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Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox

Nigeria said on Monday it had confirmed three cases of monkeypox after receiving dozens of reports of the disease since last month in seven states across the country's south.

43 suspected cases reported as monkey pox spreads to 8 states

No fewer than 43 suspected cases of Monkey Pox have been reported as the disease spreads to eight states of the federation.

Fed govt confirms three cases of Monkeypox

The federal government says three suspected samples of the deadly Monkeypox virus sent to Senegal for testing, have been confirmed.

WHO ready to rebuild North-East health facilities – Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation has expressed its readiness to work with development partners to rebuild destroyed health facilities in the North-East.

WHO renews polio fight in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday renewed its commitment to assist Nigeria combat polio and other child killer diseases.

FRSC restates commitment to check road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday restated its commitment to check road traffic crashes in the country.

Bubonic plague kills 50 in Madagascar

At the airport, in the banks, and elsewhere in public, people are wearing protective masks. Gatherings are forbidden and schools remain closed.

Reversing Nigeria’s youthful misfortune

There are signs in the horizons near us to show that the Nigerian Youth as a collective is in the throes of hydra- headed misfortunes.

United States withdraws from UNESCO

The US has announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization, accusing the body of "anti-Israel bias".

WHO trains 30 journalists on emergency health coverage tips

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, began a two-day training programme for over 30 journalists in Maiduguri on emergency heath reporting.

Malaria causes severe anaemia in children – Paediatrician

Prof. Kolade Ernest of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Ilorin, said that studies have shown that malaria causes severe anaemia in 80 percent of patients.

WHO partners NAFDAC on fight against counterfeit drugs

Worried by the growing public health implications of substandard and fake medical products, experts have called for concerted efforts to curb the trend which they said has become a global threat.

British govt’ll support Nigerian govt to curb spread of monkey pox – envoy

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has assured that his government would support the Federal Government in its efforts to curb the spread of the recent outbreak of monkey pox disease in the country.

House of Reps summons Isaac Adewole over monkeypox outbreak

The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of Monkey Pox in the country.

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Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Governor Ajimobi

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