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Save the ‘biological Jewel’ of Nigeria

One of Africa’s most important protected areas, Cross River National Park in Nigeria, is being imperiled by a highly controversial ‘superhighway’, according to an international scientific group.

Killers on the prowl

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Quacks, or unlicensed medical personnel, have emerged from the recesses of Nigeria’s byzantine and mostly unregulated healthcare system and are now boldly operating in public and private hospitals.

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‘Stop seeking GMOs information from the black market’

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Nigerians have been asked to stop seeking sensitive information especially on genetically modified organisms from unscientific quarters.

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WHO removes Nigeria from Polio-endemic countries

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has formally removes Nigeria from the list of polio-endemic countries.

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WHO removes Nigeria from Polio-endemic list

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The World Health Organization said that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria. This is the first time that Nigeria has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus, bringing the country and the African region closer than ever to being certified polio-free.

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Abalaka’s HIV vaccine claim faulted again

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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS has faulted the efficacy of a HIV/AIDS vaccine produced by Nigerian doctor, Jeremiah Abalaka asking him to produce the protocol designed to support HIV vaccine trial?

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Breaking: Nigeria free of Ebola

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After six weeks of no new case, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria officially free of the Ebola virus disease.

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Nigerians rank malaria, typhoid fever as major concerns

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Malaria and typhoid fever are the biggest health concerns of Nigerians, a new survey that aims to amplify citizens’ voices on health matters shows.

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Nigeria’s nuclear programme threatened

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Scientists working on the Nigerian Atomic and Nuclear programmes have threatened to down tools if their allowances are not settled.

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Nigeria inaugurates National Research Council

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Nigeria has inaugurated a national research and innovation council to facilitate activities related to research and development in the country.

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