Sunday, 28th November 2021
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28 Oct
Rotary International District 9110 has pledged to sustain Nigeria’s polio-free status through continuous vaccination of children under five years old and awareness campaigns designed to keep the disease permanently out of the country.
26 Oct
The Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (APHDA) has said four polio cases have been recorded in the state. While announcing the outbreak, yesterday, to mark the 2021 World Polio Day...
25 Oct
The Federal Government, yesterday, on the occasion of this year’s World Polio Day (WPD), assured that Nigeria’s free polio status remains intact amid rising cases of mutant circulating
16 Sep
About 150 persons have lost their lives as a result of cholera outbreak across the 25 local councils of Niger State.
13 Sep
The President of District 9125 of Rotary club of Kano, Rotn. Opeyemi Emmanuel Akinfaderin, has renewed plan to strengthen fight against polio eradication
12 Sep
The Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), says it has targeted 57,145 children for inoculation against polio in the second round exercise in Malammadori Local Government Area of the state.
14 Aug
The Adamawa Government has confirmed the reemergence and detection of Circulating Vaccine Derived Poliovirus type 2 cases in the state.
30 Jul
The growing concern being expressed by Nigerians over the outbreak of Vaccine Derived Poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in 13 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory...
11 Jun
The Philippines is once again polio-free, the World Health Organization said Friday, after a successful vaccination campaign that has raised hopes for Covid-19 inoculations in a country plagued by mistrust of jabs.
29 Apr
A recent study published in the journal Nature showed that COVID-19 pandemic has derailed the fight against other dangerous diseases such as tuberculosis, measles, polio, malaria
26 Nov 2020
Yep! That’s the number of lives global immunization programs stopped from being prematurely cut shut by infectious diseases, between 2005 and 2010; it is the number of needless deaths that didn’t happen because of the effectiveness
20 Nov 2020
Guri Local Government Council of Jigawa has immunised 46,634 children against the polio virus in the just concluded polio immunisation campaign in the state, an official has said.


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The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) and Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have signed a N2.5 billion Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the hosting of this year’s Zuma Film Festival (ZUFF).