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See FG’s 5-year Plan To Reduce Hunger & Curb Stunting Rate Among Children Under-5

A five-year nutrition action plan that will help to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the country has been approved by the federal government. According to the spokesman to the Vice President Laolu Akande, the plan was approved by the National Council on Nutrition

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Women Exchanged Sex For Food During Lockdown – CAN President, Samson Ayokunle

It has now been revealed that some men and women exchanged sex for food during the COVID-19-induced lockdown. Speaking on Thursday in Abuja at the launch of its 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the Christian Association of Nigeria

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Nigeria To Access COVID-19 Vaccine In 2021- Dr. Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria and other African countries will be able to access COVID-19 vaccines from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021. Okonjo-Iweala who is currently the African Union Special Envoy on mobilizing

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Gender Based Violence: First Lady, Aisha Buhari Bemoans The Plight Of Nigerian Women

First Lady Aisha Buhari has called for strategic partnership to end the raising cases of Gender-Based Violence against women and girls in Nigeria. She made the call on Friday at a Seminar to mark the 2020 United Nations Women’s Campaign

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“In China, you can’t have more than one child”- Governor Akeredolu Advocates Population Control Policy

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has advocated for the enactment of population law as one of the ways of curbing the worrisome spate of youth unemployment across the country. The Governor spoke at the ‘Summit On Youth Unemployment, #ENDSARS and

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See Pakistan’s Progressive New Law Against Rape Offenders That’s Likely To Improve Quality Of Life For Women In The Country

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan has reportedly approved in principle a law on chemical castration of rapists in the country. Local reports said Mr. Khan approved the law which would also fast track sexual assault cases during a federal cabinet

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Lagos Violence: Linda Ikeji To Assist Female Entrepreneurs Whose Businesses Were Looted | See How To Apply

Successful blogger and mum-of-one, Linda Ikeji has promised to offer help to female entrepreneurs whose businesses were looted during the crisis that followed the End SARS protests in Lagos state. The Linda Ikeji Media CEO called on female business owners

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Why Members Of Same Family Can’t Get COVID-19 Relief Cash Disbursements

Members from the same family cannot receive money from the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme ongoing in many states, the Federal Government clarified on Tuesday. It also stated that a total of 279 trucks of grains had been deployed to the

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COVID-19: Lagos State Government Waives Medical Bills For Pregnancy & Maternity Cases All Through The Month Of April

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the state government would be offering free medical services to pregnant women and other persons with health emergencies in the state all through the month of April. While speaking at a press

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COVID-19: Federal Government Begins Cash Transfer To Poorest Households

Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq, says the Federal government has begun cash transfer to the poorest households in the country to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Farouk announced this at a press

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BREAKING: President Buhari Imposes Restrictions On Lagos And Two Other States In A Bid To Curb COVID-19

In a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, President Buhari has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State. The president made the announcement during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. He said that the curfew will begin

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South African Mum, Nicola Siyo Who Lived In Nigeria For Two Years Has This To Say About Nigerian Women

Siyo who had a messy split from Nigeria’s music executive, Ubi was responding to Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Instagram post on International Women’s Day, where Chimamanda decried the double standards of society in favour of men and against women.

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Eight UK Schools Shut Down As 18 Others Send Pupils And Staff Home Over Coronavirus Fears

Eight UK schools have been shut down for ‘deep cleaning’ and 18 more have sent pupils and staff into quarantine at home after half term ski trips to coronavirus-hit Italy. Despite a plea from the Public Health of England to

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Kano State Government Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a giant step in the right direction and banned street begging in the state on Tuesday. The Governor said the action is to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary

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Singer, Simi Makes Unrelenting Case For Feminism

Nigerian songstress, Simisola Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi took to Twitter to encourage men and women to embrace feminism and push forward the argument that will eventually put women in their rightful position and will no longer allow society to

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Happy News: FG Begins The Implementation Of New NYSC Allowance

The Nigerian Government has approved and begun the implementation of  the payment of the new allowance for serving corp members. Shuaibu Ibrahim, a brigadier general and the director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of

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Breaking: Lagos State Government Bans Tricycles, Motorcycles, Including Opay & Gokada From Operating In Many Parts Of The State

The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of motorcycle riders popularly known as Okada riders and tricycle riders in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) and 10 major highways across the State. Also banned

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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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