WHO approves China’s COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organisation on Thursday authorised the use of Chinese manufacturer’s CanSinoBIO’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine. It is the third Chinese-made vaccine to be approved...

We’ve reduced malaria prevalence to below national average – Abdulrazaq

Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, said his administration has reduced malaria prevalence to below the national average by injecting more than N150m into the State...

Ramadan: Fasting detoxifies body system naturally — Expert

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, annually observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer and reflection. Fasting in the...

FG lifts COVID-19 restrictions, midnight curfew

Federal Government has lifted a nationwide midnight curfew and limitations on gatherings along with other restrictions imposed in 2019  to curb the spread of...

COVID-19: New Travel Guideline Takes Effect From April 4 – PSC

A new international travel guideline has been issued by the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, removing mandatory Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing for...

“I’m not asking for financial donations”– Mr Ibu speaks out

The wife of Nigerian comic actor John Ikechukwu Okafor popularly called Mr Ibu, has called on Nigerians to pray for her husband. For some time now, Mr Ibu had been...

Over 9.7m pupils risk not returning to school, says UNICEF

More than 9.7 million Nigerian pupils are at risk of not returning to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday said. UNICEF’s Executive Director,...

Vaccinated Travellers Arriving Nigeria No Longer Required To Take COVID-19 Test – FG

A security official and medical personnel move around at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja. Fully vaccinated travellers coming into Nigeria will no longer...

Three doctors die of Lassa fever in Oyo

Three medical doctors have died of Lassa fever in Oyo State. Two of the doctors were said to have died within 72 hours. The NMA Chairman,...

Faith in God by following the Science! – Dala Alphonso

A True Story by Dala Alphonso (2022) On November 23rd, 1996, I survived an airplane crash into the Indian Ocean (https://lnkd.in/e_DMeep) and assumed I’ve had...

Fed Govt grants waiver for pre-departure quarantine protocols

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted returnees from Ukraine a waiver from the 48 hours pre-departure COVID -19 PCR test requirements, as...

FMC Abuja Begins Open-Heart Surgery, Seeks to End Medical Tourism

The Federal Medical Centre, FMC Abuja, has said that with the commencement of the Open-Heart Surgery which has recorded 4 successful operations, medical tourism...

Nigeria recorded highest cholera cases globally last year, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the country recorded the highest number of cholera cases in the world last year. According...

Cholera: Kaduna recorded 175 deaths in 2021 -Commissioner

Cholera outbreaks claimed no fewer than 175 lives across the 23 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State last year, the state Commissioner of Health,...

COVID-19: Relief as Nigeria experiences significant decrease in infections, records 72 cases Friday

Following consistent significant reduction in the number of fresh coronavirus infections recorded daily in the country within the last one week, Nigeria seems to...

COVID-19: Nigeria records one death, 75 new infections Wednesday

Nigeria has recorded an additional fatality from the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, with 75 fresh infections reported across eight states of the federation and...

COVID-19: Lagos announces end of 4th wave

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, says consistent decrease in COVID-19 case positivity indicated the end of the fourth wave in the...

COVID-19: Nigeria records seven deaths, 249 new cases Monday

Nigeria on Monday recorded seven additional deaths and 249 cases across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The latest statistics...

COVID-19: Nigeria records six deaths, 432 new cases Wednesday

Nigeria has recorded six additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic with 432 new cases confirmed across 14 states of the federation and the Federal...

COVID-19: Nigeria records one death, 766 infections Saturday

Nigeria recorded an additional fatality from the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday, while 766 fresh cases were reported across 12 states of the federation and...