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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 disclosed this during the launch of the Legislative  Network for Universal Health...

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 their HIV epidemics. The four countries are Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.The...

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 week is recovering, relatives say.Dr. Oluwafunmike Ojewoye, a second-year family medicine resident...

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 hospital.Her case has gone viral under the hashtag SUPPORTMARYAM and elicited various...

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 cost of N161 million, will provide 24 hours emergency services to patients...

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 after the body tested negative for the Ebola virus.Local newspaper, ThisDay, quoted...

For The First Time In History, Nigeria’s Presidential Spokesmen To Hold Press Briefing On Sick Leader’s Achievements, Even As Rumours Of A Coup Plot...

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCIn the United States, this would not be big news, but in Nigeria, it is. For the first time in modern history, Nigeria's presidential spokesmen would take direct questions from journalists at a press briefing in...

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 of Osun was economical with the truth about the quantity of drugs...

Aisha Buhari Builds 50-Bed Maternity Clinic In Katsina State

 Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has identified maternal and child mortality as a serious health challenge, which requires support from all quarters before it can be tamed. She was speaking during foundation stone laying ceremony of...

BREAKING: I Did Not Kill Senator Adeleke, Nigerian Nurse Tells Coroner

The male Nurse who treated the first Executive Governor of Osun, late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, on the day he died, Alfred Aderibigbe has said that it was wrong for the associates of the deceased to believe that he...
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U.S. indicts 80 people in sophisticated Nigerian online fraud

After a nearly 3-year investigation, 80 people, most of them Nigerians, were indicted on Thursday in...
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Nigerian Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi jailed over $8.3 million fraud in U.S.A.

A 47-year old Nigerian man, Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi, was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Monday for his role in...

INVESTIGATION: Inside Lesotho’s horrible sexual abuse ring

A string of male managers in the fabric and garment industry in Lesotho have been coercing many women into sexual relationships with...

Minister of finance paints glowing picture of Nigeria’s economy in detailed presentation

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Thursday, painted a glowing picture of her...

UNHEARD OF: Igbo chief rejects award of excellence

A vocal good governance advocate in the Niger Delta, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has declined accepting the Oil City Advancement Awards...