Make sanitary pads free – students beg Federal, state governments

Female students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) in Minna, Niger State have begged both the…

FACT CHECK: Does AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine contain magnetic materials?

On May 13, a video surfaced on the internet showing some people who claimed to have…

Indian COVID-19 strain surfaces in Nigeria, diseases centre alerts NCDC

The COVID-19 strain, which is currently ravaging India, has been found in Nigeria, The PUNCH is…

FCCPC to investigate controversial deaths at Lagos hospitals

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has commenced investigations into circumstances surrounding the controversial deaths…

Family accuses hospital of negligence in Lagos chef’s death

The family of Peju Ugboma, the Lagos-based pastry chef, has accused the management of Premier Specialist…

COVID-19: Nigeria free to take more loans, IMF tells FG

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told Nigeria, as well as other emerging economies adversely hit…

FG vaccine fund runs into crisis, AstraZeneca scarcity hits India – Report

There are strong indications that a crisis has hit Nigeria’s moves to procure more COVID-19 vaccine…

How COVID-19 vaccines work – NPHCDA

Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, has given an insight into…

Ex-UACN GMD Larry Ettah dedicates Mma Ekpeyong Foundation’s House of Hope in Akwa Ibom

Aged women, widows and low income traders have been listed amongst beneficiaries of the Mme Ekpeyong…

COVID-19 vaccine: Nigeria records 8,439 cases of side effects

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, on Friday, disclosed…

FG to introduce emergency ambulance services

The Federal Government says it plans to introduce a National Emergency Medical Service and Ambulance System…

Resident doctors vow to continue strike, accuse FG of insincerity

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has vowed to continue its nationwide strike that has…

Mamora begs striking doctors, promises to meet demands

Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, minister of state for health, has asked members of the National Association of…

Unpaid salaries: Resident doctors to begin indefinite strike Thursday

Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors are set to commence an indefinite strike on…

Human penises shrinking due to pollution, scientist warns

Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of pollution, an environmental scientist has warned in…

Women in 40s, 50s who survive COVID more likely to suffer persistent problems – Report

Women in their 40s and 50s appear more at risk of long-term problems following discharge from…

FMC director talks tough as father ‘assaults’ doctor over child’s death

The Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu, on Monday, talked…

Lagos sets up 88 vaccination centres

The Lagos state Governments has set up 88 centres for the administration of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination…

Why it was difficult for me to get pregnant – Silekunola, Ooni’s wife

Queen Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi, wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has recounted why…

CBN disburses N85bn as credit support to 80 health projects

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has disbursed over N85 billion to no fewer than…

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