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NIMASA ADVOCATES BETTER LIVING CONDITIONS FOR DOCK LABOUR

… 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 [...]

Mon, 18 June 2018


UNICEF to end violence against children by 2030

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 [...]

Mon, 28 May 2018


One Voice coalition rejects death penalty for hate speech

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 [...]

Mon, 23 April 2018


Family Planning: Addressing the myths, misconceptions

Globally, family planning is known to curb maternal and child mortality as well as improve economic status of the family and country at large.

With the current economic challenges bedeviling the nation, a lot of parents are out of job and cannot afford to birth children they cannot cater for.

Mon, 23 April 2018


Tackling Under 5 Mortality Through Safe Water, Sanitation

Water is essential commodity in everyday affair and should be suitable for drinking, hence, both rural and urban dwellers deserve clean and hygienic water as well as a healthy environment.

In Nigeria, the need for improved water source in rural and urban areas to avoid water-borne diseases espe [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Safe Abortion For Adolescents And Implications Of GGR

There is no doubt that the reintroduction of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the ‘Global Gag Rule,’ (GGR) by President Donald Trump of the United States is increasingly having widespread deadly toll on adolescents seeking for reproductive health services.

GGR is an executive o [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


NDDC Distributes Fertilizers to Farmers

The Niger Delta Development Commission has flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs, comprising organic liquid fertilizer and soil conditioner, to farmers in Akwa Ibom State. 

Addressing farmers at the commencement of the distribution of the agricultural inputs, at the NDDC Akwa [...]

Sun, 18 March 2018


Vaccination: Lagos targets 3.6mn children for measles

In order to curb child mortality resulting from measles infection, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Primary Health Care Board (LSPHCB), Dr. Iyabo Are, has said that the state targets to reach 3.6 million children for vaccination.

Speaking to journalists at an event organised by LSPHCB with [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


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