Tag Archives: Health Centre

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INVESTIGATION… How DESOPADEC awarded contracts to fictitious firms, littering oil-producing communities with abandoned health centres

“In 2006, the Delta State government established the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) to address the issues of lack of development in its oil-producing communities. Thirteen years later, many projects, including hospitals and health centres, contracts for which were awarded by the commission, have been abandoned. KELECHUKWU IRUOMA visited six oil-producing communities […]

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SPECIAL REPORT… PLATEAU: Chilling story of deaths from snakes, reign of ‘native doctors’ as Nigeria abandons its own

Decades after Nigeria launched a team to look into how the country can produce antidotes to snake bites, and after late Prof Akunyili concluded a research on the same issue, nothing concrete has been achieved, and many poor farmers die yearly from snake bites due to scarcity of vials, and their high prices. Orji Sunday was […]

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