Thanksgiving service:Peter Obi reveals the things he urged Governor Otti to do
Peter Obi, the presidential candidate for the Labour Party LP, has urged Alex Otti, the new governor of Abia State, to concentrate on providing good governance to the people of the state. According to reports, Labour Party LP flagbearer Peter Obi made the plea during the Thanksgiving service of Otti, after his inauguration on May 29.
Health workers suspend strike after meeting with President Tinubu
In a significant turn of events, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has decided to suspend its strike following a crucial meeting with President Bola Tinubu on Monday. The strike had persisted for a grueling 21 days, leaving the nation' s health sector in a state of turmoil and the public in dire need of medical services, PM News reports.
Attending A Thanks Giving Service In Abia State.
Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in Nigeria, recently shared a post on his official Facebook page after attending a Thanks Giving Service in Abia State. Alongside a few photos of himself, the post garnered significant attention from his fans, generating over a thousand likes and comments within minutes of publication.
JOHESU Suspends Strike for 21 Days
Photo showing President Bola Tinubu According to reports, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has announced the suspension of its indefinite strike for a period of 21 days. The decision was made after a meeting between the JOHESU leadership and President Bola Tinubu on Monday. JOHESU is a coalition of unions representing health workers in Nigeria.
Reason Why Some Women Die During Pregnancy & Ways To Avoid It
Maternal mortality, the death of women during pregnancy or shortly after childbirth, remains a global concern. While progress has been made in reducing maternal deaths, it is essential to understand the reasons behind this tragic occurrence and explore strategies to prevent such deaths. By addressing these factors, we can strive to improve maternal health and save lives.
Achieving Universal Health Coverage For All Nigerians Is Focus Of Our Health Reform, Says Osinbajo
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ALL NIGERIANS IS FOCUS OF OUR HEALTH REFORM, SAYS OSINBAJO *VP presents Presidential Health Reform Committee report to Buhari *Universal Health Coverage for 55m Nigerians is minimum target *Establishment of National Tertiary Health Institutions Commission planned *National Quality and Healthcare Standards Commission too
Spiritual Units Should Be Established In Hospitals, Says Professor Of Religious Studies
Professor Anthonia Maurice Essien of the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa-Ibom State, has called for the establishment of spiritual and pastoral units in hospitals. According to punchng.com, she said having such unit would complement medical interventions. The professor stated this during an inaugural lecture of the university themed: Mainstreaming Spirituality in Health Care Services: Exploring the Gamut of Inclusivity.
Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) Suspends Strike in Lagos State
The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) has announced a temporary suspension of its ongoing strike in Lagos state. This decision was made in response to the union's request for the Lagos State Government to honor all agreements previously made. In an interview with NAN in Lagos, Mr. Sode Adegbenro, Acting Chairman of NUAHP, Lagos State Public Service, confirmed the news.
Osinbajo, Remi Tinubu, Others Attend Presidential Inauguration Church Service
The presidential inauguration interdenominational church service was held on Sunday at the National Christian Center in Abuja. "The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and his wife, Dolapo Oluremi, the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, attended." According to the source. "Senator-elect Godswill Akpabio, Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the government of the federation, and other dignitaries were present."
Protecting the Most Vulnerable through Vaccination
Access to healthcare is a fundamental human right, yet many people worldwide lack access to even the most basic healthcare services. This is particularly true for women and children, often our community’s most vulnerable and marginalized members. For women, lack of access to healthcare can have devastating consequences, including maternal mortality and morbidity, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted infections.
Governor Adeleke Flags Off Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Week In Osun
Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has inaugurated the 2023 Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) week in the state. The initiative is a collaboration between the Save One Million Lives Programme for Results (SOML) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with the aim of providing essential interventions to reduce child mortality and improve the health of mothers and children.
Gov Ortom Hails Wife for Complementing Govt's Efforts in Service Delivery
…Renames Road in Makurdi after Major Gideon Orkar Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has lauded his wife, Dr Eunice Ortom for complementing the government's efforts toward general service delivery to the people through her pet project, the Eunice Spring of Life Foundation, ESLF. Governor Ortom spoke Thursday, May 18th, 2023 during the commissioning of ESLF Integrated Health Facility at Apir in Makurdi, the state capital.
Today's Headlines: Fire Guts Ganduje's Kano Residence, Two dead in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident
Fire Guts Ganduje's Kano Residence Photo credit: punch newspaper Fire has gutted the personal residence of the outgoing Governor of Kano state, Dr Abdulahi Ganduje at Miyangu Street in Nassarawa GRA Kano. The State Fire Service confirmed the incident to newsmen on Thursday, saying the outbreaks occurred on Monday night.
Lagos health workers briefly call off their strike.
On Friday, the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Pro Ifessionals, or NUAHP, announced a four-week suspension of its ongoing strike in Lagos state. The union requested that all agreements be honored by the Lagos State Government. In an interview with NAN in Lagos, Mr. Sode Adegbenro, Acting Chairman, NUAHP, Lagos State Public Service, disclosed the information.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Mourns Subomi Balogun; Obaseki Swears-in Acting Chief Judge
Buhari Mourns Subomi Balogun Photo Credit:Nigerian Tribune President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that he shares in the grief of loss with the business community, particularly banking and investment sector, over the passing of an illustrious citizen, Chief Michael Olasubomi Balogun, 89. A statement issued on Friday by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said Buhari condoled with family members, friends, and associates of the “revered businessman, whose legacy of kindness and charity stretched into many homes, institutions, and communities, touching lives through education, health, and multiple empowerment opportunities.”
Health Workers in Federal Capital Territory Threaten Indefinite Strike over Unmet Demands
Health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) took to the streets on Wednesday, sending a clear message to the Federal Government that they will embark on an indefinite strike if their demands are not addressed. Represented by the Joint Health Workers' Union, the protesters raised several key issues, including the payment of hazard allowance, equitable salary adjustments, and an end to discrimination within the health industry. The health workers' demand for hazard allowance stems from the hazardous
Kano Govt approves N1.4b exam fees for indigent students
According to Vanguardngr. The Kano State Executive Council has given its approval for a total of N1.403 billion to support 60,871 qualified indigent secondary school students in their examinations, such as NECO, NABTEB, NBAIS, and SSCE. The announcement was made by the state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba, during a press briefing held in Kano.
Gov. Adeleke commissions multipurpose hospital in Ipetumodu
According to Vangurdnews, Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke, has opened an 80 bed multipurpose hospital in Ipetumodu, the state's Ife North Local Government Area. The governor, commended the federal government for supporting the project through the Office for Sustainable Development Goals. However, He described the project as making a major contribution to the delivery of health services to the people of the state and emphasized that it is in line with his government's goal of bringing high quality and affordable health services to the doorsteps of the people of the state.
Adeleke inaugurates 80-bed multipurpose hospital in Ipetumodu, commends FG’s support
According to PunchNews, Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke, has opened an 80 bed multipurpose hospital in Ipetumodu, the state's Ife North Local Government Area. The governor, commended the federal government for supporting the project through the Office for Sustainable Development Goals. However, He described the project as making a major contribution to the delivery of health services to the people of the state and emphasized that it is in line with his government's goal of bringing high quality and affordable health services to the doorsteps of the people of the state.
Federal Government has upgraded the Onitsha General Hospital to a Federal Medical Centre
The upgrade was announced on Thursday by the Minister of State for Health, Ekumankama Nkama, who represented the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire. The upgrade is expected to improve the quality of healthcare services available to residents of Onitsha and the surrounding areas. It will also lead to the creation of new jobs and opportunities for the local community.