WHO supports Government to curb gender-based violence

Abuja, 14 September, 2020 – World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria has ramped up partnerships with the Nigerian government to improve awareness on the health challenges of violence against women and the importance of health sector response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV), particularly in the northeast, where thousands of conflict-displaced persons are receiving humanitarian aid. In 2019, […]


North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard #17 5-11 September 2020

OVERVIEW IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria’s conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines. During the period 5 – 11 September 2020, […]


LG Commission inaugurates LINCU at Ojoto, urges workers to form co-operative societies

Ojoto (Idemili South LGA)-Anambra State Local Government Commission has inaugurated Local Government Investigation and Compliance Unit (LINCU) at Idemili South Local Government Headquarters, Ojoto. The event was held during an assessment tour by the commission to Ojoto, aimed at monitoring the performance of individual staff members of the LGA and facilities at different departments. Chairman […]


Health ministry inducts focal persons for Non-Communicable Diseases in 21 LGAs, organises workshop too

Awka-Anambra State Ministry of Health has inducted Focal Persons in 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) into body’s to fight non-communicable diseases. The ministry also organised a workshop on Non-Communicable Diseases for the inducted officers at the Conference Hall of the Ministry, Jerome Udoji Complex, Awka. Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala urged the inducted officers […]


Students, pupils in Ekwulobia in happy mood as schools reopen in Anambra

Ekwulobia (Aguata LGA)-Students and pupils appear delighted to be back to their classes they joined the exit classes to reopen for academic activities in Anambra State. Some information officers who toured some schools in Ekwulobia report that virtually all the schools observed COVID-19 protocols while the children returned for studies as directed by the state […]


Past, serving Senators from Edo South endorse Obaseki’s reelection, laud achievements

Past and serving Senators from Edo South Senatorial District, comprising seven local government areas of Edo State, have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, citing the governor’s landmark achievements in the various sectors of the state in the last three years […]


Edo 2020: Obaseki reassures of violence-free poll as candidates, parties sign peace accord

Fourteen political parties and candidates contesting in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, on Tuesday, signed a peace accord with a pledge to eschew violence before, during and after the gubernatorial election in the state. The peace deal was organised in Benin City by the National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, Abdulsalami […]


Governor Fayemi Reiterates Commitment To Transparency In Corporate Governance

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday inaugurated four Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil service with a charge to them to uphold the tenets and doctrine of anonymity and neutrality.   The newly inaugurated Permanent Secretaries are Mr. Samson Tayo Olauyi; Engr. Olugbenga Omoniyi Odesanmi, Dr. Michael Ayodele Ibikunle, and Mrs. […]