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Three die of Cholera in Gombe, 27 hospitalised

Cholera outbreak at Tsangaya Islamic school, Madaki, in Gombe State, has led to the death of three pupils while 27 others were hospitalised.

Cholera outbreak kills 5 in Plateau

Plateau State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Kuden Kamshak Deyin, has confirmed the death of five persons and 126 suspected cases in fresh outbreak of cholera epidemic in Jos North Local Government Area of the State.

Kebbi government votes N5 million to rehabilitate VVF centre

Kebbi State Government says it has released N51 million for the rehabilitation and provision of facilities at Vesico-Vaginal Fistula (VVF) centre in the state.

Governor Wike moves to eliminate malaria in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the State Government would join all roll back malaria partners to develop a formidable platform to eliminate the disease in the state.

Adamawa records first case of Lassa fever

Adamawa State has recorded its first Lassa fever case, with a victim, Gabriel Ambe, pronounced dead.

Strange Disease: Kano government dispatches team to affected area

The Kano government said it has dispatched a Rapid Response Team to check the authenticity of a reported outbreak of a strange killer disease in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state

Katsina to commence vaccination against meningitis

Commissioner of Health, Katsina State, Mrs. Mariatu Bala Usman, has on Saturday disclosed plans to carry out reactive vaccination following an outbreak of meningitis that claimed lives of eight persons in Bugaje ward, Jibia local government area of Katsina state.

Meningitis kills four in Niger

Niger State has recorded thirty one cases of meningitis with four of them clinically confirmed dead as a result of the disease.

Minister Isaac Adewole blames state govts for Lassa fever spread

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, on Monday blamed poor preparation and tardiness by state governments for the current spread of Lassa Fever and other public health challenges in Nigeria.

Borno govt spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects

The Borno State Government says it has spent over N8 billion on reconstruction and rehabilitation of health facilities destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the state.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

Two soldiers slump at Armed Forces Day parade

Two soldiers on Monday slumped at the 2018 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State.

Kebbi govt purchases N300m worth Ultra Sound machines

To save lives of pregnant women and unborn babies, the Kebbi State Government has purchased Ultra Sound Machines worth over N300 million which are expected to be shared among the 14 General Hospitals in the state.

Yobe govt performs free VVF surgeries to 150 women

The Yobe State Government has performed free surgeries on 150 women suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) at the newly established treatment centre in Damaturu, the state capital.

NSCIA threatens nationwide protests, legal battles over hijab saga

The umbrella body of Nigerian muslims, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has responded to the current hijab controversy rocking the Nigerian Law School.

Sokoto targets 1m children in anti-measles campaign

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

Two die, four hospitalized after eating ‘Amala’ in Osun

Two persons died in Ibokun, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State and four others hospitalized after eating yam flour, popularly known as Amala, with stew on Friday.

Kebbi suspends immunisation exercise due to lack of pens

The Kebbi State Government on Monday suspended the polio immunisation exercise meant to commence across the 225 wards of its 21 local government areas due to lack of marker pens.

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