Health

FG Attributes Level Of Crime To High Rate Of Drug Abuse Among Youths

    The Federal Government has attributed the level of crimes and social vices in the country to the high rate of drug abuse among some Nigerian youths. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji, Lai Mohammed stated this in Asaba, Delta State while declaring open the Annual Roundtable On Cultural Orientation(ARTCO), organised by the […]

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Air Pollution/Climate Change: NCAA Initiates Fly2Green Nigeria programme

      The Director General of  the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) , Capt. Musa Nuhu said that the regulatory body has introduced Fly2Green Nigeria programme as part of efforts to drive collective net-zero accountability and eco-citizens’ responsibility. According to the NCAA boss the initiative will tackle environmental pollution and climate change through green […]


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Edo Begins 3-Day Free Medical Outreach For Journalists, Others

    The Edo State Government has kicked off a three-day free healthcare programme for journalists and other media professionals in the state. The free medical services commenced on Thursday, August 25, 2022 and will end on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The programme is being organised by the Edo State Ministry of Health in partnership […]


FAAN Confirms Death Of Female Passenger At Abuja Airport

      …Says Efforts Were Made To Resuscitate Her   The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)has confirmed that a female passenger, name withheld died at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport(NAA) Abuja yesterday at about 0906 hours. A statement signed by the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Faithful Hope-Ivbaze said that at about […]


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Edo College Of Nursing Sciences Opens Application For Admission Into Basic Midwifery Programme

        The Edo State College of Nursing Sciences has commenced application for admission into the Basic Midwifery Programme for the first batch of its 2022 session. A statement by the institution’s registrar, Osayuki Jackson Obaseki, said the application opens on Tuesday 11th, January and closes Tuesday 25th, January 2022, at 12:00 pm. […]


Edo College Of Nursing Sciences: Old students Commend Obaseki For School’s Upgrade, Reopening

    The old students of the Edo State College of Nursing Sciences have applauded Governor Godwin Obaseki, for upgrading and reopening the state-owned health institution. In a statement, the leader of the old students’ association, Grace Enoma, said the College has been upgraded with state-of-the-art facilities to deliver nursing training in line with global […]


Edo College Of Nursing Sciences To Be Affiliated To FD University, US

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has  received the letter of approval from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to commence training of nurses and midwives at the Edo State College of Nursing Sciences in Benin City, Edo State. Handing the letter over to Obaseki at the Government House in […]


Resident Doctors Suspend Two- Month – Old Strike

    …To Resume Work On Tuesday   The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its two months old strike following the recommendations of the emergency delegates meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) held in Abuja yesterday (Sunday). The doctors suspend the strike following a communiqué which was issued and signed by […]


Nigerians Banned From Traveling For Evading COVID-19 Tests

    No fewer than 2,000 Nigerians and foreigners have been banned from traveling abroad and into the country for a year for evading the Coronavirus Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test at the country’s international airports. The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), on COVID-19 announced the ban in Abuja and the National Incident Manager (NIM), of […]


COVID-19: Edo Receives Additional 40,012 Doses Of Moderna Vaccines

    Edo State has received additional 40, 012 doses of Moderna vaccines from the Federal Government, as the state intensifies the second phase COVID-19 vaccination exercise to protect more Edo citizens from the deadly virus. Executive Secretary of Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (EDSPHCDA), Dr. Julie Erhabor, received the vaccines at the Benin […]