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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Nigeria Records 240 New COVID-19 Infections, Total Now 155,657

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 240 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155,657. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on...

COVID-19: As Nigeria Marks 1 Year Of Index Case, NCDC Calls For Continued Adherence

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for continued adherence to the public health and social measures as the country marks one year of first case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The NCDC Director-General,...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

NCDC Announces 600 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 600 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155, 076. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Nurses Declare 3 Days Warning Strike in Ondo State

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Ondo State Chapter has directed its members to embark on a three-day warning strike from March 1 over the percentage payment of their salaries by...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

NCDC Records 634 New Infections, Total Now 154,476

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 634 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 154,476. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday. The...

Ooni Unveils COVID-19 Herbal Drugs

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has unveiled a series of traditional medicines,  made from local herbs, that boost  human’s immune system against infectious diseases, including the rampaging Coronavirus (COVID-19). The product launch, which...
World Tuberculosis Day: USAID pledges to support Nigeria

USAID To Train 100,000 Health Workers In Nigeria By 2025

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is to produce a cadre of 100,000 new health workers competent to respond to current and future health needs of the populations in some targeted Nigeria states. The...

New COVID-19 Variant Discovered In Nigeria, 15 Countries

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), has said that a new variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nigeria and 15 other countries. The new strain, B.1.2.5, which is different from the highly infectious B.1.1.7...

Avoid Indiscriminate Use Of Antibiotics, Expert Cautions Poultry Owners

A veterinarian, Mr. Sunday Kwassau, on Monday in Abuja, cautioned poultry owners to avoid indiscriminate use of antibiotics in poultry production. Kwassau who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...

FDA Warns 10 Companies For Illegally Selling Dietary Supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out warning letters to ten companies on Monday for illegally selling dietary supplements. The warning letters were issued to Enlifta LLC, Lifted Naturals, Mountain Peak Nutritionals, SANA...

FG Restates Commitment To Ending HIV Scourge

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja restated its commitment to end the spread of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) scourge in the country. Mr. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF),...

Nutritionist Explains Health Risk Of Excessive Salt Intake

Dr. Esther Adebowale, a Consultant Nutritionist, on Wednesday said too much salt in the diet is capable of impacting negatively on most biochemical pathways in human body system and should be avoided. Adebowale made the...

Nurses, Midwives Threaten Indefinite Strike

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Federal Health Institutions has threatened to withdraw its services indefinitely over alleged members’ brutality. The association gave the warning in a statement by its National...

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