Ijeoma UKAZU

Xenophobic attacks by South African criminal gangs

In the last few months, some Nigerians in various South African Cities are increasingly coming under violent attacks by South African Criminal street gangs. With these attacks, Nigerians in South Africa are now afraid for their lives and property.

The attacks and killings are happening most of [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019


With no birth registration, bleak future for Nigerian children

The future looks bleak for children whose births were not registered as no official record could claim they are citizens of Nigeria, hence, their access to basic services is under threat.

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 08 September 2019


Ikorodu women: How family planning spared our lives

Interacting with some women in family planning clinic visit at Ita Elewa Primary Healthcare Centre, a flagship Centre in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos state shows a high level of awareness with regards to family planning.

Majority of the women whom our correspondent interacted with rev [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019


My husband doesn’t like condoms, prefers abortion, housewife reveals

"I have done like five abortions. My husband doesn't like using condoms. He says it is not pleasurable and I don't like all these family planning method because of the ugly stories I have heard. I am scared of side effects," said Mrs Chioma Ugbochi, 38, housewife, resident in Magodo [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


Why open defecation thrives in Ibadan - Traders

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open markets are prone to abuse and this is because some people inhabit in the place after trading has ended and sellers return home with their goods.

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Fri, 09 August 2019


Curbing needless maternal deaths from unsafe abortion

Historically, women around the world have tried to end unwanted pregnancies whether abortion is legal or not, often jeopardizing their safety and health by self-inducing or seeking a dangerous illegal procedure.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 04 August 2019


Family planning: Low Support Of Men Pose’ Barrier In Badagry Community

Men’s participation is crucial to the success of family planning programs as it's associated with better outcomes in reproductive health such as contraceptive acceptance, continuation, as well as safer sexual behaviors.

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Sun, 07 July 2019


Create state nutrition agencies, champions urge governors

Nutrition Champions recently trained by the Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN, has called on state governors to establish nutrition agencies that would coordinate its activities in the State.

The Nutrition Champions who made the call in Ilorin, Kwara State at a three day wo [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


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