Sunday, 29th January 2023
Breaking News:


26 Oct
About 1,437 children have been affected by measles in Bida Council of Niger State, leaving 18 dead in eight months.
17 Oct
Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency says it will commence a statewide measles campaign targeting no fewer than one million children under five years in 20 Local Government Area Councils of the state.
5 Oct
Disturbed by the rate of infant mortality due to measles infection, the Ekiti State government has said that it will embark on vaccination of no fewer than 320,000 children under the integrated measles campaign...
10 Aug
Some children have reportedly died following a measles outbreak in Kugbo Clan of Abua/Odual Local Council of Rivers State.
10 Jun 2022
Outbreak of meningitis and measles in seven local councils of Jigawa State has claimed over 100 lives. The Guardian learnt that the affected councils recorded 57 cases of meningitis and 72 cases of measles.
25 May 2022
The Anambra Government has confirmed the death of 14 children from a measles outbreak in nine local government areas of the state.
28 Apr 2022
Africa is facing an explosion of preventable diseases due to delays in vaccinating children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday, with measles cases jumping 400 percent.
11 Feb 2022
A raging measles outbreak in Afghanistan infected tens of thousands and killed more than 150 people last month alone, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning of more deaths.
1 Jan 2022
An international medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has conducted 120 normal surgeries, treated 16,000 people with measles
23 Dec 2021
The Yuletide is here again! Yuletide, synonymous with Christmas, is a period between December 21 and January 1. It is a season of celebration and merriment, but it comes with ‘dryness’.
12 Dec 2021
Nasarawa state Ministry of Health has warned that there is an outbreak of Lassa fever, measles and other communicable diseases ravaging the state.
12 Nov 2021
A raging measles outbreak has sickened thousands and killed nearly 100 in crisis-ravaged Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that many more would die without urgent action.


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Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has said that it is working towards improving power supply to residents of underserved communities in Ibadan and its environ.
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The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private biotechnology firm for the production of organic fertilisers at the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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Students from all northern states, yesterday, assembled in Gombe State, where they marched through roads within the state capital to protest against the hike in tuition fees and the Education Loan Bill.
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At least 40 people died when a bus plunged off a bridge in southwestern Pakistan and burst into flames, a government official said on Sunday. "The dead bodies...are beyond recognition," Hamza Anjum, a senior official of Lasbela district in Balochistan province, said at the accident site. Anjum said three survivors had been rescued and the…