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The Courage To Exit Abusive Relationships

The Courage To Exit Abusive Relationships

Abuse in whatever form is detrimental to its victim’s health and wellbeing. Many people both male and female go through abusive relationships, they are aware of the pain and torment yet find it difficult to leave. Abuse can be in form of domestic violence that involves physical contact, sexual abuse and the use of demeaning […]

Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Kembo Mohadi yesterday resigned to save the image of the Government and allow him space to pursue legal remedies in the wake of allegations on social media that suggested immoral behaviour, claims he has strenuously denied. In tendering his resignation, he maintained his innocence saying he is a victim of “information distortion, voice […]

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Takes Helm At The WTO

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Takes Helm At The WTO

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – an elite economist who has confronted corruption and kidnappers at home and risen to the top ranks of the World Bank, has become the first woman and first African in charge of policing global trade. Backed by U.S. President Joe Biden to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO), the 66-year-old Harvard graduate […]

Nigeria Receives 3.94 Million Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines

Nigeria Receives 3.94 Million Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccines arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport at about 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday. Nigeria has received 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility, COVAX. This makes Nigeria the third Africa country to benefit from the COVAX facility after Ghana and Ivory Coast. COVAX, an […]

17 Wounded People Evacuated and Treated By Surgical Team After Two Attacks

17 Wounded People Evacuated and Treated By Surgical Team After Two Attacks

n less than a week between February 20 and 23, two deadly attacks in Dikwa and Maiduguri led to several casualties, including a number of civilians who were caught in the crossfire. These attacks took place in the backdrop of an increasingly volatile security situation, as well as the ongoing implications of the global COVID-19 […]

Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy […]

What Is Sexual Grooming?

What Is Sexual Grooming?

What is grooming, exactly? Grooming is a series of manipulative behaviours that the abuser uses to gain access to a potential victim, coerce them to agree to the abuse, and reduce the risk of being caught, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). Victims are often children, but vulnerable adults can also […]

Yemenis Reel From Poverty, Hunger As U.N Pleads For Funds And War’s End

Yemenis Reel From Poverty, Hunger As U.N Pleads For Funds And War’s End

Unable to find work, Ahmed Farea has sold everything including his wife’s gold to feed and house two young daughters in one small room. Elsewhere in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, widow Mona Muhammad has work but struggles to buy anything more nutritious than rice for her four children amid high prices. And in a nearby hospital, […]

Palm Oil In Focus As Swiss Vote On Trade Pact With Indonesia

Palm Oil In Focus As Swiss Vote On Trade Pact With Indonesia

Swiss voters will decide on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Indonesia on Sunday, with lower tariffs on palm oil imports the main issue in what the polls predict will be a tight referendum. The Alpine country signed the pact with Indonesia in 2018 together with the other European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members Iceland, […]

Japan Avails U.S.$4.5 Million To Alleviate Hunger in Female-Headed Households

Japan Avails U.S.$4.5 Million To Alleviate Hunger in Female-Headed Households

JAPAN Thursday announced it has committed US$4.5 million for emergency food assistance in response to the critical humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe targeting 56 000 vulnerable people. The assistance provided through World Food Programme (WFP) will reach the most vulnerable and food-insecure households in urban areas. It will focus especially on women-led households, people with disabilities, […]

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