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15 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said blood donation fell by 17 per cent in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic...
7 Jun
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), the World Health Organisation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as Codex Alimentarius International Food Standards have said food safety...
3 Jun
In recent times, there has been an explosion in the sales of lightly regulated, under-researched herbal and dietary weight loss supplements.
6 May
Before now, researchers had validated local herbs such as scent leaf, neem tree, Lantana camara, cloves, peels of citrus fruits, bush tea, thyme, lemon grass, and eucalyptus that could be effectively used in mosquito repellents.
14 Apr
An enlightenment campaign to boost mental well-being of Lagos residents, particularly in the wake of some traumatising experiences, including COVID-19, has begun.
7 Apr
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world 15 months after its outbreak, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on governments to build a fairer...
7 Apr
Africa has only got 11 million of the 548 million COVID-19 vaccines distributed globally, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
16 Feb
It is just February and World Health Organization is giving surprising facts, according to WHO, more than 1.2 million abortions been performed worldwide in the first 10 days of 2021. This data is according to a report by Worldometer, formerly Worldometers, a reference website that provides counters and real-time statistics for diverse topics. it accounts…
8 Feb
Latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicated that COVID-19 cases and deaths declined globally in the last one week.
5 Feb
Since March 2019, when the World Health Organisation, WHO, declared it a pandemic, Coronavirus, a.k.a. COVID-19, has continued to wreak havoc across the world; weakling the health care system, disrupting businesses and bringing about a completely new norm in social interactions. At the peak of its reign, the pandemic brought the entire world to its…
28 Nov 2020
Barely four weeks to this year’s Christmas, Nigerians are increasingly becoming apprehensive over the outbreak of Yellow fever in some states of the country and a possible second wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
19 Nov 2020
Latest report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) published yesterday indicates an eight per cent increase in COVID-19 deaths and 11 per cent rise in new cases of the disease in Africa within the last seven days.

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Polish soldiers have found the body of a man next to a backpack and a Nigerian passport in a forest close to the Belarusian border, the police said on Wednesday.
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Growing food insecurity that is already affecting tens of millions of people across West Africa and the Sahel, must not be ignored by the international community, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. NEW YORK, USA, December 08, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The alert comes as new data from the region indicated that almost 36 million people are expected to…
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The German parliament elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor on Wednesday, turning the page on 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm as a new centre-left-led coalition takes the wheel of Europe's top economy.
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The Omicron variant appears to be no worse than other coronavirus strains, top scientists from the WHO and the United States told AFP while cautioning that more research is needed to judge its severity.
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Armed gunmen ambushed a vehicle of 21 passengers traveling from Sabon Birni Local Government Area in Sokoto State on Monday. Some of the passengers including children who were traveling from the town of Sabon Birni to the town of Isa near the Nigerian border with Niger were then burnt to death. Police spokesperson Sanusi Abubakar…