Senator Buruji Kashamu is dead! Senator Buruji Kashamu has died of Covid-19 related complications at First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Lagos. This was announced on Twitter by Senator Ben Murray Bruce. He wrote: I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19. Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. He […]
The dawn of democracy on May 29, 1999 brought with it refreshing hope for the citizenry that had groped in darkness under 15 years of unbroken military regimes. A former military leader who had then become a strong advocate of democracy, General Olusegun Obasanjo (retd) was elected as president. Many Nigerians then saw his emergence […]
This year’s theme, Hepatitis-free future, focuses on preventing hepatitis B among mothers and newborns. The post World Hepatitis Day: Poor awareness threatens Nigeria’s battle to eliminate disease appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Thirty-three-year-old Oyetade Oluwafunminiyi Alalade is seriously ill and fast deteriorating in health. He needs N4.5 million to balance the N15 million required to run a kidney transparent If he is to ever step on his feet again. Alalade, who has been ill since 2018, was diagnosed with Diabetic Nephropathy, which has resulted in his two […]
An Abia pig farmer, Mr. Akobundu Steven Agomoh is currently counting his losses following a deadly disease that struck his farm, killing over 438 pigs. Mr. Agomoh who is the CEO of Akonauche Farms located in Agbommiri Ndoro Oboro in Ikwuano local government area of Abia state in a chat with ABN TV on Friday […]
<p class="">TECNO Foundation has donated essential medical supplies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in support of the fight against the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.</p> <h1>The material donation which was handed over to the Lagos office of the NCDC on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 by officials […]
<p class="">Residents say loss of smell, taste and immunity to malaria medication are some of the symptoms of the strange ailment in Rivers state. </p> <h1>A strange ailment is reportedly claiming lives by the day in the Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State.</h1> <p class="">The symptoms of the ailment mirrors those of the highly […]
…insists on the treatment of patients suffering other ailments Ganduje By Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano A first batch training of 350 health workers on infectious diseases control has commenced in Kano in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje on Friday urged the trainees to give adequate attention […]
The house says the Nigerian Governors’ Forum was misguided. The post Infectious Disease Bill: House tackles Tambuwal, governors’ forum appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Disease Control Bill: Some people are working on voodoo theory — Rep Igbakpa By Levinus Nwabughiogu Ben Igbakpa, a member of the House of Representatives, representing Ethiope East and Ethiope West Federal Constituency of Delta State, in this interview, speaks on the intendment of the controversial Infectious Disease Control Bill, saying sponsors mean well for […]
Nigerian rapper and activist, MI Abaga has campaigned against the Infectious Disease Bill which the which proposed by the Nigerian legislation. The Infectious Disease bill, which was proposed by a Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, seeks to provide an updated basis for the Government’s anti-pandemic efforts, replacing the National Quarantine Act […]