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Africa records less than five per cent of global COVID-19 deaths

NEARLY two years after its emergence and eventual declaration as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), Africa's fatalities from COVID-19 have been...

Group says Nigeria’s weak tobacco regulations, poor enforcement exploited by industry players

CORPORATE Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), on Thursday, alleged that players in the tobacco industry were taking advantage of the nation’s weak Tobacco...

CDC retracts coronavirus airborne transmission guidance, says it was posted in error

The United States (US) Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has retracted its earlier published COVID-19 guideline in which it claimed that coronavirus...

COVID-19 may spread through droplets and airborne particles, US CDC warns

CORONAVIRUS is airborne and commonly spreads "through the droplets and airborne particles that are formed when a person who has COVID-19 coughs, sneezes, sings,...

Heat Wave: Meningitis Kills Over 200 Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said that 282 persons have died of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, in five states of the federation since the outbreak of the disease in February this year.

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Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa...

Nigerians seek lasting solutions to education crisis at NAS event

CONCERNED Nigerians across the country meeting on Saturday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, have again sought quick, but...

Buhari tasks universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on food imports

NIGERIA'S President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria's dependence on imported foods and raw materials. Minister...

How State House Perm Sec allegedly pocketed $2.2m basketball sponsorship deal

ON March  14, 2017, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in charge of President Muhammadu Buhari’s State House, Tijjani Umar, allegedly...

FG ready to crush banditry, Malami boasts as court declares bandits as terrorists

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has said the declaration of bandit groups as terrorist...
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