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Nigeria urged to implement national plan to eliminate cholera

The Global Task Force For Cholera Control (GTFCC) on Friday, February 18, 2022, urged the Nigerian government to implement a National Cholera Plan towards...

Govt to inaugurate national response intervention to battle cholera outbreak

 The Federal Government says it will soon inaugurate National Environmental Sanitation Response Intervention to cholera outbreak in Kubwa, Abuja, currently the epi-centre in the...

Cholera: Nigeria records 37,819 cases, 1,178 deaths from 23 states, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 37,819 suspected cases of cholera, 1,178 deaths in 23 states and the...

Open defecation described as major cause of epidemics

The Executive Director, FCT Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Dr. Mohammed Dan-Hassan, says the practice of open defecation, especially during the rainy season is...

Images: How Yemen struggles against cholera

Cholera continues to spread in Yemen, causing more than 390,000 suspected cases of the disease and more than 1,800 deaths since April 27, 2017. The...

Cholera in Yemen: Crisis requires unprecedented response – UN

Yemen is experiencing one of the world’s worst cholera outbreaks in the midst of a large scale conflict that has crippled vital health facilities....

Yemen cholera outbreak worst in the world – WHO, UNICEF

The deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen is the direct consequence of two years of heavy conflict, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United...

Cholera kills 80 in Zamfara

Commissioner for Health in Zamfara State, Alhaji Suleiman Gummi, has said no fewer than 80 people were killed by a cholera outbreak in the...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation...
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Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease...

LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists,...

Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...