Jos communities reject polio vaccine, want food instead. Health minister denies knowledge of HIV cure by Abia professor. Reps to earmark more funds to upgrade State House Hospital. Private hospitals owners give conditions for participation in NHIS. Hospital of ‘Doctor’ carrying out surgery without certificate shut in Lagos. Ogun shuts seven health facilities. Resident doctors protest over nine months unpaid salaries. LUTH: Nurses protest non-payment of teaching allowances, others. INTERVIEW: The challenges faced, successes achieved in dealing with HIV in Nigeria – NACA DG. Cancer: Time to wake up to the challenge in Nigeria.