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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), as at Jan. 26, there has been 2014 confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV, and at least 56 people have died from the virus which is from the same family as SARS and the common cold. This is why the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says it is immediately committing […]

President,  Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has appointed Samuel Adeniran as the Surveyor-General of the Federation. This was conveyed in a letter with reference FMPW & H/42935/S.1/T2/86, dated January 29, 2020, and signed by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing supervises the Office of the Surveyor-General of the […]

Four new cases of Lassa fever have been confirmed in Bauchi State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state in 2020 to seven, the Primary Health Care Development Agency in the state has disclosed. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr Rilwan Mohammed, made this disclosure to journalists at a Press Conference […]

A girl detonated a bomb, killing three boys at an Islamic seminary in northeast Nigeria in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, a local militia and residents said Friday. The girl, aged around 12, detonated the device late Thursday when open-air classes were on in Muna Dalti, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, […]

The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed another death from Lassa fever at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Utuku-Ozalla. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, who confirmed the case during a press briefing at the state Secretariat, said the case involved a 24-year-old pregnant woman. Dr. Agujiobi said the woman […]

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