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Why we banned codeine – Nigerian govt

The Federal Ministry of Health has explained that its decision to ban codeine because of a report by the BBC that highlighted the danger of the substance. Olajide Oshundun, a ministry spokesperson, in a statement said the announcement on…

Doctors in Nigeria: Healers or killers?

Recently, Nigerians were proud to celebrate Dr Olutoye, who trained at Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is a specialist with expertise in fetal and neonatal surgery with specific interest in…

Push to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

Since the discovery of AIDS case in Nigeria in 1986, the government adopted ANC sentinel surveillance as the system for assessing the epidemic. According to figures releases by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), sentinel…