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800,000 Nigerian Women Live With Fistula – UNFPA

800,000 Nigerian Women Live With Fistula – UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says 800,000 women live with Vesico Vaginal Fistula VVF in Nigeria. The UNFPA also said there are about 20,000 cases of VVF in Nigeria yearly and called for urgent need to end VVF in the country. The UNFPA in collaboration with Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Fifth Chukker […]

FG And Polio Partners Target 5million Children for Immunisation

FG And Polio Partners Target 5million Children for Immunisation

 About one million children in Borno State and a further four million in neighbouring states are being targeted for immunization against the Wild Polio Virus as the Federal government, supported by the World Health Organisation, WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, GPEI, begins an emergency immunisation campaign this week, after two […]

Northern Governors Divided Over Implementation Of Preaching Law

Northern Governors Divided Over Implementation Of Preaching Law

The no-licence-no-preaching law which was allegedly unanimously endorsed last Friday by the 19 northern state governors may be heading for the rocks as some of the governors may have dissociated from it, noting that the peculiarity of their states will not permit implementation of such law. The 19 northern state governors under the aegis of […]