Monkeypox vaccine rumour spreads to Borno, school Children scamper for safety Public schools in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, were thrown into chaos, Wednesday when rumours filtered in that monkeypox vaccines were being forcefully administered on pupils by unknown persons. The rumour, which had caused confusion in a few other states in recent days, has been debunked by the army authorities several...... read more
Health Minister: 74 suspected Monkeypox cases spread to Delta, Ekiti, Lagos, eight other states The Federal Government on Wednesday said that there are 74 suspected cases of Monkeypox in eleven states of the federation. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, briefed State House correspondences at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, the...... read more
Bayelsa investigates mental state of Monkey Pox victim who committed suicide *Mourns with family The monkey pox patient, who committed suicide in Bayelsa State on Monday, did not show any sign of mental illness, Bayelsa State Government, has said. State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, who disclosed this to reporters, also on Monday, said the deceased was among the 21 suspected cases of monkey...... read more
Ex-Governor to South-East Parents: Never present your Children for Military medicare Chukwuemeka Ezeife, a former Governor of Anambra State, has advised people of the South East against allowing medical personnel of the Nigerian Military treat their children. Ezeife issued the advise in reaction to the commotion caused by the military’s free medical treatment in Anambra State. The former governor noted that people...... read more
Monkeypox: Bayelsa appeals to striking workers, seeks support for reforms The Bayelsa State government has called on civil servants in the state especially those at the Local Government level to support the ongoing reforms instituted by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, aimed at sanitising the system and reposition it for efficiency and greater productivity.  The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel...... read more
Monkeypox: Don't panic, Akwa Ibom Commissioner tells Residents The Akwa Ibom Government has advised residents of the state not to panic over the outbreak of monkeypox disease. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong who gave the advice at a news conference in Uyo on Monday maintained that information on suspected monkeypox was first reported in the state...... read more
Buhari's wife rages at State House Clinic CMD, rates Nigeria health care system 'poor' Wife of the president, Aisha Buhari confronted Chief Medical Director of Aso Villa Clinic, Husain Munir on Monday at a stakeholders meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Nutrition, Child Advocacy and Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH) where she expressed utmost disgust on the deplorable state of State House Clinic. The event which held at the banquet hall of the...... read more
Anxiety grows as Monkey-pox spreads to Akwa Ibom A few days after the monkeypox disease was recorded in Bayelsa, it has spread to Akwa Ibom, causing panic in neighbouring states in the south-south and south-east regions. Akwa Ibom state commissioner for information and strategy, Charles Udoh has confirmed that one case has been recorded in the state, while two other suspected cases...... read more
Fear grips Residents as Monkey-pox trickle into Rivers, three quarantined Three suspected cases of the dreaded Monkey Pox have been reported in Rivers State. This is according to the Commissioner for Health in Rivers state, Professor Princewill Chike, who disclosed this to newsmen in Port Harcourt. Professor Chike said the state government is watching the victims even as they have been...... read more
Strange disease hits Bayelsa, many quarantined Residents of Bayelsa State  are gripped with fear as a deadly viral epidemic known as “monkeypox” has broken out in the state. A medical doctor and 10 persons who came down with the monkeypox had been quarantined in an isolation centre at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, in Yenagoa...... read more
BREAKING: State House Clinic to go commercial soon – Presidency *We're not corrupt - Mgt Buffuted by allegations of massive corruption, leading to mindboggling rot, such that medical equipment as basic as common drugs, syringes and cotton wools, are out of stock despite huge yearly budget provisions, the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), says it will now go commercial to correct the situation Mr. Jalal Arabi,...... read more
Countdown to News Express parley: Adesina, Peterside, Eresia-Eke, Uwazurike, sign-in It will be another gathering of a galaxy of distinguished personalities from all works of life, as News Express, one of Nigeria’s foremost online newspapers, joins in the search for solutions for Nigeria’s myriads of socio-political and economic problems. They will be gathering this Thursday, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers....... read more
Soil creep Disaster: Stay away from Agboona Hill, Ekiti govt warns residents Ekiti State Government has advised residents around Oke Agboona in Okemesi Ekiti to stay at least 300 metres away from the hill as the likelihood of a re-occurrence of a natural phenomenon known as "Soil Creep" in the area was high. Even though there was no loss of lives, properties worth...... read more
Wife of Akwa Ibom first Civilian Governpr drops dead in Uyo Wife of the first civilian Governor of Akwa Ibom state Mrs Imo Isemin,  is dead. Her husband died in 2009 and according to the press, she died after a brief illness in a private hospital in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. She was said to have been taken to the hospital...... read more
BREAKING - Welfare package: NAFDAC proceeds on strike The Medical and Health Workers Union chapter of National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has commenced indefinite strike. The Union said they are embarking on the industrial action to push for improved welfare package and for the management of the agency to implement an agreement reached on welfare...... read more
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