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The Executive Director of Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, Chioma Kanu, has stressed the need to involve school girls in the public outcry against Gender-Based Violence, demanding appropriate policy attention to effective rehabilitation, recovery, and reintegration of victims of gender-based violence
More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
Zinedine Zidane‘s Los Blancos sat fourth in the league table before kick-off while their hosts were in second, two points ahead, albeit with a game extra played.
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has urged insurance operators to ensure timely recovery and restoration of businesses affected by the recent #EndSARS riots.
Some aggrieved members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (AE-FUTHA), Ebonyi State, have renounced their membership of the association following crisis that have rocked the chapter of the association.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced 410 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 49,895.
To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.
The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ruled against a damages suit filed by a man in his late seventies who was forcibly sterilised as a young teenager in 1957 under Japan’s eugenics protection law.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says efforts are ongoing to launch the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health sector response action plan.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said she is hopeful that a vaccine against the novel coronavirus can be developed by the end of this year.
More African-Americans than other racial groups in the United States are dying of coronavirus and COVID-19.
The Federal Government said the 67 years old Nigerian, who was the first person to die of COVID-19 early Monday morning, had an underlying illness and died due to complications.
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The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
Lagos State Government has assured Lagosians of its commitment in ensuring that no stone is left unturned in its efforts towards protecting the rights and privileges of the girl child and women in the State.
The Nasrul-llahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) on Sunday said that the mission had opened a 24-hour hotline for people who have been sexually assaulted to report such abuse.
Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Friday said to her husband, former president Goodluck Jonathan, on his 63rd birthday, that if given the opportunity, she would marry him again and again, because he has been a good man.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, government has failed.
The 81st Division of the Nigerian Army said on Sunday that carrying live and blank ammunition is part of the rules of engagement of the Nigerian Army.