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Why Benue govt should sign up on OGP- Rommy Mom

Barr. Rommy Mom is the president of Lawyers Alert, member, Police Service Commission and Civil Societies' Open Government Partnership, OGP, Steering Committee chairman in Benue State. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer's SCHOLASTICA JOSEPH, Mom, who is leading the campaign for t [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


Nutritional deficit: The challenge before the Nigerian child

A new report of a commission convened by the World Health Organisation, WHO, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and medical journal, The Lancet, notes that out of 180 countries, Nigeria is ranked 174 on child survival, health, nutrition and education.

 

Sun, 23 February 2020


Chukwuemeka Ike: The Nigerian king who served Toads for Supper

Nigerian author Chukwuemeka Ike, who died last month at the age of 88, helped define Nigerian culture, but never received the international acclaim he deserved, writes the BBC's Nduka Orjinmo in Lagos.

 

 

 

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Sun, 09 February 2020


Genital mutilation does not make a girl “clean” - Experts

Some cultural ideals of femininity and modesty especially in Africa notes that, girls are clean and beautiful after removal of body parts that are considered unclean, hence the practice of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM.
The girl-child is considered unfeminine until mutilated as it is belief to [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Birth registration: A case for Nigeria’s ’invisible’, uncounted children

"I have never seen a birth certificate. My accurate birth date is unknown as my mother cannot remember the exact date she gave birth to me.

 

 

 

 

 

"Just recently, when I wan [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


Growing fire incidence in FCT

Despite efforts by government and private individuals to curb the rate of fire incidents across the country, the task still remains a herculean task as cases of fire outbreaks are daily recorded in Nigeria.

In the nation’s capital alone, sta [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


Auschwitz: Searching for traces of my grandfather

The Nazi death camp site at Auschwitz-Birkenau is especially bleak in January. My grandfather was murdered there and it took my mother decades before she was ready to visit.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 26 January 2020


Women stand for family planning to unsafe abortion in Ibadan

Research has shown that, family planning helps in reducing the need for unsafe abortion as well as the rate of unintended pregnancies.

 

 

 

According to World Health Organization, family planning enables women [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


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