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CS-SUNN urges Ambode on improved nutrition funding

In a bid to tackling malnutrition in the country, the Civil Society Scaling -Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN, a not- for- profit organisation has called on Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State to improve on the nutrition policy as well as funding of the state.

Addressing health journalists [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Stakeholders Charge Parents On Adolescents Sexuality Education

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 [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


N242bn for 2019 elections? Nigerians query

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Maternal mortality: Nigeria bears 14% of global burden

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 [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Controlling Population Explosion Using Modern Contraception

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 [...]

Fri, 03 August 2018


Adolescents Early Planning, Key To Better Life

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 [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


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


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