Sunday, June 24, 2018
Scientists: Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Nutritionist advocates 6 months maternity leave

A Nutritionist, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, has advocated six months maternity leave for nursing mothers to enable them carry out exclusive breastfeeding of their babies...
Dangote trains 150 indigenous engineers on refining operations

Dangote commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

To complement its N7 billion Surgical and Diagnostic Centre (SDC) currently under construction, the Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com) has concluded the renovations of some sections...
Itire Ijesha PHC to improve services with new Family Planning Clinic

Itire Ijesha PHC to improve services with new Family Planning Clinic

A new Family Planning (FP) Clinic has been installed by the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) 2 at Itire-Ijesha Primary Health Centre, Mushin,...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Council of Islamic scholars want HIV/AIDS test for intending couples

The Katsina State Council of Islamic Scholars has urged the state government to enact a law compelling intending couples to go for HIV/AIDS test...
WEMA Bank holds EGM to embarks on capital reorganization

Wema Bank workers donate salaries to sick children

Wema Bank Plc says it staff have donated their February salaries for the treatment of children in emergency wards of three government-owned hospitals across...
LASG partners with group to strengthen fight against breast cancer

Cancer: NGO screens women, detects 11 breast abnormalities

A Lagos-based NGO, Female Care Foundation, on Tuesday, conducted breast cancer screening on more than 100 women in Ita-Oluwo, Ogijo community in Ikorodu area...
Bagudu appoints former APC Chairman as Agric Commissioner

Kebbi Govt. distributes equipment worth N270m to 10 hospitals

The Kebbi Government has distributed equipment worth N270million to 10 hospitals under the Millennium Development Goals programme (MDGs). This was made known in a statement...
Expert says regular hand wash promotes good personal hygiene

Frequent hand washing saves life- Agency

Alhaji Isyaka Bashir, Programme Coordinator, Taraba State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, on Tuesday said frequent hand washing reduced mortality rate. Bashir told our...
NYSC coordinator urges corps members to imbibe spirit of entrepreneurship

NYSC trains 133 inspectors on ways to tackle insurgency, kidnapping

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday commenced a four-day training exercise for its inspectors on ways to tackle insurgency, kidnapping and other...
Bedwetting among adults is hereditary – Physcian

Bedwetting among adults is hereditary – Physcian

Dr Tolulope Otuneye, a General Medical practitioner at the National Hospital, Abuja, has described bedwetting among adults as a “genetic medical sickness’’. Otuneye told Newsverge...