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Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo has done it again, empowers Nwangele women and youths

Ozurigbo gives an orphan scholarship to University level     By Udoka Ndimkokaho   Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 may have come and gone but the memories will surely linger for a long time in the lives of the beneficiaries of

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Quackery: FG arrests fake Radiographers, seals five X-Ray units in Imo State

Says patients risk cancer   Global Reporters – The Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN), an agency of the Federal Government, has arrested some fake Radiographers and sealed the X-Ray units of some hospitals in Imo State. Some of the

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Fake products: SON raids Anambra markets, supermarkets

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has warned traders in and around Onitsha to desist from making it difficult for its operatives to enter the Onitsha Main Market in particular and other markets in the

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Abia Healthcare: Ikpeazu calls for collaboration among stakeholders

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed the state’s readiness to partner with local and international health organizations to achieve his administration’s objectives and program in providing quality health care to the people. A statement issued on Saturday by

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The Yielding Fruits Of Ganduje’s Agricultural Revolution By Salihu Tanko Yakasai

Kano is the most populous state in Nigeria. By this standing, it is obvious that the state’s feeding bill is a fat one. Most of these food items are imported despite the state having all the potentials needed to grow

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FMC Owerri: Decay, Lies, Imcompetence And Impunity By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

I will wish the Interim Management Committee of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri will treat the issues raised in my write-up with as much speed as they manufactured that chronicle of lies they fed some media houses with last week,

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Genocide against peaceful pro-Biafrans and Amnesty International indictment of the Army: IPOB leaders expose the lies of the military response

Press Release NIGERIAN ARMY’S PREDICTABLY LAME RESPONSE TO AN INDICTING REPORT BY AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ON THE KILLING OF UNARMED PEACEFUL BIAFRANS The blatantly illiterate and incompetent Nigerian Army responded to an indicting report by Amnesty International concerning the killing of

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Buhari’s foreign medical trip to London is a tragic blot on Nigeria’s collective professional and national image – CMA

Says he should return home to assert his change mantra   “If the former Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Capt. Ichalla Idris Wada, could patronize Nigerian trained medical experts and medical facilities here in Nigeria when he unfortunately suffered

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Academic researchers ground National Assembly, demand amendment of TETFUND Act

Academic researchers in Nigeria under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI)‎, on Monday, stormed the National Assembly in Abuja, protesting against the exclusion of Colleges of Agriculture and other research institutions in the country as beneficiaries

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Nigerian Pharmacists lack retirement plans, saving culture – PCN

Says jail terms awaits perpetrators of professional misconducts   The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria has raised the alarm that a large chunk of pharmacists in Nigeria usually run into trouble at old age because they do not have retirement and

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Ogoni Clean up, a lifeline for the Niger Delta – Boroh

By Albert Peter   Brigadier General Paul Boroh (Rtd) Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme has described the Clean-up of Ogoni as both an environmental and economic lifeline for the Niger

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FMC, Owerri: One year without an administrator

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones   I deliberately took a break from writing either here or anywhere else about the troubles or lack of it at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, immediately the Minister of Health took a decision to suspend

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Witchcraft: Police Arrest Man Who Burned Child With Hot Knives in Eket

By Joe Eno   Akwa Ibom State – The Police in Eket, Nigeria have arrested a 34 year old man, Mr. Albert Silvanus Uso, for burning his stepson with hot knives before abandoning him over witchcraft allegations. Mr. Uso who

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Resident doctors begin strike, say allied health workers couldn’t pass JAMB exam

The relative peace in the health sector appears to be shaky as the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) warms up for a nationwide strike which begins from 8:00 am tomorrow (Wednesday.) Speaking on recurrent crisis in the nation’s health

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Ekiti Doctors’ auto crash, a tragic loss to the NMA community – Health Minister, Prof. Adewole

The Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac F Adewole commiserates with the President, National Executive Council and the entire membership of the Nigerian Medical Association, over the loss of 6 senior medical doctors that died in a ghastly motor accident

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Tragedy: NMA releases identity of Ekiti dead Doctors

Below is a press release by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the identity of Ekiti State Doctors involved in the auto crash that happened along Abuja-Kaduna expressway.   At the emergency meeting of the National Officers’ Committee (NOC) meeting

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Nationwide strike looms as Resident Doctors issue 21-days ultimatum

Despite threats by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole to invoke the civil service rule of “no work, no pay”, the National Association of Resident Doctors on Monday issued the Federal Government a 21-days ultimatum “following which industrial harmony

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Politics ruining Nigeria’s healthcare workforce

By Odimegwu Onwumere   The pioneer chairman, National AIDS Control Programme, (NACP), Professor Ibironke Akinsete returned to Nigeria some 50 years ago from Canada to work at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   She exposed to the media on

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Bayelsa ratifies 2016 fiscal estimate, set up 15-man emergency response C’ttee on Lasser Fever

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has approved the 2016 fiscal estimate tagged, “Budget of Transition”, with emphasis on the completion of the ongoing developmental projects across the three senatorial districts. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday night

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Kubwa: FG confirms outbreak of Lasser Fever, one dead

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has announced the death of one confirmed Lassa fever victim at National Hospital Abuja. The Minister who made the announcement at the National Hospital Abuja this evening also called on Health workers at

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Incredible: Four children labelled as witches and wizards, tortured and abandoned, escape lynching

By our reporters from Eket – Nigeria   A charity organization based in Eket- the South-South region of Nigeria, the Child’s Right and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) has rescued four children who were hiding in a bush to avoid lynching after

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Security Alert: Victims Of 2nd Onitsha Army Shooting Abducted By Soldiers To Unknown Destination

(Onitsha Nigeria, 18th December 2015)-We have it on good authority that four dead victims and 13 critically injured members of the public who were shot dead and critically injured by the soldiers of the Onitsha Military Cantonment in the evening

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Ripples over ex-minister’s state of health: She’s alive – Aide

TheSun – There were fears, yesterday, over the health condition of cancer-stricken former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke. The anxiety followed claims in some quarters that the woman, who has a running battle with cancer, passed on in

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Anguish and lamentation: Biafran protesters who survived the Navy and the police bullets in Onitsha speak from their hospital beds

“IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra) members in Anambra State were doing their evangelism of informing people that they are trying to be free. “We started from United in Nkpo heading to Head-Bridge – we passed so many police people. On

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IPOB releases list of murdered members, accuses APC of sponsoring killings

Igbo leaders speak out   A twist has now been added to the bloody protest and demonstration by the combined efforts of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra(MASSOB) and the

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Epicentre Of Scam: A Case Study Of The Dilapidated School Of Health Technology In Akwa Ibom State By Inibehe Effiong

Many Nigerians have been made to believe that Akwa Ibom State has experienced responsible and transformational governance over the years. Contrary to the media hype, falsehood and propaganda peddled by officials of the erstwhile administration of Sen. Godswill Akpabio and

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Foundation raises alarm over health of IDPs, solicits support of Nigerians, organisations

Stefanos Foundation, a Jos-based NGO has solicited the support of Nigerians and corporate organisations to address the increasing health needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camps scattered across Nigeria and parts of Cameroon. The Programme Coordinator of the foundation,

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Health workers: The unseen hands behind polio eradication

Isa, the son of Ahmadu Kanduwa was the last case of polio in Nigeria and it has been over one year since Isa was diagnosed with Polio. Nigeria recently marked one year without any record of polio in the country.

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Obiano’s wife requests for all disabled citizens

To provide 300 more artificial limbs Tehabilitates 18 mentally challenged persons and 25 prisoners   From Moses Obiechina, Awka Gov Willie Obiano has embarked on massive humanitarian services to citizens of the Anambra state, just as his wife -Mrs Ebelechukwu

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