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40,000 Young People In Nigeria To Benefit From Young Africa Works-IITA Project Training Program

40,000 Young People In Nigeria To Benefit From Young Africa Works-IITA Project Training Program

 In May this year, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to start the Young Africa Works-IITA Project. This project was developed in consultation with young people, policymakers, educators, and entrepreneurs as part of the Mastercard Foundation’s strategy to enable 30 million young people in Africa to access dignified and […]

NIPOST Assures Customers Of Tech Innovation In Postal Services

NIPOST Assures Customers Of Tech Innovation In Postal Services

The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has said it will continue to leverage technological innovation to achieve more efficiency in service delivery to its customers. The General Manager, Lagos Zone of NIPOST, Dr. Mike Umo, who stated this during the zone’s commemoration of the 2020 World Post Day, said NIPOST deployed technology in various areas of […]

Women In Jigawa Community Fund Emergency Transportation For Pregnant Women

Women In Jigawa Community Fund Emergency Transportation For Pregnant Women

“My husband and I have always known that I would deliver at the hospital,” says Azeema Hussaini, 25, while sitting on a bed in a muddy two-room house, nursing her three-week-old daughter, Maisara, whom she gave birth to at the General Hospital Jahun, Jigawa State. The mother of three had her previous deliveries at the […]

Govt Orders Schools To Reopen October 12

Govt Orders Schools To Reopen October 12

The federal government has given directives for the reopening of all schools in the country by October 12. This came about six months after the closure of schools nationwide by the government to stem the transmission of COVID-19 pandemic. The minister of education, Adamu Adamu who made the announcement on Friday in Abuja, Also directed […]

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 […]

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