Tuesday, 26th September 2023
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20 Sep
Medecins Sans Frontières (MSF), yesterday, called on the international community and Nigerian authorities to scale up support to improve treatment, preventive measures and contact-tracing to control diphtheria spread in Africa. 
7 Sep
Concerned about the spread of new COVID-19 variants worldwide, medical experts, including the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have made recommendations on how to contain the ‘pandemic’.
27 Aug
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has said that it is monitoring the new subvariants (descendants) of the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named EG.5 and BA.2.86.
24 Aug
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has strongly advised individuals at a higher risk of contacting diphtheria to get vaccinated immediately.
20 Aug
High rate of death coming from cases of diphtheria should be worrisome enough to warrant top-notch focus on it by all levels of government in the country.
10 Aug
We have achieved great progress, which has set us ahead of our pre-pandemic reality. We have achieved gains in a lot of areas. Before the pandemic, we only had three laboratories with diagnostic capacity for COVID-19 in the country, but now, we have about 200 laboratories ...
1 Aug
About 2,455 suspected cases of diphtheria and 83 deaths have been reported in 26 states from May 2022 to July 2023. To curb the disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has concluded plans to deliver 1,800 vials of Diphtheria Antitoxin (DAT) to the country.
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.
11 Jul
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has ordered immediate reactivation of the state’s emergency response centre, following outbreak of diphtheria in some parts of the state and death of a six-year-old child.
28 Jun
The Federal Government has warned Nigerians not to slaughter sick animals for Eid al-Adha to avoid contracting anthrax disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) issued the advisory statement on Tuesday. Anthrax is a severe disease caused by the bacteria - Bacillus anthracis. It can affect both humans and animals, including wild animals and…
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.


12 mins ago
United Nations POLAC Foundation has inducted Prince Segun Obayendo as its newest Peace Ambassador. The honour was bestowed on him at a ceremony held on September 23  at the Banquet Hall of Airport Hotel in Lagos.
15 mins ago
Former Governor of Oyo State and Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has instructed his loyalists and disciples not to celebrate his 79th birthday.
19 mins ago
Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal Petition has declared that the petitions filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Dr Abdulazeez Adediran against Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of All Progressives Congress (APC) is lacking in merit.
24 mins ago
Carbon-Limits Nigeria (CLN) has appointed Heine Melkevik as a director. Melkevik is expected to provide leadership on the company’s business development initiatives as the firm scales up its activities in Nigeria and across Western and Central Africa.
26 mins ago
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