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Car stolen at Abuja Millennium Park

A black Toyota Camry 2001 model car with registration number DS740ABJ has been reported stolen at the Millennium Park in Abuja on Sunday. The car belongs to a mother of three, Gift Inegbese, who was at the park for relaxation with family members and a friend. Abuja Millennium Park, one…

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Nigerians groan as government fails to implement health law

Three years after the National Health Act was signed into law in 2014, the much anticipated benefits are yet to be felt by Nigerians. The bill took 10 years to become law. But while the Federal Government is still clarifying its operational guidelines, millions of Nigerians are suffering under the…

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

INTERVIEW: Nigeria’s health minister speaks on resident doctors, polio, tuberculosis, budget, transparency, others

In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Oluwatoyosi Olawande and Aminu Adamu, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Issac Adewole, speaks extensively on various issues and developments in the health sector, including the performance of the 2016 budget in the sector and what to expect going forward. PT: What is the ministry…


After surviving Boko Haram attacks, displaced persons die of diarrhoea in IDP camp

Two years after Boko Haram attacks forced them to flee their homes in the north-east Nigeria, a fresh grief has crept in on some internally displaced persons camped in Wasa, a rural community in the suburb of Apo in Abuja. Diarrhoea outbreak, the second in just over a year, claimed the…


World AIDS Day: U.S. provides HIV testing, counselling to 12 million Nigerians

The United States Government has provided testing and counselling to over 12 million Nigerians over the last 12 months. The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at an event to mark the 2016 World AIDS Day, said this was being done through the…

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Nigeria’s primary healthcare centres in dismal state – Group

A non-governmental organization, Public and Private Development Centre, on Tuesday in Abuja presented a dismal picture of the state of primary health care infrastructure in Nigeria from its inspection of facilities in seven states across the country. The organization had carried out findings on the performance of contracts for the…