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FGM Not a Joke, UNFPA Tells Governors

FGM Not a Joke, UNFPA Tells Governors

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has told state governors not to take the lingering practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) as a joke. So, the global agency asked them to step up, within their domains, funding and sensitization programmes on the seriousness of the practice as an act of gender-based violence. Dr. Zubaida Abubakar, […]

Economic Crisis: 14 things Nigerian governors fail to do to cut waste

Economic Crisis: 14 things Nigerian governors fail to do to cut waste

The current decline in global crude oil prices is a wake-up call for Nigerian states to rise to the realities of looking inwards to survive through the difficult times. Most states of the federation apparently live from hand to mouth, severely feeling the impact of plunging oil prices. Every month, their representatives go to Abuja […]