Category welfare

Federal Government Exempts Sanitary Pads, 19 Other Staples From VAT Hike

Come Feburary 1 2020,  the new valued added tax (VAT) increase proposed by the  The Federal Government will take effect. President Muhammadu Buhari a couple of weeks ago signed the Finance Act to increase the government’s revenue base, this translates

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President Buhari Reiterates His Commitment To End Child Marriage

President Buhari yesterday, Thursday, January 16 reiterated his commitment towards ending child marriage in Nigeria. The President also said social inclusion is a key priority of his government with particular emphasis on the education of the girl child who is

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Celebrity Mum, Damilola Adegbite To Pay School Fees Of Children Of Single Mums (How To Apply)

Navigating the odds of single parenting is no mean feat, and most people can already tell what single mums go through to raise their kids as well as give them the right opportunities so they can compete favourably in the

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Star Actor, Lateef Adedimeji Tips Husbands On How To Treat Their Pregnant Or Menstruating Wives

Talented actor, Adedimeji Lateef,  has shared simple marital advice with men. The newlywed actor took to his instagram page to raise the consciousness of men to what he calls their responsibilities towards their pregnant or menstruating wives. According to the

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Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Advises Pregnant Women In The State On How To Access Free Health Care

Pregnant women resident in Ondo State can hope for significant succour when it comes to accessing free prenatal and postnatal healthcare. The State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has advised pregnant women to obtain residency cards in order to receive free access

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FG Laments How Low Immunisation Coverage Is Causing High Infant Mortality Rates

Nigeria, in the past few years has experienced some worsening of child mortality. The infant mortality rate evaluated at 100 per 1000 in 2003 was measured at 87 in 1990. The Federal Government has said that immunisation coverage in some

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Saudi Arabia’s Latest Law Protecting Women Is Laudable On All Fronts

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been touted as one of the most hostile civilisations in the world when it comes to the rights of women but all of that is changing as the country continues to make steady progress

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APT! First Lady, Bisi Fayemi Shares 10 Things Women Can Do To Stop People From Believing Women Are Their Own Worst Enemies

The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs. Bisi Adeleye Fayemi has listed a number of things women can do to stop people from repeating the awful refrain that ‘women are their own worst enemy’. The gender Specialist, Social Entrepreneur and Writer

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See How Healthcare Will Become More Accessible Following This New People-Centric Initiative By The Federal Government

Healthcare is soon to become more accessible as well as affordable following a new initiative of the Nigerian government. Localising healthcare is definitely one of the surestways to ensure access and affordability and the federal government has now decided to

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Expert, Dr Chris Nwan Counsels Women On Early Menopause & How Some Of Our Everyday Addictions Triggers It

A general medical practitioner with St Bernadeth Hospital, Ikorodu, Lagos, shared this piece to create awareness about early menopause and what triggers it. According to Dr Chris Nwan, addiction to drugs, alcohol, and others triggers early menopause. Menopause is the

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Why Nigerian Courts Should Enforce A Law That Majorly Favour Women After A Divorce – According to Joro Olumofin

Popular Nigerian relationship doctor, Joro Olumofin has called for a law to be implemented in Nigeria which will see women leave with a significant portion of their husband’s fortune in the event that a divorce ever takes place. The relationship

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Why I Handed Over Nigeria’s Treasury To Women- President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated his preference for women when it comes to trusting anyone with the economic and financial operations of the country. The president first remarked about why it is important for him to have women

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Adeoye Oyewole Stresses On The Role Of WorkPlace In Mental Health

A large proportion of our time is spent at work as adults and this makes our experience at the workplace predictive of our overall well-being. According to a Lagos based consultant psychiatrist in his piece for the Punch Newspapers, Dr

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Nigerian Activist, Thotiana, Implicates Healthcare Workers And Pastors In The Suffering Of Victims Of Domestic Violence

A Nigerian activist, Thotiana, has narrated her many experiences in the course of her advocacy for victims of domestic violence and child abuse in Nigeria, and it is anything but savoury. The activist took to her Twitter handle, @ChiefWitxh to

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NAPTIP DG, Dame Julie Okah Gives Details On The Gruesome Realities Of Nigerian Women Trapped In Mali

Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah – Donli, has alerted the nation and the entire Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament of the imminent xenophobic attack on

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Is Family Travel On Same Aircraft Too Much Risk To Take? Various Case Studies Unearthed

Through records of ill-fated air crashes over the years, there have been instances of whole families or almost all members of a family perishing in an accident. Suffice it to say that in some quarters, people are asking if it

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Why This Foreign Wife Married To A Nigerian Husband Is Threatening To Go Back Home| Video

Interracial marriages are not uncommon amongst us, and it’s been so for many years. As a matter of fact, there are interracial couples who have celebrated 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, 10, etc. years of marriage, together and all have

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Four Nigerians Who Forced Girls Into Prostitution & Diabolism Arrested In Italy

A few days ago, the pathetic story of Blessing Obuson, the 19-year old Nigerian girl who was almost sold for $30,000 in Russia broke out. (Read Here) Fresh reports have it that Italian authorities have arrested four Nigerian citizens accused

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Adopted Girl, Faith, Busted After Staging Own Abduction With Boyfriend | Video

A 300 level student of the Oduduwa University (OUI), Ile-Ife, Osun State; identified as Faith has been caught in the very act. Story has it that Faith staged her own abduction with her boyfriend (names unknown), and the two of

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Nigerian Man Recounts How He Changed His Mother’s Story Following Her Emotional Sacrifices

In a lengthy but worth reading post, a Nigerian man based in the U.S took to Twitter to narrate a moving story of how being able to take care of his selfless, prayerful and hard working mom -after all her

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Late Little Beniah’s Father, Monday Agoboye Gives Back To Charity, Starts A Foundation In His Name

Recall the story of little Benaiah and his father, Monday Agoboye? The man whose son had health complications? The one who needed N15m but magnanimous Nigerians surpassed his expectations by giving N70m within 48 hours? Read up here, here, and

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Keabetswe Jan, The 18-Year Old Girl Behind The Trending Tweet, “O jewa ke eng?” Unveiled

‘O jewa ke eng?’ When do you intend to get up and do that good deed that has been tugging at your heart for humanity? When do you want to start making impact and stop occupying space? When do you

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How Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Impressively Transformed A Widow’s Home In Four Days | Photos

Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has done impressively well in the life of a widow, Mrs Folashade Chijioke through her ‘Give and Let Give Initiative’. To wrap up the year 2018, the beautiful actress helped to renovate the home of the

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From Being A Houseboy To Fulfillment, Man, Zion Oshiobugie Narrates Role His Former Boss Played In His Grass To Grace Story

Zion Oshiobugie, a Nigerian, has taken to his Facebook page to publicly acknowledge his former boss, Engr Nnamdi Onyeka and his wife, Dr. Mrs. Stephanie Onyeka, who though employed him as a houseboy 14-years ago, never treated him as one. Oshiobugie thanked

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How Scammer Got Busted By Twitter Users After He Shared Photo Of A Sick Child Requesting For Financial Support

The moment a twitter user with handle, Michael Uzo @MichaelUzo16 who had intentions of scamming people got busted. Michael Uzo had taken to Twitter to share photo of a sick child with a phoney doctor’s report to aid his claim

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