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Edo roads funded by NDDC also abandoned

Nigeria, Nov. 3 -- The seven-seater Sienna space bus the reporter took from Abuja to Edo was quite uncomfortable, but the trip was made worse by the terrible state of the Auchi-Benin highway. Ridden ... Read More


Group launches campaign to change narrative of politics in Nigeria

Nigeria, Oct. 30 -- In its effort to change the narrative of politics in Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation has launched the Politics With Values campaign in partnership with a ne... Read More


Global Fund: Nigerian govt. pledges $12 million to end HIV, TB, Malaria

Nigeria, Oct. 22 -- The Nigerian government has pledged to release $12 million to end epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other preventable and treatable disease across the globe. The go... Read More


Five months after disbursement of N327 million, ambulances yet to appear on accident-prone highways

Nigeria, Oct. 21 -- About five months after the Nigerian government disbursed N327 million to buy ambulances, the vehicles are yet to appear on the designated highways in the country. The Ambulance, ... Read More


National Health Dialogue: How religious leaders can improve maternal health care - JAMB Registrar

Nigeria, Oct. 15 -- The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Is-haq Oloyede, has called for proper education on parenting to improve maternal healthcare in N... Read More


How Nigeria plans to end statelessness - Minister

Nigeria, Oct. 12 -- The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar, has expressed the Nigerian government's commitment to end statelessness by tackling g... Read More


Former patient describes Abalaka as "liar, murderer" over claim of HIV cure

Nigeria, Oct. 10 -- One of the 30 Nigerian soldiers who contracted HIV while serving in ECOMOG and were sent to Jeremiah Abalaka for treatment in 1999-2000 has disputed the claim of cure by the physic... Read More


Why Nigerian govt suspended two NGOs in North-East - Minister

Nigeria, Oct. 3 -- The Nigerian government has said the operations of non-governmental organisations in the restive north east region must be in line with the country's security needs and requirements... Read More


Childhood TB shot may offer long-term protection from lung cancer - Study

Nigeria, Oct. 2 -- A tuberculosis vaccine, Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG), may reduce a person's risk of developing lung cancer if given early in childhood, a six-decade-long study has revealed. The v... Read More


Everybody wins when women have access to contraceptives - Group

Nigeria, Sept. 27 -- In commemoration of the 2019 World Contraception Day (WCD), an international organisation has called for contraceptives to be made available to all women of reproductive age. In ... Read More