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'Fluctuations' in income may increase risk of heart disease - Study

Nigeria, Jan. 14 -- As Nigerians continue to demand an increase in the national minimum wage, a new study conducted outside its shores has revealed that fluctuations in wages may lead to heart disease... Read More


Malnutrition: Nigerian govt budgets N300 million for 'ready to to use food'

Nigeria, Jan. 7 -- As part of the efforts to curb child malnutrition in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed about N300 millions in the 2019 budget for the procurement of Ready to Use Ther... Read More


ASUU Strike: Lecturers walk out of meeting with govt delegation

Nigeria, Dec. 17 -- The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has staged a walkout from the meeting with a federal government delegation. The government delegation was led by the Minister of La... Read More


World AIDS Day: Why Nigerians need to know their HIV status - Health Minister

Nigeria, Nov. 29 -- Ahead of the 2018 World AIDs Day, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has explained why Nigerians need to know their HIV status, in line with the theme for this year's commemora... Read More


Brain Drain: About 12 doctors leave Nigeria weekly - Resident doctors

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- Resident doctors say that about 12 of their colleagues leave Nigeria every week to practise overseas. The president of the Association of Resident Doctors Federal Capital Territor... Read More


Yellow Fever: Nigeria to have WHO-approved reference laboratory next year - NPHCDA

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- Nigeria will soon have a World Health Organisation (WHO) approved reference laboratory, an official has said. The laboratory would be used for, among others, confirmation of tests... Read More


Nigerian govt. rallies northern traditional rulers on immunisation

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- The Nigerian government is rallying traditional rulers in the north towards achieving a successful immunisation programme in that part of the country. The effort is aimed at eradi... Read More


Nigerian AIDS control agency concealed records of donor funds - Audit Report

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- Even as Nigerians ponder the implications of the crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the latest audit report of federal agencies has accused yet another agency i... Read More


World Pneumonia Day: Nigeria urged to improve fight against disease

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- As the world marks the World Pneumonia Day, Nigeria and other countries have been urged to step up fight against a disease experts described as the most infectious killer of infant... Read More


How I was almost stoned to death in Kaduna crisis - Female journalist

Nigeria, Nov. 6 -- Temitope Mustapha, a news editor with the Voice of Nigeria (VON), has recounted how she was almost stoned to death during last month's religious crisis in Kaduna State. In a length... Read More