Tag: healthcare

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Chisom MbamaMarch 8, 2019

If President Buhari’s campaign promises are fulfilled, Nigeria’s healthcare sector might have a great boost

On the 27th of February 2019, Mohammed Buhari was declared the winner of the 2019 presidential elections. In wake of ...

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Chisom MbamaFebruary 21, 2019

The SSMPA bill should not affect how Nigerian healthcare treats the LGBT community

In Nigeria, 201 the Same sex marriage prohibition (SSMP) being bill passed into the law in Nigeria, with a 14-year ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 25, 2018

Nigeria’s life expectancy rankings should make you very worried

Beginning from 2018, a male child given birth to in Nigeria is expected to live for an approximated 54.7 years ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 23, 2018

Buhari promises to assist a visually impaired corp member but what about other Nigerians?

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to assist a visually impaired corp member, Okenala Ahmed currently serving in Daura, Katsina. The President ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

In Bayelsa, healthcare receives a boost as Governor Dickson provides N1.2bn to improve healthcare delivery

This is a good time to be alive for every indigene of Bayelsa as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has provided ...

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tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

In Sokoto, patients are being forced to take treatment under trees

Akin to the type of scene you see in a war zone, the picture shows sick women sleeping on the ...

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Omoruyi EdoigiawerieMarch 26, 2018

Opinion: Nigerian Healthcare is non-existent, we should all be terrified

Last Monday, Linda Ikeji broke a story on the death of Oluwaseun Ezekiel, who had just graduated from the University ...

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Mercy AbangFebruary 7, 2018

Mercy Abang: In Oguta, women risk death to give birth

Down the muddy drive to Mgbele from Oguta Local Government Area sits a dilapidated building with fallen rusty brown roof, ...

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EditorNovember 8, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The proposed 2018 budget reiterates just how out of touch our government is

After what has seemed like a year teetering on the edge of uncertainty, President Buhari has beaten an undisclosed illness ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 10, 2017

Trump attacks U.S. Congress over delay in healthcare reform

US President Donald Trump in one of his many grievances with Congress, both Republicans and Democrats alike, has decided to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

Mercy Abang: Jail Time or Death— Pregnant women in Nigeria face unlikely sentence in hospitals

by Mercy Abang Mrs Audu, 33, had just given birth to her first child at the Asokoro General Hospital. She ...

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EditorAugust 5, 2017

[The Activism Blog] This damning report by NOI polls on Nigeria’s doctors’ deficit should make you weep

There is an impending health crisis in Nigeria that needs to be nipped in the bud immediately. The new report ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

Solve famine, provide healthcare and every other thing Tambuwal could have done with N700m

by Tosin Adesina Governor Aminu Tambuwal has decided to spend the sum of seven hundred million Naira to purchase a ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 28, 2017

“Let Obamacare implode” | Trump reacts to Republicans failure to repeal Obamacare

President Trump in reaction to Senate Republicans failure to repeal Obamacare, tweeted early Friday expressing his disappointment. Trump wrote; “3 ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 28, 2017

Senator McCain nails the coffin on Obamacare repeal

Early Friday Morning in major dramatic fashion, Senate Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare hit a brick wall when Senator John ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 18, 2017

Republican Healthcare bill collapses | Trump calls for “clean slate”

The Republican healthcare bill suffered a huge blow after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2017

NHIS: Are Nigerians even bothered about healthcare?

by Alexander O. Onukuwe Generally speaking, the current NHIS problems have not raised as much concern on social media as, ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 14, 2017

Trump pushes Republican senators to work harder on healthcare reform

President Trump pushes Republican Senators, Friday to work harder to deliver the promise to repeal Obamacare, CNN reports. President Trump ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 28, 2017

Senate Republicans delay voting on repealing Obamacare till after Fourth of July

Senate Republicans have postponed their plans to vote on repealing Obamacare till after the Fourth of July recess, after encountering ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 28, 2017

President Trump praises Republican Senators on healthcare, says “they really want to get it right”

President Donald Trump praised Senate Republicans for their hard work on the Obamacare repeal movement, after a meeting with them ...

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EditorJune 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Quickcare will make healthcare that much easier for LGBTI people in Nigeria

Accessing quick affordable healthcare, especially for LGBTI related issues is easily the biggest problem sexual minorities in Nigeria face after ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 7, 2017

President Trump set to meet Obamacare “victims”

The  U.S President’s Twitter timeline has since been accepted as his official press releases and itinerary. Trump will be heading ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

“It was hard”| Obama bares it all in acceptance speech at the John.F.Kennedy Library Foundation

by  Itunuoluwa Adebo Former President Barack Obama appealed to members of Congress to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 5, 2017

7 things American Health care act (Trumpcare) changes for US healthcare system

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The U.S. House of Representative passed the American Health Care Act(already referred to as Trump-care)  by a ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 4, 2017

President Trump is finally making some headway with Obamacare overhaul

by Itunuoluwa Adebo In what seems like a  breakthrough for Republicans’ effort to replace Obamacare, President Trump met with key ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 4, 2017

US House to vote on ObamaCare repeal Thursday

by Dolapo Adelana The United States House of Representatives will vote on Thursday to repeal and replace Obamacare. If successful, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

Why our hospitals will never improve – Femi Kuti

Government officials don't trust their lives or that of their loved ones in the hands of our government hospitals. That ...

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

FG to launch free healthcare programme in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani has said the Federal Government will begin a free healthcare intervention scheme in ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 10, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Two years after, it is still just promises with Buhari

  We just hope he knows that Mr President knows that he has just about two years to go. Anyway, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

We’ll correct our errors, we’ll do better – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that lapses that have characterised Nigeria as a nation would be corrected. The President said ...

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