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Breaking: Nigeria confirms second coronavirus case

The Nigerian government has confirmed the second case of  coronavirus in the country. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday at a press conference in Benin City,

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DICOMAG congratulates new health minister

Urges him to priorities diabetes control  A non-governmental organization, Diabetes Control Media Advocacy Group (DICOMAG) has urged the new Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire to make the control

FG bans open drug markets

The Federal Government says it will shut down all open drug markets this year to curb unwholesome drug distribution system. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this in

FG approves enrolment of NYSC members into NHIS

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the enrolment of members of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to guarantee them

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No plastic rice in Nigeria – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has dismissed claims about the presence of plastic rice in  Nigeria. In two tweets, yesterday, through his twitter handle; @IsaacFAdewole, the Health minister said preliminary

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FG sacks striking resident doctors

…   as ARD suspends strike The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday announced the sack of resident doctors in tertiary health institutions all over the country, less than 48 hours after

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FG re-affirms commitment to combat Measles

  By DEO  AKINBO,  Abuja The Federal Government has re-affirmed its commitment towards eradication of measles in Nigeria by year 2020. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this statement