Tag: Polio

Nigeria’s polio eradication, a journey of leadership, hard work, commitment – Dr Shuaib

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

 Nigeria’s Wild Polio Virus (WPV) eradication, a journey of leadership, hard work, passion and commitment. Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the  National Primary Health ... Read More

Polio eradication campaign gets $2.6 bn boost

Abdul Jimoh- November 20, 2019

Countries and donors have pledged 2.6 billion U.S. dollars to eradicate polio worldwide. Nearly half of the fund has been donated by Bill and Melinda ... Read More

FCT restates commitment to end polio in the territory

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2019

Malam Muhammad Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has restated the administration’s commitment to completely eradicate polio in the territory. Bello gave the ... Read More

Nigeria To Be 24 Months Free Of Polio In August – WHO

Abdul Jimoh- July 5, 2018

Polio Immunisation The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio-free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made ... Read More

Saraki Urges Nigerians To Embrace Preventive Healthcare Strategies

Abdul Jimoh- April 26, 2017

...Leads Senate Leadership to Immunize Children Senate President On Preventive Healthcare Strategies Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on communities to embrace preventive ... Read More

WHO Confirms 3rd Case of Polio in Nigeria

editor- September 5, 2016

The World Health Organization has confirmed a third case of polio in Nigeria, Rotary Club said Monday: a crippled toddler found in an area newly ... Read More

News Summary: TICAD, Sherrif Screens Aspirants In Ondo, Zamfara Killings And All You Need to Know Today 26/8/2016

admin- August 26, 2016

President Buhari To Attend TICAD vi In Nairobi President Muhammadu Buhari is to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Nairobi, Kenya ... Read More

Full Statements by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 2nd Anniversary of Interruption of Wild Poliovirus Transmission in Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2016

Today, Nigeria is celebrating the second year anniversary of uninterrupted of wild polio virus transmission since the last case of wild poliovirus was reported in ... Read More

Nigeria Must Sustain Polio-Free Status President Buhari Says

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2016

Garba Shehu; Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja directed the Federal Ministries of Health, and Information and Culture, to reinvigorate its strategies in concert ... Read More

Address By President Buhari At The Signing Of Updated Abuja Commitment On Polio Eradication At The Presidential Villa

Abdul Jimoh- January 21, 2016

PROTOCOLS I am pleased to welcome you all to this meeting on a matter that is very important to all of us. The issue of ... Read More

President Buhari’s Statement to Mark Nigeria’s De-listing as a Polio Endemic Country

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, Commander In chief of The Federal Republic of Nigeria It is with great pleasure that I receive you and your team today ... Read More

Polio Virus Immunization In Kano

Suleiman Idris- December 28, 2014

By Mansour Aliyu Hassan The collective effort by various stakeholders under the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan in the Health sector has assisted in ... Read More

Ene Ogbe On The Road to Uhuru

admin- April 3, 2014

  You may wish to call this report a story of from ‘grass to grace’ The story of Ene Ogbe, a female polio victim compelled ... Read More

Kogi Govt Addresses Task Force on Polio

admin- June 30, 2013

By Solomon Ayedehin The Kogi State Government has reiterated its commitment to sustaining all health related programmes for the benefit of the people. The State ... Read More

4th Round of Immunization Flag-Off in Nasarawa

admin- May 30, 2013

By Charity Godwin Ashiki The Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Damishi Luka Barau has called on the parents and guardians in the Country to cooperate with ... Read More

Governor Yero Talks Polio Immunization

admin- May 14, 2013

By Sulaiman Abdullahi Rigachikun Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State says the State Government is committed to the eradication of wild polio virus in ... Read More