Thursday, April 25, 2019
The Delta State Government has raised the alarm over high rate of defilement of minors and domestic violence in the state. The Director, Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Unit of the Ministry Justice, Mrs Uche Akamagwuna, said the ministry was...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeria, stated that the...
Aggrieved workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have suspended their plan to down tools in public hospitals across the nation over the failure of the Federal Government to meet some of their demands. JOHESU, NMA, PSN...
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,...