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Why Brain Drain Continue to Hit FCT Health Sector

Why Brain Drain Continue to Hit FCT Health Sector By Ene Adebayo It is widely believed that the health sector of every nation is the bedrock of the economic development but the unending flock to foreign countries by Nigerian medical personnel in search of greener pasture has proven that Nigeria is not on the route […]

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Osogbo Central Hospital, Oke-Baale
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Osogbo Central Hospital To Be Commissioned Today

Osogbo Central Hospital To Be Commissioned Today   TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO All roads will today, Thursday January 12, 2023 lead to the premises of the Osogbo Central Hospital, Oke-Baale, Osogbo, capital of Osun State for the official commissioning of the medical facility.   The ultramodern state id the earth edifice was completed in 2021 while […]

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Olorunda medical outreach
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Anifowose Organises Free Medical Care In Olorunda LG, Canvasses Support For Osun Governor

Anifowose Organises Free Medical Care In Olorunda LG, Canvasses Support For Osun Governor TIMOTHY AGBOR A young philanthropist from Olorunda Local Government, Alhaji. Kabir Anifowose has said getting the correct health services, screenings, and corresponding treatment are important steps towards living a longer and healthier life. Alhaji Anifowose stated this on Tuesday during the one […]

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GYC executives meeting with MDCN
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GYC takes advocacy visits against FGM to NMCN, MDCN as Councils warn members against act

GYC takes advocacy visits against FGM to NMCN, MDCN as Councils warn members against act TIMOTHY AGBOR Medical practitioners in Nigeria have been warned against the illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) and the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) said the deadly act has […]

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Lawrita Agbor
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Nigerian ESD Instructor, Lawrita Agbor Sensitises Youths On Violence Prevention Tips During Yuletide

Nigerian ESD Instructor, Lawrita Agbor Sensitises Youths On Violence Prevention Tips During Yuletide By Emmanuel Timothy A trained Instructor of Global Empowerment Self Defence (ESD), Lawrita Agbor, has commenced an online training of Nigerians on violence and conflicts prevention formats during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Agbor, who represented Nigeria at the recently held […]

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Movement for Good to End FGM: VFN sets to eliminate FGM in Osun through ‘Pledge’ by women, girls, men, others

Movement for Good to End FGM: VFN sets to eliminate FGM in Osun through ‘Pledge’ by women, girls, men, others TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A Non- Profit and Governmental Organisation, Value Female Network (VFN), is set to give life to the Global Movement for Good to End Female Genital Mutilation which is a joint project of […]

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UNICEF
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Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West

Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSUN Newly released statistics conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS-6) has disclosed that Ogun State recorded the highest child mortality rate in the […]

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Queen Elizabeth
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UK’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96 

UK’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96 By Timothy Agbor The death of Queen Elizabeth II, has been announced. She died at her Scottish residence, Balmoral Castle, NEWS BOOM learnt. Britain’s royal family had rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of the 96-year-old monarch on Thursday and […]

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FGM campaign
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Kwara, Ekiti account for highest rate of FGM in Nigeria

Kwara, Ekiti account for highest rate of FGM in Nigeria By Timothy Agbor Kwara and Ekiti state account for the highest rate of of Female Genital Mutilation  in Nigeria according to the latest Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The survey indicated that Kwara recorded 58 percent […]

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Security agents and other stakeholders at the dialogue
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2022 IYD: VFN holds Intergenerational Dialogue Against FGM as Stakeholders declare war against harmful practices

2022 IYD: VFN holds Intergenerational Dialogue Against FGM as Stakeholders declare war against harmful practices TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO As the world marked International Youth Day on Friday, August 12, a Non-governmental organisation, Value Female Network (VFN) held an Intergenerational dialogue towards eradicating the illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Osun State and Nigeria […]

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