Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A Professor of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, Ernest Izevbigie, has dragged the Nigerian Breweries Plc, before an Edo State High Court in Benin, presided over by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, for alleged deception. Izevbigie accused...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Edo State Command said it arrested 41 persons for allegedly trafficking in illicit drugs in the state in April. Mr Peter Ogar, the Assistant Commander and Head, Operations and Intelligence of the Command to...
A Benin-based optometrist, Dr. Ozor Ibhade, has warned that excessive smoking and drinking are likely to cause visual impairment in humans. Ibhade told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Benin that about 253 people in the world had...
The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed four more lives, caused 12 confirmed new cases and 265 fresh suspected infections in one week. An update released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), showed that between...
The Federal Government on Monday said it would soon receive vaccine to check the spread of Lassa fever in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known to newsmen after the signing of a joint approval...
Five Doctors, including the former Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Edo State, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro were arraigned before Justice Efe Igbonmwonba of a Benin High Court over issues bordering on “stealing #13.6 million and conspiracy to...
A yellow fever outbreak is currently ongoing in Nigeria with nine people confirmed dead from the disease, a report has said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in its situation report on yellow fever in the country released for...
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the establishment of primary health care centres in major markets in the state, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to significantly reduce neonatal mortality. Obaseki said this at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Meeting...
The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Benin, Edo State, has denied knowledge of an order by the Presidency, which allegedly directed the immediate reinstatement of 10 staff of the Hospital who were either dismissed or suspended over three years ago. Recalled...
To improve quality and reduce cost of accessing healthcare, federal and state governments should direct reforms and policies to deliver primary healthcare, provide health insurance for the poor and allow for private sector actors to handle tertiary and emergency...