Stakeholders working with adolescents in Lagos State has charged parents to initiate early sexuality education for youths as well as adolescents in order to reduce deaths from unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortions.
Speaking to journalists at an event in Lagos, the Executive Director, Youth E [...]
Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari sent correspondence to the Senate requesting for N242.4 billion for the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct the 2019 general e [...]
Worried by the Maternal Mortality Rate, MMR, in Nigeria, a medical doctor with the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Dr Olufunke Olamigoke, has said the country accounts for 14% of global maternal deaths, with 10 countries with the highest maternal mortality in Africa.
Speaking to [...]
Family planning is a common problem with developing countries due to low uptake of modern contraception as this is a major cause of geometric increase in population.
One of the ways the population can be controlled is through the use of birth control using modern [...]
In our society, planning a family is attributed to couples but studies have shown that, planning early in life even as an adolescent will curb unplanned pregnancy, reduce maternal mortality as a result of unsafe abortions.
Young people need not just family planning but also life planning as it [...]
… As STOAN, MWUN Others Commend Agency
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the maritime industry as the Agency organised a meeting of the employers and labour unions in the marit [...]
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has reiterated its commitment towards ending Violence Against Children, VAC, by 2030, as it urged stakeholders to create safe spaces for children.
In a statement made available to our correspondent by the UNICEF Lagos Communications Officer, Mrs [...]
One Voice, a coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs, has condemned the death penalty as enshrined in the Hate Speech Bill before the National Assembly.
The coalition is of the opinion that instead of a Hate Speech Bill, there are other extant laws that take care of bad utterances in [...]
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