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Dying for Lack of Folic Acid, Zinc and Iron

Each morning, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, Wife of the President of Nigeria wakes up with a picture of women and children struggling through challenges of hunger and sickness, having to choose between food and medication, sometimes losing both, battling lack of education and harmful cultural practi [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Trump GGR Maternal reproductive health in Nigeria at risk

There is growing concern among analysts, stakeholders, including mothers over the undermining effects of President Donald Trump’s policy, commonly referred to as the Global Gag Rule (GGR) on Nigeria’s reproductive and overall health goals.

Investigations have shown that the alarming [...]

Thu, 10 May 2018


Family Planning: Addressing the myths, misconceptions

Globally, family planning is known to curb maternal and child mortality as well as improve economic status of the family and country at large.

With the current economic challenges bedeviling the nation, a lot of parents are out of job and cannot afford to birth children they cannot cater for.

Mon, 23 April 2018


Tackling Under 5 Mortality Through Safe Water, Sanitation

Water is essential commodity in everyday affair and should be suitable for drinking, hence, both rural and urban dwellers deserve clean and hygienic water as well as a healthy environment.

In Nigeria, the need for improved water source in rural and urban areas to avoid water-borne diseases espe [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Safe Abortion For Adolescents And Implications Of GGR

There is no doubt that the reintroduction of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the ‘Global Gag Rule,’ (GGR) by President Donald Trump of the United States is increasingly having widespread deadly toll on adolescents seeking for reproductive health services.

GGR is an executive o [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


Nigeria and the Nadir of Power

 

Following the ‘unconditional release of 104 girls by Boko Haram last Wednesday and the reactions that have continued to trail the “morality” of the terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, raises some posers surrounding how t [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Dapchi, like Chibok, a systemic conspiracy?

With the abduction of 110 girls from Government Girls Technical College Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018 by Boko Haram terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, takes a look at the unfortunate development and wonders if like the Chibok saga, it is a systemic conspiracy?< [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


AMMC clears roadside traders, illegal park at Area 1

By Austine ELEMUE   In continuation of its cleaning exercise, the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, had last week cleared illegal structures in Area 1, Garki, Abuja.  

In particular, AMMC officials stormed and cleared illegal structures and sites used for roadside trading a [...]

Sat, 17 February 2018


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