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Plight of Abuja residents living with polio

ADAMU Musa, 35, and Maimunat, 30, are among the scores of couples living with disabilities at the Abuja Disabled Colony. They are polio survivors. Many of the...

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...

Polio-Free Status: Buhari thanks Merkel, Osinbajo, Sultan of Sokoto, others for job well done

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to world leaders and partners to appreciate their support towards helping Nigeria attain a Wild Polio Virus (WPV) free...
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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...

REPORT: Nigeria’s polio survivors not out of the woods yet, but the system hardly cares

AS A CHILD growing up in Sango-Otta, Ogun State, Adeyemi Idowu loved to play soccer with friends. Like others in his age group, he...

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...
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Governors Urge FG To Treat Polio Resurgence As National Emergency

The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, have urged the federal government to treat the resurgence of polio as a matter of national emergency.

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.


Tinubu support group rejects consensus candidate, calls for indirect primary

TINUBU Media Team, a support group for former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu, has rejected calls for the adoption...

Makoko residents reject planned demolition of their community

RESIDENTS of Makoko, Oko-Agbon and Sogunro in the Lagos Mainland Local Government, Lagos State, have resisted the planned demolition...

FG suspends Accountant-General over alleged N80 billion fraud

THE Federal Government has suspended the Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris over his alleged involvement in an N80...

APC reschedules presidential primary election

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), has said its presidential primary election has been rescheduled to hold on May 29,...

Tax payment: FAAC, FIRS rank NNPC high despite zero FAAC remittance

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) has failed to remit money to the federation account despite posting high remittances...
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