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Monkeypox kills 9 in Congo; first death in Nigeria in 2022

  • The persistence of the disease in Congo is due to the consumption of dead monkeys and rodents, Dr. Alongo said.
An electron microscopic (EM) image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical human skin sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. (File image)(VIA REUTERS)
An electron microscopic (EM) image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical human skin sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. (File image)(VIA REUTERS)
Published on May 31, 2022 12:34 AM IST
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At least 31 die in church stampede in southern Nigeria

Hundreds of people who had turned up to receive food at the church early on Saturday broke through a gate, causing the stampede, Grace Iringe-Koko, police spokesperson for Rivers state said.
Representational image.(AFP)
Representational image.(AFP)
Published on May 28, 2022 07:46 PM IST
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Severed head of missing Nigerian lawmaker found in park: Police

The Anambra state governor has put up a 10 million naira ($24,000) reward for information on the killers.
Severed head of missing Nigerian lawmaker found in park: Police (Representational image)
Severed head of missing Nigerian lawmaker found in park: Police (Representational image)
Published on May 23, 2022 03:56 AM IST
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100 killed after blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery

  • Flip flops, bags and clothing belonging to those who died littered the ground, which was blackened by oil and soot while still emitting smoke in some places despite overnight rain.
People gather Saturday April 23, 2022 at the site of an explosion that took place the day before at an illegal oil refinery in Ohaji-Egbema local government area in Imo state, southeast Nigeria. (AP)
People gather Saturday April 23, 2022 at the site of an explosion that took place the day before at an illegal oil refinery in Ohaji-Egbema local government area in Imo state, southeast Nigeria. (AP)
Published on Apr 25, 2022 12:32 AM IST
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At least 80 killed in Nigerian oil blast: emergency services

The explosion occurred late Friday at the illegal site between the southern oil states of Rivers and Imo, police said.
According to local media reports, more than 100 people were killed in the blast. (Representational image)(PTI)
According to local media reports, more than 100 people were killed in the blast. (Representational image)(PTI)
Published on Apr 24, 2022 04:00 PM IST
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