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27 Feb
Today, February 27, 2022, is exactly two years since the index case of the dreaded Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19), was confirmed in the country. But two years after that incident, preliminary results of the seroprevalence study conducted nationwide by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
26 Sep 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday lauded Airtel for its role and support towards the COVID-19 pandemic response in Nigeria.
23 Sep 2021
Former Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and first Director of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) new Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence
13 Sep 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for vigilance and adherence to safety regulations in the face of coronavirus (COVID-19) as students return to school.
10 Sep 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday has called on health workers to return to their duty posts.
8 Sep 2021
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has commended the appointment of Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa, as incoming Director General (DG) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
7 Sep 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
1 Sep 2021
A political economist and presidential aspirant, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu’s appointment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) is well deserved.
11 Aug 2021
No fewer than 816 Nigerians from 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been claimed by the raging cholera outbreak in the country.
10 Aug 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says there is an urgent need for states to strengthen Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) following the outbreak of cholera in the country.
29 Jul 2021
Medical experts have warned that Nigeria is at risk of yearly, multiple, and concurrent disease outbreaks due to tropical climate, population density, and poor socioeconomic factors.
26 Jul 2021
As another wave of Cholera outbreak again sweeps through Nigeria with casualty figures fast rising especially in the nation’s seat of power, Abuja residents are in panic.

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Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the need for the government to show political commitment to building a strong health system, based on primary care, with emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion as well as the best defence against outbreaks and other health emergencies.
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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said that the military had greatly decimated insurgents and other criminal elements terrorising the country.
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The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Chief Ikechi Emenike, has promised to alleviate the suffering of the people by developing the economy, creating jobs and attracting foreign direct investment, if elected in 2023.
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) Kebbi State Area Command, says it generated about N127 million in November as revenue from mostly import of goods into the country through the Kamba border.