• Lassa fever: Only 13 persons still under observation – Delta govt

    Lassa fever: Only 13 persons still under observation – Delta govt

    Down from a high of 55, a total of 13 persons are now under observation in Delta State to determine whether they have Lassa Fever or not.

    A statement yesterday by Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said the 13 persons would be closely monitored for one more week.

    Ukah explained that out of 55 contacts in the state, 32 have been declared free of the disease. He said the sensitisation and advocacy to councils, primary healthcare centers, schools, market places, among others, […]

  • Police arrest Zamfara Monarch over killing of 13 persons

    Police arrest Zamfara Monarch over killing of 13 persons

    Alhaji Muhammadu Danmliga, the Village Head of Wabi in Maru Local Government Area has been arrested by Police Command in Zamfara over alleged connection with the killing of 13 persons.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sanusi Amiru, told newsmen on Saturday in Gusau that the killing of the 13 followed a meeting held in the village head’s house on March 24 by members of the outlawed ‘Yansakai group.’

    According to him, 13 persons were allegedly killed at Tubgar Wabi, a […]