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Court sentences murders of Fasoranti’s daughter to death by hanging

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By OLUWAFEMI OJO AKURE- An Ondo State High Court has sentenced three out of four suspected killers of the 58-year-old daughter of the national leader...

Monkeypox: Nigeria reports six cases, one death in May 2022

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By ABUJAH RACHEAL ABUJA- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its latest report on Monkeypox, said the country recorded six cases and one...

Measles kills 14 children in Anambra

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By LUCY OSUIZIGBO-OKECHUKWU AWKA- The Anambra Government has confirmed the death of 14 children from measles outbreak in nine local government areas of the state. The...

NCDC investigating Monkeypox case in UK with connection to Nigeria

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By ABUJAH RACHEAL Abuja- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it is investigating the incident of Monkeypox with a connection to Nigeria in...

Again, Buhari appeals to ASUU to call off strike

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By ISMAILA CHAFE Abuja- President Muhammadu Buhari has again appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider the plight of students and...

2022 World Hand Hygiene Day: NCDC calls for improved hand hygiene

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By RACHEAL Abuja- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for improved handhygiene practices at points of care across the country, as Nigeria...

Nigeria must embrace `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak...

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By TOSIN KOLADEAbuja- An academic, Prof. Godson Ana on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to embrace the `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever...

NYSC D-G commends NCDC over provision of COVID-19 test kits

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has commended officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for providing COVID-19 test kits for...

NCDC reports 24 new infections on Sunday

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 in six states and the Federal Capital Territory...

How NCDC held Super Falcons for hours

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Nigeria’s senior women’s team, Super Falcons, were early Thursday morning detained for four hours by the officials of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control...

Lack of funds hindering implementation of health security – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has identified paucity of funds as one of the major obstacles to implementing the National Action Plan...

NCDC reports 38 additional COVID-19 infections

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Nigeria recorded 38 new COVID-19 infections and no death on Sunday, the eve of Valentine’s Day. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated on...

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 33 new infections, total now 253,875

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(NAN)Nigeria on Wednesday reported 37 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases to 253,875. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the...

Health agencies, commissioners frustrating COVID-19 vaccination in South-East – NPHCDA

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The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has lamented that the South-East region is lagging...

Lassa fever kills WHO doctor, other in Benue

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Two people, one of them a medical doctor identified as Samuel Nyityo, have died of Lassa fever in Benue State. The other person is said...

UTME: Under-18 candidates not required to produce vaccination card – ...

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has clarified that candidates and visitors below the age of 18 years are not required to present COVID-19...

COVID-19: No death from Omicron variant yet in Nigeria, says NCDC

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 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC), says no person in Nigeria has died of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, the Omicron variant,...

Omicron variant and Nigeria’s 4th wave, By Isaac N. Obasi

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The emergence of Omicron variant of COVID-19 pandemic in November 2021 has once again generated apprehension (like its Delta variant counterpart) in global public...

Reps pass Infectious Diseases Bill despite opposition

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On its last legislative day of the year, the House of Representatives unanimously passed into law the Infectious Disease Bill. The bill,...

WHO appoints Ayoade Alakija special envoy

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The World Health Organisation has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Ayoade Alakija, as the global health agency’s Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools...