Saturday, June 25, 2022
The Senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, on Friday slumped as he entered the Special Anti-Robbery Squad headquarters in Abuja. Dino had surrendered to the Police after an eight-day siege on his Abuja residence, after which he...
An ecologist, Mr Habib Omotosho, has urged stakeholders in the waste management sector to properly undertake waste disposal schemes to prevent the outbreak and spread of diseases in communities. Omotosho, who is the National Coordinator, Environmental Advancement Initiative, an NGO,...
The House of Representatives, yesterday, mandated its Committees on Agricultural Production and Services, Customs and Excise to investigate the circumstances that led to the importation of genetically modified maize without clearance from the National Biosafety Management Agency.It asked the...
MTN Foundation, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health, has inaugurated the Yellow Heart Initiative to prevent the prevailing death of mothers and their children in the country. The campaign is part of the Foundations initiatives to provide Nigerians...
Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has said that fight against drug abuse in the country should be prosecuted the same way as the fight against insurgency. The leader made this known in an interview with Newsmen in...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said there is no cholera outbreak recorded in the territory. Dr Humphrey Okoroukwu, Director Public Health of Health and Human Service Secretariat, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of...
Mr Christian Ohaa, Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, resumed work after testing negative to COVID-19 and been discharged from isolation centre. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ohaa, who was asymptomatic, tested positive for...
The Federal Government said on Monday that it would support the fight against HIV and AIDS programmes through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2018. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this at the opening of...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, in five states with at least 282 deaths related to the disease. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of the centre, made this known...
Two labour unions on Tuesday renewed their resolve to sustain their ongoing protest over the suspension of Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme by the Governing Council of the organisation. The trade unions are the...