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Ogoni: Don’t allow government, oil companies to divide us – MOSOP

The President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Legborsi Pyagbara, has called on Ogoni people not to allow division by government, oil companies and politicians.
Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.

Experts: Nutrition survey will lead to improved quality healthcare

Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.

NDHS: Ebonyi, Anambra top spousal violence chart

Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo: Data mapping crucial for planning health, financial inclusion, agriculture

The scope and depth of the Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development project also known as GRID3 will enhance Nigeria’s aspirations for financial inclusion, agricultural development and improvement in nationwide school enrollment, amongst others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
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NPopC: Pneumonia, meningitis, tetanus causing infant deaths in Nigeria

National Population Commission (NPC) has identified severe infections such as pneumonia, septicemia and meningitis among the common causes of neonatal (infant) deaths in Nigeria.
Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.

Ekiti governor mourns as first Nigerian female science graduate passes on at 95

Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.
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NPC: More children are dying in Bauchi, Gombe

The National Population Commission (NPC) has decried high level of infants death in Bauchi and Gombe states, saying the Child mortality rate is on the higher level across the country.

Kaduna sexual assault centers record 662 cases of abuse against women, children

Isah Ibrahim, an advocacy advisor with the NGO made the disclosure in Zaria, during a two-day sensitization workshop on Violence Against Children (VAC).
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor spends N350 million on 3.2 million children, pregnant women

Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.

NPC, NOA others join primorg in campaign against extortion in birth registration

Stakeholders in the campaigns against extortion in the birth registration have reaffirmed that birth registration in Nigeria is free of charge.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili kicks against central bank’s planned forex restriction for milk

Former Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division, Oby Ezekwesili, and other Nigerians expressed concerns about the addition of milk to planned to list of items banned from accessing the official foreign exchange market.
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NPopC assures reliable, accurate census

National Population Commission on Tuesday reiterated its readiness to conduct reliable and accurate census for the country whenever Federal Government authorized it to do so.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor urges NPopC to conduct census devoid of politics

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the National Population Commission (NPopC) to separate census exercise from politics so as to gain acceptance from Nigerians.

Stakeholders urges federal government to invest in family planning to curb population explosion

As Nigeria celebrates the 2019 World Population Day, critical stakeholders in the health sector have urged the federal government to invest in family planning programmes that can help stem the tide of the negative impact of unbridled population explosion on the country resources and stability.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises to clear workers’ salary arrears

The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.
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NPopC assures workers of safety in Anambra

The National Population Commission has asked workers deployed for the demarcation exercise in some parts of Anambra State to proceed to their duty posts without any fear of molestation.
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National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.

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