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Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

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

Sixty Deaths Over 5 Days at India Hospital Without Oxygen

At least 60 children have died over five days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday amid fears the toll...

US Strike On Syria Base Leads To Several Deaths

BEVERLY HILLS, April 07, (THEWILL) – The Governor of Homs province, where the Shayrat base is located, has disclosed that the United States military strike on a Syrian...

Needless Deaths, Umuchima Gets First Hospital

•As FG hails Mbisiogu for gesture BY CHARLES KUMOLU “I had a younger brother, who died in infancy in 1974 because he was ill.  My brother would have survived the...

225 Road Crashes, 77 Deaths Occurred in 2016 in Anambra—FRSC

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, Mr Sunday Ajayi on Thursday said the command recorded 225 road traffic crashes in the state in 2016....

7 Deaths That Shocked Nigerian Football in 2016

The sporting fraternity will for long remember 2016 as the year the cold hands of death snatched some of its icons. The deaths, especially in the football family,...

Nigeria Records 273 Lassa Fever Cases, 149 Deaths in 2015/16

Nigeria recorded the largest outbreak of Lassa fever in its history between 2015 and 2016, with 273 reported cases resulting to 149 deaths, the Nigeria Centre for...

Ebola deaths near 4,500 -WHO

A total of 4,493 people have died from the world’s worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the...

Ebola deaths in West Africa ‘pass 3,000′ – WHO

(BBC Monrovia) The latest figures indicate that more than 6,500 people are believed to have been infected in the region. Liberia is the worst affected country, having...

Nigeria, India contribute 1/3 of global under-5 deaths –UN

Nigeria and India contributed onethird of global under-five deaths in 2013, a new report released recently by the United Nations said. Summary of the report, posted on...

Iran calls in Nigerian charge d’affaires over Zaria deaths

(ABUJA) Iran has summoned Nigeria’s charge d’affaires in protest at the recent killing of a group of demonstrators participating in the International Quds...

Kano blast: Boko Haram blamed for six deaths

At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano, witnesses say. The female bomber blew herself up...

Chibok girls… 100 days of sorrow, tears and deaths

Today marks 100 days since over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in Chibok, Borno State. About 57 of them escaped and re-united with their families. Close to 200 are still...

Dutch liable for 300 Bosnian Muslims deaths in Srebrenica

Court finds Dutch guilty for 300 Bosnian Muslims deaths in Srebrenica yesterday ruled that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 Bosnian Muslim men and...

Despite deaths, crackdown, Sahara migrant trail thrives

After 92 people died of thirst attempting to cross the Sahara in late September, the government of Niger moved to shut down its decades-old desert migrant routes....