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Jens Spahn

Germany announce €30.5 million support to end polio, strengthen Nigeria’s health system

The German Minister of Health, Mr Jens Spahn, has announced 30.5millon euros support to Nigeria to end polio, enhance health security and strengthen the country’s health system.

UNICEF to lunch child friendly programme in Taraba

United Nation for Children Education Fund UNICEF is to lunch a programme call Child Friendly Innitiative in two local government areas of Taraba state.g
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor advises parents to present children for immunisation against killer diseases

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised parents and guardians to present their children/wards below the age of five years for immunisation against child-killer diseases.
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WHO commences process towards Nigeria’s polio-free certification

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commenced the process towards declaring Nigeria certification a polio- free country.
Lady Ebere Ihedioha

Ebere Ihedioha: Imo will remain polio-free

Lady Ebere Ihedioha, the wife of Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha, has said that her husband’s administration ensure that the state remains polio-free, as it has demonstrated its commitment to the Sustainable Millennium Development Goals under the Rebuild Imo Agenda of his government.

Kwara steps up response to polio outbreak in seven local councils

The Kwara State Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak.
Polio Vaccination

Polio vaccination: Lagos government debunks allegations of sabotage

The Lagos State government, yesterday, said that no Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

My government will not fail Nigerians – President Buhari tells Bill Gates

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night commended one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates, for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe, and specifically for supporting the eradication of polio and HIV diseases in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

Rotary International donates $5.7 million for polio eradication

The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.

Governor Akeredolu: Era of data falsification on polio eradication gone for good

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says era of data falsification by health workers in polio eradication and routine immunisation in the State is gone for good.

Lassa fever outbreak: Kwara health workers suspend strike

The Congress of the Coalition of Health Sector Unions (COHESU), Kwara branch, has suspended its indefinite strike due to the outbreak of Lassa fever, Yellow fever and Polio in some parts of the state.

Nomadic group joins polio campaign in Kano

An amalgamation of nomadic groups in Kano State have formed a platform, Nomadic Jauros for Health, to fight against polio in the State and protect its borders from recurrence of polio epidemic.

Polio: Stakeholders canvass more action in Borno

International and local health partners have canvassed for more action on mobilization of parents and care givers in Borno State to rid the area of polio.

Kebbi renew plans to tackle polio, killer diseases

The Kebbi state Government has said it was renewing its commitment to eradicating polio and seven other killer – diseases by ensuring that all children in the 21 local government areas of the state are immunized.

Rotary donates borehole to Sokoto community

Rotary Club International has donated a solar powered Borehole to a community, Manna Baba in Sokoto south Local Government area of the state.

Kano records 52 months polio free

Kano State has recorded 52 months without a fresh case of polio virus across the state, the State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said.

Kaduna embarks on house to house polio immunization

Kaduna State has embarked on house to house Polio immunization exercise for children below five years across the State.

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