Inside Abuja

Bringing healthcare facility to Kpaduma

For decades, residents of Kpaduma community have suffered untold hardship accessing healthcare and many have died from preventable diseases. Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, recently had a ground breaking ceremony to build a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the community. REGINA OTOKPA reports   “After two children, my husband and I resolved to put […]

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Creating accessible healthcare for non-COVID19 patients

    The coronavirus pandemic came with a lot of uncertainties and panic gripped everyone. A lot of people were being infected and countless number of people were dying.   Everyone soon realised that nobody was safe. The situation was so bad that even front line health workers became suspicious of every patient that turned […]

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A helping hand to widows during pandemic

On June 23, Nigeria joined the rest of the world in marking the International Widows’ Day. This year’s occasion afforded the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  and the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation to put smiles on the faces of many widows. REGINA OTOKPA reports     S he sat about two metres away […]

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Minister fetes orphans, vulnerable persons

Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, recently distributed gift items to  orphans and people living with disabilities in Abuja. CALEB ONWE reports     A fortnight ago, the Gwako Orphanage Home, located about two kilometres away from the Giri-Airport road Inter-change, along the ever busy Zuba-Gwagwalada expressway,  in the Federal […]

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COVID-19: Putting smiles on 300 Piwoyi households

The government of Korea recently reached out to over 300 vulnerable households in Piwoyi community, with food items to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. REGINA OTOKPA reports     T he Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is home to hundreds of  communities  grouped under six Area councils.   Although these communities are part and […]

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FG, UN Women begin distribution of palliatives to women in FCT, 16 states

    T he Federal Ministry of Women Affairs in collaboration with UN Women has begun the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable women and girls in 16 states across the six geo-political zones and FCT.     The launch which held in Ushafa Village, Bwari Area Council of the FCT, marked the beginning of the […]