Health

Lagos records more fatalities, new cases of Cholera

,,,……….Reports 21 Fatalities Following the last update on the cholera outbreak in Lagos, which reported 350 suspected cases and 15 fatalities, the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on…

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Group partners Taraba to empower 87 indigent persons affected by HIV

……in Bali, Sardauna LGAs  A group, Society for Family Health (SFH)’s Lafiyan Yara project, in partnership with Taraba State Government, empowered 87 indigent persons affected by HIV/AIDS through Village Savings…

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VAPP Law: Alternative settling of SGBV cases subverts justice — Group

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Stand to End Rape Initiative, has called for full implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Law in states to ensure justice for survivors.…

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NAFDAC arrest 5 for selling fake cosmetics in Abuja

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday in Abuja arrested five persons for selling counterfeit cosmetics. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

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We won’t stop picketing until FG reduces electricity tariff – NLC, TUC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Oyo State Chapter, says it won’t backtrack on picketing the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) until the Federal Government (FG) reduces the hiked electricity tariff.…

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NMA elects new exco, seeks ways to advance healthcare system

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has elected a new team of leaders to steer the association, while seeking collaboration of all members to advance the nation’s healthcare system. The association…

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Red Cross seeks help for vulnerable people, communities

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Lagos Branch, has called on Nigerians to keep humanity alive by helping vulnerable people and communities. The Chairman of the branch, Mrs Adebola Kolawole,…

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Sickle cell: Nigerian develops therapy for leg ulcers

A Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeon with Hafar Al-batin Central Hospital, Hafar Albatin, Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, Dr Ayodele Ogunkeyede, has developed novel compression therapy for sickle cell anemia chronic…

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Stakeholders seek help to revive pharmaceutical industry

Stakeholders have called for urgent action to revitalise Nigeria’s pharmaceutical industries, to bring under control the escalating medicine prices and accessibility challenges. They made the call on Wednesday during a Webinar…

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NHRC receives 83 complaints in 3 months in Gombe – Official

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), in Gombe State, said it received no fewer than 83 complaints of alleged human rights violations between January and March. Mr Ali Alola-Alfinti, the…

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