The United Nations has estimated that about 39 million people are blind globally, while another 1.3 billion people live with some form of near vision impairment.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed the outbreak of Yellow Fever in Edo State.
A Nigerian official on Monday said about 2.5 million Nigerian children under the age of five are suffering from acute malnutrition.
No fewer than 377,000 people have been vaccinated against cholera in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Livingstone Akanni lives in Kubwa Extension II Residential Area, a suburb some kilometres from the Abuja city centre.
Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, says more than two million people in Nigeria depend on illegal mining for their livelihood.
World Food Programme (WFP) urgently requires $49 million to continue lifesaving support until the end of 2018 to assist the most food insecure and vulnerable people in the North-east Nigeria.
As part of commitment to ensure hygienic environment for healthy living, open defecation now attracts seven lashes and N200 fine in Unguwan Damaru in Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Mr Buhari launched the line Thursday Morning at the new metro station in Central Business District (CBD), Abuja.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says between 20 to 40 per cent of funds allocated to healthcare delivery by government in Nigeria is wasted due to inefficiency.
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