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Plateau medical centre records 430 cases of snakebite in 8 months

The Zamko Comprehensive Medical Centre, Langtang in Plateau State, has recorded 430 cases of snake bites in the last eight months, according to its medical officer, Dr. Nyam Azi.

Relief for snakebite victims as 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria

After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting in massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived the country.

Snakes kill 250 in Plateau, Gombe in three weeks

Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe States, following an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom drugs in the country.

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A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

INEC: 109,733 eligible voters for Benue rerun

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Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Tribunal grants Senator Shehu Sani’s request to inspect INEC materials

Reprieve came the way of the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Thursday as the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H. Suleiman, granted his request to inspect the INEC collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.