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Nigeria Has The Highest Number Of Out-of-School Children-UNESCO

One would assume that Nigeria should by now be better positioned to provide access to education to children of all ages, as well as have measures in place to enforce strict laws for the compliance of parents and children where

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Researchers Highlight Barriers To Breast Cancer Treatment In Nigeria

A new study has provided insights into the barriers breast cancer patients face in Nigeria. Findings from the study, titled, ‘Access to care and financial burden for patients with breast cancer in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria’, were presented at the

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Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, Announces Deadline for Flushing Out Unqualified Teachers From Classrooms

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono,while monitoring the May Diet of the Teachers Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) organised by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) in Abuja on Saturday made a commendable declaration as he announced plans by

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Rape Survivor, Tope Delano, Reveals What Hurts Most About Being A Rape Victim In A Country Like Nigeria

Nigerian writer and rape survivor, Tope Delano, has shared her thoughts on what hurts the most about being a rape victim in Nigeria. The 32-year old who has been an unmistakable voice in the fight against sexual and domestic abuse

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President Muhammadu Buhari Reveals Why He Has Been Appointing Women To Head Nigeria’s Treasury

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed there’s a special reason he has been appointing women to head Nigeria’s treasury since his administration came into power in 2015. The president made the revelation on Wednesday when he received some representatives of Nigerian women on

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Children’s Day: UNICEF Launches Campaign On Children’s Rights In Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has launched a campaign to create awareness about the rights of children in the Nigerian society. The campaign tagged, ‘For every child, every right’, is to draw attention to children’s right. UNICEF’s new Country

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BREAKING: Nigerian Government Secures Release Of Girl Facing Execution, Zainab Aliyu, From Saudi Detention

There is good news after the unfortunate encounter of the Nigerian student, Zainab Aliyu, who has been detained in Saudi Arabia since December 26, on suspicion that she is a drug trafficker. The detained woman faced execution by the Saudi

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See How Nigeria Ranks Among Other Countries Of The World On Life Expectancy According To The UN

It may or may not come as a surprise considering the standard of living, amenities and opportunities available to the average Nigerian but the United Nations (UN), has revealed that Nigeria’s life expectancy is the third lowest in the world

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Falz’s Manager, Femisoro Ajayi Dishes On Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Have Their Kids In Nigeria… Do You Agree?

Lamenting about the situation of the country on social media, a Nigerian musician, Falz’s manager, Femisoro Ajayi, is advising parents to make plans to acquire a second citizenship for their children. Ajayie advised that Nigerians who have the means should

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157 Children From Nigeria, Others Among 220 Rescued Human Trafficking Victims

Parents have been encouraged to be more vigilant and protective of their kids with the increasing spate of human trafficking of vulnerable children. This comes after 157 children from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, and Togo were among the 220 human

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BREAKING: FG of Nigeria Announces Implementation Of New Minimum Wage Is In Effect

It’s been a long time coming and Nigerian workers finally can heave a sigh of relief as the federal government under  President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the immediate implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage. The law according

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Nigerian Dad Mustapha Bulama, Advocates Teaching Kids Ethnic Tolerance And It Is A Success

A Nigerian dad from the northern extraction, Mustapha Bulama started a Twitter thread where he shared a photo of his son dressed in a Igbo attire for his school’s cultural day. He said his son made him buy the traditional

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Cubana Boss, Chibuike Okechukwu, Counts His Achievement As A Dad And It’s Not What You Would Expect

Nigerian dad, Chibuike Okechukwu famed among celebrities and night life lovers for his Cubana hospitality business has taken to Instagram to mention his greatest achievement as a father and it is not what you would expect. READ ALSO: 21 Years After

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Egg Freezing: Everything You Need To Know About Putting Your Fertility On Ice

Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is a process in which a woman’s eggs (oocytes) are extracted, frozen and stored as a method to preserve reproductive potential in women of reproductive age, who wish to postpone pregnancy to a later date –

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Political Activist And Dad, Mazi Chima Amadi, Recounts How His Love Of Country Claimed His 5-Day-Old Son

A Nigerian dad and political activist, Mazi Chima Amadi has recounted with regrets, the loss of his 5-day-old baby; over what he described as an unflinching love of country. READ ALSO: “I Am In Deep Pain!”- High Chief, Kehinde Kalejaiye, Narrates

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Nigerian Singer And Mum-Of-Two, Di’ja, Makes A Shocking Find About Nigeria’s Age Of Consent

The recent social media uproar over the marriage of a minor in Anambra state to a mentally unstable man, may have led Nigerian singer and mum-of-two, Di’ja to curiously take to the search engine giant, Google, to find out about Nigeria’s

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Nigeria’s Hairiest Woman, Queen Okafor, Has A Question For Eligible Bachelors

The manifestation of male patterned, coarse type hairs in women as is presented by Nigeria’s hairiest woman, Queen Okafor,  is called hirsutism in medical terms, and is often associated with elevated testosterone levels. Everyone has a chapter they don’t read

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Ways To Give Your Child A Treat This Holidays Without Breaking The Bank

The holidays are here again, the kids are around a lot more and the general atmosphere is merry. With the holidays, come a lot of pressure on parents to keep it fun and memorable, particularly for the kids. READ ALSO: 5

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Nigerian ‘Rubber-Kids’ Featured On BBC

Two Nigerian siblings, Mercy and Agumadu Victor aged 8 and 9 years old respectively have earned themselves a feature on the platform of media giant, BBC. READ ALSO: 12-Year-Old Ventriloquist, Darci Lynne Wins America’s Got Talent 2017 The rubber boy and

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Nigeria Makes 2018 List Of Most Dangerous Countries For Women | See Why

The Thomson Reuters Foundation named India as the world’s most dangerous country for women in a survey of global experts released on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Nigeria alongside countries like Afghanistan, Somalia and the United States also made it to

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Mikel Obi’s Russian partner Olga Diyachenko Writes About Nigerian Women

Olga Diyachenko, the Russian  partner of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi and their twin daughters Ava and Mia are currently in Nigeria for a visit. Olga who is visiting for the first time, took to her Instagram page to reveal

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How Nigerian Women Prevented Two Million Unwanted Pregnancies In 2018 – ICFP

The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) is currently underway in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference co-hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is scheduled to end today, 15th of

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Why Nigeria is Ranked 9th Most Dangerous Country For Women

Nigeria has been ranked the ninth most dangerous country to be a woman, according to a United States Thomson Reuters survey. Punch reports that Nigeria made the list alongside India, which tops the list, DR Congo, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Somalia,

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FG Declares Monday, Oct. 3 As Public Holiday To Mark 56th Independence Anniversary

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 3 as public holiday to celebrate the country’s 56th Independence Day anniversary. The holiday was announced in a statement released on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General

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Amanda Kirby Okoye: What Motivated My Relocation From The UK To Nigeria With My Boys

Until I became a mum, relocation to Nigeria was a dream I was never able to realize. I did everything to achieve it, even marrying a Nigerian man, based in Nigeria, but it just didn’t work. I recall in the

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