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The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, has appealed for calm over reports of a mysterious disease in the state.
The Ondo State Government on Thursday in Akure concluded the training of surveillance officers and informants to contain the spread of Lassa fever across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Osun State Government on Tuesday urged its citizens to be vigilant and maintain high hygienic standards after a corpse which was brought from Lagos tested positive to Lassa.
The Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 38-man committee on State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP), in conjunction with Pathfinder International in order to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in the State.
The Jawuro Fulani of Oro-Ago land in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Umaru Sori, on Sunday said no fewer than 74 people in the 15 Fulani settlements of the town had died of a strange illness.
Uganda is on high alert as the ministry of health is investigating and monitoring three suspected cases of the deadly Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in the central district of Luwero, a top official said on Friday.
The fresh 22 were persons from Ikorodu who had contact with the index case and are currently under close observation, the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Eniola Eniosho, said.
Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have tested positive for the infection.
The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Lassa Fever.
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Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.
The U.S. spent more than seven billion dollars in 2016 to provide humanitarian assistance across the globe, the Department of State said on Friday.
The Right Rev. Hilary Nanman Dachelem has been ordained and installed as the third Bishop of the Bauchi Catholic Diocese. He succeeded late Bishop John Goltok who died in March 2015.
The Tor Tiv of Benue state, James Ayatse, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill.
Immediae past governor of Edo state and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, has met with the 20 APC lawmakers in the state House of Assembly urging them to avoid actions capable of creating political tension in the state.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has charged leaders on the continent to work towards ensuring Africans solve their problems themselves.
The federal government has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its ongoing strike in the universities in the interest of the nation.
The two terror attacks in Spain have been linked to a house explosion about 100 miles southwest of Barcelona.
“The obsession with politics is a divisionary strategy of the ruling class every time which favours the rapacious elite to distract the suffering mass with politics,” she said.
An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday in Lagos ordered the remand of three men, who allegedly buried a policeman alive at Ebute Lekki community in Lagos.