Thursday, April 25, 2019
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...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday in Abuja renewed the commitment of the Federal Government on funding Family Planning (FP) programmes in the country. Adewole made this known during the interface between the government and Civil Society...
The government of the United Kingdom has disclosed plans to invest £360m over the next five years with a view to saving over 200 million people suffering from Tricomia and other Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), in Nigeria and other...
Mamunat Isah had been at the Kubwa General Hospital’s waiting room since 8.00 a.m. trying to see the doctor. It was 1.00 p.m. and she was yet to see the doctor. Mrs. Isah, who had a resigned look on...
The MD, Hygeia HMO Limited, Mr. Obinna Abajua, has stressed the need for health care providers to offer health services to the people at affordable rates. He made the statement while delivering his opening speech at the Healthcare Nigeria Conference,...
NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged the National Assembly to accelerate hearing on a Bill seeking stiffer penalty for those trading on counterfeit foods and drugs. Professor Moji Adeyeye, Director-General of NAFDAC,...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday, summoned the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, who was last week suspended by the governing council of the NHIS. It was learnt that Yusuf met...
The Minister seeks more hospitals in FCT minister of Federa Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello, has urged private investors to build more hospitals in the territory. Bello made the call yesterday at the inauguration of the Hawthorn Suites...
Mr Jalal Arabi, the Permanent Secretary, State House, has refuted media report suggesting that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), had received N11.01billion as appropriation for the period 2015-2017. Arabi’s refutal is contained in a statement by Mr Attah Esa,...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure stiffer punishment for perpetrators of drug trafficking to curb the menace in the country. Mr Jelili Kilani, Chairman of PSN FCT Branch, made the call...