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Cholera has killed 149 in Nigeria since January – NCDC

CHOLERA has killed 149 people in Nigeria since January this year, as shown by the latest data the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) released...

Nigeria has one doctor ratio to 10,000 population to treat heart diseases – Cardiologists

THERE is only one heart doctor to attend to 10,000 Nigerians, the Nigerian Cardiac Society revealed on Tuesday. The ICIR reports that heart doctors, otherwise...

Kogi, Niger lead in open defecation in Nigeria – Report

RESIDENTS of Kogi and Niger states practice open defecation more than other people in Nigeria, the latest Multiple Indication Cluster Surveys (MICS) report shows. According...
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Ondo, Edo top chart as Lassa fever kills 168 Nigerians in eight months

ONDO and Edo states are leading in the number of confirmed cases of Lassa fever as Nigeria records 168 deaths from the disease since...

Nigeria records 91 suspected deaths from cholera in seven months 

NIGERIA has recorded 91 suspected deaths from cholera since January, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In its latest update on the...

Strike: Doctors extend ultimatum by two weeks

THE National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has extended the two-week ultimatum issued to the Federal Government three weeks ago by another two weeks. The...
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[EXCLUSIVE] How 37 hospitals shared over N35 billion COVID-19 fund

THE Nigerian government disbursed N35.74 billion to 37 of its 55 hospitals from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020,...

Doctors demand improved welfare, give states, FG two weeks to honour agreements

THE National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for an increase in the wages of its members engaged by states and the Federal...

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Independence Day Address: ASUU strike gives me pains – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grave sadness at the recurring strike by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities ASUU,...

Police arrest three bandits in Zamfara, reassures citizens of protection

THE Zamfara State police command has arrested three bandits, while assuring citizens of the protection of lives and property. The...

Nigeria @ 62: What is special about your state? Nigerians speak

Nigerians speak on what makes their states of origin unique in this edition of The ICIR Eyes on the...

Buhari calls for youth, women participation in electoral cycle, promises fair elections

NIGERIA'S  president Muhammadu Buhari has urged youths and women in the country to be more involved in the electoral...

2023: INEC warns political parties against seeking funds outside Nigeria

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned all political parties in Nigeria against soliciting funds from foreign countries. The...
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