNED WITH LOCKDOWN PROBLEMS, SUCCOUR ON THE WAY FOR OUR PEOPLE, SAYS OSINBAJO VP was accosted by NTA after a meeting this afternoon ... Read More

BMW Sales Drops with #COVID19 Pandemic

Tanimu- April 6, 2020

German carmaket BMW sold 20.6 per cent fewer cars in the first quarter of 2020 than last year, with the coronavirus pandemic leading sales to tumble ... Read More

#COVID19 Update: Cases in Nigeria Increases to 174

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2020

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that Twenty-three (23) new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in ... Read More

COVID-19: Mixed Reactions from Husbands and Wives over Stay at Home

Tanimu- April 1, 2020

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lagos State Government had last week directed closure of open markets, recreational centres, saloons and other public ... Read More

Toiletries Donated to Fight Against Spread of #COVID19

Tanimu- March 31, 2020

The body of Permanent Secretaries has donated some toiletries as part of effort to assist the Federal Government in the fight against the dreaded Coronavirus ... Read More

Prof. Osinbajo Participates in a Google Hangout Organized to Deliver Relevant, Real-time, Cutting Edge Public Health Responses

Tanimu- March 31, 2020

As we rise above the challenges thrown up by the Coronavirus pandemic, we are grateful for the young Nigerians developing and contributing innovative tech solutions ... Read More

Health worker tasks pregnant women on antenatal

Abdul Jimoh- March 19, 2020

A Community Health Officer (CHO) in Nasarawa State, Mrs Rifkatu Makka-Nangba, has advised women to embrace antenatal services in the interest of their new born ... Read More

Social Media Week: Good sleep Enhances Productivity, Life Span

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2020

 Health and well-being experts on Tuesday disclosed that the lack of sufficient sleep may lead totalent disengagement, reduced productivity and reduction in life expectancy. The ... Read More

Kogi Confirms 9 Cases of Lassa fever, 4 Deaths

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

The Kogi State Ministry of Health has confirmed nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths recorded since the outbreak of the deadly disease in ... Read More