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Aisha Buhari wants states to prioritize health of women and children

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on states that are yet to flag off the MNCH week activities for this year to do so for the benefit of women and children, noting that despite the...

Buhari commissions Nigerian Navy reference hospital in Calabar. Read full remarks 

I am pleased to be in your midst today on this occasion of the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Calabar. I join the Nigerian Navy family to welcome all the eminent personalities who are here to be...

Miraculous science: This baby is 24 years old

A 25-year-old woman has given birth to a baby who is as old as she is.The baby was developed from an embryo frozen 24 years ago on October 14, 1992, although it wasn’t thawed until March of this year when...

First time in the world: Clinic makes babies with 3 parents’ DNA

A clinic in Kiev, Ukraine, has begun using DNA from three different people to create babies for women who are infertile.As far as it is publicly known, the practice is being done nowhere else in the world, and has...

Cholera outbreak hits Nigeria, dozens dead already

The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, raised an alarm on Friday, calling on the Federal Government and its relevant agencies to come to the aid of scores of persons affected by cholera outbreak in Mubi, Adamawa State and...

27 people killed by Ebola in DRC

At least 27 people have killed by Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.WHO also reported a total of 58 cases of the rare and deadly illness in the...

Ebola deadly disease now likely to spread around the world, WHO raises alarm 

The World Health Organization said on Friday the Ebola deadly disease affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo was now likely to spread around the world.WHO said the DRC in central Africa was now facing a "very high" public health risk...

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo may spread

For now, the rare and deadly disease has been confined to the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa. But it may spread.At least 50 percent of those who contract the Ebola virus die within days.The Ebola virus disease,...

Fresh Ebola outbreak triggers fears across Africa and beyond

A fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has left dozens of people dead and triggered fears across Africa that it could spread.About 20 people have been confirmed dead, and across Africa, countries...
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My American story – Nathasha Pemba

The amazing stories of Africans living in Canada are hardly told in Canada where most people...
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Nigerian activists ask Buhari admin to open public registers for notoriously corrupt governors and high-ranking officials

Nigerian activists on Friday asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to open public registers for corrupt governors and high-ranking public...

Nigeria presidency says roles of chief of staff and SGF under Buhari 1 same under Buhari 2

Recent media and social media reports on the responsibilities of the Chief of Staff to the President have suggested that the...

It was one night in 1977 in a tiny room that God anointed me, says popular Nigerian pastor Kolawole Olukoya

It was very late at night one day in 1977 in a tiny room in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos when...

President of most populous black nation laments continued slavery in the world

Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, the world's most populous black nation, joined hundreds of millions of other Africans on Friday...