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FACT-CHECK: Presidential spokesperson exaggerates figure of people killed by Malaria in Nigeria

CLAIM: 822 people killed by malaria daily in Nigeria GARBA Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed...

Malaria: Global health communities celebrate 2 billion mosquito nets delivered worldwide

“I don’t fall sick because I’m using the nets.  I advise everyone to use nets to prevent malaria because malaria is a deadly disease.” These...

World Malaria Report: More Nigerians die from malaria than any other nationals

NIGERIA has earned the position of the worst-hit country with malaria cases with over 57 million citizens suffering from the disease in 2018. Malaria...
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Nigeria, Niger, Chad, others not expected to meet health, education SDG targets ─Report

A NEW report that tracks progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has classified Nigeria among countries not expected to meet the health...

Epidemic threatens Ilaje-Otumara slum in Nigeria’s megacity

Ilaje-Otumara, a neglected community in Lagos, Nigeria’s foremost commercial city, has an estimated population of almost a million people including women and children. Sadly,...

Tuberculosis, Malaria keep spreading in Nigeria despite increased funding, strategic plans

THE Global Burden of Diseases' (GBD)  report on causes of mortality in 2018 listed both Malaria and Tuberculosis as the fourth and sixth leading...
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New tools, funds, political will vital if nations must eradicate malaria─WHO

GOING by the available tools in fighting malaria which include the use of mosquitoes nets and insecticides, the World Health Organisation said the global...

Algeria becomes second African country to be declared Malaria-free by WHO

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Algeria is now free of malaria. Algeria is the second African country to be officially recognised as...

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Buhari okays Seplat’s buy of ExxonMobil’s Nigeria unit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has okayed and granted consent to Seplat’s acquisition of ExxonMobil’s Nigerian unit.  The presidency confirmed this development...

State pardon: Ex-govs Dariye, Nyame released from prison

FORMER governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, were released from prison on Monday. Their release...

CWG 2022: Nigerian female athletes outperform male colleagues

AS the Commonwealth Games ends, Nigerian female athletes have outperformed their male colleagues by clinching all of the country's...

Okada riders embark on violent protest over raid by FCT task force

COMMERCIAL motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, on Monday embarked on a violent protest over the confiscation of motorcycles...

2023: Court sets September 7 to hear certificate forgery suit against Tinubu

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed September 7 to hear a suit seeking to stop presidential...
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