Monday, August 26, 2019

FG poisoning El-Zakzaky in detention, Shi’ites claim

The followers of Shi’ites leader Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky on Thursday claimed that he is being poisoned by the government in detention.

Pastor dies of Ebola after praying for sick person

A pastor who is the first Ebola patient in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has died days after he got infected with the deadly virus.

Police confirm three dead, seven injured in Jos building collapse

The Plateau Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons with seven severely injured from the collapse of a two-storey building at Dilimi community in Jos

Samson Siasia’s mother abducted in Bayelsa

Mother of former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has been kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Monday in Sagbama LGA of Bayelsa State, South South Nigeria

High blood pressure causes over 20% global death

Dr Ojji Dike, a Consultant Cardiologist, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital says high blood pressure causes over 20 per cent of global deaths.

Mandla Maseko: First black-African billed for space travel, dies

A South African, Mandla Maseko who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike accident.

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceuticals, others

The Governing Council of NAFDAC said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which came into effect on 1st June, 2019.

UN report indicates tramadol crisis in Africa

Synthetic opioid use is booming, UNODC report on worldwide drug report has shown deaths in the US from overdoses still rising and a “crisis” of tramadol use

10,000 IDPs to benefit from Onaiyekan foundation medical outreach

10,000 IDPs in Abuja will benefit from free medical outreach by the Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace in collaboration with African Medical Missions.

Over 13m Nigerians battle with malaria yearly

Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria, (EHOAN), has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria yearly.