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Thursday, September 19, 2019

HEALTH

A Million Children Immunised Against Measles In Sokoto

The Sokoto government has immunised one million children against measles and other child killer diseases across the state in the last three months despite some scepticism from some parents who still do not trust the vaccines, the state commissioner of...

Mrs Saraki Hosts British MPs, Wants To Rid Nigeria Of Infant Mortality

Wife Nigeria's Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, expressed on Friday her commitment to see that maternal, newborn and child morbidity and mortality become a thing of the past, not only in Nigeria, but across the sub-Saharan Africa region.Mrs. Saraki...

Mrs. Saraki Raises Alarm Over Effects Of Zika Virus On Pregnant Women

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has called for more awareness on the highly probable effects of Zika virus - a mosquito-borne illness with dire effects on pregnancy and newborns that is currently rampaging South America - on...

Lassa Fever: Lagos Confirms 4 Cases, 537 Contacts, Places Residents On Red Alert

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it was doing everything possible to defeat the deadly Lassa fever like it did during the outbreak of Ebola virus, just as it urged residents of the state to be on red alert by...

Lassa Fever: Sokoto Intensifies Surveillance As 3 Tests Return Negative

The Sokoto government said on Wednesday that it has intensified surveillance across the state to contain the spread of lassa fever and disclosed that three suspected cases earlier taken to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Laboratory Centre for blood...

As Grand Patron Of Committee On Corporate Philanthropy, Buhari To Lead Cancer Fight

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday accepted an invitation  to serve as Grand Patron of the Committee Empowering Corporate Philanthropy  in Nigeria, an organisation with "Big War Against Cancer" as its focal point for 2016.Receiving the group led by Nigeria's former High Commissioner...

Lassa Fever Kills In Edo, Spreads To Imo, 10 Nigerian States Hit

By Alexander Okere and Gibson Achonu/Punchng.com The Lassa fever which is ravaging 10 states of the country has claimed its first casualty in Edo State.The Commissioner for Health in Edo, Dr. Eregie Aihanuwa, who confirmed this during a press conference...
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Grass-cutting scandal: EFCC seeks to tender evidence extracted from telephone

Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, heard  how evidence linking...

Nigeria: Lift the siege to offices of Sahara Reporters and CDHR—SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “Nigeria’s authorities to immediately lift the siege to the offices of Sahara Reporters...

African leaders head for 2019 UN General Assembly in New York to highlight threats to climate change, xenophobia, terrorism, religious intolerance and fake news

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, the Cameroonian leader, Paul Biya, and their South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, as well as a...

Adoke lied – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is alarmed by the brazen attempt by former...

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