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Health

Newly inaugurated Lagos private medical facility forays into nuclear medicine

“Nuclear medicine helps in the treatment of thyroid disease, cancer, and arthritis,...

Counterfeit alcoholic beverages: NAFDAC seals 100 shops, suspects apprehended in Enugu

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut...

PCN descends on unlicensed medicine outlets, shuts 531 in Abuja

The Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) has closed down 531 medicine outlets...

Cholera outbreak: FG in talks with GAVI to secure emergency vaccine doses

Amid a global vaccine shortage, the Federal Government says it has sought...

Use antibiotics only on doctors’ prescription, says consultant physician

A Consultant Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof. Fatai Fehintola, has warned against abuse of antibiotics....

Yuletide: NAFDAC uncovers 240 fake wines, fizzy drinks, others, factories in Abia

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NAFDAC) has uncovered factories in the popular Cemetery market in Abia State, where fake wines and fizzy...

Doctors discover bracelet and earphones among 150 objects inside man’s stomach

Doctors were in “shock” after removing earphones, a bracelet, nuts and bolts and safety pins among 150 foreign objects from a patient’s stomach....

Outbreak of Diphtheria hits 18 states as FG confirms 7,202 cases, 453 deaths

The Federal Government has confirmed 7,202 cases of diphtheria out of the 11,587 suspected cases across 105 local government areas in 18 states,...

NSIA Outlines Aggressive Healthcare Expansion Plan As Authority’s Infrastructure Intervention Excites Reps Committee Chairman

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority on Monday received members of the House of Representatives who were in Lagos to inspect projects undertaken by...

COVID-19: Nigeria receives $9.2m vaccination grant from Canadian Govt

In a bid to scale-up COVID-19 vaccine service delivery among high-priority risk groups and strengthen health systems in Nigeria, the Federal Government says...

Business

Nigeria’s FX reserves hit $35.05 bln, highest under Pres. Tinubu

Nigeria’s external reserves continue to soar, as the foreign exchange reserve hit $35.05 billion, the highest in the President Bola Tinubu administration. This is according to the Central Bank of...

Entertainment

Olu Jacobs celebrates 82nd birthday as wife, Joke Silva, pays heartfelt tribute

Just two weeks after false rumors of his demise spread like wildfire on social media, veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs proved them...

Child custody battle: Nigerian celebrities’ silent cry

Beyond the fame, glitz, and glamour that parade the screens, many celebrities face deeply personal battles, including struggles over child custody. These...

Kate Henshaw blasts FG’s policy of categorization of electricity consumers

Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has criticized the Federal Government’s policy of categorizing electricity consumers, describing it as unprecedented and unfair. The actress...

Toyin Abraham under fire over alleged detention of X user

..I didn’t detain anyone, she says Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham is under attack for allegedly detaining an X user who defamed her....

World News

Sudanese authorities order foreigners to leave Khartoum within two weeks

Sudanese authorities have given foreigners a two-week ultimatum to vacate Khartoum and its surrounding areas, according to a statement from the police unit handling foreign nationals. The order aims to...