Experts call for Vigilance as Meningitis Spreads In Five States  

  As the outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) in Northewest Nigeria continues to spread across five states, experts have cautioned other State governments to immediately take measures to protect their citizens. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) today issued statement to allay fears that together with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA)…

DSS Seeks Support from Bloggers on Security, Crime Prevention

Members of the Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) have been enjoined to support the Directorate of State Security (DSS) in ensuring security of lives and prevention of crimes in the country through formidable partnership. State Deputy Director, Ahmed Ade made the appeal when he recieved delegation of the Guild at the State Headquarters…

Depression: Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management

 What is depression? Depression is a type of psychological illness that manifest in sufferers as frequent low moods, loss of energy and losing pleasure in things that hitherto gave joy. It can also disturb sleep and appetite. How does it manifest?The person manifesting with depression can also become irritable, gain or lose weight. In its…

Nigeria Receives $33.3m Emergency Polio Fund from Japan

FEDERAL Government’s concerted effort to completely kick out wild polio virus from the country today received a boost of $33.3m from the Government of People’s Republic of Japan through the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria office. The new funding is considered a welcome development that will contribute to the to emergency efforts in Nigeria and Lake…

Queens College: Students Died of Cholera, Typhoid-LASG

Lagos State Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed that the two students of the prestigious Queens College who reportedly died at home after falling sick in School, died of water-borne diseases, Typhoid and cholera, which affected a total of 1222 students between January 11 and February 15. Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris at a…