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  1. Nigeria Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all travel to Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable. The U.S. Department of State strongly urges U.S. citizens in Nigeria to consider their own personal security and to keep personal safety in the forefront of their travel planning.


  2. Journalists join fight against Lassa fever in security compromised North East NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Crofs Blogs

    As part of ongoing efforts to contain the spread of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Journalists' Initiative Against Polio , has taken the campaign on personal and environmental hygiene to both urban and rural communities in the North East Zone with emphasis on infected states of Bauchi, Gombe and Taraba. Cumulatively in the country, 166 suspected cases and 99 deaths with Case Fatality Rate of 59.6%) have been reported from 18 states plus the Federal Capital Territory as at 01 February, 2016.


  3. POLIO: Dangote, Gates commit $42m to routine immunisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Vanguard

    T o maintain the success of Nigeria's delisting from the group of polio-endemic countries and ensure global-level standards of surveillance, Dangote Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have extended their existing partnership on routine immunisation and strengthening of primary health care in Kano and Bauchi states to four additional states of Borno, Kaduna, Sokoto and Yobe. PARTNERSHIP: L-R: Environmental Surveillance Officer, Mr. Haliru Usman; President, Dangote Group Ltd, Aliko Dangote and Co-Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, during a visit to Rigasa Environmental Surveillance site, Igabi LGA, Kaduna State.


  4. Nigeria: Pillars Win Second Pre-Season GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 |

    Kano Pillars defeated DSS of Kaduna 1-0 in its second game of the on-going pre-season tournament organised by Kaduna State Football Association at the Ranchers Bees Stadium on Thursday. Sai Masu Gida showed the stuff they were made of on Wednesday when they walloped Ace Academy of Kaduna 3-0 in their first game.


  5. Nigeria: Death toll rises as deadly Lassa fever rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Crofs Blogs

    Lassa fever has so far affected 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, even as federal and state governments work to contain it. The death of one person each in Jigawa and Ebonyi states this week has added to the number of states affected by Lassa fever.


  6. Preventing Lassa fever infection in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Crofs Blogs

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, recently confirmed reported cases of Lassa fever infection in Niger, Nasarawa, Plateau,Taraba, Rivers, Edo, Delta, Kogi, Ebonyi, Zamfara, Ekiti, Lagos State, Gombe State, Oyo State, Bauchi State, Kano State, Ondo State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


  7. Up to ten killed by suicide attack in northern NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 |

    BAUCHI, Nigeria: Up to ten people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up on Friday at a busy market in a town in northern Nigeria where the jihadist Boko Haram group is waging an insurgency, residents and a Red Cross official said. Boko Haram has been waging an almost seven-year campaign in Nigeria's remote north to build an Islamic state.


  8. WHO: Lassa Fever - NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Crofs Blogs

    The National IHR Focal Point of Nigeria has notified WHO of different outbreaks of Lassa fever occurring in the country. Between August 2015 and 23 January 2016, 159 suspected cases of Lassa fever, including 82 deaths, were reported across 19 states.


  9. Rat Poison Flies off Shelves as Lassa Fever Spreads in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    Lassa fever has sickened at least 57 people and killed 34 since it broke out in Nigeria late last year. The disease is transmitted by rats, and in its later stages shares symptoms with Ebola, which killed over 11,000 people in West Africa after it broke out in 2013.


  10. Nigeria: South African Airways Commences Abuja-Johannesburg Direct FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 |

    Regional General Manager-Africa and Middle East Aaron Munetsi and the Country Manager-Nigeria Thobi Duma, told Daily Trust that it has always been the dream of SAA to ensure air travel in the continent hence its sustained efforts since it began operation in Nigeria in 1998. The flight will be on simultaneous to and fro operation and would be on three times weekly for a start.


  11. Sixty-three deaths in six months: How Lassa fever exposed Nigeria's poor primary health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Crofs Blogs

    Within a space of about 10 weeks, it has spread from remote areas in a few states to more than half of Nigeria's 36 states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and left a trail of death and suspicion in its wake. The cold, death tracks left by the Lassa fever virus late last year in remote villages in Niger, Bauchi and Kano states has since snowballed into a national emergency.


  12. Nigeria: President Buhari Expresses Concern on Ranking of UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 |

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over low ranking of the country's universities. The president expressed the concern on Saturday in Bauchi at the 19th to 22nd convocation ceremony of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.


  13. FG ends kerosene subsidy, pegs price at N83 per litreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government, weekend, hiked the price of Household Kerosene to N83 per litre from N50 per litre, thereby, officially ending subsidy on the product. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA , in its product pricing template released, weekend, however, stated that the N83 per litre price applies only to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , meaning that other petrol stations and dealers can sell higher than the stipulated amount.


  14. Buhari expresses concern on ranking of universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over low ranking of the country's universities. The president expressed the concern on Saturday in Bauchi at the 19th to 22nd convocation ceremony of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.


  15. Buhari won't allow Dalung to disgrace his govt - ToroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Vanguard

    Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung has been been condemned for causing confusion and instigating actions that brought shame to Nigerian football on Wednesday when NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and Giwa FC owner, Christopher Giwa almost almost engaged in fisticuffs. Apparently to please his long time friend and fellow Plateau State indigene, Giwa, the minister initiated a meeting between Pinnick and Giwa to resolve a matter that had been long settled by Fifa and the Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS.


  16. Nigeria: Bill Gates, Dangote, Govs Move to End Child, Maternal Deaths in the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 |

    The president of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, and the president of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with six northern governors to ensure rapid reduction in cases of child and maternal mortality in their states. The world's richest man, Bill Gates, and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, met behind closed doors with the governors of Borno, Bauchi, Yobe, Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi states to sign the multi-billion naira agreement.


  17. Lassa in Nigeria: Government targets 10,000 health centres, sets up committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Crofs Blogs

    Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adeboye, yesterday, gave an assurance that Lassa Fever would be completely eradicated in the country this year. The minister, who spoke to journalists after participating at the signing of updated Abuja commitment on polio eradication at the Presidential Villa, said the Federal Government had concluded arrangement to set up 10,000 primary health care centres across the 109 senatorial districts in the country to tackle the disease.


  18. Nigeria: Lassa fever gets politicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Crofs Blogs

    The Federal Government has blamed poor response from state governments for the spread of Lassa fever from 10 to 17 states in the country. The Federal Government accused some states of hiding some suspected cases in their states while some others failed to take proactive measures to follow up patients.


  19. Lassa fever: Resident Doctors demands improved rapid responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Echo

    The outbreak is so far affecting Bauchi, Nasarawa, Niger, Taraba, Kano, Rivers, Edo, Oyo, Plateau states and the FCT, with Niger being the most affected with 48 cases and 16 deaths. A senior ministry official said the disease may still claim many more victims especially in February and March when the disease vector, multimammate rats procreate heavily, thus increasing the chances of infecting foodstuffs.


  20. How Bauchi, Kano, Niger states fuelled spread of Lassa feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Crofs Blogs

    Lassa fever is rapidly becoming a hot political issue in Nigeria. Via THISDAY Live : How Bauchi, Kano, Niger Fuelled Spread of Lassa Fever .