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NDLEA Intercepts Illicit Drugs In Rivers, Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has intercepted about one hundred thousand (100,000) bottles of codeine syrup weighing 15,325kilograms at the Onne seaport, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Southern Nigeria.The Director Media and Advocacy N…

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Edo Govt. Reminded On The Need To Plant Trees at ERA/FoEN Event

BENIN CITY- A panelist, Mr Austin Osakue has called on the Edo State Government led by Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to actualize on its vision of planting ten million trees to maintain the equilibrium of the natural environment during the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) organized 2021,World Environment Day, with the theme,”Ecosystem Restoration.” […]

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Ending HIV in children is way off target: where to focus action now

World leaders have recently, under the auspices of the United Nations, renewed their commitment to ending AIDS. The new phase offers much needed hope for the future, provided the commitments made are fulfilled. The adopted political declaration and its recommendations offer strategies for ending mother-to-child transmission of HIV and paediatric AIDS. They also address inequalities faced by […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 102 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 102 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 166,918The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its website.According to the NCDC as of 8th June, 16…

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Association Demands Investigation Into Gulak’s Murder

The North East Development Association, NEDA in Nigeria has demanded a comprehensive investigation into the killing of Barrister Ahmad Gulak, in Owerri, Imo State on May 30, 2021.The Association in a statement in Abuja condemned the killing of Barriste…

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Nasarawa: Coalition Of Health Professionals Commence Indefinite Strike

The Coalition of Nasarawa State health professionals Association  (CNSHPA) has commenced an indefinite strike action to press home its demands for better welfare. Spokesperson of CNSHPA who doubles as Chairman, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Mr. Kyari Caleb disclosed while briefing newsmen in Lafia the State Capital. He noted that the decision to […]