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Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the...

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii

Scientists from the Cascadia Research Collective have discovered a rare dolphin-whale hybrid off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii, according to a report published last...

Nigeria recalls 2.4m bottles of codeine-laced cough syrup

The Ministry of Health in Nigeria has recalled 2.4 million bottles of cough syrup containing codeine after a recent audit of the substance carried...

Nigeria among nations facing risks as Earth warms

Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, has been listed among those "facing significant cooling risks" owing to climate change. According to a report released by Sustainable...

35 containers of tramadol seized at ports – NAFDAC

Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Moji Adeyeye, says no fewer than 35 containers of tramadol...

US gives Nigeria N32bn to conduct HIV/AIDS survey

The United States Government has donated $90m (N32bn) to Nigeria for the HIV/AIDS survey that will take place across the country starting from June. The...

Nigeria plans for surveillance measures against Ebola

In an attempt to keep Nigerians safe from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the country's government on Wednesday directed the ministry of health to step...

17 deaths reported in DR Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of...

Air pollution kills 7 million people annually, WHO reports

Toxic levels of pollution leads annually to the early death of an estimated seven million people, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO)...

Diabetes has 5 types not just two, researchers say

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening...

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Police invite Saraki over Offa bank robbery, Kwara COS arrested

The police said on Sunday it has invited senate president, Bukola Saraki over the April 5 multiple bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State, during...

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