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27 Feb 2022
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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The deputy national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon. (Arc.) Setonji Koshoedo, has reacted to rumours doing the rounds that he has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement on Monday, Hon. Koshoedo wondered who could be that threatened by his growth in politics to go to that length to…
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The Super Eagles on Monday in Bissau beat hosts Guinea Bissau 1-0 to reclaim leadership of Group A in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
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Cotonou, BENIN, 27 March, 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/ —The World Bank today announced new support for Benin to strengthen sustainable forest management to boost climate resilience and create opportunities for local communities whose livelihoods depend on forest resources from the endangered gazetted forests in the southern, central, and northern regions of the country. This new $30 million…
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Three children were killed when an assailant opened fire at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, according to officials and media reports.
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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has expressed his condolences to the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, on the death of his mother, Mrs Justina Ogundoyin.