Monday, 25th September 2023

Ifedayo Adetifa

23 Jul
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), recently recorded cases of diphtheria outbreak in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and other parts of the country.
21 Jul
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) says the country is prepared to take on another formidable challenge – ensuring vaccine equity.
13 Jun
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), says it has taken measures to strengthen the country’s prevention, control and management of cholera outbreaks.
6 Jun
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), has said that the country needs a peacetime health system to be better prepared for the next pandemic.
8 May
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the threat of the COVID-19 virus remains within many countries, particularly for high-risk groups. NCDC said this days after the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that COVID-19 was no longer a public health emergency of international concern. NCDC’s director general, Ifedayo Adetifa, said in a statement…
24 Jan
Nigeria recorded 123 confirmed cases of diphtheria disease and 38 deaths in different parts of the country as at January 22, 2023. A breakdown by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Kano had 100 confirmed cases and 32 deaths..
22 Jan
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has said that Edo, Ondo, and Bauchi states account for 84 per cent of Lassa fever infection in the country.
21 Jan
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has placed Nigerians on alert, following response to reports of diphtheria cases in Lagos and Kano states.
21 Nov 2022
The burden of death rate attributed to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) was highest in Western Africa at 27.3 deaths per 100,000, making it a super region for death due to drug-resistant pathogens...
2 Nov 2022
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), yesterday, said it has stepped up preparation against possible Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the country, following incidences in Uganda.
31 Oct 2022
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday cautioned Nigerians and other residents against embarking on non-essential travel to Uganda for now.
5 Oct 2022
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) says it is aware of the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) caused by the Sudan strain of the Ebola Virus (EV) in Uganda.


President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced that France would withdraw its ambassador from Niger, followed by the French military contingent in the coming months, a move welcomed by Niger's military leaders as a "step towards sovereignty". Macron's announcement comes two months after a coup in the west African country that ousted the pro-Paris president. "France…
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Armenia prepared Monday to welcome a new flood of Nagorno-Karabakh refugees while the leaders of Azerbaijan and ally Turkey were set to hold a celebratory summit marking Baku's victory over the rebel enclave. And as Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan blamed Russia for last week's events, more protests were planned in Yerevan over his handling…
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The Military Joint Task force of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has arrested eight barges, conveying over 100,000 litres of illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), popularly called diesel, in Rivers State. The Commander, Joint Task force, South-South, OPDS, Olusegun Ferreira, told newsmen at the creek of Bonny, that the barges were arrested by the OPDS…
19 mins ago
The huge public debt servicing burden on Nigeria has been an issue of great concern to Nigerians as well as the international community, especially the multilateral financial institutions. In the twilight of the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari, as much as 98 per cent of total revenues that accrued to the Federal Government were…
21 mins ago
Nigeria's High Commissioner to South Africa, Muhammad Haruna Manta, has disclosed that some 500,000 Nigerians are classified as undocumented citizens in the country, while 8,900 are professionals and students. He said Nigerians in South Africa are classified into three cadres: students, of which there are about 6,000; professionals (2,900) with footprints in medicals, education, entrepreneurship,…