Sickle Cell: In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second...

First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation...

Edo teaching hospital conducts first stem cell transplant

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) said it has successfully conducted its first stem cell transplant on a patient with blood cancer (multiple...

Kano to build 400-bed hospitals in four new emirates each

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state has pledged to upgrade the general hospitals in each of his four new emirates into 400-bed capacity ultra...

Ganduje awards N730m contract for 52-bed ward at Muhammadu Buhari hospital

Kano state government has awarded a contract worth N730 million for the construction of a 52 bed amenity ward at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital...

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceuticals, others

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which...

Expect 100% rise in drug prices, PSN tells Nigerians

The Lagos State Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has warned that there will soon be at least 100 per cent increase in...

‘Why sickle cell disease is on the rise’

Professor Sagir Ahmed, a consultant hematologist at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has explained why many prospective couples who submit themselves for genotype testing...

We have fulfilled commitments of Abuja Health Declaration–Ganduje

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that his government has fulfilled the commitments of the 2008 Abuja Declaration on Health. The governor...

26-year-old fake drugs manufacturer nabbed in Bauchi

A 26-year-old Victor Oguwa, a suspected fake drugs manufacturer, has been arrested by the police in Bauchi. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Kamal...

Blood donation: Nigeria requires 2million units of blood per annum

The Federal  Ministry of Health ( FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two 2 million units of blood per annum to...

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Kano NUJ correspondent chapel congratulates Ghali, Sabo as MDs for Radio Kano, Triumph

Kano state Correspondent Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has congratulated Alhaji Ghali Sadiq for his well-deserved appointment as the Managing-Director, Radio Kano. The Chapel...

Ganduje vows to end Almajiri, street begging in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has reiterated his administration’s determination to stop beggars and almajiris from roaming the streets seeking for alms in...

Obasanjo’s call for ‘National Conference’ is a disaster for Nigeria–Yakasai

Elder statesman Tanko Yakasai on Monday took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing his open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as selfish...