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Yusuf Buhari, son of Nigerian President, battles for life, flown to Germany after serious...

President Muhammadu Buhari's son Yusuf Buhari, has been flown to Germany after a serious head injury that could not be fully treated in Nigeria, a newspaper reported...

After countless medical trips abroad, Buhari finally vows to revive Nigeria’s health sector 

After countless medical trips to the United Kingdom, and more than two and half years in power, President Muhammadu Buhari finally vowed on Thursday to revive the...

Africa, America is in a bigger mess. King Trump has banned 7 words at...

Every minute, the United States seems to be getting worse than Africa, with a president who acts like an unquestionable king with limitless powers, and who seems...
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This opinion article on addressing immunization rumors in Nigeria would make you smile

Let us be honest for a moment, rumors thrive and spread quickly in Nigeria because of our love for ‘gist’ and all things sensational.  It has been...

We’re defeating HIV/AIDS, says U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a statement on Friday, said the world was "at an unprecedented moment in the fight against AIDS.  For the first...
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Buhari’s top official visits former vice president Alex Ekwueme in London hospital

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) in Nigeria, Boss Mustapha has conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari’s goodwill message to former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme in...
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There is a big crisis here. 140 Americans die of drug overdose daily

There is a big crisis here in the United States. At least 140 Americans die of heroin (other drugs) overdose every day and President Donald Trump on...
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Buhari Government Cancels Free Services At Presidential Medical Center Even As President’s Health Gulps...

The Nigerian government announced on Wednesday that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) would no longer offer free services. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr. Jalal Arabi, made...
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 Opinion | Healthcare Financing In Sokoto

Few days ago, the Federal Government, through the federal ministry of health, announced a collaborative effort with Sokoto government that will see to the deployment of overstaffed...
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Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, Receives First Lady Of Uganda, Janet Museveni

The Nigerian First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday received the First Lady of Uganda,  Mrs. Janet Museveni Mrs. Buhari restated her resolve to change the negative outcomes...

Osinbajo Receives U.S.-Based Nigerian Doctor Who Removed Fetus From Womb To Treat Illness And...

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo used his meeting at the weekend with a talented Nigerian doctor based in United States to pat Africa’s most populous country on...
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In blow to Trump, Republican bid to gut Obamacare crashes in Senate

A U.S. Senate led by Donald Trump's fellow Republicans dealt the president a harsh blow on Friday, failing to move ahead with a major campaign promise to...
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Universal Health Coverage A Right, Says Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as a right of all Nigerians, irrespective of their stations in life. Saraki who...

Four African Countries With U.S. Support Gradually Defeating HIV Epidemics

The United States Government announced on Monday that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), four African countries were approaching control of...

Nigerian Doctor Shot By Another Nigerian Doctor At Bronx Hospital Recovering

A Nigerian doctor who was shot in the neck by another Nigerian doctor who went on the rampage at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City last...

Tambuwal offsets medical expenses of cancer patient awaiting surgery

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has undertaken to offset the medical expenses of Maryam Abubakar, a Sokoto indigene suffering from cancer and presently receiving treatment at an Indian...

Sultan commissions Sokoto’s ultra modern trauma centre

Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Thursday unveiled the ultra modern emergency operations complex at the Sokoto State Specialist Hospital, Sokoto. The complex, established by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at the...

BREAKING: Nigeria Breathes Again After Corpse Flown In From DRC Tests Negative For Ebola

Fears that a corpse brought into Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo could throw Africa’s most populous nation into another cycle of panic have been allayed...

For The First Time In History, Nigeria’s Presidential Spokesmen To Hold Press Briefing On...

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC In the United States, this would not be big news, but in Nigeria, it is. For the first time in modern history, Nigeria's presidential...

Strange Death Of Powerful Nigerian Senator Gets Weird In Court

The coroner inquest into the death of the Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke sitting in Osogbo was on Friday told that the Nurse who treated the former Governor...

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Breaking: 4 suicide bombers kill 10, injure 65 in Maiduguri, Nigeria

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Four female suicide bombers have killed 10 people and injured 65 others in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the...

Family of H&M racism victim relocates for security reasons

The family of the five-year-old H&M racism victim has moved house in Sweden for security reasons, his mother told the BBC. Anger and condemnation spread...

Nigeria’s Buhari to Gambia’s Barrow: Yahya Jammeh gave us no choice...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had to use...

In fresh attacks, Boko Haram kills 4 in Cameroon, many in...

At least four persons were killed overnight by Boko Haram terrorists in Cameroon and dozens of huts and a church were set on fire. The...

Fake Nigerian First Lady paraded by police in Abuja

She is not Aisha Buhari, the wife of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari.  But the police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have paraded a suspected female...