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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.

 

 

 

 

 

Me [...]

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


Primary healthcare and need for legislative intervention

The major role of primary health care is to provide continuous and comprehensive care to patients in order to attain better health services for all.

The delivery of quality primary health care services can have a large impact on the health of Nigerians.

Mon, 23 December 2019


Is stress good or bad? It’s actually both

A 100-year-old ‘law’ suggests stress can be both an intellectual and physical performance enhancer – but only up to a point. So how can you find the sweet spot?

 

 

 

 

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Sat, 14 December 2019


Persons with disability: Breaking barriers, without exceptions

 

 

 

 

 

About three million of the population in Lagos State are Persons with Disabilities, PwDs, who are mostly neglected, excluded and unable to access basic services including education, hea [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


Family planning: Government needs to do more- Marie Stopes

With the 2019 budget for family planning, FP, reduced by 90 percent, the unexpected turn of events according to stakeholders is a call for government to pay more attention to family planning.

 

The slashed budget is in contrast to the Government of Ni [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


How women, girls pro-laws poorly implemented in Nigeria

Despite alarming statistics of Violence Against Women and Girls, VAWG, it is sad that there is poor implementation of laws protecting women and girls against abuse in Nigeria.

 

 

Also unfortunately, the country has achieve [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


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