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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerian stocks down by 2.21% as fear of coronavirus in Lagos grips investors – Pulse Nigeria News Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  2. Nigeria World News

    World How Bad Is Coronavirus? We Compare The Latest Outbreak To Other Global Viruses – HuffPost

    The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 1,018, and there are now 43,106 confirmed infections worldwide. Governments around the world – including the UK – are scrambling to both prevent the disease spreading and to repatriate their citizens currently stranded in the Chinese city at the...
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    World Coronavirus: Health Authorities Search For ‘Patient Zero’ Who Spread Virus Globally – HuffPost India

    As lion dancers snaked between conference room tables laden with plastic bottles, pens, notebooks and laptops, some staff from British gas analytics firm Servomex snapped photos of the performance meant to bring good luck and fortune.... Read more via HuffPost India –
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Coronavirus: Chinese airline resumes flights to Kenya – Africanews

    The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in several other Asian countries, Europe and the United States. The World Health Organisation, WHO, has since declared it a public health emergency of international dimensions...
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    World Experts predict that covid-19 will spread more widely – The Economist

    “THERE ARE so many crises in Congo.” Gervais Folefack, who co-ordinates the emergency programmes run by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has mastered the art of the understatement..... Read more via The Economist – Get more...
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    World COVID-19: China reports biggest daily death toll, 2 officials sacked – P.M. News

    China’s official death toll and infection numbers from COVID-19 epidemic spiked dramatically on Thursday, with Hubei, the epicentre reporting 242 new deaths.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
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    World WHO renames coronavirus – P.M. News

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has renamed the new coronavirus as Covid-19. WHO announced the new name in its tweeter handle at @WHO that “we now have a name for 2019nCov disease.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Chinese embassy suspends issuance of visas to Nigerians –

    Zhou Pingjian, the Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, says the embassy has suspended the issuance of visas to Nigerians. This, he said, is part of efforts being carried out to contain the coronavirus outbreak in the Asian country.... Read more via – Get More...
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    Metro How Africa is vulnerable to a catastrophic spread of coronavirus – BusinessLIVE

    African countries are scrambling to avert an outbreak of the rapidly spreading coronavirus strain, as health officials warn that the poorest countries are ill-equipped to combat the deadly disease..... Read more via BusinessLIVE – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro How We Are Preventing Coronavirus Outbreak In Nigeria – FAAN –

    How We Are Preventing Coronavirus Outbreak In Nigeria – FAAN After an outbreak of CoronaVirus in China, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says steps are being taking to checkmate its possible infiltration … Read more via – Get More...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro “Why Nigerians Commit Suicide” – Lagos Speaker Reveals – Naijaloaded

    The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has urged every Nigerian to return to the era where they cared for their neighbours, saying this is one way to curb the increasing rate of suicide across the country.... Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    Metro WHO set to declare Nigeria polio-free – The Punch

    The World Health Organisation says it is set to declare Nigeria a polio-free country. The Media and Communication Expert for WHO Nigeria, Mr Charity Warigon, made the statement in Abuja on Tuesday.... Read more via The Punch – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigeria to save $500m if certified polio-free – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Chairman, Nigerian National Polio Plus Committee, Dr. Tunji Funsho has said Nigeria would save about $500m in 10 years, if certified polio free, as about $50m is spent on containing wild polio virus annually..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get More...
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    Metro The Rising Suicide Cases In Nigeria – NaijaGistsBlog

    Recently, cases of suicide have been on the increase in Nigeria. Suicide as seen by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the act of deliberately killing oneself. Although it is a taboo in every religion and… Read more via NaijaGistsBlog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Okowa Declares State of Emergency on Water, Sanitation in Delta – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Confronted by the enormity of water and environmental challenges in Delta State, the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday in Asaba declared a ‘state of emergency’ in the water and sanitation sectors..... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get More Nigeria...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World These are the countries best prepared for the fight against cancer – World Economic Forum

    Last year, 18.1 million people developed cancer – and 9.6 million died from it. Cancer causes one in six deaths globally. In fact, it is the leading cause of premature death in more than half of all nations, while the countries predicted to see the biggest increase… Read more via World...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business The health and economic implications of the Tobacco Control Bill – Nairametrics

    Globally, economic downsides of Tobacco Control Policies have been a major criticism raised against it. While, several countries of the world have formulated policies such as higher taxes or outright ban.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro WHO confirms over 600 Ebola cases in Congo – Premium Times Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said there are now more than 600 confirmed or probable cases of Ebola in Congo. The majority of new cases occurred in cities and urban areas in Eastern North Kivu province, where an Ebola outbreak was declared in August..... Read more via Premium...
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    Metro Why Nigeria Has Not Achieved 50% Reduction In Car Crashes – FG – Leadership Newspaper

    The federal government has explained reasons why it is yet to achieve its target of 50% reduction in road crashes in the country. Minister of State for health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire disclosed this on Friday at the joint press conference and...... Read more via Leadership Newspaper –...
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    Metro Nigeria ranks 3rd with premature birth globally – Mrs Bagudu – P.M. News

    Dr Zainab Bagudu, wife of the Kebbi State Governor, says Nigeria is ranked third among 10 top countries with high rate of preterm birth of 773,600. Mrs Bagudu, who disclosed this on Friday in Abuja when the.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News

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