Sunday, November 18, 2018
Nigerians must be prepared for a disease outbreak anytime as global warming and ease of transportation have made it easy for an outbreak in any country to get to another fast. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave...
In a bid to intensify campaign against all forms of drug abuse, the serene city of Benin, Edo State came alive once again as the First Lady of the state, Chief (Mrs) Betsy Obaseki, joined the President, Pharmaceutical Society...
The authorities of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) have concluded plans to bury no fewer than 125 unclaimed corpses, in its possession, in a mass grave. Findings indicate that the corpses include that of an academic doctor, Sherif...
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...