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FG To Establish National Emergency Centre Against Child, Women Mortality



FG To Establish National Emergency Centre Against Child, Women Mortality

The Federal Government has said that it will establish the National Emergency Centre to prevent the increased rate of child and women mortality.

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Faisal Shuaib, stated this on Thursday in Abuja while declaring a state 0of emergency on maternal and child mortality in the country.

He called for an immediate establishment of a National Coordination Centre that will be domiciled within the National Primary Health Care to help reduce the mortality rate among women and children.

According to him, the center is expected to strengthen, coordinate, leadership and accountability of all maternal and child care issues.

Data from the agency shows that daily, Nigeria loses 2,300 children under five years and 145 women of childbearing age due to lack of basic health care.

One of the goals of the health agency is to reduce maternal and child mortality by 53 percent and 44 percent respectively between now and 2030.


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2022 Ote4Wealth Football Tournament: Kebbi, Rivers, Ebonyi, Anambra Record Victories On Matchday 2



Advance FC of Kebbi State defeated Nuwalege FC of Cross River 4-1 on penalties to advance to next stage of the maiden edition of Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding I. Abuja.

Playing the first match of the day on Saturday, both teams needed the lottery of penalty shootout to determine the winner after a scoreless regulation time.

In the second match, Golden Stars of Rivers State defeated Sports Dreams 3-0 to progress to the next stage. 

The 3rd match of the day, a South-East derby between Lazio FC of Enugu and New Heaven FC of Ebonyi State ended 0-1 in favour of the latter.

Jay One FA of Anambra State  also relied on penalty shootout to overcome Royal Stars of Kogi state 4-3 in the 4th match of the day after recording a goalless draw at full time
The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 

Results Of Matches so far:
Advance FC 4-1 (pen) Nuwalege FC
Golden Stars 3-0 Sports Dreams
Lazio FC 0-1 New Heaven
Jay One 4-3 (pen)  Royal Stars 
Oduduwa FC of Ondo State Vs Prime Stars Abuja

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