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2019 Poll: Coalition storms Oyo to canvass support for Buhari

AS political parties and stakeholders are putting finishing touches on the final lap of their campaign towards Saturday presidential and National Assembly sections, a coalition of grassroots mobilisers ‘Buhari Lekan Si’ on Wednesday, stormed some towns in Oyo State to canvass support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection. The group which had earlier routed Ibarapaland on […]
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40% of cancer cases can be prevented in Nigeria ― Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says 40 per cent of cancer cases can be prevented in Nigeria if people can change their sedentary lifestyles. Adewole made the assertion on Friday, while addressing newsmen at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos. The minister was in LUTH for the inspection of new cancer […]
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Minister lauds PDP chieftain for donating hospital to Delta community

Minister lauds PDP chieftain for donating hospital to Delta community

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole has lauded a former member of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu for donating a 250-bed hospital with ancillary facilities to Onicha-Uku community in Aniocha North Local Government of Delta State. Adewole who was represented by Dr. Salaudeen Olawole Jimoh, Head of Federal Medical Centres (FMCs) […]
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FG, UNICEF, others to revise strategy to boost maternal, reproductive health

THE Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNICEF has commenced the revision of the National Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health plus Nutrition Social and Behaviour Change Strategy (IRMNCAH+ N SBC) (2019- 2023). […]
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Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies – FG

“There is no reason why Nigeria should be the highest producer of babies infected with HIV because, we have put in great efforts in the past.” Fred Ezeh and Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja The Federal Government has confirmed a report which ranks Nigeria first on the list of countries with high record of mother-to-child transmission of […]
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Governing Council suspends NHIS boss indefinitely

PDP rejects Lawal’s sack, calls for Buhari’s impeachment

The Governing Council of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended the Executive Secretary of the scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, indefinitely over alleged gross misconduct. Mrs Eyantu Efene, the Chairman of the council, announced this while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. She said that the council resolved to suspend the scribe after several deliberations […] …

NHIS Board suspends Executive Secretary, Yusuf Usman indefinitely

NHIS Board suspends Executive Secretary, Yusuf Usman indefinitely

Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Governing Board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended its Executive Secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman, indefinitely, for alleged corruption related cases. Usman was first suspended in July 2017, by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over alleged corruption, mal-administration and mismanagement of resources, but he was, surprisingly, reinstated […]
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Health minister visits man who trekked from Yola to Abuja for Buhari’s inauguration

Minister of  Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has visited Nigerian man, Abubakar Duduwale, who trekked from Yola to Abuja for the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Adewole visited Duduwale, who is currently a patient at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa as a result of a leg injury, he has developed. He promised to ensure Duduwale’s full […] …

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