Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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3 days ago
Climate change and its impacts, particularly extreme weather and heatwaves, pose a “substantial risk” to the progress being made to fight malaria, the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday.
22 Oct
Kwara Governor’s wife, Amb. Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has pledged to use her office to ensure that children in the state no longer die of malaria.
18 Sep
Sterling Oil Exploration & Energy Production Co. Ltd. (SEEPCO) has stated that elimination of malaria requires strengthening community responses through regular awareness campaigns and timely medical support as it has a significant impact on the health of infants, young children, and pregnant women. 
14 Sep
Coordinating Minister of Health, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, has restated the current administration’s commitment to crush malaria and its growing problem in Nigeria. He regretted that the country currently bears 30 per cent of the global burden, with Kano State as epic centre of the killer communicable disease. The minister spoke yesterday in Kano when he…
31 Aug
A Fulbright Scholar, and Associate Professor of Public Health, Uchechukwu M. Chukwuocha, has recommended that continuous exploratory research work be intensified on efficacy of ‘whole plant therapies’ as alternative treatment for malaria, other endemic infections and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), due to their potential rich therapeutic medicinal properties. Chukwuocha, who is also the acting Head, Department…
6 Jul
•U.S. govt issues health alert as malaria cases in over 20 years resurface in two states •New mosquito species found in Florida, Finland, three other countries for first time Nigeria and the rest of the world have been put on the alert as the United States (US) is seeing some locally acquired cases of malaria…
24 Jun
The Nasarawa State Government has flagged of the distribution of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine, popularly known as Fansidar or Amalar, Maldox and Amodiaquine drugs for prevention of malaria to 977, 950 children in the state.
15 Jun
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved $1 billion to fight against Tuberculosis (TB), malaria and HIV in Nigeria in the next three years.
11 May
The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis/Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has said that it is ready to carry out distribution of 4.4million Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) to prevent the deadly mosquitoes contributing to the mortality rate in the country. In 2022, Nigeria was said to have accounted for 22 percent of cases…
27 Apr
As the world celebrates the discovery of malaria vaccine, 107,582 persons have been confirmed to be down with the disease between January and April 2023 in Nasarawa State.
26 Apr
As the 2023 World Malaria Day held yesterday, House of Representatives urged Federal Government to focus more on domestic financing and local production of drugs to contain the disease.
25 Apr
As Orange Group, a leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company in Nigeria, join to celebrate World Malaria Day with a renewed commitment to tackle Malaria through its innovative drugs. The firm has continued to drum it's support for the eradication of malaria in the country. The goal of World Malaria Day, observed annually on…


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Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom on Tuesday unveiled a new type of reactor for the future Chukotka icebreaker, as part of Moscow's ambitions to develop a northern maritime route linking Asia and Europe. Moscow hopes the development of a northern sea route, made possible by global warming and the consequent melting of glaciers, will enable it…
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The National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) has underscored the need for collaboration on data collection, analysis and effective dissemination to empower decision-makers at all levels of government. The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, NBS, Prince Adeyemi Adeniran, stated this in Ibadan on Tuesday at the opening of the 2nd Bi-Annual Meeting of…
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Former teammate of Victor Osimhen at Napoli, Lorenzo Insigne, has warned the Nigerian striker to think carefully before leaving the Serie A champions.
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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Tuesday, presented a budget of N325.3billion for 2024 to the state House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget christened ”Budget of Home Run and Finishing Strong”, Obaseki said it was made up of N178 billion capital expenditure and N146 billion recurrent expenditure. He said that the budget was…
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The mothers of two Israelis held hostage by Hamas since October 7 called Tuesday for international help to free them, with one saying 60 days in captivity was "too much". Heavy metal drummer Yotam Haim, 28, had been due to play at a festival in Tel Aviv on the day he was kidnapped from his…
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Julius Aghahowa, a former Super Eagles striker, says the team possesses the necessary talent and capacity to succeed at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Aghahowa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday while reacting to the below-par performances of the Super Eagles and preparations for…
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Qatar's ruler hit out at "shameful" international inaction over the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza as he opened a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Doha on Tuesday. "It is shameful for the international community to allow this heinous crime to continue for nearly two months, during which the systematic and deliberate killing of innocent civilians continues,…
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Thousands of Italians paid their last respects Tuesday to Giulia Cecchettin, a university student killed by her ex-boyfriend in a case that has triggered nationwide grief and rage at violence against women. The funeral of the 22-year-old at a basilica in Padua, near Venice, attracted fellow students, public officials and ordinary Italians in a show…
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Zamfara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed regular and special marshals across the major roads to ensure hitch-free Christmas festivities in the state. The special patrol also involved stationing of ambulances and other patrol vehicles at the flash points for rescue and emergency circumstances during the period. The Sector Commander Mr.…
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For nearly three decades, the chaotic, overcrowded Owino secondhand market in Uganda's capital has been the cornerstone of Hadija Nakimuli's life, helping the widowed shopkeeper build a house and raise 12 children. But a potential government ban on the sale of used clothing threatens to sever this crucial lifeline for Nakimuli and tens of thousands…