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FCT Dutse Alhaji PHC Hospital Remains Uncompleted Eight Years After

FCT Dutse Alhaji PHC Hospital Remains Uncompleted Eight Years After

The Dutse Alhaji residents’ hope of having Primary Health Care  (PHC) has been dashed as a hospital construction in their area has since remained uncompleted eight years after it was commenced. The project located at Zone 6 in Dutse Alhaji area of Bwari Area Council in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, was awarded in 2014. …

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MAWA Foundation wins MEEDAN Check Global Independent Media Response Fund

MAWA Foundation wins MEEDAN Check Global Independent Media Response Fund

The Media Advocacy West Africa (MAWA-Foundation) is happy to win Meedan Check Global Independent Media Response Fund. It is a new climate misinformation fund, an initiative designed to respond to the hyperlocal needs of communities and media practitioners in North-Africa Western-Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Asia-Pacific region. In the new …

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Collapsed healthcare, Ebonyi community converts Goat pen to PHC

Collapsed healthcare, Ebonyi community converts Goat pen to PHC

The collapsed healthcare in Ebonyi state has gone out of hand forcing Ntezi-Aba community in Ebonyi North Local Government Area to convert a Goat Pen meant for rearing goats into a Primary Health Centre. On a visit to Ntezi-Aba community hospital, one sees a mud house with tattered leaking roofs and fallen windows meant for …

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Nasarawa community residents struggle to live over collapsed PHC

Collapsed PHC forcing Nasarawa community residents struggle to live

Residents of the Angwa Ruwa-Boher in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State are battling a lack of healthcare facilities as a result of the dilapidated condition of a Primary Healthcare Centre they rely upon for their medical care. The Angwa Ruwa-Boher community hospital has continued to be this dilapidated even as the Nasarawa State …

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Estimated 4,000 population denied healthcare in Niger State over collapsed hospital

Estimated 4,000 population denied healthcare in Niger State over collapsed hospital

An estimated 4,000 populations in the Gbododnai community, Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State have been denied access to healthcare delivery as the only Primary Healthcare Centre in their area has become deplorable. The Primary Healthcare Centre they rely upon has been deplorable and not functional for a long period of time, residents said. …

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Climate change now a greatest threat to Mali

Climate change now a greatest threat to Mali

Climate change threatens livelihood in Mali, as the rivers shrink, fertile land turns to desert, and insect infestations become more rampant. And, this is even more worrisome because, 80% of the population relies on traditional agriculture or fisheries, making the country extremely vulnerable to climate change. Oxfam has warned that Mali drought is capable of …

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Nigeria’s healthcare inequality women, children worst hit

Nigeria’s healthcare inequality women, children worst hit

Women and children now bear the huge burden of rising healthcare inequality that is becoming hugely predominant among the urban poor and rural communities. Healthcare inequality happens when some citizens have more access to healthcare delivery than others. And, this happens as a result of income disparity between the rich and the poor. The fundamental …

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Benue suspect detained by police since 2019 dies in custody

Benue suspect detained by police since 2019 dies in custody

Mr. Benard Ogbu, a Benue State businessman has died in police custody after being detained for about four years, Nigeria Observatory for Human Rights (NOHR) has disclosed. The NOHR had earlier reported how Mr. Ogbu was arrested by a team of policemen from the defunct Special Armed Robbery Squad(SARS). The police officers invaded the deceased residence in …

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Deplorable Bauchi Community School after N3.360 billion approved budget

Deplorable Bauchi Community School after N3.360 billion approved budget

The Kafin Lemo Primary School in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State has continued to be deplorable even after the government in 2021 alone approved N3.360 billion for the State Universal Basic Education. On a visit to the school, one sees completely deplorable buildings that are near collapsing kids are made to learn. In …

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