Sunday, November 18, 2018
Niger state government said it has uncovered massive use of steroid by livestock farmers and butchers, which make most meat in circulation unsafe for consumption. Briefing journalists on the outcome of the state executive council meeting on Wednesday in Minna,...
Following the news on October 20, 2018 when a 67-year-old woman gave birth to her first child through the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process, Dr. Taofeek Ogunfunmilayo of Atoke Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has urged women not to...
In a bid to prevent disastrous epidemics, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is stepping up efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic medical care, to flood victims in Nigeria. At least 826,000 Nigerians are severely affected by heavy...
The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to more than 1,000 persons displaced by flood in Niger State. According to Group Capt. Suleiman Usman, Commander, 351 Base Services Group, Nigeria Airforce Base, Minna, residents of Zungeru...
The need to revive environmental health inspection to guarantee public safety and well-being was the focus at a symposium organised by the Department of Environmental Health of the New Gate College of Health Technology (NGCHT) in Minna, the Niger...
Death toll has risen to 17 in Niger and Kogi states in the last five days with a reported case of 72 victims in the two states. Two deaths were recorded in Lokoja, Kogi State, over the weekend while the...
The Niger Government, has approved N25 million for its Ministry of Health to continue with the ongoing surveillance on the outbreak of cholera and other related diseases. Dr Jibrin Mustapha, the Commissioner for Health and Hospital Management, made this disclosure...
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have rescued a medical doctor, who was kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen. The doctor identified as Mr. Evaristus Emekwuru was said to have been abducted in Nonwa, Tai Local Government of Rivers State...
people, mostly women and children, are adversely affected due to lead poison associated with mining activities in gold bearing zone of Nigeria. The states are Zamfara, Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, FCT and Osun states. Six thousand are receiving medicine in...
Just as the federal government have placed a ban on the use of codeine, research have revealed that about 30,000 bottles of codeine made of cough syrup are consumed daily in Niger state. The research carried out by the Development...