THE Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Council of Edo, Dr Sunday Yerumoh, on Monday confirmed two cases of Lassa fever in the locality. Yerumoh made the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
THE President and Founder, EO Foundation, Prof. Cyril Otoikhian, has warned that children explain why they do not want marriages to continue producing children with Sickle Cell (S) Gene following frightening death rate across the country. Prof. Otoikhian said the...
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...
NO fewer than 7,000 persons with different ailments from several communities in Etsako West, Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo have received free treatment provided by a United Kingdom based Medical Doctor, Benedict Ifsuokor. Surgeons...
Vice Chancellor of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Professor Faraday Orumnwense, has said the institution will become one of the best in the world in scientific and industrial research with the 6.8 million pounds research fund grant it received....
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
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...
Dr Jide Owolana, the Chief Medical Director, Living Standard Hospital, Benin, said on Tuesday said that dehydration of the human body could lead to memory loss. Owolana, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin,...
A researcher with  Benin-based Centre for Population and Environmental Development, CPED, Dr. Francis Onojeta has disclosed that an average of 145 Nigerian women of child bearing age die every day, adding that  no fewer than 2,300 children under five...
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...