Ijeoma UKAZU

Global Gag Rule: Implications For Women In Nigeria

March of each year is set aside to celebrate women worldwide as pillars who despite gender disparity strife to make headway in life.

A common saying, "educate a woman or girl child, you educate a nation" resonates strongly, but sadly, most issues concerning the girl-child is relegated [...]

Wed, 07 March 2018


LG Autonomy... State assemblies lets Nigeria down,Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed disappointment over the failure of state legislatures to grant autonomy to local government in the ongoing constitution amendment.
Receiving the returns of the voting by states houses of assembly on the Constitutio [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


HIV/AIDS: Urgent Need For Local Fund Commitment

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World AIDS Day, WAD, on December 1, stakeholders say the Nigerian government needs to commit local resources to tackle the HIV/AIDS pandemic, squarely.

Currently, donor funds are dwindling and it rests on the Nigerian government to find [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


Africa Loses US$25 Billion To Malnutrition Annually - Adesina

President of the Africa Development Bank AfDB, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that Africa loses about US$25 billion annually to malnutrition.

In a statement made available to our correspondent, Adesina made this revelation in Abidjan at the 2017 Global Gathering to review progress in tackling m [...]

Wed, 29 November 2017


Recession: Expert calls for prompt action to curb child, maternal death

As recession bites harder, president of National Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Chapter, Dr. Afolabi Akinkunmi,has said that prompt measures need to be put in place to curb child and maternal mortality in Nigeria.

Akinkunmi, who is a trained gynaecolog [...]

Wed, 21 December 2016


CSO’s call for proactive judiciary

In a bid to strengthening the judiciary in the country, Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of One VOICE in collaboration with Human Rights Law Service, HURILAWS, has called on the government to ensure a proactive judiciary.

Making this known in Lagos during a media parley, the Senior L [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


CSO’s call for proactive judiciary

In a bid to strengthening the judiciary in the country, Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of One VOICE in collaboration with Human Rights Law Service, HURILAWS, has called on the government to ensure a proactive judiciary.

Making this known in Lagos during a media parley, the Se [...]

Thu, 10 November 2016


Mothers nutrition key in malnutrition fight – Nestlé

As the rate of malnutrition continues to affect the growth and development of the Nigerian child, Nestlé Nigeria has called on pregnant as well as nursing mothers to feed on adequate nutrient that are beneficial.

Speaking to journalists at the Nestlé media workshop on 'Good Nu [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


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