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WHO: 99% of global population breathe polluted air

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has said people in almost every corner of the world still breathe polluted air that exceeds recommended limits. The global health...

Can neem, bitter leaves, Tagiri, others prevent, cure COVID-19?

Two videos tweeted by one of the first-class traditional rulers in Nigeria claims that a combination of African herbs, roots and leaves is the “solution” to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has baffled the world for over 18 months.

Africa records over 115,000 deaths from COVID-19

AFRICA has now recorded more than 115,000 deaths from COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to information displayed on the website of the World Health Organisation...
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World Health Day: WHO urges countries to prioritise health in national budgets

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries to prioritise health systems in their budgets as part of ways to recover and rebuild from...

3.9m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives in Nigeria, but who gets what?

NIGERIA has received 3.9 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX Facility in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United...

Africa needs $9 billion to purchase 1.4 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

THE World Health Organisation, WHO disclosed that Africa needs at least $9 billion to procure and distribute 1.4 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Richard Mihigo,...
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Oyo state approves 6-month maternity leave for state civil servants

THE Oyo state government has approved a six month maternity leave period for pregnant women and nursing mothers in the employment of the state. Daud...

WHO declares Africa free of wild polio disease

THE World Health Organisation (WHO), has certified Africa free of the wild polio virus, after Nigeria, the last country in the continent did not...

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Electoral Act: Supreme Court reserves judgment in suit against Section 84(12)

THE Supreme Court has reserved judgment in a suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney-General of the Federation...

Gunmen kidnap Lebanese engineer in Ondo, kill driver, soldier

A LEBANESE engineer has been kidnapped by gunmen in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo...

UNESCO seeks partners for legal assistance fund for journalists

THE United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking partners for the Global Media Defense Fund to enhance media...

Osinbajo condemns killing of pregnant woman, 4 children in Anambra

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has described as callous and demeaning the killing of a pregnant woman and her four...

2023: Two candidates emerge from parallel PDP guber primaries in Ogun

TWO gubernatorial candidates have emerged from parallel primary elections of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State. The two...
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