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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


Child Rights @30: The demands of improved healthcare, education

As Nigeria joins the world to mark the anniversary of the Child Right Convention, CRC @30, young persons has demanded for improved healthcare, education across board from the Federal government.

 

 

The youths said, for Nigeria to achieve [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


Nigeria’s tortuous child rights journey

The Nigerian child daily bears a burden occasioned with mirage of issues from rape, violence ranging from; domestic, sexual, physical, emotional amongst others.

Children today faces neglect, abandonment and are still disadvantaged in accessing the basics of life due them.

Sun, 10 November 2019


Birth registration: Why most Nigerian children are left out

Though Birth registration is the first step towards recognizing a child’s inalienable right as a human being, unfortunately, millions of children in Nigeria whose birth were not registered often times have been denied or violated of their rights as it goes unnoticed.

 

Sun, 03 November 2019


Mentorship for young medical professionals will tackle brain drain- Ajayi

Worried by the high rate of medical professionals leaving Nigeria to countries to seek better pay and work conditions, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi say, mentorship of these young professionals would tackle brain drain experienced in the country.

Founder and [...]

Sat, 19 October 2019


As the Nigerian child suffers from severe acute malnutrition...

With the increasing cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, in the North Eastern region of Nigeria, stakeholders say there is an urgent need for intervention to stem the tide.

Malnutrition has serious and permanent consequences in the growth and development of children, if not timely identifie [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


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As condemnation continues to trail the manhandling of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the State Security Service, SSS, last Friday at the Federal H [...]

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