Revealed: Use, Misuse Of Medicines Increase Antibiotic Resistance

Revealed: Use, Misuse Of Medicines Increase Antibiotic Resistance

Chris Steven, Abuja The World Health Organisation , WHO has that said the rise in the antibiotic resistance is as a result of use and misuse of antibiotics by people with infections.  “The rise in antibiotic resistance stems from how we are using – and misusing – these medicines,” said Suzanne Hill, Director of Essential […]

Embracing Animation Technology Will Boost Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry – Minister

Embracing Animation Technology Will Boost Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry – Minister

Chris Steven, Abuja Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has made a strong pitch for Nigeria to embrace the growing Animation technology in order to benefit from what has become a $300-billion industry and which represents 25% of the global audiovisual market. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th African Digital TV Development […]

Senior Citizens At Elderly Home Beg For Medical Attention In Rivers

Senior Citizens At Elderly Home Beg For Medical Attention In Rivers

As 60 inmates benefit from NMA health intervention   *Home: we lost two last week to health challenges   From Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt    Senior citizens at the Home for the Elderly in Port Harcourt yesterday begged the government and well meaning individuals and organizations for medical attention to aide their failing health conditions. […]

NHVMAS Advocates Global Collaboration To Develop HIV Vaccines

NHVMAS Advocates Global Collaboration To Develop HIV Vaccines

By Patrick Aigbokhan The New HIV Vaccine And Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) has called for the collaborative efforts of all stakeholder across the glob for the development of HIV vaccines to control the dreaded disease in the society. The group made the call recently at a Media Roundtable  held in commemoration of the HIV Awareness […]

Drug Counterfeiting: NAFDAC Pushes For Life Sentence Against Perpetrators

Drug Counterfeiting: NAFDAC Pushes For Life Sentence Against Perpetrators

By Patrick Aigbokhan The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is seriously pushing for a life sentence for drug counterfeiters at the National Assembly. Yetunde Oni, Acting Director-General of the agency, stated this in Lafia, during the agency’s joint destruction exercise of drugs/unwholesome products destruction by Benue/Nasarawa states. She […]

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Prisons Inmates Against Meningitis

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Prisons Inmates Against Meningitis

Chris Steven, Abuja The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS said it has vaccinated 29,163 prisoners against Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM in the 19 Northern States. A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Service, Francis Enobore revealed that the  exercise was carried out in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA in […]

Saraki Urges Nigerians To Embrace Preventive Healthcare Strategies

Saraki Urges Nigerians To Embrace Preventive Healthcare Strategies

Chris Steven, Abuja Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerian communities to embrace preventive healthcare strategies like immunization, in order to prevent the outbreak of preventable diseases. Saraki gave the charge while speaking to reporters at the National Assembly Clinic, where he led the Senate leadership to administer Oral Polio Vaccine, OPV and Pneumococcal […]

IMAN Awards Get 9 Additional Categories, Theme For 2017 Edition

IMAN Awards Get 9 Additional Categories, Theme For 2017 Edition

For its 2017 edition, the organizers of Islamic Music and Associated Nominees (IMAN) Awards, Synergy Media, have announced 9 additional categories which have now made it 40 competitive categories in all. It only had 31 categories at the first edition in 2016. According to Synergy Media, the new categories were to answer to the yearnings […]

Is Five Star Music, Harrysong War Really Over?

Is Five Star Music, Harrysong War Really Over?

That has been the question on the lips of many in recent times. The reason for the doubts packed in the question may not be far-fetched after all. Although Harrysong has since apologized to Five Star music, the cold seems to persists as betrayed by the fact that not even one of the Five Star […]

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