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Venezuela’s opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation’s political crisis.
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, now the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last August, the health ministry said on Sunday.
Dr Victor Omoya, an Oncologist, National Hospital Abuja, has stressed the need for cost-effective cancer prevention measures to curtail the disease in the country.
The world has failed to combat sexually transmitted bacterial infections in the past few years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday in a study that estimates one million new cases every day.
Chief Martin Onovo, a petroleum sector technocrat and versatile politician, has taken a look at the recommendation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Nigeria to remove of fuel subsidy, and stated that the organisation’s counsel to the country in the last 40 years has consistently failed.
The number of measles cases in the United States has reached a 25-year peak, propelled by the spread of misinformation about the vaccine that can prevent the disease, federal health officials said on Monday.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 or 21.1 million children a year on average.
Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged Nigerians to provide the military with intelligent reports to effectively curtail the insecurity challenges in the country.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed that at least 1.3 million Nigerians have been vaccinated with trachoma vaccine, even as the figure has decreased from 22 million to 13 million in five years.
The Kaduna State Government says it has immunised 215, 000 cattle against the Contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP), a lung infection of cows.
The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and the electorate themselves as a “disappointment”, “ a bad day for democracy”, “a step back from whatever Nigeria may have achieved since the return to civilian rule,”, “a shameful exercise”, “below par”, “an affront on international standards and best practice”… indeed, there is a near-universal consensus that the 2019 elections have failed the test of integrity.
The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has urged women in Nigeria to conduct regular HIV and AIDS tests to guard against Mother-to-Child transmission of the disease.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that his party will clear the polls because it is “the only party” in Lagos State.
A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 14 persons have so far died and four others severely injured in the collapsed three-storey building at Delimi Community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau.
Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, has described the inscription of herdsmen in the new Nigeria passport as a shameful act.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail.
Juventus have joined Manchester City and Inter in the battle to sign Dani Alves as a free agent.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the Congress has not issued any strike notice over the implementation of the new national minimum wage by the government.