Operatives of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have raided a Lagos-based cartel and seized controlled drugs worth N105.65 million.
Over three million people are reported to have died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, a report released by the World Health Organisation on Friday said.
This according to a Non Governmental Organisation, White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria, is part of efforts in driving down Nigeria’s maternal and under-5 mortality rate.
A Public Health Scientist, Suzanne Bell, on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in Nigeria has risen between 1.8 and 2.7 million.
Enugu State Government has directed the stoppage of individual issuance of birth certificates in the state and urged hospitals to go through the National Population Commission.
A Nutritionist, Malam Sulaiman Mamman, says low level of compliance to early initiation to breastfeeding and complementary breastfeeding are major causes of malnutrition among children.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, expressed the worry in Abuja at the 13th biennial international conference on ‘Drugs, Alcohol and Society in Africa’.
The Vice-Chairman of AWAM, David Oriyomi, who made the assertion on Tuesday in Lagos while speaking with newsmen, said the city had become dirty due to deliberate attempts to relieve the waste managers of their job.
The Cross River State Government is planning to demolish shanties along the waterways in Calabar to control flood and other environmental hazards in the city.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company says no fewer than 610,000 people in the Niger Delta have so far benefitted from its free health interventions in the past eight years.
Obionu made the assertion during his presentation as the at the 36th Faculty Day Lecture at the National Postgraduate College in Lagos.
Tinubu spoke at Osogbo Stadium during a visit to the venue of the free health mission initiated by Oyetola.
In a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju, and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, the group said the projects, worth billions of Naira, were approved for implementation by President Muhammadu Buhari in order to end the devastation and…
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted that thunderstorms and rainfall activities would prevail over most parts of the country on Wednesday.