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Cerebrospinal Meningitis

23 Dec 2021
The Yuletide is here again! Yuletide, synonymous with Christmas, is a period between December 21 and January 1. It is a season of celebration and merriment, but it comes with ‘dryness’.
9 Aug 2019
Arriving in Nigeria a few years after a foreign sojourn to be confronted by black dust and a distasteful odour in Port Harcourt was a rude awakening. I initially ascribed my perennially blackened soles to residue in flooring, although an improbable explanation.
20 May 2019
One of the biggest priorities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led government in its first tenure was to strengthen and revitalise Nigeria’s health sector. This was evident in several ways. Perhaps one of the most valuable long-term investments of this administration is the passage of the Act establishing the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).…
17 Jan 2018
Cerebro Spinal Meningitis known as CSM is caused majorly by the bacteria Neisseria Meningitides. The Meningitis epidemic rocked the nation and led to about 1500 deaths from a suspected 14,518 cases from 25 states in the country. The Neisseria Meningitides serogroup C was the major cause of the epidemic between December 2016 and June 2017…
2 Jan 2018
The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increase the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such...
2 Apr 2017
More than 2,524 people have so far been affected by the Cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak, with 328 deaths recorded in ninety Local Government Councils of 16 states.


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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has assured that the country will excel across the board under the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu if elected as the president.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has uncovered plans by some groups of persons to take advantage of the new naira notes scarcity to unleash violence in some parts of the state.
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The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has praised the management of Mamuda Group for its contribution to the economic development and Strong International Quality and Food Safety Standards in Nigeria, while visiting the state-of-the-art manufacturing plants of the company, describing the facilities as impressive and also commended the high quality of their products. The statement…
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The THE Federal Government through the National Population Commission (NPC) has signed a landmark deal with Nigeria’s integrated technology brand, Zinox, for the supply of the tech components and other accessories for the 2023 national census project, further justifying President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s-commitment to local content promotion.
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With three days left to the expiration of the February 10 deadline, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, has compelled the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 27 commercial banks to go ahead with the full implementation of the naira redesign policy...