By Iretomiwa Akintunde-Johnson On the morning of Wednesday, 13 March 2019, pain and burning ire spread around the country with the news of the collapse of a three-storey building at No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island. That unfortunate incident is now known...
The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker, Rt. Honourable Yakubu Dogara to resist on-going attempts by the tobacco industry to truncate the passage of the draft...
By Remi Adebayo Annual death of estimated 17,000 Nigerians from tobacco-induced illnesses would be prevented if the eighth Senate, led by Dr. Bukola Saraki could speedily pass the Tobacco Control Regulations before the expiration of its tenure. The view was expressed...
The first death from cholera has been confirmed in the cyclone-hit port city of Beira, with cases of the disease almost doubling in Mozambique in the past 24 hours, health officials say. Cyclone Idai, which hit on 14 March, caused massive flooding and killed...
By Agencies One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn’t real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges health care workers are now facing. Health workers said public mistrust is now the biggest...