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Gov Uzodimma reaffirms partnership with US govt on Covid-19 vaccination

Gov Uzodimma reaffirms partnership with US govt on Covid-19 vaccination

The Imo State Government today met with the United States Ambassadorial team on a COVID-19 vaccination in the State. Gov. Uzodimma in his address commended Kathleen Fitzgibbon, US Deputy Chief of Mission and her team for their support in the fight against the deadly pandemic. The Governor called on all religious leaders, Traditional leaders and […]

Train Attack: FACAN resolves to transport agro products with cargo train

Train Attack: FACAN resolves to transport agro products with cargo train

Says rail system would address post-harvest losses Plans hitech warehouses to preserve food Wants govt to fund production for inflow pf foreign exchange By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigerians continue to feel the impact of terrorists’ attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train amounting to loss of lives, injuries and abduction, the Federation of Agricultural Commodity […]

COVID-19 vaccines intact in cold store, not affected by power grid collapse — FG

COVID-19 vaccines intact in cold store, not affected by power grid collapse — FG

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA–THE federal government has said COVID-19 vaccines in its strategic cold store were intact and not affected by recent collapse of national grid, which plunged the country into darkneas for some hours. The government equally said a total of 28 million vaccines were in stock just as it said it was still […]

WHO Calls For Urgent Funding For TB Fight #WorldTBDay

WHO Calls For Urgent Funding For TB Fight #WorldTBDay

On March 24, as the world commemorates World Tuberculosis Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for an urgent investment of resources, support, care and information into the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Progress towards reaching the 2022 targets set in the UN High Level Meeting political declaration and the WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative Find-Treat[-All […]

Crude oil spill: We’re under siege, Bayelsa community cries out

Crude oil spill: We’re under siege, Bayelsa community cries out

By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenogoa Residents of riverside settlement of Lasukugbene in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have cried out that they have been under ceaseless environmental assault following a crude oil leak from a facility owned by Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC. The facility, known as the Tebidaba/Brass 18’ pipeline reportedly ruptured […]

LOUD WHISPERS: My Christmas Gift

LOUD WHISPERS: My Christmas Gift

I have not written for almost three months now. It is the longest break I have taken from writing since 2016 when I started the Loud Whispers column for my Above Whispers website. I did not make a conscious decision to take a break, it just happened. On October 5th, I lost a very good […]

8 Low-Calorie Cocktails That Will Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

8 Low-Calorie Cocktails That Will Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

You know the feeling: You’re catching up with friends over cocktails, and suddenly as you drain your second drink you’re thinking, Whoa, how many calories did I just sip? Cocktails are sugary, and sugar equals calories. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to tweak classic recipes so they won’t ruin your healthy eating goals. Below, […]

5 Doctor Appointments to Stop Postponing

5 Doctor Appointments to Stop Postponing

For more than a year, COVID-19 has largely confined people to their homes and shut down schools, stores, and businesses. The pandemic isn’t over, of course. But thanks to the vaccine, normal life is starting to gradually return—and doctors’ offices that were closed or offered only limited services for the past year are opening back […]

Infant And Young Child Feeding

Infant And Young Child Feeding

Every infant and child has the right to good nutrition according to the “Convention on the Rights of the Child”. Undernutrition is associated with 45% of child deaths. Globally in 2020, 149 million children under 5 were estimated to be stunted (too short for age), 45 million were estimated to be wasted (too thin for […]

Health Benefits of Cherries

Health Benefits of Cherries

It’s cherry season again! They’re fresh, plentiful, beautiful, and delicious, but, you may be wondering—are cherries actually that good for you? The answer is yes, 100 times yes! Cherries are not only one of the healthiest fruits, they also rank as one of the most health-protective foods overall. One cup, or about 21 cherries, contains […]

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