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Why Nigerian govt cannot fund citizens health needs - Official

Nigeria, March 19 -- Nigeria must explore other sources outside the budget to effectively finance its health sector, the Director-General, Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, has said. Mr Akabueze spoke on ... Read More


FG renews appointment of FMC Makurdi director

Nigeria, March 19 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Peteru Inunduh as the Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State. According to a press state... Read More


Tuberculosis (BCG) vaccine not enough protection against TB infection - Experts

Nigeria, March 16 -- Receiving vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) during childhood does not totally cover an individual from getting infected with the disease, a health expert, Odume Betrand has said. Bac... Read More


Election: Oyo police debunk rumours of more killings

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Oyo State police command has debunked rumours of killings of some prominent persons in Ibadan, the state capital. The news had been making rounds on the social media on Sunda... Read More


PDP's Seyi Makinde wins Oyo governorship election

Nigeria, March 10 -- The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Seyi Makinde, has been declared winner of the Oyo State governorship election. The PDP candidate won 28 out of the 33 local governm... Read More


Nigerian govt confirms death of ex-diplomat in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Nigerian government has confirmed the death of a diplomat in the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday. Abiodun Bashua was among the 157 passengers and crew members... Read More


APC wins Akala's ward in governorship, loses assembly election

Nigeria, March 9 -- The All Progressives Congress has won the governorship election in Ward 10 of Ogbomosho North Local Government Area of Oyo State. This is the ward of the former Oyo State governor... Read More


Flared tempers trail arrest of top PDP officials in Taraba

Nigeria, March 8 -- Tempers are boiling over in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, following the Friday arrest of two officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the governorship election... Read More


International Women's Day: Africa needs to invest more to ensure gender balance - WHO

Nigeria, March 8 -- The World Health Organisation has commended the efforts of some Africans countries to resolve gender disparity in the continent but said all must do more. The Africa Regional Dire... Read More


WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication

Nigeria, March 6 -- In an effort to totally eradicate polio from Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a real-time innovative mobile surveillance system aimed at strengthening polio... Read More