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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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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...