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China Reports First Omicron Case

China has reported its first case of the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant, state media said Monday. Authorities in the northern city of Tianjin confirmed the case in an individual who

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Water Technology: Enugu govt Collaborates With Firms On Free Training of South East Graduates

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is collaborating with an indigenous engineering firm, Fordmarx Nigeria Limited and its foreign partner, Lorentz Germany, to organize a two-week free

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NOA, UNICEF Sensitise Women on FGM, Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and UNICEF have charged women to desist from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and embrace COVID-19 vaccine for healthy living. UNICEF Desk Officer in Imo, Mr

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Edo Set To Upgrade School of Nursing to College of Nursing Sciences

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will establish a college of nursing sciences in the state, as part of the government’s plan to reposition the

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Imo Women Advised to Synergise Efforts, Support VAP Bill

Women groups in Imo have been advised to synergise efforts and support the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) (VAP) Bill now before the State Assembly. The Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

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Biological Factors That Causes Miscarriage Revealed

By ThankGod Emeh. Today’s world, there is more to getting married and living happily ever as dreamt in the face of challenges of two different bodies coming together as one

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Imo Communities Call on State to Refurbish, Equip Health Centres

Isu and Abajah communities in Nwangele Local Government area of Imo have called on the state government to rehabilitate their health centres and provide them with personnel with good conduct.

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NOA Sensitises Public on FOI Act, Rape, Drug Abuse in Imo

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has harped on the need for people to understand and apply the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to curb the rate of rape, gender violence

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Nature Loss Means Deadlier Future Pandemics, UN Warns

Future pandemics will happen more often, kill more people and wreak even worse damage to the global economy than Covid-19 without a fundamental shift in how humans treat nature, the

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Nigeria Records 79 New COVID-19 Cases, Lowest In Months

Nigeria has recorded 79 new cases of the Coronavirus. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Sunday, making it the lowest figure in several months. Of the

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Imo Min of Health to Commence COVID-19 Community Testing Across 27 LGAs September 7, 2020

ThankGod Emeh. The Imo State Public Health Emergency Operation Center wish to inform the general public that they will commence COVID-19 Community Testing in all the 27 Local Government Areas

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ICON Student Nurses Refute Alleged N400,000 Fee By Imo Education Commissioner

Student Nurses of Imo State College of Nursing Sciences Orlu ( ICON) have described the alleged #400,000 per session fee against the College management as reported in the media, as

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Breaking News: Chaos at Imo College of Nursing Orlu, as Commissioner, Ikegwuoha Interferes With NMCN Final Examination

Ifeanyi Nwanguma, OWERRI.  The Imo State Commissioner for Education, Prof. BTO Ikegwuoha has been accused of interfering with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN August General Nursing Council

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Imo Women Groups Laud UNICEF, NOA Over FGM Fight

Some women groups in Owerri West and Ehime Mbano Local Government areas of Imo State have lauded UNICEF and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) for their concerted efforts to end

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Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

Credible reports have it that Doctors in Lagos State under the aegis of the Medical Guild are set to begin a three-day warning strike from Monday. The Chairman of the

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Strike: IMSUTH Resident Doctors Demand Payment of 3 Months Salary Arrears, CONMESS

June 17, Association of Resident Doctors, Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu said it embarked on strike to drive home various demands including nonpayment of three months salary arrears owed

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Study Shows Sow Quickly Coronavirus Spreads At Home

The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms,

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COVID-19: Medical Expert Recommends Local Vaccines to Augment WHO’s Efforts

The Chairman, Imo State chapter of the Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors, Mr Peter Nseabasi, has urged countries to augment the efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the

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COVID-19: It Is Not Safe To Reopen Schools, Viewing Centres– PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 says it is not safe to reopen schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the

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COVID-19: Imo Records First Death

Imo State has recorded its first COVID-19 death. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Chairman of the COVID-19 Taskforce in the state, Professor Maurice. According to him, the victim

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EU to spend $2.7 billion on COVID-19 vaccines

The European Union is preparing to use an emergency 2.4-billion- euro ($2.7 billion) fund to make advance purchases of promising vaccines against the new coronavirus. The move was discussed at a

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COVID-19: 3 Year-old Tests Positive in Imo

A three-year-old child has tested positive to COVID-19 in Imo, the Chairman of the State Task Force Team on COVID-19, Prof. Maurice Iwu has said. Iwu made this known while

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Remdesivir Approved by Taiwan Government to treat COVID-19

Taiwan’s government said on Saturday it had approved Gilead Sciences’ potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, to treat the illness caused by the coronavirus. Governments are racing to bolster supplies of remdesivir, which

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COVID-19: “Disregard Rumour of Vaccines, Immunize Your Children, Wards Against Measles” –UNICEF, NOA Urges Mothers

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and NOA has urged mothers and health care givers in Imo to continue immunising children against measles and other child-killer disesaes amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Japan Newborn, First To Get Liver Stem Cells Globally

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants. The