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I'll Work With S’East Governors To Grow Economy of Zone—NAFDAC Zonal Director

October 06, 2023

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The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will partner South-East governors to grow the economy of the region. 

The new South-East Zonal Director of NAFDAC, Mr Martins Iluyomade, revealed this on Thursday during a Media Parley with Journalists in Enugu.

He noted that South-East remains economy heartbeat of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Nigeria.

According to him, Lagos is good but interms of economy output, South-E...

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ARD Issues 14-Day Ultimatum To Enugu Govt

November 18, 2023

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The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Enugu State Government to employ more doctors and ensure security.

This is contained in a communique issued on Saturday after the end of Emergency General Meeting (EGM) of ARD in ESUT Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu held on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

The communique was jointly signed by the President of ARD-ESUT, Dr Chukwuno...

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Quackery: Anambra Govt Seals Off Illegal Healthcare Facility

December 09, 2023

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The Anambra State Government has shut down Good Health Hospital and Maternity Osumenyi, Nnewi South Council Area.

The Director of Medical Services, Anambra State Ministry of Health, Dr Chukwulobelu Ugochukwu, who led a team to seal the facility said the hospital is illegal and was involved in quackery.

The hospital has small dilapidated structures with beds in some parts that serve as wards and a small room with operating bed that serves as theatre.

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Enugu Govt Explains Why It's Investing So Much in Healthcare

December 17, 2023

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... Says Enugu to construct 260 PHCs, do more on universal health insurance coverage 

 ...As UNICEF commends Mbah's commitment to health, nutrition, pledges support 

Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, says his administration has prioritised healthcare delivery, as it understands the import of a healthy population and healthy workforce.

Mbah, who said that the administration was in the process of constructing 260 primary healthcare cent...

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Peter Obi Donates N75m To Mission Hospital In Enugu

January 14, 2024

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, during the 2023 general election, Mr Peter Obi, has donated N75 million to Annunciation Hospital Health Scheme, owned by Congregation of Daughters of Divine Love, (DDL) Enugu.

"This donation is towards building College of Nursing Sciences to boost number of healthcare professionals in the country," Obi said on Sunday in Enugu while handing the cheque of the donation to Daughters of Divine Love.

According to him, the...

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IFEPED Salutes Fr Ifunanya Aneke At 60

January 17, 2024

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The Initiative for Eradication of Poverty and Empowerment of the Disabled(IFEPED), has congratulated Very Rev Fr. Ifunanya Christian Aneke, on his 60th birthday and 30 Years Priestly anniversary.

The group in a congratulatory message issued yesterday, by its President, Ugwu Victor Clifford, said Fr. Aneke's special interest in the welfare of people with disabilities and invaluable contributions to achievements recorded by the Non-Governmental Organization(NGO) was unprecedented....

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Joy For Mothers In Enugu As Group Seeks 6 Months Maternity Leave

January 18, 2024

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A group, Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has urged the Enugu State government to extend maternity leave from three months to six months.

Coordinator CS-SUNN in Enugu, Finian Ali, made the call, yesterday, during an advocacy visit to the State Head of Service, Ken Onyebuchi Ugwu. 

Ali said that the proposed six-month maternity leave would help promote exclusive breastfeeding, as well as ensure that mothers give their babies the quality breastmil...

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ENUGU ON COURSE TO BECOME ODF FREE BY 2024

January 28, 2024

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The Enugu State Commissioner for Water Resources, Dr Felix Nnamani has stated that the state was on course to become Open Defecation Free(ODF) by 2024, having had all the 17 Local Government Areas pass ODF Byelaws.

Nnamani made the assertion on Thursday during his opening remarks at the state’s 2024 WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) coordination meeting held at the Ministry’s conference room.

He then enumerated some of the achievements of his ministry within...

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Ramadan: Foundation provides free dental care to Muslims in Enugu

March 09, 2024

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Ahead of the Ramadan, an Enugu based foundation, OakAid Foundation, on Saturday provided free dental care for over 300 Muslims in Enugu to improve their oral health.

Some of the healthcare provided for them include free dental consultation, oral health education, routine dental cleaning and free oral care kits.

Speaking during the event held at Enugu Central Mosque, Uwani, and titled “Pre Ramadan Dental Care Outreach”, the founder of the foundation, Gloria Arin...

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Enugu Gov’t, Group, flag off free screening for hepatitis

March 19, 2024

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The Enugu State government on Tuesday flagged off free hepatitis B and C screening in collaboration with Sepat Pharmaceuticals Ltd with the aim of eliminating the diseases and controlling their spread in the state and country at large. 

The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi  flagged off the free screening exercise at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Parklane, Enugu, on Tuesday.

Insisting that the sta...

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3 - May 20, 2024

Fire Kills One In Anambra Seminary School


One person died, and several property damaged when a fire broke out at the Bishop Crowther Memorial Seminary School, Awka, Anambra State capital.

The cause of the fire...

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3 - May 01, 2024

NANS applauds ongoing mining sector reforms, calls for support for cadastre office


The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has applauded the ongoing reforms in Nigeria's mining sector, while commending Federal Ministry of Mining for efforts in diversifying the na...

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3 - April 14, 2024

Enugu Police Arrest One-Chance Robbery Suspects, Rescue Female Victim


Police Operatives serving in the Enugu State Command's Central Police Station (CPS) Enugu on April 9, 2024, at about 7:30 p.m., rescued a female abducted victim (names withheld) and arrested he...

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3 - May 16, 2024

Announcement: Enugu Monthly Clean Up Exercise Holds Saturday


The Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA), has declared Saturday, May 25, statewide sanitation exercise between the hours of 7am and 10am.

This is contained in a statement signe...

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3 - May 07, 2024

Holy Ghost Bus Terminal: Jubilation as Govt Pays Compensation to Business Owners, Provides Alternative Locations


Following the town-hall meeting conveyed by the Enugu State Government through the Ministry of Transportation with the property and business owners at the Nigerian Railway Corporation's land ov...

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3 - February 19, 2024

New Enugu City: ‘No homes demolished’, land grabbers creating problems’—Govt


The Enugu State government has faulted claims of demolitions and forceful ejections of residents of Nchatancha Nike, one of the many communities affected by the ongoing construction of New Enugu Ci...

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3 - February 25, 2024

Ekwunife Condemns Murder of Anambra PG


The Director General of South East Governors Forum, Senator Uche Ekwunife, has condemned the tragic and senseless killing of Silas Onyima, the President General of Umuoji community in Anambra State...

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3 - April 23, 2024

Enugu Govt. declares Saturday statewide sanitation


The Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA), has declared Saturday, April 27, statewide sanitation exercise between the hours of 7am and 10am.

This is contained in a statement sig...

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6 - February 08, 2024

Enugu, Govt SMEDAN Sign N1 Billion Deal To Empower NMSMEs


In a groundbreaking initiative to empower Nano, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (NMSMEs) in Enugu State, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Enugu S...

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3 - February 04, 2024

NEW TELEGRAPH AWARD ON SECURITY: P3G Congratulates Gov. Mbah


Enugu—The Peace and Good Governance Group (P3G) has congratulated His Excellency Barr Peter Ndubuisi Mbah on his recent meritorious Award as Nigeria Governor of the Year on Security by the Ne...