Lassa fever: Schools reopen in Ebonyi

Public and private schools in Ebonyi shut on Jan. 18 to check the spread of Lassa fever outbreak in the state have reopened the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Prof. John Eke, the Commissioner for Education, told NAN on Monday in Abakaliki, that the schools were reopened as no new case of the disease was reported since Jan. 18. NAN reports that More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Slimming drugs: Expert calls for stiff regulation

Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, a medical researcher with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in Yaba, Lagos, has called for stiffer regulation of slimming drugs to safeguard the health of consumers. Iwalokun More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Lassa fever: Ebonyi Schools proceed on forced break

Schools in Ebonyi State have been directed to close for a week following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The state government said the directive was given as part of measures to contain the spread of the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Polio: Germany commits 150m euros in Nigeria

The German government has  committed 150 million Euros to ensure total eradication of polio in Nigeria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spokesperson, Dr Tiwatope Elias-Fatile, has said. Elias-Fatile, stated this More...

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Do you think that Festac Town can reclaim its glory days?

Festac Town has lost its glory and many part of the once clean and enviable community is no longer fit for human habitation.  Do you think that Festac Town can reclaim its glory days? TweetPrint  More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Buhari’s ill-health: Tension heightens between North, South West

    Obinna Ezugwu   After days of speculations, President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday, along with the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami; the National Security Adviser, Mohammed More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Nigerians to celebrate bleak Christmas

  Many who spoke to Business Hallmark noted that the incessant hike in the prices of household goods, especially foodstuffs which have pushed inflation rate to about 20 per cent, has made it very difficult More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Domestic violence: Lawyer calls for training of health personnel

A legal practitioner, Muiz Banire (SAN), has called for more training for health workers in responding to victims of domestic violence. Banire who is the National Legal Adviser to the All Progressive Congress (APC) More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Abuse of paracetamol can kill you or your kidney, liver

Overuse of Paracetamol, an analgesic- drug used to relieve pains and fever can kill the kidney, a vital organ of the body or even kill the user, pharmacists have warned. Pharmacists who note that paracetamol is More...