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No fewer than three persons died in fresh cholera outbreak in Kukawa Local Government area of Borno, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Haruna Mshelia, has said.
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.
The Borno State Government says it has inoculated 1.6 million children against measles in the past three weeks.
The Borno chapter of the Network of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWAN), says more than 16, 000 members of the organisation died in the past three years in Borno.
No fewer than 83, 771 cases of the the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections were recorded in Ondo and Borno States between 2017 and 2017 officials of the two states have disclosed, a pointer that the virus was still very active and spreading in society despite campaigns to check it.
About one million people are expected to receive Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) in the 5-day vaccination campaigns against Cholera, in Borno State.
The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) on Tuesday embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike, despite the emergencies occasioned by Boko Haram insurgency and cholera outbreak in Maiduguri.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State, Alhaji Kunle Suleiman, has warned leaders of the party against accepting the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, back into the party.
Proprietor of Lagos Business School, Prof. Patrick Utomi, has called on Nigerians to respect the intellectuals in their midst given their contributions to national development.
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former Acting National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now a presidential aspirant of the party, said on Wednesday that he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.
The European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass killer, Anders Behring Breivik, who says his prison condition amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, the court said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Bauchi on a condolence visit to the state.
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is bringing about “unprecedented” transformation to Nigeria.
Sudan’s central bank governor Hazem Abdelqader has died of a heart attack while on a visit to Turkey, the Sudanese presidency said on Saturday.
Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella".
US President Donald Trump on Friday announced tariffs of 25 percent targeting $50 billion in Chinese imports from “industrially significant” technologies, making good on a pledge to punish the alleged theft of American intellectual property.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun on Sunday said the most important concern with the Nigerian team now should be how not to brood about Saturday’s 0-2 loss to Croatia.