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Another Ebola outbreak announced in DR Congo

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced the resurgence of Ebola in its troubled eastern part of the country. This is three months...

Nigeria and disease outbreaks. Better prepared, but still weak spots

By Folasade OGUNSOLA, University of Lagos EARLY this year, China confirmed the first case of a new strain of coronavirus (2019nCoV) isolated from a cluster...

Armed group kills four Ebola response workers in DR Congo, five injured

Four workers responding to the Ebola outbreak at the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed in two attacks at the eastern...
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Two cases of Ebola confirmed in new province of DRC

TWO new Ebola virus cases have been confirmed at a new province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with one death on Friday. The...

1,800 lives lost as Ebola outbreak reaches one year in Congo

AS today marks one year since the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in...

WHO considers declaring global emergency on ebola spread

UGANDA has confirmed the death of two people to Ebola disease, one is a 50-year-old woman and her five-year-old grandson on Wednesday and Tuesday...
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Why Nigeria is battling to control disease outbreaks like Lassa fever

Oyewale Tomori, Nigerian Academy of Science THE first case of Lassa fever in Nigeria was recorded in 1969. A zoonotic disease endemic to West Africa,...

FOUR YEARS AFTER: Adadevoh yet to receive post-humous national award?

SHE would have been 62 year -old in October, but Stella Ameyo Adadevoh's life came to a sudden end−she died on August 19, 2014−...

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2023: Ondo senator loses re-election bid, blames Mimiko

PATRICK Akinyelure, a two-term senator representing Ondo Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has blamed a chieftain of...

Claim that Sokoto govt approved death penalty law for blasphemy is FALSE

MULTIPLE posts circulating on social media claimed that the Sokoto State Government has enacted a law, approving the death...

NDU protest : Four years after, Amassoma community remember victims of police brutality

By Etete Godson Families and victims of police brutality Monday, went on a rally to commemorate the fourth remembrance annievasry...

Strike: Staff unions kick as EKSU announces resumption of academic activities

THE Governing Council of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU), has approved today, May 24, for the resumption of...

Petroleum Regulatory Authority finalises regulations to improve ease of business

THE Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has disclosed it is drafting six regulations on midstream and...
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