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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 of indigenous wild poliovirus on Tuesday. According to the World

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Saraki: Attention of government to plight of IDPs is waning

    Saraki: Attention of government to plight of IDPs is waning

Bukola Saraki, former president of the senate, says the attention of governments and international donors to the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs) “is waning”. In a statement to commemorate

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Group: We’re working towards reducing the number of out-of-school children by 70 percent

    Group: We’re working towards reducing the number of out-of-school children by 70 percent

The Core Working Group (CWG) of the national economic council (NEC) says efforts are in place to ramp up the human capital development (HCD) indices of the country. Yosola Akinbi,

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NIRSAL supports 2,987 farmers with supplies in Borno

    NIRSAL supports 2,987 farmers with supplies in Borno

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) says it is supporting 2,987 farmers with agricultural supplies in Borno state. Aliyu Abdulhameed, NIRSAL managing director, said the

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Malala Fund lists CODE’s Hamzat Lawal as global education champion

    Malala Fund lists CODE’s Hamzat Lawal as global education champion

Malala Fund has listed Hamzat Lawal, Follow The Money campaigner and Connected Development (CODE) chief executive, as one of its

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Buhari: Eradication of polio is one of the dividends of our govt

    Buhari: Eradication of polio is one of the dividends of our govt

President Muhammadu Buhari says the eradication of wild polio in Nigeria is one of the dividends of his government. The

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Coronavirus is the least of concerns in the ‘Venice of Africa’

    Coronavirus is the least of concerns in the ‘Venice of Africa’

BY KEVWE OKPORUA A riot of canoes bumping into each other in narrow waterways — paddlers yell a chorus of

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Gates Foundation commits fresh $1.6bn to Gavi in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine

    Gates Foundation commits fresh $1.6bn to Gavi in preparation for COVID-19  vaccine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a five-year, US$1.6 billion commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to deliver

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Report ranks Niger least prepared state for health emergencies

    Report ranks Niger least prepared state for health emergencies

Niger has been ranked the least prepared state for health emergencies amongst all states in the country. According to a

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COVID-19: UN launches $6.7bn appeal to help low, middle-income countries

    COVID-19: UN launches $6.7bn appeal to help low, middle-income countries

The United Nations (UN) has launched a coronavirus appeal for $6.7 billion to contain the spread of the virus in

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