Malaria killed 567 Kano residents in 2018–Gov’t

At least 567 people died of malaria-related diseases in Kano in 2018, just as the state government spent over N500 million to combat and...

2000 health workers leave Nigeria every year – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says at least 2000 workers in the health sector leave the country annually. Francis Faduyile, NMA national president, disclosed this...

FG to distribute 8.4 million anti-malaria nets in Kano

The Nigerian government is planning to distribute a total of 8.4 million treated nets fight the deadly scourge of malaria disease in Kano state. This...

Eating red, processed meat shortens life span

New research has linked both red and processed meat to a higher risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, and...

Why women should avoid tight jeans–Microbiologist

A Clinical Microbiologist, Dr Tony Mbume, on Sunday, advised females to stop wearing tight jeans, synthetic panties and leggings, to prevent vaginal infections. According to...

Why vaginal delivery after 2 cesarean sections is dangerous

Dr Emmanuel Anthony, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Masaka Central Hospital, Karu, has advised women to avoid going through vaginal delivery after giving...

Life expectancy of Nigerians stands at 52 years – NPC

Nigerians who are 60 years and above currently represents less than five per cent of the entire population, while overall life expectancy is 55.2...

Only Buhari, Osinbajo and families will now use State House clinic–Perm Sec

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) revert to a Clinic to serve the original purpose for which it...

Ganduje distributes 10,000 delivery kits worth N150m to pregnant women

Kano State Government has distributed over 10,000 delivery kits worth N150 million to pregnant women in at least 15 local government areas of the...

Ganduje awards multi-million naira contract for renovation of Isa Kaita PHC

Kano State government has awarded a multi million Naira contract for renovation and upgrade of Isa Kaita Primary Healthcare center in Rimin A’i, Nassarawa...

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French President Emmanuel Macron has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to the Africa-France Summit scheduled for June 2020 in Bordeaux, France. Secretary General, Africa-France Summit, Stephanie...

Lesser Hajj: Buhari returns to Abuja — after 5 days in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday after performing the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in Saudi Arabia. According to NAN, the aircraft conveying the president...

Kano Emirates: 22 civil society groups demand resignation of new emirs

A coalition of at least 22 civil society groups have demanded the resignation of the four new emirs appointed by governor Abdullahi Ganduje after...