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Re: Law against abandoned pregnancy

Many readers of this page commend Governor Fashola and his team for the bold and worthy step of recognizing this issue as a great problem in our society, and legislating in a way that could bring some relief to the pregnant woman who finds herself abandoned by her partner in the act. However, some believe that there could be some hiccups in the serious implementation of this law.

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I saw death but God didn’t allow me to die – Paulina, woman bathed with acid by ex-lover

THIRTY-EIGHT year-old Ms. Paulina Oghenemere, an indigene of Kokori in Ethiope –East Local Government Area of Delta State, fasted and prayed on August 27, 2010, to cast away the demon tormenting her life. Yet, it was the devil in her green-eyed lover, a father of four, simply identified as Mr. Difference, that knocked on her door at 5 a.m. the next day, and since that ill-fated Thursday when he poured a substance, believed to be concentrated hydrochloric acid, on her face, Paulina’s life has never remained the same.

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CAN president to Sharia Council on Islamic banking: Keep your war drums

NATIONAL President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, who recently returned to the country after two weeks spiritual retreat abroad, spoke to journalists at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, on the state of the nation including the vexed issue of Islamic banking and the insecurity in the nation. The CAN president says members of the House of Representatives disappointed Nigerians on their position on Islamic banking.

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Yaradua: We Still Need to Know

President Yaradua’s illness exposed the weakness of our democracy. Its management unnecessarily stressed the polity and exposed Nigeria to ridicule. The hide-and-seek about presidential illness encouraged international media to create the impression that Nigeria was North Korea or Nepal, kingdoms where the leader is the state.

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Women need to be much more organized – Barr.Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi

We need to engage political parties and the government because generally there came the national gender policy declaring 35% affirmative action for women. But since then, nothing has happened. We also need to engage them (political parties and govt.) from the middle point of view; we need to sue them and do a whole lot of multifaceted things to bring out our voice.

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