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NCDC: 15 new Lassa fever cases recorded in six states

Five new deaths have been recorded in three states in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year.

Lassa fever: NCDC advocates personal, environmental hygiene

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is creating more awareness to educate Nigerians on the prevention of Lassa fever.

NCDC calls for environmental sanitation to prevent infectious diseases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to adopt environmental sanitation towards prevention of infectious diseases in their domains.

Flooding: NEMA distributes relief materials to affected Rivers communities

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of relief materials to flood affected communities in Rivers.

Kogi government distributes relief items to flood victims at Omala

The Kogi State Government on Friday donated foodstuffs and other relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

NEMA distributes relief items to flood victims in Rivers

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday distributed five truckloads of relief materials to flood victims in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Mbiama, Akinima, Akiniso and Abuoha in Rivers State.
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Zamalek’s Mortada Mansour banned by Egyptian Olympic Committee

The General Assembly of the Egyptian Olympic Committee (EOC) has announced that it has banned Zamalek club chairman Mortada Mansour.

NEMA: Flood disaster may worsen in Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has raised an alarm that the flood disaster that ravaged communities in Kano State may worsen, as there is anticipation of overflow of rivers, dams and streams in the state.
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Flood: President Buhari approves N3 billion to respond, mitigate disaster

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received N3 billion to respond to the looming flood disasters following a red alert issued on Sept. 7 by the National Hydological Services Agency (NHISA).

Cholera: UNOCHA seeks urgent intervention, records 680 cases in Borno

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has called for urgent and strengthened interventions following more reported cases and deaths from the recent cholera outbreak in Borno.

WHO to immunise 1.2 million people against yellow fever in Borno

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it targets to immunise 1.2 million people against yellow fever in Borno.

19 die of Lassa fever in 10 states

Sixteen deaths from Lassa fever have been recorded in the country in three weeks, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

​WHO confirms 32 yellow fever cases in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation, WHO, says there were 32 positive cases of yellow fever infection in Nigeria between 2nd of July through 19th of December 2017.

31 suspected cases of monkeypox reported in seven states – NCDC’s Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 31 suspected cases of monkeypox have so far been reported in seven states across the country.

Akwa Ibom govt advise residents against panic over monkeypox outbreak

The Akwa Ibom State Government has advised residents of the state not to panic over the outbreak of monkeypox disease.

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Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for Nations Cup after president intervenes

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ASUU urges Governor-elect Makinde, Governor Oyetola to declare state of emergency on LAUTECH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has asked Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State and the Governor-elect of Oyo state, Mr. Seyi Makinde, to declare a state of emergency on Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.