Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Boko Haram abducts 200 school girls in Borno

April 15, 2014

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader Some girls escaped through the back of a lorry.…... read more

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INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s Ruthless Human Trafficking Mafia

January 23, 2014

Six out of 10 people who are trafficked to the West are Nigerians. PREMIUM TIMES investigative reporter, Tobore Ovuorie, was motivated by years of research... read more

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Typhoid, malaria top services rendered by Nigeria’s ‘quack’ doctors – Poll

January 21, 2014

Majority of respondents said they were aware of prevalence of quacks…... read more

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Guinea worm being eradicated worldwide – Carter Centre

January 16, 2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter tries to comfort 6-year-old Ruhama Issah at Savelugu Hospital as a Carter Center technical assistant dresses Issah’s extremely painful Guinea... read more

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Group wants more private sector investment to achieve MDGs

January 13, 2014

Real Visionaries, a health based NGO says private investment is needed for the realisation of the MDG. Real Visionaries, a health-based nongovernmental organization that offers... read more

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UPDATED: Why Nigeria doctors, NMA, suspended planned nationwide strike

January 5, 2014

Government to appoint Surgeon-General…... read more

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Nigerian doctors in emergency meeting over proposed strike

January 4, 2014

The doctors planned to embark on a nationwide strike from January 6. The executives of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) are holding an emergency meeting... read more

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Nigerian doctors in emergency meeting over proposed strike

January 4, 2014

The doctors planned to embark on a nationwide strike from January 6.…... read more

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NAFDAC suspends use of Nigerian government’s ‘substandard’ HIV drug

January 3, 2014

The drug was deemed substandard by persons living with HIV.…... read more

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Doctor’s Recommendation: 11 tips for healthy 2014

January 1, 2014

Balanced diet and regular exercises are important.…... read more

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2014: What Nigerian government must do to improve health sector

December 31, 2013

Otuoke General Hospital. What should be the responsibility of the Bayelsa state government was built by the federal government Premium Times takes a look at... read more

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Nigerian doctors’ NEC meeting ends in deadlock, strike continues

December 20, 2013

Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu The government fails to persuade the striking doctors to return to work…... read more

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Doctors Strike: Health Minister accuses NMA of ‘politics of selfishness’

December 18, 2013

Dialogue is ongoing to end doctors’ nationwide strike…... read more

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Nigerian doctors vow to commence nationwide strike from Wednesday

December 17, 2013

A doctor listed the reasons for the strike action.…... read more

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Nigeria needs national data bank to effectively check crime- Experts

December 17, 2013

Cleen Foundation is holding a two-day seminar.…... read more

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Medical doctors begin nationwide strike Wednesday

December 15, 2013

The Nigerian Medical Association accused the federal government of ignoring its demands…... read more

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Nigerian doctors warn of ‘imminent collapse of health services’ from Saturday

December 11, 2013

The doctors have threatened to resume their nationwide strike.…... read more

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South Africa deports eight Nigerians over invalid documentation

October 31, 2013

South African immigration officers sent back the Nigerians for not having valid hotel reservations.…... read more

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Cholera outbreak: 10 sure ways to stay safe

October 22, 2013

Indian Narayana Hospital A recent outbreak of Cholera has been reported in two states.…... read more

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Northern states have Nigeria’s worst girl-child education-Report

October 13, 2013

The problem also affects the southern states…... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria striking doctors don’t trust words, promises of Health Minister – President

October 8, 2013

Dr Jibril Abdullahi, President, National Association of Resident Doctors “No more promises. We want practical commitments,” the doctor’s leader stated. The President of the National... read more

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Nigeria Health Minister describes doctors’ strike as illegal, hasty

October 7, 2013

The doctors met on Monday evening to take a position on the strike. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has described the ongoing strike by... read more

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Striking doctors’ meeting with ministers deadlocked

October 5, 2013

Onyebuchi Chukwu The resident doctors are pushing for improved allocation for their training.…... read more

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Resident doctors commence nationwide indefinite strike

October 1, 2013

The doctors had issued a two-week ultimatum. The National Association of Resident Doctors, Tuesday, commenced an indefinite strike across Nigeria. The President of the association,... read more

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INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian health officials connive with hawkers to steal, counterfeit mosquito nets

September 29, 2013

A Fake Net Looking Real Even as malaria remains prevalent in Nigeria, the counterfeiting of anti-mosquito nets remain on the increase, exposing more citizens to... read more

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