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8 Oct
WaterAid Nigeria has said that over 3,000 deaths recorded from the 2021 outbreak of cholera in the country could have been avoided, had the nation prioritised Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
23 Sep
Recent studies have confirmed a rise in sudden and unexplained deaths in Nigeria. The researchers conclude that the deaths, which are poorly investigated, are due to cardiovascular diseases.
31 Jul
Relatives and friends of victims of the ravaging cholera outbreak in the country have called on the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and state governments to take urgent steps to contain the spread of the disease...
4 Jul
When the President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), Niyi Odetoye, left home on June 17, 2021, no one had the premonition he was bidding his wife and children farewell.
24 Jun
For the week covering June 14 to 21,2021, Africa posted a global record of 132,000 COVID-19 new cases and over 1900 deaths, representing increase of 39 and 38 per cents over the previous seven days.
18 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, alerted that COVID-19 cases and deaths in Africa surged by over 44 per cent and 20 per cent respectively, in one week, as the continent’s third wave
1 Apr
Fifty-three-year-old Femi Okoya slumped and died while climbing up the stairs. The story was not different for 44- year-old Njideka Osondu who ‘fainted’
18 Mar
As the world marked the 2021 World Kidney Day on March 11, experts have called for collaborative efforts in strengthening the health system, increase awareness among Nigerians
18 Mar
Experts have charged government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), sports organisations, health and education authorities to develop policies of building environments supportive
26 Feb
After his long engagement in enriching and enchanting encounters with history, Prince Edward Olajide Akinbiyi (1933-2021) has himself slipped into the annals, passing on at the age of 87
12 Feb
At least six people are dead from a massive freeway pileup in Fort Worth, Texas, according to Fort Worth police. Giving more information about this incident, the fire department said over 100 vehicles were involved in the Thursday morning crash on I-35, and multiple people were trapped in their cars. Sixty-five people were hurt, authorities…
28 Jan
Three persons have been reported dead after a 65 years old hunter, Uchechukwu Nweke allegedly killed his wife, son and shot himself at Amunike community in Awka North council area of Anambra State. It was gathered Nweke allegedly shot his wife, Patricia Nweke (55), and his son named Obinna Nweke (29) with a single barrel…

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21 mins ago
Initial applications for US jobless aid dipped again last week, falling to a new pandemic low, according to government data released Thursday. New unemployment claims fell 6,000 to 290,000, seasonally adjusted, in the week ended October 16, the lowest level since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000. That was before the spread of Covid-19…
31 mins ago
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday forecast that Africa's economic rebound from pandemic-induced shrinkage would be weaker than in the rest of the world in 2021 and 2022. Low rates of vaccination against Covid-19 across the continent top the list of reasons for the slower recovery, the Washington-based institution said in a biannual report on…
41 mins ago
An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday ordered that the former board chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, be remanded in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s ( EFCC) custody, until Friday. The judge, Justice Maryam Hassan gave the order after listening to both counsel submissions on the defendant’s…
47 mins ago
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has suspended service on the Abuja-Kaduna route after gunmen detonated explosives on a rail line. The NRC in a statement on its website on Thursday said the services were suspended for the safety of passengers and crew members. According to the corporation, efforts were being put in place to ensure absolute…
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