Isaac Adewole

Nigeria approves N4 billion to fight malnutrition in northeast

Friday, October 21, 2016

By Abdulkareem Haruna


The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says the federal government has approved N4 billion to provide health and tackle malnutrition in parts of northeast Nigeria.


Hundreds have died in the past months from severe malnutrition in the Internally Displaced Persons’ camps.


Speaking in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Thursday, the minister said the approved funds would be specifically spent on health and nutrition matters in the troubled region.


Pneumonia/meningitis: OYSG to vacinnate 1million children

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

By Bayo Akamo


Governor Abiola Ajimobi has hinted that Oyo State Government is set to protect at least one million children below one year from being killed by pneumonia and meningitis.


The governor dropped this hint while speaking at the inauguration of the use of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) in the state.