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Bird Flu Hits Three More States

Bird Flu Hits Three More States

Sunny Echono, permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FMARD, has disclosed that there is an escalation of avian influenza, commonly referred to as bird-flu, H5N1 virus in Kano, Plateau and Bauchi states. He disclosed this in Abuja while announcing the deployment of equipment’s to 118 Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprises, AEHE,

US, Nigeria Partner To Fight Bird Flu

As part of moves to prevent further spread of bird flu in Nigeria, the United States, US has through its Agency for International Development, USAID, sponsored the training of relevant stakeholders on how best to control the disease in the country. Apart from a similar workshop held in Kano State recently, about 160 people from

Bird Flu Hits 7 States

Following the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza,commonly referred to as bird flu in some parts of the country, Akinwunmi Adesina, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,has stressed that the outbreak has not in any way made Nigeria, a bird flu epidemic country,as the disease has only hit seven states in the country, namely, Kano, Lagos,

Bird flu: Lagos On High Alert After Outbreak

The Lagos State Government has alerted members of the public on the resurgence of bird flu in the state. Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, said the disease was imported into the state from the Northern part of the country and was traced to a farm at Badore, in Eti-Osa Local Government and Zoological

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