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Dr Sesan Oluwasola, a Gynecologist at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday, urged the government to formulate laws that would curb the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.
Mrs. Abieyuwa Abel, a Social Anthropologist, has called on the Federal Government to use the National Health Act (NHA), 2014, to fast track Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Nigeria.
Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has promised to empower and elevate rural women in the State, describing them as pillars of support for food security.
President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.
The Lagos State Office of the Public Defender (OPD) has declared that respect for the voices and rights of girl child to live meaningful life devoid of abuses, rights violation, and intimidation would lead to socio-economic growth and development of our community and nation in general.
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has restated its commitment toward ensuring that girls get information and support they need to make safe, healthy transition to adulthood.g
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has restated its commitment toward ensuring that girls get information and support they need to make safe, healthy transition to adulthood.
Girls in Adamawa have urged the governor’s wife, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, to sponsor an early marriage prohibition bill to stop parents from marrying out their young daughters.
The High Level Women Advocates (HILWA) working with the UNICEF to promote the Girl Child education in Niger has called for more female boarding schools across the state.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for inclusion in the democratic process of all member states.
A civil society organisation, Policy Alert, has called on the Police to immediately release an Abuja-based journalist, Agba Jalingo.
President Muhammadu Buhari in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post newspaper to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 23rd, said that celebrating the abolition of the international slave trade was not enough.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the abolition of slavery in all modern forms in a opinion article he published in The Washington Post to mark the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
Child rights organisation, Plan International Nigeria has said it has plans to educate 10 million Nigerian girls in the North East.
Dr Nathaniel Adewole, a Consultant Gynaecologist, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has called for more involvement of individuals and corporate bodies to make the repairs of fistula free and easily accessible.
The Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, on Monday, donated 100 white canes for the visually impaired in the FCT to commemorate the International Day of White Cane.
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Publisher of judgments of Supreme Court of Nigeria, Mr Layi Babatunde, SAN, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari restriction order to contain the spread of Convid-19 in Lagos and Abuja is a right measure but that government should also provide palliatives to help residents cope with lockdown
The overall number of Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 1,000 mark on Monday, even as the government said there were no plans to prolong the three-week nationwide lockdown.
Viet Nam News, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, is suspending its daily print edition for more than two weeks after one of its reporters tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will follow up on over 6000 contact tracing to curb the spread of Novel Coronavirus(COVID-19), pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has expressed its support for President Muhammadu Buhari for locking down Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states for an initial period of 14 days in the government’s move to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has told Deontay Wilder how to beat Tyson Fury in their trilogy clash on October 3.
Nigerian oil company Seplat is targeting cost cuts of at least 30% amid a steep oil price crash, an executive told Reuters on Monday.
The Kogi Ministry of Health said that seven persons are now on a compulsory 14-days self-isolation in the state.
The Federal Government on Thursday said unless those who had contact with confirmed cases of coronavirus came forward, in few days ahead, Nigeria would record a rapid increase in the number of cases.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law an emergency bill to help the state combat the Coronavirus, the pandemic currently spreading across the world.