Wednesday, February 24, 2021



Masari drills 1,000 boreholes, repairs 700 in Katsina

The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state.

4 inmates die in Kontagora prison

It was gathered that two of the inmates died of tuberculosis, one of cholera, while another inmate lost his life as a result of a kidney-related disease.

Cholera outbreak kills 11 in Katsina

No fewer than 11 persons were said to have been killed by cholera outbreak which struck and affected six local government areas of Katsina State.

Cholera kills prisoner in Gombe

An outbreak of cholera has claimed one inmate at the Gombe Central Prison with eight others hospitalised, an official has confirmed. The state epidemiologist, David...

Cholera kills 3 in Gombe, 27 hospitalised

Cholera outbreak at Tsangaya Islamic school, Madaki, in Gombe, has led to the death of three pupils while 27 others were hospitalised. Kennedy Ishaya, Gombe...

14 die of cholera, Lassa fever in Bauchi

According to her, nine people died as a result of cholera outbreak, while Lassa fever claimed five lives.

Pregnant women in Northeast at risk of cholera, UN agency says

The outbreak of cholera is posing grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast States ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the...

Cholera strikes again, kills 48 in Borno

A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, has said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last...

Cholera kills 23 out of 530 suspected cases in Borno – UN

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA,...

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