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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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Over 165 million Nigerians need treatment for Neglected Tropical Diseases – Study

OVER 165 million Nigerians, representing 84 per cent of the country's population, currently need treatment for Neglected Tropical Diseases...

Amotekun arrests man for raping 2 minors in Osogbo

THE Osun State Western Security Network, also known as Amotekun Corps, have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping two...

Naira redesign: Atiku calls for extension of January 31 deadline

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend...

Naira redesign: Ganduje asks Buhari to postpone Kano visit over ‘untold hardship’

KANO State governor Abdullahi Ganduje has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to postpone his official visit to the state. Ganduje made...

Two years after he was killed, Pelumi’s family says corpse yet to be released

THE family of Pelumi Onifade has said the Lagos State government has not released his corpse for burial two...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...
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