Monday, 25th September 2023

Polio immunisation

16 Dec 2019
Kaura and Sanga local government areas of Kaduna State on Monday launched the last round of polio immunisation for the year 2019, with a call on residents of the areas to uphold children’s right to proper healthcare.
22 Nov 2019
Kano state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, says the government has concluded arrangements to immunise more than N3 million children for the November round of Immunisation Plus Days.
2 Jun 2019
Disturbed by the deadly effect of polio disease, a renowned Northern Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has appealed to residents..
10 Nov 2018
The director however commended the supportive roles of district heads and health mobilisers in sensitising residents for the exercise.NAN reports that the exercise is encouraging as the turnout of children for immunisation is impressive in spite of the poor logistics.
30 Apr 2018
Dr. Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director, Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) made this known to newsmen on Monday in the course of monitoring the on-going National Immunization plus Days exercise in Lokoja.
20 Jan 2018
The Kiyawa Local Government Council of Jigawa said that 77,753 children would be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing immunisation.
13 Jan 2018
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunised against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory.
27 Apr 2017
Three communities in Katsina State have rejected polio immunisation for their children.Residents of the communities located in Batsari and Danmusa local councils sent away immunisation officers and barricaded roads leading to the villages.
30 Mar 2017
Plataeu State Government has said that there has been no outbreak of polio in the state since 2009. Commissioner for Health Dr. Kuden Kamshak, stated this while speaking with journalists on phone.
27 Mar 2017
Polio vaccinators in Nigeria over the weekend joined more than 190000 of their counterparts from 12 other countries across west and central Africa to immunize more than 116 million children over the next week.
9 Mar 2017
The coordinator disclosed this on Monday in Maiduguri; while reviewing the polio immunization exercise at the Primary Health Centre of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC).
3 Oct 2016
Nigeria is to vaccinate 31 million children in 11 high-risk states and seven others in the northern part of the country this month, health officials have said.


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No fewer than five riverine communities in Delta have been sacked by water in the Warri North Local Government Area, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.
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A section of the Supreme Court was gutted by fire on Monday morning, but there were no casualties.
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The Nigerian Navy (NN) has disowned the purported list of successful candidate for its Basic Training School (NNBTS) Batch 35 Recruitment, saying it is fake.
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The Lagos State Government has sealed off Oyingbo and Alayabiagba markets in Lagos Mainland for improper waste disposal and other environmental infractions.
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has dismissed fake job postings that have been circulating online in recent weeks.