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Miyetti Allah: Our people are harassed, intimidated in Benue

Fulani socio-cultural association, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH), has asked the Federal Government and traditional rulers to prevail on the Benue State Government to halt, forthwith, the harassment, intimidation and forceful dispossession of source of livelihood of its members.

Miyetti Allah: State actors killing our people silently in Zamfara, Benue

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) alleges that police and other local security agencies are killing their members silently in communities in Zamfara, Benue and Plateau states

NCDC confirms 214 new cases of acute flaccid paralysis

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 214 new cases of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) was reported from across states in Nigeria, except in Anambra State.

NCDC: Cholera outbreak in North contained

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the recent cholera outbreak in some northern states had been contained through the rapid responses from NCDC and other partners.

Cholera: Three deaths suspected, three confirmed cases – Plateau government

The Plateau Commissioner for Health, Kunden Deyin, on Monday said that three persons had been confirmed to have cholera, out of 90 suspected cases in the state.

Lassa fever: WHO lauds Edo govt for emergency operation centre at Irrua hospital

The World Health Organisation (WHO) delegation in Edo State drafted to support the state’s team handling the outbreak of Lassa Fever, has commended the Edo State Government for its swift response to the public health emergency, especially with the setting up of the Emergency Operation Centre at the Irrua Specialist Hospital, in the state.

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