UNICEF: 6,000 children at risk of contracting HIV/AIDs in 2019

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has said that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019...

How to avoid, manage kidney diseases

In view of the increasing incidences of kidney diseases, the Renal Dialysis Centre (RDC), Ikeja, Lagos, says  the best way to manage the condition...

Survey: Nigeria has 1.9m HIV/AIDs patients now

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), noting with delight that less Nigerians were living with the...

Strange lung infection outbreak hits Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government on Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of strange animal disease, suspected to be Contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia, CBPP, currently killing cows...

Gaidam offers free dialysis for Yobe kidney disease patients

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has approved the provision of free dialysis service to all kidney patients from the state who seek treatment...

Sickle Cell Community launches Trust Fund for patients in Kano

Sickle Cell Community (SCC), a group advocating for the welfare of people living with sickle cell disorder in Kano has launched a trust fund...

Why many cancer patients die in Nigeria

Dr Wellington Ohikhokhai, Senior Consultant Radiologist, Zenith Radiological Services Limited and Laboratory, has attributed the high mortality from cancer in the country to inadequate...

BUK anatomy student needs N6m for kidney transplant

A 300 level Anatomy student of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is seeking public assistance to raise a sum of N6 million to enable him...

FG urged to emulate Rwanda in banning skin ‘bleaching creams’

Aralola Olumuyiwa, Nigerian ‘gangan’ drummer, has called on the federal government to place a ban on the sale and use of skin-lightening products in...

Kano surgeons conduct first brain surgery

Kano has achieved a landmark breakthrough in its medical history with the successful performance of its  first brain surgery at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital,...

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INEC declares Ganduje winner of disputed Kano rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as the winner of the disputed supplementary elections in the state. The March 23...

EITI, World Extractive Industries Transparency Body, praises NNPC’s transparency

The gale of transparency and probity which has pervaded the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) under the current dispensation received global...

INEC has nothing to count–Kwankwaso calls for fresh re-run elections

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to...