Lassa Fever – NCDC Confirms 9 Deaths, 20 Cases in 7 States

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed nine deaths and 20 cases of Lassa Fever in seven states since the beginning of the dry season in December 2016; even as it commences implementation of its plan to strengthen nationw…

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed nine deaths and 20 cases of Lassa Fever in seven states since the beginning of the dry season in December 2016; even as it commences implementation of its plan to strengthen nationwide response capacity to anticipated Lassa Fever cases.

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MMM – the Fool and His Money Are Parted

[Vanguard] Those who were in Lagos around 1991-2 would remember Forum Finance located on Allen Avenue in Ikeja,a company that employed a number of young men and women in flashy cars going about town duping the gullible of their hard earned money .Its f…

[Vanguard] Those who were in Lagos around 1991-2 would remember Forum Finance located on Allen Avenue in Ikeja,a company that employed a number of young men and women in flashy cars going about town duping the gullible of their hard earned money .Its famous advert was "Forum go double your money!". It paid outrageous returns to its earlier investors and this made many fools to part with their money . By the time the bubble burst,it was sorrow and tears for thousands of unwary who lost their fortunes to the Ponzi sche

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Make Your Findings Public, CLO Tells Commission

[Guardian] The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has requested the Commission of Enquiry set up by Governor Udom Emmanuel following the collapsed of Reigners Bible Church in Uyo on December 10, 2016 to make its findings and report public.

[Guardian] The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has requested the Commission of Enquiry set up by Governor Udom Emmanuel following the collapsed of Reigners Bible Church in Uyo on December 10, 2016 to make its findings and report public.

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Study Reveals Shocking Misuse of Antibiotics

[The Herald] Sifelani Tsiko -A situational analysis report by the Zimbabwe Anti-Microbial Resistance Core Group has revealed shocking abuse of antibiotics in a worrying trend that could see more people in the southern African country dying from such ai…

[The Herald] Sifelani Tsiko -A situational analysis report by the Zimbabwe Anti-Microbial Resistance Core Group has revealed shocking abuse of antibiotics in a worrying trend that could see more people in the southern African country dying from such ailments as cuts and grazes, diarrhoea and flu as antibiotics lose their power to fight minor infections.

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Residents of Abia, Osun, Ondo Paid Highest Price for Kerosene in December – Report

[Premium Times] Abia, Osun and Ondo states recorded the highest average prices per litre of kerosene in December 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

[Premium Times] Abia, Osun and Ondo states recorded the highest average prices per litre of kerosene in December 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

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Naija Exit!

[Guardian] In June 2016, Britain went for a referendum whether to stay in the European Union after being a member for 46 years. To join was itself a problem because General Charles De Gaulle and other members of the then small European Economic Communi…

[Guardian] In June 2016, Britain went for a referendum whether to stay in the European Union after being a member for 46 years. To join was itself a problem because General Charles De Gaulle and other members of the then small European Economic Community (EEC) of seven or so members regarded Britain as a non-European country. EEC eventually evolved into the European Union, a strong economic community but with political overtones. When the Berlin wall came down in 1999, the whole of the earlier Warsaw Pact countries l

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One Nation Under MMM

[Guardian] Around 11pm on the 23rd of June, I decided to go to bed. I had voted ‘Remain’ in the UK European Referendum earlier in the day and the first exit polls showed Remain was ahead by 10 points. So, imagine my complete shock when my wife woke me …

[Guardian] Around 11pm on the 23rd of June, I decided to go to bed. I had voted 'Remain' in the UK European Referendum earlier in the day and the first exit polls showed Remain was ahead by 10 points. So, imagine my complete shock when my wife woke me up the next morning to tell me that 'Leave' had won. It's not just that the result surprised me, what annoyed me the most was that everything I read in the media and heard from my circle of friends and colleagues told me Remain was going to win.

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