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75% of water, sanitation facilities in northeast Nigeria – UNICEF

“In conflict-affected areas in northeast Nigeria, 75 per cent of water and sanitation infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed, leaving 3.6 million people without even basic water services.” The above

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Report faults FG’s zero allocation for family planning as 3rd quarter ends

  Latest report on this year budget for the nation’s health sector by Federal Government’s has revealed and faulted zero allocation for family planning by the government as third quarter

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Save The Children trains stakeholders on advocacy tools development

To be able to provide quality Maternal, Newborn and Child Healthcare (MNCH), Save the Children International (SCI) an international humanitarian and development organization working for the survival, protection and development

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FG spends N4b on humanitarian projects in northeast

UNICEF decries increasing use of children as “human bombs” by Boko Haram ABUJA – The Federal Government said it had spent over N4 billion 0n the  humanitarian crisis in the

Relief in Niger Delta as EU, UNICEF support region with WASH projects

Relief came the way of some communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region with the commissioning of water and sanitation projects by the European Union (EU) and the  United Nations Children Fund

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Reckitt Benckiser partners Zambia on health, hygiene initiatives

Hosts  first Healthcare for Women and Children Conference With a focus on heartburn and acid reflux in pregnancy and fever in children, Zambia’s first Healthcare for Women and Children Conference

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Yabatech rector urges lecturers to embrace TETfund opportunities

The Chairman, Committee of Federal Polytechnic Rectors (COFER), Dr. Margaret Kudirat Ladipo has charged staff of the polytechnic sector to embrace the window of opportunities offered by the Tertiary Education

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Chevron trains 14 youths to acquire high level oil, gas industry skills

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), the operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture recently completed a 12-month on-the-job-training of seven (7) Nigerian graduates at CNL’s office and field locations. The training was

Malaria in Pregnancy: Experts canvass early antenatal care as key to prevention

Pregnant women have been urged to cultivate the habit of reporting for antenatal care as soon as they miss their monthly period for proper checks for ailments such as malaria-related life-threatening

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Experts advocate Podiatry residency training for Nigeria

With the prevalence of diabetes mellitus on the increase world-wide, especially in developing nations like Nigeria, consequently resulting in increased diabetes complications, health experts today in Lagos called for the

FG orders free fistula surgeries in tertiary hospitals

Cross River receives EngenderHealth team OGOJA – The Federal government has directed all teaching hospitals and Federal Medical Centres in the country to wave payment of surgery and laboratory fees

Malnutrition: How UNICEF, Kaduna govt rescue children from early graves with RUTF

It was difficult to believe that children with such acutely-malnourished looks and in such huge number could be seen in just two local government areas of  Kaduna state.  They looked

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Sen. Remi Tinubu calls for more commitment to education

  The Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu has called on the government to be more committed to education in the country. She made

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FUNAAB absolves self from illegal substance found with driver

Technologists want safe, secure lab to pervent exposure to toxic chemicals The management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Ogun State has abtosolved itself from the illegal substance

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Stakeholders laud UNODC as ‘Support to Justice Sector in Nigeria’ Project ends

New EU ‘successor project’ takes off ABUJA – The United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  formally ended its five-year ‘Support to Justice Sector in Nigeria’ project today  amid

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NEITI releases 2015 compliance ranking for oil and gas industry

Board appoints auditors ABUJA – The on-going Independent Audit of the Oil and Gas Industry covering 2015 by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has recorded 94% compliance by

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CMUL inducts new doctors

Provost stresses need for ethical practice and team work The first batch of 2016 Medical & Dental graduands of College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba have been charged to

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Emir of Ilorin vows to lead campaign against fistula

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has promised to champion advocacy on the  prevention of obstetric fistula, as well as other maternal birth complications in Kwara State. Alhaji Sulu-Gambari

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FUNAAB to get diabetes centre

The Board of Trustees, Centre for the Advancement of Research in Diabetes in Nigeria, has concluded plans to establish a diabetes research centre in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

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Accountability Coalition group lauds FG on transparent immunization data

Urges concerted effort to improve nationwide coverage Accountability Coalition group, Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) and Track Health have lauded the Federal Government for improved transparency in reporting the

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Lassa fever: Lagos calls for calm

LUTH confirms 3 cases on admission, says they are responding to treatment The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode, today confirmed that three out

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LUTH confirms Lassa fever cases

Two dead, two on admission Edo state also reports two cases The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) today confirmed the death of two patients from Lassa fever. Two others, one

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CNL wins multiple awards at NAICE SPE 2017

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL ,  emerged Best Exhibitor at the 2017 Nigeria Annual International Conference and

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NEITI, NSIA and NOA partner on extractive revenue management

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have agreed to work together in the areas of oil revenue savings

Free fistula repairs moves to Kwara

Health Commissioner says government will increase  fistula budget SOBI, KWARA STATE –  The Commisioner for health,  Kwara State, Dr. Sulaiman Alege, said the state government has plans to increase budget

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