NEMA Warns Rivers LGAs of Impending Floods

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a warning about significant flooding expected in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers State. Godwin Tepikor, Director of Risk Reduction at NEMA in Port Harcourt, emphasized the need for local government support to mitigate the flood’s impact. High-risk LGAs include Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Degema, and Ahoada East and…

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NEMA Warns Rivers LGAs of Impending Floods

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a warning about significant flooding expected in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers State. Godwin Tepikor, Director of Risk Reduction at NEMA in Port Harcourt, emphasized the need for local government support to mitigate the flood’s impact. High-risk LGAs include Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Degema, and Ahoada East and…

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FG Unveils Strategic Blueprint for Improved Healthcare Services

The Federal Government has launched the Health Sector Strategic Blueprint 2024-2027, aiming to alleviate physical and financial burdens and enhance health outcomes for Nigerians. The announcement was made by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Ali Pate, during the first National Quarterly Health Sector Performance Dialogue with state health commissioners in Abuja…

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NGO Urges Empowerment for Individuals with Psychosocial Disabilities

At a recent two-day workshop in Abuja organized by CBM Global Disability Inclusion, participants advocated for government initiatives to empower individuals with psychosocial disabilities as a means to achieve sustainable development. Abdulazeez Musa, Country Director of CBM Global Disability Inclusion, highlighted the importance of protecting the rights of those with mental health conditions and raising…

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NIPR Collaborates with Albino Foundation to Advocate for Disability Inclusivity

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has partnered with The Albino Foundation (TAF Africa) to enhance diplomatic advocacy for individuals living with disabilities through a newly signed memorandum of understanding (MoU). During the MoU signing in Abuja, TAF Africa President Jake Epelle emphasized the urgent need for increased advocacy to promote inclusivity, particularly in…

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Protesting man who climbed a mast has gone for mental evaluation. If found mentally stable, he will be charged to court for attempted su!cide – FCT police

The FCT police command has today, July 9, 2024, sent Shuaibu Alhaji Yushau to the Social Development Secretariat (SDS) for mental assessment and evaluation following his rather troubling action, which caused apprehension in the populace on Monday, July 8, 2024, by climbing a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, and attempting to…

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NDLEA nabs monarch, others for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 50-year-old traditional ruler in Osun State, the head of Akarabata community in Ile-Ife, Baā€™ale Ige Babatunde, for possession of fresh cannabis plants that weighed 5 kilograms. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi. The…

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US President Biden’s doctor reportedly met with Parkinson’s disease specialist in White House

A top neurologist in Washington D.C, USA met with President Bidenā€™s personal doctor at the White House earlier this year, a new report by the NY Post, claims. According to the publication, it saw visitor logs showing that Dr. Kevin Cannard, a Parkinsonā€™s disease expert at Walter Reed Medical Center, met with Dr. Kevin Oā€™Connor…

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Zamfara Representative Funds Marriages for 105 Orphan Girls

Abdulmalim Zubairu, the member representing Bungudu/Maru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has undertaken a compassionate initiative by sponsoring the marriage of 105 orphan girls who tragically lost their parents to bandits in Zamfara State. During the marriage ceremony, Zubairu highlighted that a committee comprising Ulamas and five women from the constituency was established…

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Cholera: Kogi Govt moves to prevent cholera outbreak

The Kogi State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining a cholera-free environment statewide by unveiling comprehensive infection prevention measures as a proactive step against the disease. The Commissioner for Health, Abdulazeez Adams Adeiza, disclosed this in a statement released to journalists in Lokoja on Wednesday. He listed the decisive actions taken by the state…

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WHO Backs Lagos Government in Cholera Battle at Kirikiri Prison

The Lagos State Government has announced its collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat a cholera outbreak at the Kirikiri Medium Security Prison. In a statement on Sunday, the Stateā€™s Director of Public Affairs, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, quoted Health Commissioner Akin Abayomi, revealing that 25 severe gastroenteritis cases linked to cholera had been reported…

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NAFDAC Shuts Down 100 Shops in Enugu Over Fake Alcohol

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed approximately 100 shops in Enugu’s Ogbete Main Market for allegedly selling counterfeit alcoholic beverages. During the coordinated raid, the agency also confiscated a truckload of adulterated products and arrested four suspected traders. Speaking on the operation, NAFDAC’s South-East Zone Director, Pharm Martins Iluyomade,…

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Cholera outbreak hits Kirikiri prison

The Lagos State government on Sunday, June 30, disclosed that 25 cases of severe gastroenteritis at Kirikiri Medium Security Prison were confirmed to be caused by cholera.   Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, while giving an update on the outbreak of cholera in the state, added that urgent medĀ­ical and environmental intervenĀ­tion measures had…

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Take Active Control Over Cholera: Your Roles and Preventive Measures ā€” Taiwo Olatinwo

Cholera, an acute diarrheal illness caused by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, remains a significant public health threat in many parts of the world. While it can be life-threatening if not treated promptly, cholera is both preventable and manageable. Taking active control over cholera involves understanding your roles…

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Nigeria Sends Medical Volunteers to Sierra Leone

The Federal Government has dispatched 18 medical professionals to Sierra Leone as part of a volunteer initiative. During a pre-departure orientation in Abuja, Dr. Yusuf Buba-Yakub, Director General of the Nigeria Technical Aid Corps, addressed the volunteers, urging them to represent Nigeria with distinction. highrevenuenetwork.com/9e9a5ee8183bdc3f8ca0807126145712/invoke.js He highlighted that Nigeria, as a leading nation, has utilized…

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