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Niger government to build mining city

The Niger state government, Tuesday, declared its intentions to establish a mining city within the state making it the first of its kind in Nigeria.

Plateau records two positive cases of monkey ‎pox

The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state.

NCDC urges Nigerians to maintain high hygiene to prevent cholera

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday charged Nigerians on the need to maintain high hygiene to prevent either outbreak of Cholera or its spread within communities of their abode.

Ebola: Nigeria-DR Congo friendly least of our problems – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is no cause for alarm over the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ahead of the upcoming friendly between Nigeria and the country.

Ebola: Lagos government ban transportation of corpses from DR congo

As part of measures to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Lagos State Government has placed embargo placed on transportation of corpses from DRC even as it has reactivated all Ebola treatment Centres in the State to prevent possible reemergence of the disease.

Federal government declares Lassa fever outbreak over

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in Abuja on Thursday said the announcement follows the epidemiological review by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

NCDC raises alarm over increased cases of cholera outbreak

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday raised an alarm over the increased cases of cholera outbreak in some parts of the country.

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.

Official: Lassa fever kills 142 in Nigeria since January

Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday, reporting a rise of 32 fatalities in a month.

Experts: Federal government should take more responsibility in fighting Lassa fever

The federal government has been urged to show more commitment in the fight against Lassa fever.

Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak slowing, but remains a concern – WHO

After nearly 400 confirmed infections and 100 deaths, the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria is beginning to slow but the epidemic is far from contained, the World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have warned.

NCDC: Lassa fever drugs, treatment free of charge

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there are no charges for Lassa fever drugs and treatment across Nigeria.

Lassa fever deaths rise to 110 in Nigeria

Lassa fever has claimed 110 lives in Nigeria since the beginning of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said Tuesday, in one of the worst outbreaks since 2016.

Death toll from Lassa fever reaches 72 in Nigeria

Nigeria is suffering its worst outbreak of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health officials said 72 people had died since the start of this year.

WHO: Nigeria suffering worst Lassa fever outbreak

Nigeria is suffering its worst outbreak of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health officials said 72 people had died since the start of this year.

ECOWAS inaugurates diseases control centre in Abuja

ECOWAS has inaugurated a Regional Centre for Disease Control in Abuja to strengthen regional disease surveillance and outbreak response programmes.

Edo records 521 suspected cases of Lassa fever

The Director of Disease Control in Edo State, Osamuwonyi Irowa, says the state has recorded 521 suspected cases of Lassa fever this month.

WHO, NCDC partner Edo on Lassa fever control, management

The World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said they would work with the Edo State Government to curb the spread of the Lassa fever epidemic in the country.

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