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Vanguard Newspaper’s Women roundtable inspired birth of women in Progress, says Dr Ena Onikoyi

Spokesperson, Women in Progress, WIP, a service group with focus on preventive healthcare and confidence building for girls, Dr Ena Onikoyi, has said that hundreds of girls, as well as potential victims of diabetes and hypertension, would have benefitted from the group’s intervention by the end of this year.

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Why I released video clips of HIV-positive youths — Ifeoma Theodore

By Josephine Agbonkhese On December 1, 2018, Mrs Ifeoma Theodore Jnr Ezeobi, a writer, sex awareness advocate and staunch lover of teenagers and young adults, released video clips of three HIV-positive young adults who shared their tales of hope and implored the world to shun stigmatization, in commemoration of World Aids Day 2018. Titled ‘HIV
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Nambam Claire-Ann Shitery, fondly called ‘Nanbie

No tribalism for me, I don’t have to sing in Yoruba to make it — Nanbie

Nambam Claire-Ann Shitery, fondly called ‘Nanbie’ is a Jos-born Nigerian afro-pop singer/songwriter and keyboardist who started writing songs at the tender age of seven. At the age of thirteen, she had honed her singing skills to a point that she knew she was fully ready for the music making craft. In this exclusive interview with Star Tracker, she reveals why she took on music ahead pursuing career in Biological Engineering , which she studied at Near East University.

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Amnesty is good; attitudinal change is better – Eeefy Ike

Ms. Eeefy Ike is the Chief Executive Officer of Style is Innate, an outfit that is into hand-crafted jewellery, an actress, activist, motivational speaker, image consultant, author and the Communications Director of Gedisco Energy Solutions. In this chat in Abuja recently with Vanguard, she talks about her project with ex-militants in the Presidential Amnesty programme. She shares her experience, saying that if we don’t change our mindset, we should forget any form of progress. Excerpts:

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FESTAC fire and our common humanity – Morenike Taire

Last week shock waves washed over the FESTAC community in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos. FESTAC is notable for more than one reason. A very diverse community – even for the Lagos metropolis – it was the only Local Government in Lagos, if not the entire country , that held a yearly economic summit under the dynamic chairmanship of a youthful Ayodele Adewale.

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