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Governor Amosun: Malaria kills 300,000 in Nigeria annually

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has disclosed that about 300,000 people die annually as a result of malaria.

Expert: Malaria kills 97 percent of children, pregnant women annually

The World Health Organization says 97 percent of children under five years and pregnant women die annually of malaria.

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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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.