Friday August 29th, 2014
Friday August 29th, 2014
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Girl-child education: Satellite Central Lions Club upgrades learning

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The learning environment of the girl-child students goes a long way in affecting their focus , assimilation and also hold the key to the well being of their families, neighbourhoods and nation.

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To stay healthy, women must win war against illiteracy, poverty – Dr Olujoke Jones

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DR. Olujoke Jones is a US based Nigerian trained physician. She trained at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. With a two-year training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the United Kingdom,and Internal Medicine Residency training in New York, Dr Jones managed a rural health clinic in Mississippi as well as set up a Biametric practice before proceeding to hospital medicine. With a passion for mission work, having worked as a hospitalist for 8th years, Jones set up ‘Labours of Love Mission’, a platform through which she reaches out to people.

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FEMME FATALE: Deconstructing the Politics of Sexuality

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FEMME Fatale is a term that has been used extensively as a stereotypical representation of women in literature, cinema and visual arts throughout the century. What does femme fatale mean to women? Does it empower or limit you? Men need to be disabused of the notion they have of placing women either in the role of mothers or whores.

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Be passionate on your job, Fashola aide’s tasks newly inducted teachers

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THE Lagos State Government in her effort to achieving higher productivity and perfection in the service organised an induction programme to train its newly employed 1,775 teachers.

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How to tone up back muscles, innards organs

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1. The Locust Benefits: The practice of this Asana fenders the spine supple and elastic. It relieves back-ache or strain on the spine caused by the hard work, etc. It also tones up the muscles at the back and the intestinal organs in the abdominal region and relieves pain in the lumbar as well. 2. 

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Statistics: GDP Rebasing’ Excludes the Value of Domestic Work

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*Briefing on Result of GDP in Nigeria: Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo –Iweala chatting with Minister of National Planning Amb. Bashiru Yuguda  and Statistician –General of the Federation and CEO of National Bureau of Statistics Dr. Yemi Kale during presentation of Preliminary Results of the Rebased Nominal Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) Estimates from Nigeria 2010 to 2013 held in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

The word ‘rebasing’ has been added to the already colourful Nigerian vocabulary, after a team of world class economists reassessed the Nigerian economy and updated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures to include new sectors of the economy including the telecommunications value chain , the film industry (Nollywood) amongst others, with the conclusion that Nigeria has now Africa’s largest economy.

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Approve more fund for training, civil servants tell Fashola

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LAGOS State civil servants have urged Governor, Babatunde Fashola to approve more funds for training especially their colleagues in the local governments to enhance productivity and efficiency.

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Creativity is fuelled by passion – Enuma Chigbo

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*Enuma Chigbo

Enuma Chigbo has worn many caps, not least of which is that of the stunned nominee who co-produced the winning documentary at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards earlier this month. She has worn that of journalist, and currently, that of writer. She is also one of the Creative Directors of the Carnival Calabar Queen Pageant, which holds in the Cross Rivers state capital every year; as well as a consultant to the Cross Rivers’ state government.

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Empowering youths through contemporary art

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MEDINA Dugger works for the African Artist Foundation as a chief curator and organizer. The initiative is meant to empower the youths with art and we want to teach artistic skills, life skills, just give them tools to empower themselves in life. We bring in guest facilitators, to come and speak and also we have daily classes.

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EbonyLife takes war against domestic violence to the screen with New Horizons

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EbonyLife TV has added its voice to the global fight against domestic violence with the launch and premiere of its long-awaited short film, “New Horizons”, while also opening its doors to victims of the scourge for free legal aid and counseling.

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NGO offers free health screening for widows, distributes mosquito nets to aged

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Founder of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Hydra Edge Foundation, HEF, Mrs. Abiodun Opeifa, wife of Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, has offered free medical screening for widows and the aged residents of Agege in Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area, LCDA.

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National dialogue: The woman agenda

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WHILE Ethnic nationalities are the major driving force of the upcoming National Dialogue/Conference, the matter of gender must as a matter of course also take precedence. While this fact was not on the front burner at the pre-conference of Ethnic Nationalities in the nation’s capital, Abuja,last week, where diverse groups gathered led by Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, professor Ben Nwabueze, Chief Kuforiji Olubi and Alhaji Isa Burka, amongst countless others, women were partly represented at the historic event, with Bola Kuforiji Olubi chairing an interactive session. Renown feminist and don at the Obafemi Awolowo University professor Olabisi Aina ensured the matter was not far from the heart of the discourse, with a paper titled: the Intersection of Gender and Ethnic Identity in Nigeria: A Development Discourse

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DELSU trains youths in power, energy

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To key into Governor Uduaghan’s human capital development and job creation programmes, the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka has embarked on a youth empowerment programme to train over 600 youths on certain aspects of power and energy

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House of Tara launches a different kind of beauty experience

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“Every studio is special to us, it’s an expression of the passion we bring to making women beautiful in Nigeria and outside,” says the managing director, Tara Fela-Durotoye. “We are particularly excited with this store as it gives an expression to the wholesome make up experience we want to create

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Breast cancer: We want to turn mortality rate to survival rate – EBELE MBANUGO

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Run For a Cure Africa (RFCA) was launched in Nigeria in 2009 to raise greater awareness of breast cancer in Africa through targeted education, free screenings and to alleviate the cost of treatment of women with breast cancer.

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Aimee: out to take praise and worship to new dimension ….. releases new album ‘So Grateful’

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For seven years, Rita Alakija suffered from severe illnesses, which no one thought she would survive. She bubbled with life working in the aviation, broadcasting and financial sectors. She felt it was a short trial when she fell ill and was rushed to the hospital. As the years rolled by, she was transferred for treatment to different hospitals within the country and abroad until she became what she described as a vegetable who the doctors almost gave up hope on. She was a modern day woman with the issue of blood. She was rejected by some hospitals because they felt she would die.

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MRS. CHIME: No regrets for intervening- Femi Falana (SAN)

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Clara Chime, Sullivan Chime and Mr Femi Falana, SAN

Human Rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana is not a stranger to controversy; and so when controversy arose over his role in the alleged “house arrest” of Enugu State’s First Lady Clara Chime by her husband the governor, he embraced it with both hands. Chief Falana discusses this matter, and others militating against the freedoms of women in general in Nigeria

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Cultural Style has a new Domain

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It is no longer news that Nigerian fashion has gone on the international domain, with various platforms to showcase the same including fashion shows, in store deals and of course on line platforms.

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Ashafa fetes about 2,000 kids at Eleko beach Yuletide fiesta

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In an unprecedented manner it was all fun galore at Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos last Sunday, as about 2,000 Lagos kids converged at the popular Eleko Beach to engage in an end of the year party with alot of prizes won by lucky winners.

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I approach Break the Alabaster tentatively— Onuk

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THE writer, mainly from hearsay, has a rather dotty background in my hazy estimation, showing potential for a multidirectional thrust. She has been a banker, a businessman; and now she is speaking about religion?
The title does not help either, providing sniffs of religiosity and conservatism. The surprise comes not even from the first pages, where the author describes the process of the creation of the woman as the “masterpiece” of the Creator, a rather tired idea.

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My desire is to see Nigeria attain her greatest potential — Solade

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the project kicked off in 2012. At first it was just a personal initiative, something I really wanted to do. I wanted to add value to the lives of people, I live in Bariga. So I began to give out food on my street.

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Meals-for-All fetes children in Epe

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The End-of-year event was held in schools 1 and 2 of Zumrattul Islammiyah Primary School, Epe, located behind General Hospital. The names of the head teachers are Mrs Agbayo and Mrs Sanusi. The school lacked infrastructures, so it was very glaring that they needed the aid of people no matter how little.

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Would you date online?

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Janice met and married her spouse at 37. Having lived quietly abroad for the previous ten years, her friends were surprised when she announced she was coming home with her fiancée to get married.

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How to Wear the Tubedress

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Okay, it’s authoritative. It’s back, that ubiquitous staple of the eighties that looked so passé just a couple of years ago. While being girly and sweet, today’s tube dress is not as easy to wear as it might at first appear.

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Global Conference Closes with Call for Family Planning to Be at Center of Development Agenda

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Civil society leaders urge governments to make family planning an essential part of improving maternal and child health, guaranteeing women’s rights and lifting countries out of poverty.

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Stella Oduah: Witch hunting, and Women in Nigerian Government

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While there is not nearly enough evidence to prove this, there is at least enough to show women have indeed done as well as men in virtually every field of endeavor except sports. In management, women are even believed to be better than men. As far back as the 1900s, studies have shown women to be more suited to “modern” jobs that do not require “brawn”. More recent studies support these findings.

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How to do Formal black – and how not to!

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Black is the colour no one can do without, especially if you are a woman, fat or like to get on the red carpet. While black might seem like the easiest colour to do, it is also interestingly the easiest colour to get wrong.

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How to raise nice children

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The world watched with shock when the news hit the waves of Tolu Kalejaiye, a Nigerian woman who was allegedly slaughtered by her own son in the United Kingdom. The incident has raised fresh concerns about Generation Y children and how to raise nice kids in an increasingly violent world.

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Girls are having sex: how can we help protect them?

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Whether through individual choice, because they marry young or are victims of coercion and sexual violence, girls in the developing world are having sex without access to contraception.

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Lagos Architecture Students ‘build’ with Recycled Bottles

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It was a good week for the student Architects, Builders,Urban and Regional Planners of various Lagos state universities as they took part in the Capacity Development Integration (CDI) workshop of African Artists’ Foundation, last week of August.

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Saudi’s Domestic: violence law

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In a move that can be considered both a surprise and an example, Saudi Arabia’s cabinet has passed a ban on domestic violence and other forms of abuse against women for the first time in the Kingdom’s history.

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Me-time!

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If you never have any time except reactive time — things you must do for others — you don’t have a sense of control. You are interrupted all the time. Your brain has trouble resting even during sleep. Such chronic exhaustion increases the release of stress hormones, and your blood sugar rises.” If this is your normal state, then the physical consequences increase your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and memory problems. If that’s not enough to scare you into taking some time for yourself, consider this: The hormonal effects of always being on edge help deposit fat right around your waist.

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