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Rivers government promises to partner UNICEF to encourage breastfeeding

Rivers State Government on Thursday promised to partner with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to encourage breastfeeding.

Governor Wike moves to eliminate malaria in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the State Government would join all roll back malaria partners to develop a formidable platform to eliminate the disease in the state.

Over 23, 000 women living with diabetes in Rivers – Princewill Chike

Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Princewill Chike, has disclosed that over 23,000 women live with diabetes in the state, saying that the victims were mainly pregnant women as well as those within the reproductive age.

Monkey Pox: No cure, no vaccine, avoid eating bush meat – Princewill Chike

Rivers state government has activated its health rapid response team in all the major hospitals and health centres in the 23 local government areas of the state to be on the high alert due to the heavy human traffic between Rivers and Bayelsa state where the outbreak of the Monkey pox has been reported.

Gov. Wike swears in commissioners, permanent secretary

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday swore in 14 commissioners and told them to demonstrate 100 per cent loyalty.

Wike asks Rivers Assembly to confirm 13 as commissioners

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has kick started the process of reconstituting a new cabinet after he sacked the Commissioners on July 24 by forwarding a list of 13 Commissioner-Designates to the Rivers House of Assembly for screening.

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Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance

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Names of four US soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

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Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

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