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Delta government will sustain women, girl-child empowerment – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday re-affirmed that his administration would  sustain the empowerment of women and the girl-child to engender the uplifting of families’ economies and peace in the state. The governor gave the assurance at the opening of a three-day Girls Entrepreneurship and Skills Training (GEST) programme for 450 girls at the […]

Governance

Text of The Press Conference Jointly Addressed by The HMIC, Alh. Lai Mohammed, And The HMWR, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, on The National Water Resources Bill 2020, in Abuja.

TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE JOINTLY ADDRESSED BY THE HON. MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, AND THE HON. MINISTER OF WATER RESOURCES, ENGR. SULEIMAN ADAMU, ON THE NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES BILL 2020, IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY, 22 SEPT. 2020 Good afternoon gentlemen of the press, and thank you for honouring our invitation […]

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NCDC and NIMR launch COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Selected States of Nigeria

Abuja – NCDC and NIMR launch COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Selected States of Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) and their partners are conducting household surveys in four states in Nigeria to better understand the burden of COVID-19 infection in Nigeria. These seroprevalence surveys, which […]

Medicine

North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard 18 (12 – 18 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 12 – 18 September 2020, […]

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Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs urges parents to teach children Igbo language

Awka-Anambra State Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism, Dr Christian Madubuko has urged parents to teach their children how to read, write and speak the Igbo language. Madubuko said this when he received a group known as “Otu Subakwa Igbo’’ in his office at Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. Dr Madubuko observed that […]

Medicine

NAUTH Chief Medical Director urges striking doctors to return to work

Nnewi-Chief Medical Director, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Prof Anthony Igwegbe, has pleaded with striking members of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to return to work. Prof Igwegbe made the appeal in his office at the hospital premises while addressing newsmen. He said that the strike had crippled activities at the health institution […]