Ijeoma UKAZU

HIV/AIDS: Urgent Need For Local Fund Commitment

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World AIDS Day, WAD, on December 1, stakeholders say the Nigerian government needs to commit local resources to tackle the HIV/AIDS pandemic, squarely.

Currently, donor funds are dwindling and it rests on the Nigerian government to find [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


Africa Loses US$25 Billion To Malnutrition Annually - Adesina

President of the Africa Development Bank AfDB, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that Africa loses about US$25 billion annually to malnutrition.

In a statement made available to our correspondent, Adesina made this revelation in Abidjan at the 2017 Global Gathering to review progress in tackling m [...]

Wed, 29 November 2017


Recession: Expert calls for prompt action to curb child, maternal death

As recession bites harder, president of National Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Chapter, Dr. Afolabi Akinkunmi,has said that prompt measures need to be put in place to curb child and maternal mortality in Nigeria.

Akinkunmi, who is a trained gynaecolog [...]

Wed, 21 December 2016


CSO’s call for proactive judiciary

In a bid to strengthening the judiciary in the country, Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of One VOICE in collaboration with Human Rights Law Service, HURILAWS, has called on the government to ensure a proactive judiciary.

Making this known in Lagos during a media parley, the Senior L [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


CSO’s call for proactive judiciary

In a bid to strengthening the judiciary in the country, Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of One VOICE in collaboration with Human Rights Law Service, HURILAWS, has called on the government to ensure a proactive judiciary.

Making this known in Lagos during a media parley, the Se [...]

Thu, 10 November 2016


Mothers nutrition key in malnutrition fight – Nestlé

As the rate of malnutrition continues to affect the growth and development of the Nigerian child, Nestlé Nigeria has called on pregnant as well as nursing mothers to feed on adequate nutrient that are beneficial.

Speaking to journalists at the Nestlé media workshop on 'Good Nu [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


6 out of 10 children in Nigeria experience violation - NPC

A survey by National Population Commission, NPC, has lamented the high prevalence of violence against children, showing that six out of 10 children in Nigeria experience some form of violation.

Addressing journalists at a two-day media dialogue organised by the United Nations Children's Fun [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


Telecom operators faults NCC’s 2.6GHz spectrum auction

Some telecommunication operators in the country said they stayed away from the recent auction for spectrum license, to protest what they believe was pre-arranged to allow big operators win the license.
The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, had in June this year, announced MTN Nigeria as th [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016


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