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Enforce ban on Shisha, FG tells police, others

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 2018 world No- Tobacco Day. Shisha smoking is a …

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Renowned Akwa Ibom photo-journalist dies

Ubong otong

By Cletus Ukpong| A journalist in Akwa Ibom State, Ubong Otong, is dead. Mr Otong, 50, died on April 3 at the Emmanuel Hospital, Eket, his younger brother, Mfon, told PREMIUM TIMES, Tuesday. “He came back home feeling so weak and was finding it difficult to breathe, we rushed him to …

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The Health commissioner

  Ibom Specialist hospital has recorded a major breakthrough in healthcare delivery with a successful neurosurgery carried out in the hospital. The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong briefed Government house correspondents on the latest development at the quaternary health center in Uyo. He restated that the …

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