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WHO Supports Government To Curb Gender-Based Violence

WHO Supports Government To Curb Gender-Based Violence

World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria has ramped up partnerships with the Nigerian government to improve awareness on the health challenges of violence against women and the importance of health sector response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV), particularly in the northeast, where thousands of conflict-displaced persons are receiving humanitarian aid. In 2019, WHO assisted in creating awareness […]

Nigeria Remains China’s 3rd Largest Trading Partner In Africa

Nigeria Remains China’s 3rd Largest Trading Partner In Africa

The Charge d’Affaire of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, Zhao Yong, in this interview with BUKOLA OGUNSINA, said Nigeria is China’s third-largest trading partner after South Africa and Angola. The envoy spoke on China, Nigeria relations in times of COVID-19, cooperation between both countries in terms of infrastructural projects, Hong Kong matters and some of […]

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has further marginalized women and exposed them to a plethora of security challenges and domestic violence, a new survey has observed. The survey further indicates that COVID-19 “exacerbates pre-existing structural inequalities in income, decision making between men and women.” The outcome of the survey on “Rapid Gender Analysis of […]

Nigeria Has The ‘Most Expensive’ Internet Globally -Study

Nigeria Has The ‘Most Expensive’ Internet Globally -Study

The cost of internet use is so expensive in Nigeria that the country ranks at the very top in a survey of 85 countries of the world. An analysis by Surfshark Press, a United States-based solution provider released Monday, said Nigeria ranks below Columbia and Honduras in terms of internet affordability. “Nigeria has the least […]

Nigeria Loses First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot

Nigeria Loses First Female Combat  Helicopter Pilot

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Nigeria Airforce Force (NAF), Kogi State Government and the family of a helicopter fighter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, over her demise. In a statement released by Mr Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday, he said her stay on earth impacted greatly on the nation, especially in […]

40 Million Women In Nigeria At Risk Of Cervical Cancer, Says Minister of Health

40 Million Women In Nigeria At Risk Of Cervical Cancer, Says Minister of Health

Why FG can’t implement prevention, control plan now, he explains Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, raised the alarm that a total of 40 million women in Nigeria from the age of 15 years and above were at risk of developing Cervical Cancer. This was even as he said the National Strategic Plan for […]

COVID-19 – Airports 90% Ready For Reopening, Says FG

COVID-19 – Airports 90% Ready For Reopening, Says FG

The federal government on Saturday hinted that airports in the country were about 90% ready to restart operation, going by measures already in place. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, disclosed this during flight simulations organised to test the preparedness of the airports. The airports had been closed in March as part of measures to […]

The Country Mourns Ajimobi

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Oyo State over the passing of a former governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Mr Ajimobi’s death was announced on Thursday. The president commiserated with the family of the former governor, who served as a senator before winning the governorship election in 2011. “As the party chieftain […]

Striking Doctors In Nigeria Demand COVID-19 PPE, Hazard Pay

Striking Doctors In Nigeria Demand COVID-19 PPE, Hazard Pay

A Nigerian doctors union is demanding that the government provide members with more personal protective equipment and hazard pay in treating patients infected with COVID-19, or they will escalate a strike that began Monday, its leader said. Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, president of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, said union members now caring for patients […]

Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed that another lady, a student of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been raped and murdered by suspected ritualists in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. Oshiogwu’s rape and murder on Saturday brought to three the number of ladies who met with the […]

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