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How inflation is driving a new wave of malnutrition in Yemen, Nigeria

By Niyi Oyedeji and Sahar Mohammed SOARING food prices in Yemen and Nigeria are predisposing more households to malnutrition as both countries face insurgency and...

How armed banditry is driving new wave of malnutrition in Nigeria’s North-West

LAST YEAR, when the Nigerian government launched a five-year nutrition action plan to reduce hunger and malnutrition in the country, stakeholders in the food...

Globalisation of obesity: FAO plans to tackle the high prevalence

THERE is a steady growth in the levels of overweight people and obesity all around the world, said the Food and Agriculture Organisation Director. Jose...
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There’s no state in Nigeria without malnourished children – CS-SUNN

CIVIL Society Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) says every state in Nigeria has a problem of childhood malnutrition and government must step up efforts...

INFOGRAPHICS: Proof that child brides are likely to birth stunted children

  In a lot of campaigns against the handing out of girls to full-grown men in marriage, there is huge talk about how the education...

It is my responsibility to provide jobs and opportunities, says Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, says it is his responsibility — "as a business leader" — to provide jobs and opportunities to the people. However,...
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ANALYSIS: FG has cut funding for nutrition — and the consequences will be ‘long-lasting’

The Federal Government has cut funding for a nutritional programme designed to save thousands of lives among an estimated 2.5 million children suffering from...

TWO FACES OF MALNUTRITION (II): Urban children are suffering from adult diseases

In this second part of two articles on malnutrition in Nigeria, CHIKEZIE OMEJE reports that food choices and lifestyle changes are increasing obesity among...

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FG to end subsidy in June 2023, one month after Buhari’s exit

THE Federal Government has set a new date to end the payment of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). Minister...

Nigeria records over 200,000 Child Rights abuses complaints in one year

DOCUMENTS sourced by The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) show that...

Radio France Internationale offers fellowship

RADIO France Internationale (RFI) is inviting applications for the ninth edition of the Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon Fellowship.  The 2022 edition...

Mosquitoes: there’s malaria, plus 5 other diseases they pass on to humans

By Jaishree Raman, National Institute for Communicable Diseases and Shüné Oliver, National Institute for Communicable Diseases Most people instantly associate...

IATA slams Nigerian government over Emirates’ blocked funds

THE International Air Transport Association (IATA) has slammed the Nigerian government over its failure to help Emirates Airlines in...
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