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Agency issues certificate for teaching hospitals rehabilitation

The Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Agency, ICRA, has issued an outline business case compliance to the Federal Ministry of Health for the rehabilitation, and concession of teaching hospitals across the country. 

Presenting the certificate in Abuja, the Director General of ICRA, Mr. [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019


Excessive social media use harms teens’ health — Study

As the debate on whether social media is good or bad on teenagers’ health continues, a new study has shed some light on its effect on the health and well-being of young people. 

The researchers from the Imperial College London and the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health at [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019


Nasarawa village head identifies kidnapper in restaurant

The Nasarawa state police command has arrested one of the suspects that allegedly kidnap Alhaji Jibrin, the village head of Hunki, Awe local government area of the state. 

Investigation revealed that the suspect was apprehended at an eatery where the village head had also gone to eat.  [...]

Sat, 24 August 2019


Taraba tragedy: Why security reform urgent – FCT residents

Following recent clashes between the military and police in Taraba state that led to the death of three police officers, a cross section of Nigerians, who spoke to our correspondents, Chuks NZE & William ABAH, call for comprehensive reform in security operations. Excerpts:

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Sun, 18 August 2019


300,000 Abuja residents vaccinated against polio

No fewer than 300, 000 residents of Galuwyi community, off Mpape, in Bwari Area Council, have been vaccinated against polio infections. 

The residents were vaccinated by a medical team put together by the Rotary Club of Abuja, Maitama District and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporatio [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


Research shows new cause of aging

New research from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering could be key to our understanding of how the aging process works.

The findings potentially pave the way for better cancer treatments and revolutionary new drugs that could vastly improve human health in the twilight years.

The work, [...]

Mon, 12 August 2019


Hepatitis a silent killer, says Hassan

The President of Rotary Club of Wuse Central, Abuja, Dr. Mohammed Hassan, has described hepatitis disease as a silent killer in Nigeria and other Africa countries. 

Hassan stated this in Abuja in commemoration of the 2019 Hepatitis day.

The event saw the club conducting free hepatit [...]

Mon, 12 August 2019


Train birth attendants as mobilisers, USAID tells Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has called on the federal government to train traditional birth attendants as community mobilisers for women on health issues. 

The team leader of United States Agency for International Development Reproductive, Maternal, Newbo [...]

Mon, 12 August 2019


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PhotoBrace up for mother of all strikes, varsity unions warn

As the non-teaching staff of Nigerian Universities end their five days warning strike across the country, the workers have warned of a crippling in [...]

25 August 2019