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The Kogi Government said on Monday that it would immunise 900,000 children in remote communities across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, weekend called for collaborative effort to eradicate polio in the country, as he expressed happiness that Delta State has not recorded any outbreak of Poliomyelitis in the last seven years.
Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has promised to mobilise people at the grassroots for immunization.
The Anambra State Government says it will vaccinate 1,165, 024 children in the state against polio during the April 2018 First Round, National Immunization-Plus Days Campaign, commencing on April 21.
The Daura Local Council in Katsina State said on Tuesday that it immunised 82,876 children against polio in the just concluded immunisation plus days, conducted in the area.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, has pledged his commitment to the development of education and healthcare sector, as he bagged the Ahmadu Bello University’s top Corporate Award.
Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now that she and her family have fled to a displacement camp, those workers want to catch her children in time.
No fewer than three persons died in fresh cholera outbreak in Kukawa Local Government area of Borno, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Haruna Mshelia, has said.
Indications have emerged that prevalence of water borne diseases may continue to rise as 771 Local Government Areas of Nigeria are still grappling with open defecations even as the 2016/2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey showed that 25 percent of Nigerians defecate openly.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has commended the efforts made by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Dangote Foundation for successes recorded toward eradication of polio in Nigeria.
The Sokoto State Government has said it has adopted proactive measures towards curtailing the menace of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state.
Polio immunisation is drawing more interest and acceptability among locals in the volatile Borno State troubled by eight years of Boko Haram insurgency.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, on Monday blamed poor preparation and tardiness by state governments for the current spread of Lassa Fever and other public health challenges in Nigeria.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the current outbreak of Lassa fever has affected 15 states with 105 laboratory confirmed cases, three probable cases and 31 deaths.
Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Saturday with a prospect of isolated thunderstorms over Yola, Mambila Plateau, Abuja, Kaduna and Lafia.
Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, better known as Evans, on Friday, asked a Lagos high court sitting in Igbosere to quash all the charges filed against him by the Lagos state government.
Regular consumers of crabs are less prone to chronic heart disease and can have long lifespan, a nutritionist, Olusola Malomo, said on Friday.
President Donald Trump welcomed North Korea’s statement on Friday that it was still open to talks with the U S after Trump called off a summit with leader Kim Jong Un, saying he still held out hopes for peace.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the Premier League has another "top manager" as Unai Emery takes charge at Arsenal.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to raising the standard of tertiary education in the state such that graduates of those institutions would be employable anywhere in the world.
Power, Works and Housing Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of about N133 million compensation to five Abia communities whose lands were acquired for the construction of trailer parks at Lokpanta Cattle market, on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, Umunneochi council area of Abia State.
The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon.
Gareth Bale’s relationship with Zinedine Zidane will come to a crossroads when Real Madrid play Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday.