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Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Twenty-eight people injured in Lisbon tram crash

Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Yellow fever: Federal government to vaccinate 26.2 million people

The federal government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF, has kicked off the second phase of yellow fever campaign in the country as it targets 26.2 million people.
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Police arrest 16 suspected cultists in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 16 suspected cultists terrorising Ado Ekiti and its environs in the recent time.

WHO reaffirms commitment to support Nigeria’s fight against Yellow fever

The World Health Organisation has reaffirmed its commitment to combat Yellow fever in Nigeria with the support of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.
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WHO launches reactive yellow fever vaccination campaign in Katsina

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a reactive vaccination campaign in Danja Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, in response to a recently-identified outbreak of Yellow Fever.
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WHO to donate 31 million doses of yellow fever vaccines to Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has pledged to donate 12 million doses of Yellow fever vaccines in 2018 and 19 million in 2019 to support Nigeria’s campaign against the disease.

WHO begins campaign to eliminate yellow fever, vaccinates two million in Borno

World Health Organisation (WHO), says it commenced campaign to eliminate Yellow fever in the country in February and has vaccinated two million people in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno and surrounding communities since then.

Nigeria to host WHO leaders

Nigeria will this week host leaders of the World Health Organisation, an international health agency which has been working on various health interventions in the country.

PCNI targets 5,000 persons in free medical outreach in Gombe

Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), embarked on a one week free medical treatment targeted at over 5000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and indigent residents of Gombe state.

1.2 million IDPs receive yellow fever vaccination in Borno

Both Federal and Borno state government with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Educational Fund ( UNICEF ) and other partners on saturday entered the Day 6 of the 10 Day Yellow Fever Vaccination campaign to over 1.2 million IDPs In Borno.

Rector wants College of Dental Technology revived

Dr John Emaimo, Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu (FCDTTE) has appealed for support of the Federal Government towards the repositioning of the school.

Suspected cultists kill fish seller during alleged clash over girlfriend

Tragedy struck in the Ogiro, Agbado area of Ogun State, after a fish seller, Farouk Adebowale, was shot dead by some gunmen suspected to be cult members.

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Liberia, Niron agree on movement of iron ore

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