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Lassa Fever: 29 Deaths, 195 Confirmed Cases in 11 States ― NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, NCDC, who disclosed this in a statement he signed on Saturday in Abuja, explained that the current figures were as at Friday,

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FG inaugurates $1.1bn GIP committee

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Sabo Nanono has inaugurated an 18-member committee for implementation of Federal Government’s Agriculture mechanisation programme called The Green Imperative Programme (GIP). Nanono said the programme was timely in view of the need to feed the Nigerian population estimated at 200 million as well other African countries which rely on

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Netherlands Seeks Partnership With NIDCOM to Strengthen Labour Migration Law

The Netherlands Institute of International Relations is working out a scheme to make migration regular and legal with special interest in Information and Communication Technology, ICT and Agriculture. The General Director, Netherlands Institute of International Relations Monika Sie Dhian Ho disclosed this during a visit to the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,(NIDCOM) Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa

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Novel Coronavirus: FG Warns Nigerians, travellers as disease Spreads beyond China

The federal government, through the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has issued a red flag to Nigerians on the spread of Novel Coronavirus, a new virus, from China to other parts of the world. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) also called on Nigerians and others travelling through the country to comply

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ICC orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide

The International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to take urgent action to protect its Muslim Rohingya minority from genocidal acts, in a blow to Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s civilian leader, who has accused refugees of exaggerating atrocities. Thursday’s ruling was an interim measure intended to protect the Rohingya during the course

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