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  1. 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 – https://ift.tt/2y3MHGe 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 – https://ift.tt/2XdSFyy Get More...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    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 – http://bit.ly/2HWw83J Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. 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 – http://bit.ly/302LVpL Get More Nigeria...
  6. 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...
  7. 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 – http://bit.ly/2HZLjLK Get more: Nigeria Business News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    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...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    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 – https://ift.tt/2JTpKuk Get More Nigeria Metro News
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