Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said that long term exposure to low levels of contaminants in food obtained from animals that are poorly kept or fed with poor quality feeds exposes consumers to...
The Red Cross on Thursday sounded the alarm Thursday over Ebola’s increasingly rapid spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the latest outbreak of the virus has killed more than 700 people. Eighteen new cases were confirmed on Tuesday...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the huge amount Nigerians spend annually seeking medical care outside the country. The President expressed his concern at the inauguration of new participants of the Senior Executive Course of the National Institute of...
The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has accused some National Assembly members of demanding bribe during their oversight of her agency. She said they also asked the agency for N35 million...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. The Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan at an interactive session...
OVER the years, the failure of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, to fulfill its primary objective of providing the required health insurance coverage for all Nigerians has compounded the fortunes of those at the lowest rung of the...
The United Nations has called for more commitment from member Nations to the need to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by 2030. This was contained in a joint statement signed by the heads of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),...
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, has discovered a ‘baby factory’ allegedly owned by one Mrs Stella, on Block B, House 8, Adebayo Oke Street, Sharp Corner, Oluyole area of Ibadan. Two victims, including a pregnant lady, were rescued...
More than 1,000 residents of Isawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, received free medical care and medicines from medical personnel of the 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, as part of the package for the military maneuver, code-named Exercise...
A team of medical doctors in Ekiti State on Monday raised the alarm over the spread of breast, cervical and prostrate cancers, which they described as the greatest enemies of women in the state. The doctors, acting under the aegis...