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Anti-Malaria campaign records laudable progress – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, says the anti-malaria campaign has achieved remarkable progress with the prevalence dropping from 42 per cent in 2012 to 27 per cent in 2015.

Ondo residents collect treated mosquito nets

The distribution of treated mosquito nets has commenced across the 18 local government council areas of Ondo State after the exercise was flagged off on Friday in Akure by Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Governor Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo

Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday in Akure flagged off the distribution of 2.9 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents of the state.

Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory.


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UNICEF commends federal government over return of abducted Dapchi girls

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has commended Federal Government efforts at the return of 105 abducted Dapchi school girls in Yobe.

Federal government praised for facilitating Dapchi schoolgirls timely release

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria on Thursday commended the Federal Government for facilitating the timely release of students of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe.

Andres Iniesta: I’m good enough to start for Barcelona for two more years

Andres Iniesta is confident of playing in Barcelona's starting XI for another two years and only plans to leave if his body prevents him from giving 100 per cent.

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez asks to miss Sweden against Chile friendly

Alexis Sanchez has joined Chile's squad for Saturday's game in Sweden despite asking to be excused from international duty following a "difficult" start to his Manchester United career.

Dollar extends losses on Fed move, Donald Trump revives trade war fears

The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.

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Bayero University admits 140 students for degree in social media

The Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano has admitted 140 Students for social media training in its newly introduced Department of Information and Media Studies in the last two years.

UNILAG vice-chancellor praises students’ conduct during non-teaching staff strike

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has commended students of the institution for conducting themselves well while the national strike by the non-teaching staff lasted.

NMA introduces doctors’ stamp to check quackery

The Nigerian Medical Association says doctors will commence full use of doctors’ stamp with effect from April 1 to curb quackery in the medical profession.

Niger government disburses N1 billion central bank fund to 11,587 beneficiaries

The Niger State Government on Monday commenced the disbursement of the N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to 11, 578 beneficiaries.

Thousands flee Ghouta rebel enclave as Syria army advances

Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday as the capture of a key town brought Syria's government even closer to retaking the devastated rebel enclave outside Damascus.