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It is a crime to build house without toilet


An expert in public health, Mr. Taiwo Oso, on Friday, said it was a criminal offence for an individual to build a house without toilet facility. Oso disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo, on the importance of hygiene to the survival of man. According to him, it […]

5,000 IDPs living with HIV/AIDS in Borno- Official


No fewer than 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in 27 camps in Borno are currently living with HIV/AIDS. Mr. Hassan Mustapha, the Coordinator on HIV/AIDS in Borno, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Thursday. He said that most of the patients were women who were rescued […]

NAFDAC destroys N252m worth of unwholesome items


The Northern zonal office of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday destroyed unwholesome items worth N252,882,020 million in Gombe, Gombe State. The items destroyed include: bags of flour, packs of body creams and drugs such as Analgin injection, groundnut oils and various juice drinks. Mrs Yetunde Oni, the Acting […]

FG partners Unilever to promote oral hygiene

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Isaac Folorunso Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health on Monday announced its partnership with Unilever Nigeria Plc to promote good dental care and enhance oral hygiene education in the country. Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, made this known in Abuja while briefing newsmen as part of the activities to commemorate 6th edition of the National Oral […]

FG set to launch campaign to end child marriage

Hajiya Aisha Alhassan

The Federal Government in Abuja on Monday announced plans to launch a campaign to end child marriage and other related harmful traditional practices in the country. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan said this during a media briefing. Alhassan said the move was borne out of the resolution by African […]

3,500 mosquito nets distributed to pupils in Jigawa

mosquito bed nets

The National Malaria Booster Control (NMBC) programme has distributed 3,500-insecticide-treated mosquito nets to school pupils in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa. Alhaji Abdullahi Sirajo, the Desk Officer in charge of the programme in the area, told newsmen on Monday in the town that pupils of both the primary and post basic schools benefitted from […]

Plateau records 37 rape cases in one month


The Plateau Government on Tuesday says 37 rape cases have been reported in the state in the last one month. Ms. Fidelia Set’le, Assistant Director, Child Welfare, state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, said this at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) annual review meeting organized by the Bauchi UNICEF Field Office in […]

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