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About one million people are expected to receive Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) in the 5-day vaccination campaigns against Cholera, in Borno State.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged Yemen to approve cholera vaccinations it has offered to help contain an epidemic that could affect nearly a million people by year’s end.
At least 44 people have now died in a cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria, the United Nations said Monday, calling for nearly $10 million to keep the disease from spreading.
A medical practitioner, Dr Sale Abba, has stressed the need for proactive measures to check the spate of persistent cholera outbreak in Borno.
Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday .
Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
A group known as Unified Nigeria Youth Forum (UNYF) has described the inability of the Federal Government, under President Muhammadu Buhari, to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and resident doctors leading the strikes in hospitals and tertiary institutions, as ‘a national scandal and embarrassment’.
The Federal Government has expressed regrets over the death of 5,160 Nigerians yearly from food-borne diseases and urged residents to take food safety serious.
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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Surveyor-General of the Federation to resolve the lingering dispute over oil wells of the state wrongly ceded to Bayelsa state during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the Federal Government would henceforth ensure better funding of the various ongoing road projects across the country.
Togo's opposition stayed away from parliament on Tuesday, blocking the passage of the government's bill for political reform and forcing a referendum.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Tuesday inaugurated the fourth Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST) to enhance effectiveness and efficiency in handling the rising number of the new cases of operational misconduct in the capital market.
Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia state governor, says there are Igbo people in Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram sect in Borno state.
Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will replace skipper Gianluigi Buffon as champions Juventus look to make it five Serie A wins out of five against Fiorentina on Wednesday.
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has commended the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for taking urgent steps in protecting the lives of Nigerians in the state.
Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for a seventh month in August, easing to 16.01 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.
Mr Muhiyi Rimin-Gado, the Executive Chairman of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has called on youths in the country to shun corruption and make integrity their watch word.
The South-East Governors Forum, at a meeting in Enugu on Friday, proscribed the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the five states of the region.