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Female Genital Mutilation

2m people at risk of female genital mutilation due to COVID-19, say UNICEF, UNFPA

NO fewer than two million additional cases of female genital mutilation have been projected to occur over the next decade due to COVID-19 disruptions. This...

More secrecy surrounds female circumcision in South West Nigeria despite war against practice

By Taiwo Oluwadare THE World Health Organisation (WHO) describes Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external...

10 percent of world’s FGM victims are Nigerians

Of the estimated 200 million victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) around the world, about 20 million, representing 10 percent are Nigerians. This was revealed...
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Rights group kicks as Kenyan doctor asks court to legalise FGM

  Tatu Kamau, a Kenyan medical doctor, has filed a petition in court seeking to legalise Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Kamau argued that a ban on...

Obstetrician reveals how FGM caused a couple to unknowingly engage in anal sex

  Ileogben Sunday-Adeoye, a Professor and Chief Medical Director of the National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has charged journalists to tell the stories...

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False alarm: Police to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command is set to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today. According to the Command's...

Gwanara road project: Kwara govt admits contracts inflation eight months after TheICIR report

By Dare Akogun Kwara state government (KWSG) has admitted that the contract sum for the Ilesha Baruba – Gwanara road...

BURIED DREAMS: The doctors who died in their prime fighting Lassa fever

By Taiwo Adebulu As a teenager, Abel Obetta had big dreams. Following his father’s death, he knew life would never...

Democracy Day speech: Buhari makes false claim about primary elections

IN his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, 12th of June 2022 in commemoration of the 2022 Democracy Day, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu...

Rent your house to Yahoo boys, risk 15 years in jail, EFCC warns landlords

THE Economic and Financial Commission Commission (EFCC) has warned that landlords risk 15 years in jail for renting houses...
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