Group offers scholarship, screens 250 for tuberculosis in Calabar

The National Association of Seadogs, also known as Pyrates Confraternity, on Friday offered one year educational scholarship to two pupils of Community Secondary School in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State.

The group had earlier on Thursday offered free medical check-up for tuberculosis and other ailments as well as dispensed drugs to 250 persons in Calabar.

NAS Free Medical Outreach at Amatolo, Bayelsa State

The road to Amatolo in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State is bumpy and dusty. The road, constructed  through self-efforts of the people, is passable only during the dry season. During the rains, the people of Amatolo and adjoining communities resort to the use of boats to reach their kith and kin in the affected communities. However,  the bumpy road is not the only source of worry to the people.

The community lacks functional health facilities. Many narrated their harrowing experiences in trying to get medical care, either, in Oporoma, only accessible by the water, or Amassoma, accessible by road during dry season, and water during rainy season.

Church collapse: Seadogs donate blood to victims

Following the collapse of a church building in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, members of the National Association of Seadogs has donated 21 pints of blood to injured victims of the disaster.

The incident happened after the auditorium of the Reigners Bible Church caved in and reportedly claimed several lives while several others were injured.

The association said it responded to the urgent need to donate blood to the injured as there were complaints of shortage of blood in public facilities.

‘Tackling infrastructure decay in N’ Delta will stem agitations’

The President of the National Association of Seadogs, Mr. Arthur Boje, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to tackle infrastructure deficit in the Niger Delta region to stem the rising wave of insurgency by militants.

Boje, who spoke in an interview on Friday, said agitators would have no reason to be rebellious if basic infrastructure were made available.

Life on the Hard Lane: Succour at last for street children

After years of wandering about and living in deprivation with no one to care for them, succour has at last come the way of street children in Aba, Abia State as members of the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) from across the federation stormed the famous commercial city Saturday April 2 for the launch of their Street Child Project: “Save the Street Child Aba Initiative.”

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