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Expired juice kills 3 in Kano, 183 hospitalized

Three persons have been confirmed dead and 183 hospitalized after they reportedly consumed an expired citric acid powdered drink in Kano state. This was disclosed...

Twitter influencer, Tunde Tuneri, commits suicide

A Twitter Influencer named Tunde, aka Tuneri allegedly committed suicide in the early hours of Thursday. This happened just a day after tweeting “I need...

Kano to establish a ‘drug abuse management bureau for addicts’

The Kano State Government says it has concluded plans for the establishment of a Drug Abuse Management Bureau, to enhance the rehabilitation of drug...

Nigeria begins COVID-19 vaccination in Abuja

Nigeria has officially started the Covid-19 vaccination with four frontline health workers receiving jabs of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine at the National Hospital, Abuja. The vaccines...

President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo take Covid-19 Vaccine Shots

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osibanjo have received their first doses of the COVAX Astrazeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine which arrived in Nigeria on...

Top 20 Local Govts with COVID-19 Cases

Eleven of the 20 local government areas that account for 60 percent of COVID-19 cases are in Lagos State, a Nigeria Centre for Disease...

COVID-19: PTF Submits Recommendations on Reopening of Schools, Religious Houses to Buhari

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 says it has submitted it's recommendations to  President Muhammadu Buhari on whether the schools and religious centres should be...

Federal Govt to Convert Schools, Hotels to COVID-19 Isolation Centres

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, announced that with the shortage of bed spaces in...

COVID-19 Patient Declared Wanted in Abia State

The Abia State Government has declared a COVID-19 patient wanted for absconding from the Isolation centre. The government also made public the file picture of...

COVID-19: Kogi Rejects NCDC Results

The Kogi State Government has rejected the two index cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) insisting that the State is...

COVID-19: Hydroxychloroquine Trial Won’t Be Suspended in Nigeria-NAFDAC

Soon after the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the suspension of all clinical trials for hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for coronavirus, the National Agency...

The Untold Story of Fistula

The Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) is one of the many diseases Nigerians do not get to hear about or read in the news. The United...

WHO Declares Support for Madagascar’s COVID Organics

The World Health Organization has declared support for the clinical observation process of Madagascar’s COVID Organics. This was announced in a tweet on Wednesday...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 6,677, 200 Dead

Nigeria has recorded 284 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases of infected persons in the country to 6,677. The Nigeria...

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 17 Deaths in One Day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 17 deaths on Sunday, the highest figure of deaths recorded in one day since the...