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Health

Court remands two civil servants for allegedly sodomising man

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Friday, ordered that two civil servants who allegedly sodomised a 20-year-old man, be remanded in a correctional centre.The police charged Nasiru Isyaku...

Doctors’ strike will end very soon -Health minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has assured Nigerians that the ongoing strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria will end “very soon”.He said this during ...

Ugwuanyi returns from Abuja, visits survivors of killer kerosene

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on returning from Abuja on Sunday, after participating in a series of meetings of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), visited the ESUT Teaching Hospital, P...

NAFDAC seeks stiffer penalty for food, drug, cosmetics counterfeiters

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, weekend called for stiffer punishment for food, cosmetics and drug counterfeiters as a deterrent to intending counterfeiters....

COVID-19 claims 3 lives in Ekiti in 2 weeks

Three persons were reported to have died of COVID-19 within the last two weeks in Ekiti State.The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Oyebanji Filani, who made the revelation, said the ...

Female genital mutilation, worst human rights violation in Nigeria — UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has described Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as one of the worst Human Rights violations in the country.A Child Protection Specialist with UNICEF, ...

Third wave: Lagos, FCT, 10 others report 388 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 10 other states reported 388 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.The h...