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The Ondo State Government on Thursday in Akure concluded the training of surveillance officers and informants to contain the spread of Lassa fever across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Osun State Government on Tuesday urged its citizens to be vigilant and maintain high hygienic standards after a corpse which was brought from Lagos tested positive to Lassa.
The federal government is to establish an International Reference Biorsources Centre for treatment of Lassa fever in Abuja.
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the number of the people who had contact with a victim of Lassa fever in the state has increased from 66 to 106 as of last Friday.
A medical researcher, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, has called on the three tiers of government to improve the level of emergencies preparedness and response to strengthening public health against burden of Lassa fever.
Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have tested positive for the infection.
The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Lassa Fever.
Two patients have died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos.
The Federal Government is to take over the Maximising Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites II (MARKETS II) programme of the USAID to improve food security in the country.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Britain went to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation.
Mr Godwin Umukoro, Head, Legal Unit, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), South-South zone, has urged youths to use social media to promote human rights struggles.
The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram militants.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
A housewife, Amina Ahmad, on Friday in Kaduna dragged her husband, Uba Ibrahim, before a sharia court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking divorce over unsettled differences.