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Long-Hour Fasting, Danger To Kidney Says NAFDAC

The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has advised Nigerians against subjecting themselves to long-hour fasting, saying it was risky to their kidneys. Prof. Adeyeye, who attributed the high rate of kidney problems in Nigeria to prolonged fasting by some …

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Diphtheria: Nigeria Records 34 Deaths – NCDC

The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, has confirmed the outbreak of diphtheria disease has killed at least 35 persons in the country. Dr Adetifa said this during a programme on Arise Television on Friday night. The NCDC had in an advisory …

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Highway Managers Seek Dignity In Labour Ethos From Staff, Set For Celebration

LAGOS Street sweepers under the Highway Managers Limited has concluded arrangements to celebrate their efforts and contributions towards making Lagos state cleaner to continue to attract investors towards its continuous development. Towards this end, they will celebrate themselves at an end-of-the-year thanksgiving event on Thursday, January 19, with the mission …

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Nigeria Records 42 New COVID-19 Cases

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 42 new cases of COVID-19 in the country in two weeks. The cases were recorded in Lagos, Edo, Kano, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Plateau states, and the Federal Capital Territory.  The 42 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections to 266,492, according to …

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Uganda Declares End To Ebola Outbreak

Uganda on Wednesday declared an end to an Ebola virus outbreak that emerged almost four months ago and claimed the lives of 55 people.   “We have successfully controlled the Ebola outbreak in Uganda,” Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said at a ceremony in the central district of Mubende where …

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Nigeria Records 35 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has posted 35 new cases of COVID-19 for the last week of December 2022. It stated on its website, yesterday, that 22 of the cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 10 in Lagos State, two in Delta, while one happened in …

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US Says COVID-19 Tests For China Travellers Scientific

The United States said Tuesday that the requirement of COVID-19 tests for travellers from China was based on science and due to Beijing’s lack of transparency on surging cases. China earlier Tuesday denounced measures taken by a number of countries on its travellers as “unacceptable,” two days before air passengers, …

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