‘Beware of Non-iodized Salt’- NAFDAC warns Nigerians.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodized salt, saying, “it is dangerous to human health.” Dr. Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs of the agency gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on […]

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Checkout the shocking number of persons living With HIV/AIDS In Akwa Ibom.

Essiet said the state government has reiterated its determination and commitment to removing user fees for all HIV-related services. The latest National Aids Indicator Impact Survey (NAIIS) has revealed that out of 178,051 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Akwa Ibom state, only 52,780 are on sustained antiretroviral treatment while 125,271 are yet to access it. […]

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New outbreak of yellow fever confirmed in Bauchi.

The Bauchi State Government has confirmed an outbreak of yellow fever, days after 4 students of the College of Education, Waka-Biu in Born state were confirmed dead while 12 others were hospitalised after a field trip to the Yankari Game Reserve.  Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency Executive Secretary, Dr Rilwan Mohammed told newsmen that the yellow […]

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#Xenophobia: ‘They’ve always shown us who they are’ – Actress, Genevieve Nnaji reacts.

Genevieve Nnaji has reacted to the xenophobic attacks carried out by South Africans against foreigners mostly Nigerians in their country, which has led to an outrage on social media and the media.   The screen diva in her Instagram post, stated that South Africans have shown Nigerians countless times who they are. She affirmed that a […]

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Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals ordered to pay $572 million in damages for its role in Oklahoma’s opioid crisis.

On Monday, August 26th, a judge  found Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling Oklahoma’s opioid crisis and ordered the health care company to pay $572 million to remedy the devastation brought by the epidemic on the state and its residents.    Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman’s landmark decision is the first to hold a […]

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