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No fewer than 32 people have been reportedly killed by bandits in separate attacks on four communities within Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The affected communities are Ungwan Gamu, Dogon Noma, Ungwan Sarki and Maikori. The police are yet to confirm the incident, but the District Head of Kufena, Titus Dauda, told newsmen […]

Following the unfortunate attack on Ungwan Gamu, and two other villagies near Maro in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna last Sunday, the Adara Development Association(ADA) has challenged the Nigeria Air Force to conduct a thorough investigation on the incident to determine if the helicopter and the crew belong to the Nigeria Air Force. The […]

At least one person has been killed and eight others injured after a car drove into a crowd on a busy Berlin street. Emergency officials say it is unclear whether the incident, which happened at around 08:30am, was intentional or an accident. The incident took place on the corner of the busy Rankestrasse and Tauentzienstrasse […]

At least seventeen people have been killed and dozens more injured after a train derailed in eastern Iran. The train, which was carrying three hundred and forty-eight passengers, came off the line between the cities of Mashhad and Yazd about 50 kilometers from Tabas. According to emergency services officials, the train collided with an excavator […]

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, on Monday asked the Federal Government to start acting on intelligence from security agencies, especially the Department of State Services following a recent attack on a church in Ondo State. Gunmen had attacked St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of […]

Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola has said the Federal Government will not be deterred in its effort to ensuring adequate security of lives and property of Nigerians. He made the pledge in the wake of the killing of worshipers at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State by gunmen. In a statement issued on Monday in […]

The Federal Government says it was collaborating with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centre for Disease Control to access Monkey-pox vaccination. The government’s move came just as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, denied allegations that it was operating biological laboratories with Monkey-pox virus in Nigeria. The Executive […]

The State Programme Manager, Kaduna State Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Programme, Dr Sadiq Idris says the programme has recorded 4,506 Tuberculosis cases in the state. He said this in an interview with News men where he said the figure represents a 114 per cent increase when compared to the first quarter of 2021 TB […]

The American embassy in the country has said that the United States has no connection with the recent outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria. It explained that the U.S. government has continued to support Nigerian health authorities with technical assistance and funding to tackle disease outbreaks such as COIVD-19 and monkeypox, among others. An Information Specialist […]

Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said it has activated a national multisectoral Emergency Operations Centre for Monkeypox (MPX-EOC) at level 2 to strengthen and coordinate ongoing response activities in-country. It said that genomic surveillance is ongoing at NCDC’s National Reference Laboratory in Abuja and so far all of the cases have been confirmed to […]

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