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Women in Agriculture: How communal crisis set back my farming business — Farmer Susan Godwin’s farm was burnt down during a communal crisis and says restoring the farm has been an uphill task since then.

Susan Godwin was in Lafia in 2013, helping her daughter nurse her newborn baby, when she received the news that her house and 30-heactare farm back home in Tudun Adebu had been burnt down during an intercommunal conflict in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

 

Sun, 17 January 2021


30 years of pain. Sometimes, I feel like ending it all - Victim of Lymphatic Filariasis

As flourishing as her business was, Madam Bilikis Asimiu, a hard-working woman, would have gone farther in life but for her condition- Lymphatic Filariasis, one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases, she had to depend on people to get by daily.

 

Tue, 17 November 2020


Relics of #EndSARS protests in FCT

All over the world, issues of police brutality have become worrisome with the subject often times attracting wide spread protest and sometimes and opportunity to discuss established societal ills.

 

 

 

 

Tue, 10 November 2020


In Lagos, wasting, stunting among under 5 children, a time bomb

As a matter of urgency, the Lagos state government needs to scale up nutrition interventions in order to save under-five children in the state from stunting and wasting.

 

 

 

Mon, 02 November 2020


Sustaining UNICEF’s GEP3 legacies in Katsina

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over 1,000 teachers from 12 local governments received training on Reading and Numeracy Activities, RANA; while 292 schools in 9 local governments witnessed improved girls’ enrolment under G4G, and over 1,000 [...]

Thu, 29 October 2020


Katsina, UNICEF and GEP3 legacy of improved enrolment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eight years, 2012 – 2020, after the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, commenced implementation of the Girls Education Programme, GEP3, in [...]

Sat, 24 October 2020


How UNICEF’s G4G is transforming girls’ education in Katsina

So far, 292 schools have witnessed astounding surge in girls’ enrolment and over 10,000 girls and 3700 members of Mothers Association received series of training on leadership and life skills in 9 local governments under UNICEF’s G4G programme. As the project winds down in December 202 [...]

Fri, 23 October 2020


Malnutrition: Need to address Nigeria’s food shortage

Recently, the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has said that by June and August this year about seven million Nigerians would experience food shortage.

 

The food crisis according to FAO would be experienced in the FCT and 15 northern states; Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe, Benu [...]

Tue, 20 October 2020


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