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Urowayino Warami

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Lagos NMA seeks exit replacement policy to reduce brain drain

Worried about the acute shortage of health workers within the health system in Nigeria and Lagos in particular, the Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has called the for the introduction of a seamless exit from replacement policy within the health system in order to end the current brain drain affecting healthcare delivery in the country.

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How HIV stigma, discrimination caused me unplanned pregnancy — Adeola Ajetunmobi

RECENT findings by the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS,revealed that among women aged 15–49 years are more than twice as likely to be living with HIV than men. As a result, women have been positioned as potential sources of HIV infection.
This has led to an increased stigmatisation and discrimination that also left women more vulnerable to the infection. One of those caught in this vicious cycle is 22-year-old Adeola Ajetunmobi. She speaks about her experience in this encounter with Sola Ogundipe. Excerpts

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Is there a global conspiracy against Africa?

LOTS of people believe in conspiracy theories. I am not one of them. Nor do I subscribe to the view of those philosophers of history who believe nothing significant happens in the world without some conspirators lurking behind it. I’m not also saying that most of our problems are caused by foreign powers. We are, in fact, largely the architects of our own misfortunes. This is not to say that conspiracies don’t exist.  I have studied enough political theory since Polybius and Thucydides to know that conspiracies abound. What the philosopher Isaiah Berlin describes as “the crooked timber of humanity” still defines the character of our sinful world.

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Presidential poll: PDP, Atiku head to S’Court over bid to inspect INEC’s server

ABUJA—The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, dismissed an application the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, filed to be granted access to inspect the central server they claimed was used by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to transmit results of the February 23 presidential election.

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Why we are fighting child malnutrition — CHI Ltd

Chi Limited makers of Hollandia have said that it is determined to fight child hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, hence its donation of dairy products to vulnerable Nigerian children.  This it is doing through the Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation, the vehicle for the brand’s corporate social responsibility initiatives aimed at alleviating child hidden hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria.

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