Medicine

Reps task tertiary health institutions on alternative funding

The Nigerian House of Representatives has urged the Federal Health Institutions in the country to explore alternative funding options for the running of the institutions. This includes increasing the internally generated revenue and use of allocated funds judiciously. The Chairman House Committee on Health Institutions, Dr. Pascal Obi, made the call during the 2021 budget […]

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Nigerian Government urged to impose sanctions on manufacturers of counterfeit drugs

The Vice Chairman of the Kwara State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Adedayo Aderibigbe, has urged the Federal Government to impose sanctions on manufacturers of counterfeit drugs. According to him, it was disturbing that most of the drugs found locally in the country were produced without recourse to requisite regulations. Aderibigbe, who said […]

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Accident Investigation Bureau releases four reports, nine safety recommendations

Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has released four final accident reports with nine safety recommendations, which are very important towards preventing recurrence of accidents or serious incidents in the country. The AIB Commissioner, Akin Olateru disclosed that the Bureau is working tirelessly to sign cooperation agreements with other organisations and agencies as a way of […]

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Sokoto Governor lays foundation for construction of $13m Fertilizer Plant

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has laid the foundation for the construction of a $13 million fertilizer blending plant by OCP Africa Fertilizers Nigeria Limited in an industrial layout in the outskirts of the state capital. According to Governor Tambuwal, the company, with a production capacity of 200,000 metric tonnes per annum, would be guaranteed […]