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Adewole tasks mothers on exclusive breastfeeding

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has tasked nursing mothers on exclusive breast feeding for six months, just as he urged all stakeholders in the health sector to intensify campaign for exclusive breastfeeding, especially in the rural areas. 

Adewole made the call at a press briefin [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


FG recalls two million bottles of codeine syrup

To further demonstrate the federal government resolve to stern the tide of codeine containing cough syrup and other substances in Nigeria, the federal ministry of health, has recalled 2,405,724 of codeine containing cough syrups, after a recent audit carried out by National Agency for food, and drugs, [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


FG assures WAHO of commitment

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to advance the agenda of the West African Health Organization, WAHO, in the country and sub-region. 

The minister made this known while receiving the director general, West African Hea [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Cell phone radiation may affect memory performance - study

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.

The investigation, led by the Swiss Tropical and [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Adewole charges states on population policy

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has charged state governments to review their population policy and implementation approaches with a view to ensuring that families see the need for moderate family sizes. 

Adewole stated this while speaking at the inaugural lecture on Professor [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Abacha loot should be invested not shared- Abuja residents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, the presidency announced its decision to share $322million repatriated by the Swiss government from the billions looted by late Head of State, General Sanni Abacha, to th [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Unknown gunmen kill, burn four policemen in Edo

In another shocking attack on the police, some unknown gunmen on Saturday shot dead four policemen and proceeded to burn their bodies in their patrol van in Owan West local government of Edo state.

One account has it that the attackers were [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Why we support state police - FCT residents

Since 2014, after the abandoned recommendations of the National Conference, agitations for state police have been occasionally loud; but the loudest voices resurfaced in the wake of recent mass killings across the country, forcing the National Assembly [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


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Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the ag [...]

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