Articles Posted in the " malaria " Category

  • Nigerians go abroad to treat malaria – NMA chairman

    Dr Suraj Ogunyemi, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Osun, has flayed some Nigerians travelling abroad to treat malaria and display their riches. Ogunyemi said this in an interview with NAN in Osogbo on Friday. He said that though Nigeria had lot of competent medical doctors to handle series of ailments, some wealthy individuals still […] Post from PM News


  • Over 9,000 schools for Milo Basketball tourney

    Taiwo Adelu A record entry of more than 9, 000 schools in Nigeria will fight for honours in the 18th edition of Nestle Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship this year. This was disclosed Thursday by the Managing Director of Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mr. Dharnesh Gordhon, who said that the longest running basketball competition in Nigeria […] Post from PM News


  • Child thief dressed as woman arrested in Benin

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin‎ ‎ ‎ The police in Benin, Edo state, have arrested and detained a middle-aged man (names withheld), for allegedly stealing a baby at the popular Oba market, King square in Benin City. The child thief suspected to be a ritualist, was said to have dressed himself like a woman, covering his head with […] Post from PM News


  • Bill Gates, George Osborne announce £3bn to wipe out malaria

    Britain’s finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled Monday a plan to spend billions to eradicate “the world’s deadliest killer” malaria. Chancellor George Osborne and Gates announced £3 billion ($4.28 billion, 4 billion euros) in funding over the next five years for research and to support efforts to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, in a […] Post from PM News


  • Rickie Fowler wins Abu Dhabi Championship

    American Rickie Fowler overcame a late challenge from Thomas Pieters to win the Abu Dhabi Championship. Fowler started the day two clear but that was cut to one when Belgian playing partner Pieters birdied the last for a five-under-par 67. However, the world number six kept his nerve to hole a par putt for victory. […] Post from PM News


  • Rumble in Arts City as National Theatre ‘Artists’ Village’ is leveled

    By Hassan Momoh Saturday January 24, 2016. 5am. Artists Village, National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos: Roaring sound of bulldozers invaded and shattered the peace of the sprawling compound in Iganmu, which in recent years, has served as a community for some 100-plus members of the Nigerian Creative industry. The raging bulldozers guided by a troop of […] Post from PM News



  • 1 million Africans to catch malaria from dam mosquitoes in 2015 – Study

    1 million Africans to catch malaria from dam mosquitoes in 2015 – Study

    A study published in Malaria Journal, has predicted that one million Africans would catch malaria in 2015, because they live near a large dam. Solomon Kibret of Australia’s University of New England, the paper’s lead author, said in a statement on Friday that over 80 major new dams were due to be built in sub-Saharan […] Post from PM News