Health

Gov. Ugwuanyi Visits Ailing Statesman, Amaechi, Defunct SARS Office to Confirm Closure

Enugu Governor Rt Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi commended by SERG boundaries

By Chris Ugwuja, Nsukka Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, visited the defunct office of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force in Enugu to confirm that the facility has been closed in compliance with the Federal Government’s directives based on the demands of the protesting youth against SARS brutality in the country. Gov. ...

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935 Persons Benefit from Mrs Obiano’s Palliatives in Idemmili North, South

Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano

Mrs Obiano’s Efforts Hailed About nine hundred and thirty-five less privileged and physically challenged persons from Idemili North and South Local Government Areas of Anambra State received palliative support on 12th October 2020 as wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme), continued her 2020 LGA tour in the areas. The beneficiaries from the Mrs Obiano’s ...

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Nigeria’s Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 infections Rises to 60,266

Covid-19 cases in nigeria update

Nigeria’s Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 infections Rises to 60,266 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 163 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Sunday. “On the 11th of October 2020, 163 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 60266 cases have been confirmed, 51735 ...

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Okowa Calls for Efforts to Keep Polio at Zero Level

Okowa Calls for Efforts to Keep Polio at Zero Level  Okowa Calls for Efforts to Keep Polio at Zero Level

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation to ensure that Nigeria and Africa keeps polio at zero level. Okowa made the call on Friday while receiving District Governor of Rotary International District 9141, Virginia Major, who visited him at Government House, Asaba. He said that the ...

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Delta Govt Names Hospital Renovation Contractors, Debunks Fake News on Contract Awards 

Delta Information Commissioner, Aniagwu Speaks on Govt Commitment to Securing Lives of Citizens

The Delta State Government has debunked report published by an online newspaper accusing the Governor of awarding hospital renovation contracts to his sister and aides. Commissioner for Information in the State, Mr Charles Aniagwu, in a statement in Asaba at the weekend, said there was no iota of truth in the report and urged the public to discountenance it. According ...

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Obaseki Mourns Auchi Polytechnic Rector, Sanusi Jimah

Dr Sanusi Jimah

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the death of the Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Dr. Momodu Sanusi Jimah, who died at the age of 60 years. The governor, in a statement, said Dr. Jimah was an astute administrator who contributed to the growth of Auchi Polytechnic, ensuring stability and development of the institution. According to him, “It ...

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COVID-19 And The National Response: My Takeaways By Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Healthcare Covid-19

Let me begin by welcoming all of you to this year’s Annual General Meeting of the National Association of Resident Doctors. Coming against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is my considered view that this meeting offers us a good opportunity to review the ongoing national efforts to combat the epidemic as well as assess our readiness to respond ...

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Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC/MRA Equip Journalists on Effective Deployment of FOI Act for Investigative Reporting

Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC/MRA Equip Journalists on Effective Deployment of FOI Act for Investigative Reporting 1

By James Ezema It was a refreshing time for journalists in the northern parts of Nigeria who formed the participats during the second training in a series of workshops organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA). The two-day workshop centred on the effective Use of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI Act) for ...

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Ekwunife Condoles with Chuks Akunna over Wife’s Death

Ekwunife Condoles with Chuks Akunna over Wife's Death

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State, Senator Uche Ekwunife has condoled with the former Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Anambra State who served under ex-governor, Dr. Chris Ngige and currently an Executive Director at Authority Newspapers, Mr Chuks Akunna over the death of his beloved wife, Late Mrs Cynthia Akunna. The Street Reporters Newspaper ...

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Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

Okowa bags NARD merit award

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, was on Thursday honoured with two awards by Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for “Pioneering Implementation of Residency Training in Nigeria’’ and as “Ambassador of State Health Tertiary Institution’’. The governor was honoured at NARD’s 40th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, with the theme “Health Care Infrastructure Optimization and Adaptation in ...

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Seek Alternative Means to Strikes, Okowa Tells Resident Doctors

Seek Alternative Means to Strikes, Okowa Tells Resident Doctors

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has advised Nigerian doctors to explore other ways of getting government’s attention to their needs instead of embarking on industrial strike. Okowa gave the advice on Wednesday when the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) led by the First Vice President, Dr Julian Ojebo, visited him at Government House, Asaba. He stated that ...

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