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Nigeria’s urgent polio vaccination drive targets 25 million

Nigeria’s urgent polio vaccination drive targets 25 million

Sep 04, – Two toddlers discovered last month were Nigeria’s first reported polio cases in more than two years, putting the world on alert just months after the African continent was declared free of the disease. An emergency polio vaccination campaign aimed at reaching 25 million children this year has begun in parts of Nigeria […]

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Gunmen free 200+ inmates in Nigeria jailbreak

Gunmen free 200+ inmates in Nigeria jailbreak

Dec 07, – Police recaptured at least 10 escapees from the medium security prison at Tunga, in central Niger state, by Sunday morning, said Deputy Superintendent Ibrahim Gambari. Gunmen have freed more than 200 prisoners in Nigeria’s latest jailbreak, police said Sunday. Saturday’s attack was the third in the past two months in the West […]

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