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Health Emergency: Queens College, Lagos ‘Should Remain Closed’ – Odinkalu

The President-General Unity Schools Old Students Association, USOSA, Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu has  said that Queens College, Yaba, Lagos should remain closed pending  clarification of the health situation in the school. “The situation at Queens College (QC), Yaba, Lagos is now a public health emergency and addressing this urgently must preoccupy the attention of the school, public health authorities ...

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Yakubu’s Health Failing In Custody, Lawyer Cries Out

The health of former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, is deteriorating in EFCC's custody, his lawyers complained. One of his lawyers who challenged  the conditions of his detention disclosed:  “His health is deteriorating day-after-day.” Family sources have also revealed  that the 62-year-old has been diagnosed with High Blood Pressure (Hyperte ...

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Shettima’s Aide Dies In Accident Along Kaduna-Abuja Road

File copy of accident scene along Abuja-Kaduna road(a minister,Ocholi was killed here) A Senior Special Assistant to Governor Kashim Shettima has died in an accident after a car intercepted ‎a Hilux in which he was driving in the convoy of governor along Kaduna-Abuja highway. Mr Farouk  Musa was until his death, Senior Special Assistant on Intergovernmental Affairs, resident in Abuja and interfacing between ...

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Animal Disease Outbreaks Pose Serious Danger to Public Health – Professor

Due to their lack of formal education most Nigerian livestock farmers have little knowledge of the effect of poor hygiene on their livestock and the public. Thus they believe that disease outbreaks are more of spiritual attack than poor farm hygiene practices which are mainly responsible for such incidents. This was the submission of Professor Tunde Awoniyi    while delivering the 83rd inaugural lecture of ...

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Buhari’s Health: Presidency Should Stop Using Phone Calls to Deceive Nigerians – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has asked the federal government to stop the phone call games with President Muhammadu Buhari and face governance issues that would alleviate the suffering of the masses. The Conference observed that the continued media hype of Mr. President’s calls to different individuals were unnecessary since President Buhari has transmitted power to Acting President Ye ...

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Vesico Vaginal Surgical Repair Camp Begins In Kebbi State

The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has paid a visit to the ongoing Vesico Vaginal Fistula repair camp being held in Birnin Kebbi at the VVF Center in Gesse. The surgical camp starts today on 5th March and ends on 12th March 2017. The camp spearheaded by Extended hands Foundation, a non-governmental organisation led and established by top  International Nigerian Actress Stephanie Linu ...

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African Union Chairperson, Conde, Calls President Buhari, Wishes Him Good Health

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Alpha Conde of Guinea, Friday, called President Muhammadu Buhari in London, to wish him good health and speedy recovery. President Conde, who said he was calling on behalf of leaders of member countries of the AU, assured the Nigerian President that all African leaders stand with him in prayers at a time like this. President Buhari, while thanking Preside ...

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Aisha Buhari Commissions Mobile Clinic for Medical Outreach

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has commissioned a mobile clinic programme to provide basic and essential health care services to people, especially those living in hard to reach areas of the country. The event took place on Wednesday, Ist  March, 2017 at the State House. Speaking at the event, Mrs. Buhari said that the programme is part of the humanitarian services that Future Assured provides to ...

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Kano, Bill And Melinda Gates, Dangote Sign Agreement On Health

Kano State Government, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Dangote Foundation this evening signed the Kano Health Basket Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to boost health care interventions in the state. The Health Basket is a funding mechanism initiated as part of the state government’s decision to revitalize its health sector. The basket is funded by the two foundations and the state government that po ...

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Bagudu Commissions Hospital Equipment, Instruments In Kebbi

In a continued boost of healthcare sector, the Kebbi state governor His Excellency Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has  commissioned hospital equipment and instruments procured under the Millennium Development Goals and Local Government Scheme. The equipment have already been allocated  across the most needy facilities across the 4 senatorial zones of the state. Handing over the items, Kebbi state SDG Coordin ...

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Saraki Commissions 80-Bed Hospital In Yobe, Hails PDP Senator’s Feat

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday urged the Federal Government, States and Local governments to ensure efficiency in all healthcare facilities across the country for the benefit of the masses. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, made the call during the commissioning and handing over of an 80-bed hospital built by Senator Mohammed  Hassan  and ...

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Closure Of Abuja Airport: Health Ministry Targets Safety On Kaduna Highway

The Federal Government of Nigeria has mapped out strategies to ensure commuters’ safety on the Abuja-Kaduna highway corridor as the government planned to close the Abuja Airport for six weeks to carry out maintenance work. This development was sequel to the recent announcement by the Federal Government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on the 8th of March for repair of the runway and t ...

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