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18 Jan 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari will virtually inaugurate the National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre (NOGEC), Lagos, on Jan.21, in a bid to boost the operations of the nation’s petroleum sector....
6 Nov 2019
The House of Representatives has told President Muhammadu Buhari to immortalise the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh by conferring a posthumous national honour on her. Akiolu Kayode sponsored a motion to that effect yesterday.
30 Sep 2019
The health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have announced plans to introduce a second experimental Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson...
19 Jul 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
22 Jun 2019
Following the lingering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the federal government has directed all Port Health Service officials and other relevant agencies at Nigeria’s points of entry to heighten surveillance and ensure that all passengers coming into the country are screened.  Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi,…
22 Oct 2018
Congolese rebels have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s military said. The Allied Democratic Forces rebels attacked Congolese army positions and several neighbourhoods of Beni in the DRC from Saturday to yesterday, a senior army…
22 Oct 2018
Increasing youth engagement in profitable agriculture and agribusiness is critical for sustainable agricultural development. For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, a young processor at the National Root Crops Research Institute in Umudike, Abia State, nothing now stands between her and her goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur.     Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by…
21 Oct 2018
About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.
7 Aug 2018
Private sector stakeholders have solicited government’s support to adopt measures that would protect Nigeria from the resurgence of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) .
4 Aug 2018
Ex-rebel DR Congo leader Jean-Pierre Bemba will head back to Europe after returning to the African country this week to launch his bid for the presidency in December's long-delayed elections, a leader of his party said Saturday. The former DRC vice president arrived in the capital Kinshasa on Wednesday after 11 years abroad -- a…
30 May 2018
Ebola is a dreadful disease that once ravaged the West African coast, leaving in its trail sorrow, tears and blood. According to a World Health Organisation...
13 May 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is preparing for “the worst case scenario,” as it deals with a recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo from spreading any further. The health agency will begin sending vaccines “as quickly as possible” to the northwestern town of Bikoro and surrounding areas, where…

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