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Gates urges Nigeria to sustain success recorded in immunisation, despite free polio status

THE Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates has called on Nigerian government not to relent in the immunisation campaign in spite...

WHO’s certification body declares Nigeria polio free

THREE decades after battling poliomyelitis, also known as polio, Nigeria has been certified free of the virus disease, Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of National...

Why Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million debt to Japan

  For meeting crucial targets on polio eradication campaigns, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) will fulfill its agreement with Nigeria by paying off the...

Nigeria Marks Two Years Since Last Polio Case

Sunday, July 24, 2016 will mark the second year since a polio case was recorded in Nigeria. The last case was reported on July 24, 2014.

UNICEF, Rotary Launch Speaking Books To End Polio

By Abiose Adelaja Adams The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, in collaboration with Rotary International, a humanitarian organisation, on Friday launched an enlightenment material to...

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ICFJ, ICIR organise webinar on social media regulation Sept 29

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a...

Police arrest three bandits behind the kidnap of Kaduna Baptist school students

NIGERIAN Police Force (NPF) said operatives have arrested three suspected bandits responsible for kidnapping students of Bethel Baptist High...

DHQ reacts to viral video of NYSC member assaulted by soldier, vows to deal with erring officer

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reacted to viral footage showing a female soldier assaulting a female corp member in...

Fashola proposes ‘maintenance economy’, renovation of 25 federal secretariats

THE Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, proposed a new idea of maintaining government buildings and...

Leaked chats of British-Nigerian minister on colonialism spark a row  

THE UK’s newly appointed Minister of State for Equality Kemi Badenoch has come under criticism after private chats where...
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