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Struck By Polio At A Tender Age Which Rendered Her Paraplegic And Finding Mr Right, Gospel Singer, Layo’s Story Is Nothing Short Of Inspiring

There is no doubt at all that the story of fast-rising gospel singer, Funmilayo Ajiboye a.k.a Layo, who is physically challenged, is nothing short of inspiring. Despite being struck by polio at a tender age which rendered her paraplegic, Layo

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COVID-19: UNICEF, WHO, Warn Of Imminent Measles & Polio Outbreak In Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Children Fund (UNICEF) have raised the alarm over a possible outbreak of measles and polio in Nigeria. This was because of the disruption in immunization caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as

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GOOD NEWS: Africa Is Polio Free!

The World Health Organisation yesterday August 25, declared Africa free of the wild poliovirus. The body declared the continent free of the virus after no case of the viral disease was recorded since 2016. In a statement jointly signed by

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Nigeria Targets Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In Children

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Emmanuel Osagie, during the National Scientific Conference of the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital said on Tuesday that the Federal Government would adopt more radical

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Sokoto State To Immunize 1.8 Million Children Against Polio

Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Ahmed Aliyu, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) revealed government is targeting no fewer than 1.8 million children under five years in the ongoing four-day polio immunization exercise. Aliyu buttressed that efforts have been

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Health Alert! World Health Organization Confirms Third Case Of Polio In Nigeria

Nigeria’s progress towards attaining a polio-free status may have suffered another setback as reports of third fresh infections is confirmed by the World Health Organization, WHO, in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State. According to Punch, the third case confirmed according

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