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UNFPA launches campaign against gender inequality

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Nigeria has launched the “Promote My Sister” campaign against all forms of gender inequality. In an event which...

Nigeria, others yet to sign treaty making secondary education free by 2025 – UNAIDS

ONLY ten African countries, out of 54, have signed a treaty seeking to make education free for all up to secondary school by 2025,...

NSCDC moves to stop violence against women in Cross River

THE Cross River State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said it would no longer tolerate violence against women...
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72% of Nigeria’s health budget spent on salaries, running offices in 11 years

NIGERIA has spent 72 per cent of its health sector budgets to pay salaries and run offices in the past 11 years. Data from the Budget...

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...

UNFPA commissions expanded fistula care centre in Sokoto 

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has commissioned the rehabilitated Goronyo General Hospital operating theatre and patient ward in Sokoto. A similar project was also...
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4.1 million girls at risk of female genital mutilation – UN

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says about 4.1 million girls are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) this year globally. Monica Ferro, the...

More than a third of women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence , says UN

MORE than a third of women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives, according to a joint UN...

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Nekede Poly to punish lady who claimed she graduated through ‘sex for grades’

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, has vowed to punish a graduate who claimed in a viral video...

Police stray bullet injures one as APC rally turns violent in Ekiti

A POLICE stray bullet hit one person after violence broke out at a rally of the All Progressives Congress...

No single govt can solve Nigeria’s problems – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says that solving Nigeria's problem requires successive governments to build on what has been in place. Buhari...

$1.32m fraud: Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Senatorial candidate

THE absence of the defense counsel has stalled the arraignment of the Kano Central Senatorial candidate of the All...

NCDC warns of high risk of Lassa fever transmission

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the country is at a very high risk of increased...
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Here are 11 Nigerian firms, contractors blacklisted by World Bank in 2022

The World Bank blacklisted at least, 11 Nigerian firms...

Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa amid rising xenophobia

TWO Nigerian nationals were reportedly killed in Johannesburg, South...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

NIGERIANS in the Diaspora have been excluded from the...

How Aguiyi-Ironsi was killed – Sani Bello, former ADC

SANI Bello, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to Nigeria's first military...

Ballot or bullet: Inside South-East Nigeria, ahead of 2023 election

DATELINE: Enugu, South-East Nigeria, Monday, January 9, 2023. It...
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