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Minister of State for Primary Health Care Joyce Moriku Kaducu said Wednesday that two of the new cases are Chinese nationals while the others are Ugandans.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over a new coronavirus that has killed more than 3,630 people worldwide following an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
The Lagos State Government has begun the training of 342 medical personnel as first-level emergency responders for communicable diseases like coronavirus in the 20 Local Governments Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the state.
Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa could prove disastrous for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts have warned, amid increasing calls for international help.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, says the increasing cases of zoonotic diseases being experienced is arising from the destruction of the environment.
Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created “serious response” level Saturday as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by visitors to a mainland Chinese city.
Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, the Anglican Primate of all Nigeria, has urged Christian faithful to imbibe the spirit of giving to rescue humanity.
The Federal Government has reaffirmed commitment to strengthen policies and regulate the use of antimicrobial in Nigeria.
Brazil head coach Tite has dismissed Lionel Messi’s credentials as the greatest footballer of all time after insisting comparisons between him and Pele have no credibility.
More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government has said.
Gombe State Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says he has been battling to align his political vision with realities in the northeastern state.
Prof. Olanike Adeyemo of the University of Ibadan has called for a holistic approach to end environmental pollution and ensure best possible health outcome for humans and animals.
Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis o Wednesday that raised fresh questions over how plastic waste could directly impact our health.
Four hungry lions who bolted away from a wildlife park in Cameroon are reportedly on the rampage, destroying property and so far, killing 53 cattle.
World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.
The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.
The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.
A Pakistani village where the country’s first death from the coronavirus was reported last week has seen an alarming rise in cases, officials said on Wednesday, indicating how quickly the community spread of the disease is taking place in the country.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it caught 149 candidates for various examination malpractices in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination which ended on Sunday, March 22.
In a letter to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, written before Sunday’s IOC meeting, Coe said holding the Games in July 2020 was “neither feasible nor desirable” because of the global crisis.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary election until June 23rd, as the Empire State deals with the largest coronavirus outbreak in the US, the New York Times reports.
Rafael Nadal has issued a rallying cry and called on Spanish athletes to help raise 11 million euros ($12.07 million) to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.