23 Mar 2017
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) yesterday expressed worries over the rising incidences of malpractices by the candidates who sit for the examinations.
23 Mar 2017
Several recent studies have suggested that Nigeria and most countries in Sub Saharan African countries are ill prepared for another Ebola or major deadly disease outbreak.
19 Feb 2017
Nigerian movies are breaking the glass ceiling, with 93 Days leading the pack gaining acceptance at virtually every prestigious international festival.
18 Feb 2017
War and turmoil go hand-in-hand with disease and are the most likely agents to produce a global pandemic capable of killing millions of people, Bill Gates said on Saturday.
25 Jan 2017
The World Health Organization on Wednesday picked three finalists for the role of its next director-general, a high-stakes choice for the powerful agency described as facing an "existential crisis".
20 Jan 2017
Today, January 20, 2017, Donald John Trump, born June 14, 1946, is scheduled to take office as the 45th President of the United States of America.
23 Dec 2016
A prototype vaccine for Ebola may be "up to 100 percent effective" in protecting against the deadly virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.
15 Nov 2016
West African countries have agreed to mobilise resources to operationalise the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Disease Surveillance and Control (RCDSC) and the ECOWAS Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC).
11 Nov 2016
Guinea launched a new infectious disease centre Friday designed to safeguard the west African nation against a new resurgence in the Ebola virus ...
8 Nov 2016
A researcher at Canada's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease in Winnipeg was "potentially exposed" to the Ebola virus, authorities announced Tuesday.
17 Oct 2016
As part of events to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, the United Nations has recognised Nigeria and four other outstanding examples of successful efforts to reduce disaster mortality.
13 Oct 2016
ZMapp, once touted as a miraculous "secret serum" against the deadly Ebola virus, has shown some success but fell short of the bar for effectiveness in a clinical trial, researchers said Wednesday.