causes of lassa fever

LASSA FEVER: AVOID DRINKING SOAKED GARRI -MEDICAL UNION

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that cause the disease were mostly in contact with Nigeria’s most popular staple food, garri,…

AMU PLANK MARKET LAGOS STATE

FIRE GUTS AMU MARKET IN MUSHIN, LAGOS STATE

Properties worth billions of naira were on Saturday destroyed in a fire outbreak which gutted the building materials sections of Amu market in Mushin, Lagos State. According to an eyewitness, the fire started from one of the several lines of shops within the market in the early hours of the day. The actual cause of…

40 Fake Revenue Collectors Arrested in Onitsha

Forty illegal revenue collectors including a 56 years old woman have been arrested in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, by Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, an anti touting taskforce set up by the Anambra State Ministry of Transport. The arrest yesterday of 56 years Ifeoma Obiora, brought to 40 the number of suspects…

National Youth Council Of NIgeria New Year Message

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (Press Release) 31st December 2019.

As we begin a new decade, I wish to remind the Nigerian Youth that we must strive hard to achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 13 which calls for urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts in Nigeria and around the world.

29 Killed as plane crashes into busy city in Congo

- At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A survivor among the 19 people -- 17 passengers and two crew members -- who were aboard the plane was taken to hospital along…

Police confirm two students drowned in Ekiti river

The Ekiti State Police Command, on Sunday, confirmed the death of two students of Ado Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, who were drowned in Ureje River, on Friday. The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti that the corpses of the drowned students had been…

Middle aged man drown in Delta State due to Flood

The incident according to a dependable source, occurred on Friday night when residents of the flood-prone community were returning home after the days activities. However, there were conflicting accounts of what actually led to the death of the young man. Community sources, however, said the victim drowned in the overflowing water after the canoe he…