22 children drown as boat sinks in Sudan

At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan as the boat taking them to school sank in the Nile. The accident occurred when the boat’s engine broke down as result of heavy rains and winds in Beheir district in the Nile River state. A woman also died when the boat sank around 750km north of the capital, Khartoum, with more than 40 children on board. Civil defence forces are still searching the Nile River for the bodies of the victims. A witness said that the boat had been crossing the…

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Cholera outbreak claims 28 lives in Kano

At least 28 deaths were reported following the outbreak of Cholera across Nigeria’s northwest state Kano in the past seven months. The state confirmed 400 suspected cases of acute watery diarrhoea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across the 33 local government areas. 28 deaths out of the 50 cases were recorded. Cholera is a highly virulent disease characterized in its most severe form by a sudden onset of acute watery diarrhoea that can lead to death by severe dehydration.

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154,131 Persons To Get Lifetime Protection From Yellow Fever In Katsina State – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO), supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria, will give a lifetime Yellow Fever protection to 154,131 persons  aged between 9 months to 45 years with just one dose of reactive vaccination. This was made known in Abuja by the WHO Country Representative(WR), Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu,  who spoke at the launch of the reactive vaccination campaign in Danja local government area (LGA) of Katsina state in response to a recently identified outbreak of Yellow Fever. According to him  “The vaccination exercise  to be implemented from 09 to…

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Full List Of 23 Political Parties Registered By INEC

NAME OF ASSOCIATION 1.Advanced Alliance PartyAAP 2.Advanced Nigeria Democratic PartyANDP 3.African Action CongressAAC 4.Alliance for a United NigeriaAUN 5.Alliance of Social DemocratsASD 6.Alliance National PartyANP 7.Allied People’s MovementAPM 8.Alternative Party of NigeriaAPN 9.Change Nigeria PartyCNP 10.Congress Of PatriotsCOP 11.Liberation MovementLM 12.Movement for Restoration and Defence of DemocracyMRDD 13.Nigeria Community Movement PartyNCMP 14.Nigeria for DemocracyNFD 15.Peoples Coalition PartyPCP 16.Reform and Advancement PartyRAP 17.Save Nigeria CongressSNC 18.United PatriotsUP 19.United Peoples CongressUPC 20.We The People NigeriaWTPN 21.YES Electorates SolidarityYES 22.Youth PartyYP

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Fake News Aggravated Recent National Assembly Crisis – Minister 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has attributed the escalation of the recent crisis in the National Assembly to the circulation of fake news, especially in the Social Media. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of Blueprint Newspapers, in furtherance of the Federal Government’s campaign against fake news, which was launched 11 July 2018. “When we launched the campaign, we did not envisage the kind of event that occurred at the National Assembly last week, specifically…

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