Author Archives: Awele Isiuwe

Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation from the World Health Organisation, WHO, that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Reacting to this development, Margaret Chan, WHO, Director General says, “Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible. This is a

CADAM Marks 2015 World Drugs Day

The Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry, CADAM of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, on Friday, organised a workshop, to draw the nation’s attention to the worsening case of drug and substance abuse among youths in Nigeria. Held as part of activities marking the 2015 world’s drug day, the theme of the event was,

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Ambode Kicks Against indiscriminate parking of trucks

  Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor, has said that his administration will no longer tolerate indiscriminate parking of trucks on roads in the Apapa area. The governor said this on Thursday after inspecting major traffic points in the Apapa, Lekki and Ajah areas, saying that he would set up a task force to clamp down

Ondo CP Warns policemen against Extortion

Isaac Eke, the Ondo State Commissioner of Police, has warned all the officers and men of the command against extorting money from members of the public, especially motorists and commercial motorcyclists. Eke, who gave this warning in his office on Wednesday while speaking with journalists, said the Ondo police command would not hesitate to punish

Falana Backs Soyinka on Rejection of Sexual Offences Bill

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has thrown his weight behind Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka’s disapproval of some provisions of the Sexual Offences Bill, 2015, passed by the Senate of the 7th National Assembly. The bill, which criminalises the defilement of children under 11 years, was among the 46 bills hurriedly passed by the Senate of

Ebonyi Assembly Withdraws 2015 Budget

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly, during its first sitting,passed a resolution withdrawing the 2O15 budget proposal sent to it by Martin Elechi, the immediate past governor. The request for budget withdrawal was sent to the House by Dave Umahi, the state governor, and described as being for the overall interest of the state. Moving

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