Health

Confession: Nigerians are suffering – Buhari’s Administration

Nigerians

Share This: The Nigerian Government has expressed that numerous less favored Nigerians are starving. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh expressed at the re-introduction of an Inter-Ministerial Agriculture/Nutrition Working Group (IANWG) in Abuja. He said a great many people frequently devour sugars and less of protein, in this manner influencing their wellness, particularly under-five age group children. Ogbeh bemoaned that a few children less than five years old needed access to drain, meat, chicken and other fundamental proteins, which had brought about hindered development and different types of afflictions. The minister emphasised that Nigerians must eat appropriately and ...

Read More »

Harmattan Public Service Broadcast Releases Safety Tips For Nigerians

Share This: Harmattan Public Service Broadcast in Lagos Nigeria has released important heads-up tips about how Lagosians can cope with barrage of winds and dryness brought upon the country by harmattan season. According to the report released by the broadcast team, it claims the weather in Lagos suddenly changed, heralding the arrival of harmattan. It further added that in the mornings it’s cold, and very hot/humid in the afternoon. These dramatic changes in the weather pose many health risks such as higher risk of upper respiratory infections as a result of inhalation of dust, epistaxis – which in other words ...

Read More »

Forex: May & Baker CEO Tells Buhari, “We Can Not Survive This Anymore”

Share This: It’s no longer news that companies in Nigeria are in the midst of one of the toughest economic turmoil they have ever seen. Some of these guys have never experienced a recession let alone one that is not even allowing them to adapt their businesses. The main culprit of course if forex. it is killing them. Here is what the CEO of May & Baker, Mr Nnamdi Okafor had to say. “Unfortunately, over 98 per cent of raw materials used for vaccine manufacturing locally are being imported also. And what is happening to importers of finished products is ...

Read More »

Family planning awareness issues rises in Abia

Share This: Family planning has kept on winning more approvals over in Abia State taking after a mediation program, Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which focused on the private division wellbeing suppliers for development. A report card of the five-year period, which finished as of late demonstrated that 6,988 people were recently persuaded into tolerating family planning, 3, 409 family planning returns to recorded through expanded interchanges and attitudinal change. Inside the cycle the abilities of 58 private suppliers were upgraded and 45 others are presently fit ...

Read More »

The scourge of pneumonia among Nigerian children

Share This: As late reviews have appeared, pneumonia has supplanted malaria as the most astounding enemy of children in Nigeria. While children death is expanding in many areas of the world, even in some creating nations, the same can’t be said of Nigeria, which prides itself as the giant of Africa and the financial center of the continent. Or maybe, the commonness rates of child death because of different infections has kept on taking off, with intestinal sickness known to beat the diagram for quite a long while as the most astounding enemy of kids in the nation. Similarly as ...

Read More »

Magu’s Non-Confirmation: Civil Society Raises Concerns

Share This: The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International-Nigeria (TI) and Zero-corruption Coalition (ZCC) expresses concern at the circumstances surrounding the non-conformation by the Nigerian Senate of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), upon his appointment by the President. We find it worrisome that the confirmation of the head of such a strategic anti-corruption agency is taking so such a long time, having been first appointed in November 2015, and worse still at a time when the nation is reinvigorating the fight against corruption. CISLAC, TI- Nigeria and ZCC wonders if there ...

Read More »

Bird flu hits Kano again

Share This: The Kano state government has announced the resurfacing of bird flu in the state. The announcement was made by the director of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, in the state, Dr Shehu Bawa. According to Bawa, the outbreak was recorded in one of the poultry farms in the state, adding that the farm had been depopulated while stringent measures were taken to prevent the spread of the disease. He said, “The state government has taken proactive measures to contain the spread of the disease to other farms within the state. I am using this opportunity ...

Read More »

Lagos launches MamaYe campaign, gives award

Share This: Franka Osakwe   Lagos state Ministry of Health in collaboration with Mamaye Evidence for Action (E4A), a programme which aims to improve maternal and newborn survival in six sub-Saharan countries, have launched the MamaYe campaign against maternal and newborn child death in the state. The campaign launch which took place last week at LTV Lagos auditorium, also recognized and awarded some distinguished individuals, for their advocacy effort in issues of maternal and newborn health campaign in Lagos state.   In his speech, The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, explained that the ministry of health is passionate ...

Read More »

Expect tougher times – Bishop Oyedepo warns Nigerians

Share This: Dr. David Oyedepo has warned Nigerians to expect harsher economic challenges. The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, therefore, urged them to draw closer to God, if they wanted to survive the impending tough times. Oyedepo was speaking during the opening session of the annual Shiloh programme of his church in Ota, Ogun State on Tuesday. “It looks tough presently but it’s going to get tougher in the days to come. Obedience to the terms of covenant will put you in total command. When all your obedience is fulfilled, all opposition is brought down,” he said. ...

Read More »

Consumption of Suya, Isi- ewu, Kilisi, cause premature death – Health Minister

Share This: Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has lamented the rate of death in Nigeria resulting from unhealthy diet. According to Adewole, hypertension is the leading cardiovascular disease in Nigeria and can result in stroke if untreated. He remarked that 1 in every 5 Nigerians is hypertensive and at risk of premature death. He said these while presenting the keynote address in Lagos, during the First Annual Black Tie Gala event organised by the Tristate Heart Foundation (THF), to raise N500 million in support of cardiovascular care in Nigeria. He said, “Sadly, there is widespread low consumption of proteins, ...

Read More »