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,...

‘Kano Ultra Modern Hospitals will reduce medical tourism’

The governing board of the Kano State Ultra Modern Hospitals has said the establishment of Sheikh Khalifa Isiyaka Rabiu  and Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospitals...

Family planning saves lives – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, has said that investment in Family Planning, FP, has been proven to be smart, cost effective and life...

Kano signs deal with UNICEF against malnutrition

The Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to support the Community Management of...

Ganduje extends drug revolving funds program to 60 primary health centres

Press Release Kano state government has expanded drug revolving funds program across additional 60 primary health facilities in the state to ensure sustainable supply of...

FG urged to implement National Health Act

Dr Uwakwe Abugu, a Lecturer at the University of Abuja, has urged the Federal Government to implement the National Health Act 2014 to regulate...

Nigeria needs 155,000 more doctors

No fewer than 155,000 additional doctors at the ratio of one doctor to 1000 people would be need in Nigeria to achieve the Universal...

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Buhari ‘shocked’ by deaths of 26 Sokoto residents in bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “utterly evil, callous, reckless, thoughtless and reprehensible”, the latest attacks by bandits in Sokoto state. Reports say that no...

NAN sacks reporter for writing fake news

The management of the News Agency of Nigeria has sacked the agency’s correspondent in Makurdi over a fake report published on Dec. 28, 2018. The...

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...