If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said not less than 47 million Nigerians still indulge in open defecation in the country.

As preparation begins for the 2019 farming season, officials of the National Agricultural Seed Council ( NASC) on Thursday to the streets of Abuja on an awareness campaign on the importance of usin

A senator, Magnus Abe (APC, Rivers), has blamed the slow pace of the proposed clean-up exercise in the oil-rich Ogoni land in Rivers State on insecurity.

Nigeria and Japan on Tuesday in Abuja signed a $14.2 million aid project to strengthen the diagnostic capacity of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Acute water scarcity has hit Lokoja and its environs following the shutdown of the greater Lokoja water treatment plant by the state government since March 27.

The Director, Disease Surveillance, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, Nefisat Ikerodah, said on Monday that 12 people died of Lassa fever in the area between January and March.

The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an International Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says no fewer than 150 children affected with lead poisoning in Zamfara are still undergoing treatment.

Fourteen people have been killed in a landslide at a mine in Eastern Congo, an official said on Thursday.

Another 16 were injured in the accident at the cassiterite mine.

No fewer than 40,000 households are facing food shortages after cyclone Idai ravaged the eastern and southern parts of Zimbabwe recently, a cabinet minister on Tuesday said.

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