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SPECIAL REPORT: How a mobile diagnostic initiative helped Nigeria increase TB case findings, treatment

By Arinze Chijioke When Ntui Agom, 37, started coughing in 2020, she thought it was normal. With no money to go to the hospital,...

157,000 Nigerians died from tuberculosis in 2018, report reveals

NIGERIA has the second-highest estimated deaths caused by tuberculosis in 2018, where a total of 157,000 citizens lost their lives to the disease. The...

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...
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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...

To end tuberculosis, Nigeria needs stronger partnerships, domestic financing, community awareness

AS NIGERIA ranks the highest with the tuberculosis burden in Africa and the sixth-highest globally, International Organisations and Stakeholders in Nigeria have called for...

Minister, ICPC Wade Into Corruption Scandal In Zaria Leprosy Centre

  Investigations show that the Principal of the Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Kaduna has been stealing funds meant for staff and patients By Augustine Agbo The...
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Aisha Buhari Asks World Leaders To Stop Infectious Diseases

Wife of the Nigeria president, Aisha Buhari, has called for combined efforts by nations of the world in order to curb the challenges posed by infectious diseases.

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Train attack: How FG met terrorists’ demands for release of abducted passengers

SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu has said terrorists that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna...

NNPCLtd. signs contract extension with oil majors, targets $500bn investments

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCLtd) has signed a contract extension with five oil majors, hoping to earn...

Bandits kill two vigilantes in Abuja

TWO vigilante members have been reported dead following an encounter with bandits at Gasakpa community in Gawu Ward, Abaji...

Wike to Atiku: People around you may cost you 2023 presidential election

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar to be mindful...

Aero Contractors eyes return to commercial operations

Aero Contractors is eyeing a return to commercial operations after the temporary suspension of flights on Wednesday, July 20,...
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