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Ngozi Oboh
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  • Nigeria
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What is your name?
Ngozi Oboh
What is your job title?
Senior Correspondent
What organisation do you work for?
LEADERSHIP Newspaper, Nigeria
Website
www,leadership.ng
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Climate change, Education
What languages do you speak?
English
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
My name is Ngozi Oboh. A B.Sc (second class upper division)holder in Geography and Meteorology from Enugu Statae University of Science and Technology, in addition to Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalisn, Abuja Nigeria, I have also completed my classworking awaiting the award of Masters in Media Arts at the University of Abuja.

I have over eight years work experience in the Media Industry covering Science, health and Environment beats.

Currently, I serve as the Secretary General of the Nigeria Association of Science Journalists, a WFSJ member association.
Thank you.
Ngozi.

Ngozi Oboh's Blog

Government seeks local production of anti-malaria drugs

Government seeks local production of anti-malaria drugs

BY NGOZI OBOH

To further reduce the cost of anti malaria drug and reduce malaria incidence to the barest minimum, the ministry of health says it has plans to produce them in Nigeria.

Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of Health while briefing the press on the 2011 World Malaria Day on Tuesday in Abuja said pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria as at today are not producing the drugs because they are not certified by the World Health… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 20:56

Cancer patients need government’s subsidy’

‘Cancer patients need government’s subsidy’

BY NGOZI OBOH

The arrival of Onyedika Onyeagba to the family of Rose and Raphael Onyeagba was a long awaited dream come true for the couple. They have had three girls and were excited that the addition of a male child to family will strike a balance to the gender equation.

But their joy was to last only for short while. Six months after the birth of Onyedika, he developed problems with his right eyes. Efforts were made to contact… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 20:52

Government plans gradual phase-out of tobacco companies

Government plans gradual phase-out of tobacco companies

By Ngozi Oboh

Worried the negative impact of tobacco on smokers, the ministry of health is considering a tactful way of terminating the lives of tobacco producing companies in Nigeria, according to Folake Ademola – Majekodumi, director Special Services, federal ministry of health.

Mrs Ademola- Majekodumi who represented Linus Awute, permanent secretary of the ministry at the press briefing to mark the ‘2011 world no tobacco… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 20:39

Government to introduce technology for flood control

Government to introduce technology for flood control

By Ngozi Oboh

Disturbed by the recent environmental problems in the country, especially flooding, the federal government is planning to launch an automated web-based flood early warning system to check flood, Hadiza Mailafia has said.

Mrs Mailafia stated this while receiving in-audience Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, governor of Kaduna State in her office in Abuja..

“The system will provide information on flood prone areas in… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 20:36

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