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NIGERIA’S RISING POPULATION A SECURITY THREAT SAYS MeCAM

Lagos, Nigeria, July 11, 2018: Nigeria must multiply its efforts to strengthen the economy and provide all the necessary social and physical infrastructure to keep up with the country’s explosive population growth, the Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM) has said. MeCAM is a media advocacy group against child malnutrition …

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SENATOR SHEHU SANI COMMENDS NPHCDA FOR EXCELLENCE IN HIS CONSTITUENCY

By Edoamaowo Udeme The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, (NPHCDA) Dr. Faisal Shuaib  has recieved a commendation letter from Senator Shehu  Sani for what he described as “A job well done”.  The Senator expressed great delight and appreciation over the construction …

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EX MIMIKO AID PRAISES ONDO GOVERNOR’S WIFE OVER BRECAN STRIDE

Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), the initiative of the wife of Ondo state Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, has attracted the applause of the ex Chief Protocol officer to the immediate past Governor of Ondo state, and former Commissioner for Youth and sports Development , Hon Dayo Awude. Hon …

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COURT SEALS ILLEGAL IBADAN ABATTOIRS

The Oyo State Government on Wednesday disclosed that a law suit has been instituted against operators of unlicensed and unauthorized abattoirs in Ibadan, saying that an interim order issued by the Oyo State High Court was executed by court Sheriffs on Friday June 22 to seal Bodija market abattoir, Aleshinloye marker abattoir, …

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LAGOS GOES TOUGH ON DRUG ABUSE, PLANS 1000-MAN WALK AGAINST SCOURGE

…Women Strategically Positioned To Stop Teenage Rape, Pregnancy- Ambode’s Wife   In a bid to step up its campaign against all forms of drug abuse, the Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has concluded plans to stage a 1000-man walk against the scourge and raise awareness on its inherent …

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GAVI BOARD EXTENDS IMMUNIZATION SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA TILL 2028

The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday June 11th, 2018, announced the Gavi Board’s approval to continue support for immunization in Nigeria and extend the transition period from 2021 to 2028. After reviewing the robust transition plan jointly developed by the government and her partners, the Dr. …

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FG, GAVI COMMITS $2.7B TOWARDS IMMUNIZATION AND PRIMARY HEALTHCARE

By Edoamaowo Udeme The Federal Government and Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI), have committed the sum of $2.7 billion, towards strengthening routine immunisation programmes and  Primary Health Care (PHC) services in the country within the next 10 years. Addressing newsmen on Monday in Abuja, the minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole …

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