Residents of the Federal Capital Territory are in fear following confirmation by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, that one person has died of Lassa fever at the National Hospital, Abuja.
Some residents told our correspondent that the death of the unidentified male in Kubwa [...]
L-R: Chief Executive Officer, National Centre for Disease Control, Prof. Abdulahi Nasidi, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and Minister of Health Prof, Isaac Adewole during a press briefing on the outbreak of Lassa Fever in some states in Nigeria...Friday in Abuja. Photo: [...]
A new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology has said valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness,.
In six studies with more than 4,600 participants, researchers found an almost even split between people who tended to value th [...]
In a bid to ensure that the public has access to quality and registered pharmacy facilities in 2016, the president of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Ibrahim Yakasai has urged its members to comply with the payment of their practicing fees as prescribed by the Act or face conviction.
Worried by the high rate of unemployment in the country, a media firm, Abeysteph Group, has disclosed plans to recruit no fewer than 500 youths by 2016.
The MD of the firm, Mr. Abiodun Oyediran, said, “due to urgent need to expand the company’s capacity as well as compliment governm [...]
Sam Empowerment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has hosted a Christmas fun fair party for orphaned and vulnerable children, Internally Displaced Persons and children with disabilities in Abuja.
The party, which held weekend at the National Children’s Park and Zoo, also had in [...]
Due to attacks by Islamist group, Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, more than one million children are reported to have been forced out of school, the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said.
In a statement made available to our correspondent, UNICEF’s [...]
Gonorrhoea could become an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has warned.
Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing the correct drugs after the rise of "super-gonorrhoea" in Leeds.
Her warning comes after conc [...]
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