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Nigeria steps up effort to sustain polio-free certification status

Nigeria has stepped up efforts to sustain its polio-free certification status certified by Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication, says the World...

Polio-Free Nigeria: Gates, Dangote, others hail achievement

Billionaire philanthropists Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote have hailed the declaration of Nigeria by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as being polio-free. The global health...

WHO, UNICEF congratulate Nigeria on ending wild poliovirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO)  and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have congratulated Nigeria on being declared free of the wild poliovirus WHO Regional Office...

Africa eradicates wild poliovirus

The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication officially declared on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 that the World Health Organisation (WHO) African...

Rotary signs Tiwa Savage as polio eradication ambassador

Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage is the newest face to join Rotary’s “This Close” public awareness campaign for polio eradication. A paralysing and life altering disease,...

Rotary releases $8.1 million to end polio in Nigeria

Nigeria marks progress, having gone six months without a case of polio As Nigeria marks six months without a new case of polio, Rotary has...

Stakeholders commit to eradicate Polio

The first of a series of round-table dialogues to support the Polio Eradication Initiative in Nigeria held recently in Sokoto, Sokoto State, courtesy of...

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UCLG Africa: Empowering women to transform the continent

With the victory of Mrs. Fatimetou Abdel Malick as the newly elected President of the United Cities and Local...
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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...

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UCLG Africa: Empowering women to transform the continent

With the victory of Mrs. Fatimetou Abdel Malick as...

Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable...