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Media crucial to success of SDGs, says presidential aide

    Media crucial to success of SDGs, says presidential aide

Adejoke Orelope- Adefulire, senior special assistant to the president on sustainable development goals (SDGs), says the media is crucial to the success of the SDGs. The presidential aide said this

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UI don asks FG to establish adult education ministry

    UI don asks FG to establish adult education ministry

Kester Ojokheta, a professor of literacy and lifelong learning at the University of Ibadan (UI), has asked the federal government to establish an adult education ministry. Speaking during an inaugural

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UI students win ‘first-ever’ national literary competition for the deaf

    UI students win ‘first-ever’ national literary competition for the deaf

Students of the University of Ibadan have clinched some of the top prizes at the national literary competition for the deaf and hard of hearing students in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

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Hauwa Ojeifo wins Gates Foundation global changemaker award

    Hauwa Ojeifo wins Gates Foundation global changemaker award

Hauwa Ojeifo, founder of She Writes Woman, has won the Bill and Melinda Gates Goalkeepers award as the global changemaker of the year 2020.  Ojeifo leads She Writes Woman, a

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Nigeria overtakes India as world capital for under-five deaths — 2 years earlier than projected

    Nigeria overtakes India as world capital for under-five deaths — 2 years earlier than projected

Nigeria has taken over from India as the world capital for under-five deaths, according to the 2020 mortality estimates released

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NCDC DG: Polio took attention off other public health needs

    NCDC DG: Polio took attention off other public health needs

Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says Africa needs to shift focus from single diseases

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Bill Gates: We’re not done yet… until polio is beaten everywhere, it can return

    Bill Gates: We’re not done yet… until polio is beaten everywhere, it can return

Bill Gates, the co-chair of the Gates Foundation, says Africa and the rest of the world are not done yet

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Dangote: End of polio in Africa is a giant leap forward

    Dangote: End of polio in Africa is a giant leap forward

Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote Group, has called on African leaders to invest more in healthcare. Dangote made the call

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I have fulfilled my pledge to eradicate polio, says Buhari

    I have fulfilled my pledge to eradicate polio, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has fulfilled his pledge to rid Nigeria of the indigenous wild poliovirus. On Tuesday, the

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WHO declares Nigeria polio-free — 40 years after country overcame smallpox

    WHO declares Nigeria polio-free — 40 years after country overcame smallpox

Finally, the independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for polio eradication officially declared Nigeria and the rest of Africa free

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