Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Detectives at the Central Police Station, Nnewi, Anambra State, have arrested 35-year-old Dorothy Sunday, who allegedly stole a five-day-old twin baby boy. In a statement in Awka on Thursday, SP Haruna Mohammed, Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command,...
Emmanuel Ezunu, Head, Clinical Services and Training, Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Asaba, has confirmed the death of a housewife who died 15 hours after she was delivered of quintuplets. Mr. Ezunu who made the confirmation to newsmen in Asaba,...
A Lagos-based firm, Stephen Akintayo Consulting, has urged Nigerians to pay more attention to personal hygiene and to support the underprivileged in the society. The founder of the firm, Mr Stephen Akintayo, made the call while distributing food and awarding...
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...
A yet-to-be identified Onitsha-based trader has allegedly abandoned a substance suspected to be tramadol concealed in bags of garri. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control said the substance was concealed in five bags of the staple. The...
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 National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the drug use in Nigeria report, stating that the drug prevalence rate is 14.4 per cent. The bureau in a report, which was uploaded on its website, stated that the 14.4 per...
Patients, who had booked appointments at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, were stranded on Tuesday as resident doctors continued their three-day warning strike. When our correspondent visited the hospital, many patients were seen waiting to be attended to. At...
The report on the first-ever National Survey on Drug Use in Nigeria, which was presented by the Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, has shown that 14.3 million people, representing approximately 14.4 per cent of the country’s population (between...
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, has said the drug procurement process in hospitals must be streamlined to ensure technical and financial efficiency, as well as quality health care delivery. Ipaye made the statement in Lagos on...