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COVID-19: Policewoman distributes palliatives to widows, others

COVID-19: Policewoman distributes palliatives to widows, others

By Evelyn Usman About 200 widows benefited and 500 families within Aswani, Okota, and Isolo areas of Lagos State benefitted from the maiden edition of COVID-19 Outreach palliatives distributed by Aswani Divisional Police Officer, CSP Oyin Frances to cushion the impact of the gradual ease of lockdown. The initiative code-named COVID-19 Outreach, according to the
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COVID-19: Elumelu, Okonjo-Iweala, Songwe, others emphasis need to diversify economy

COVID-19: Elumelu, Okonjo-Iweala, Songwe, others emphasis need to diversify economy

Say African countries spend more annually on debt servicing than education, healthcare Nigeria’s former finance minister Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emphasised the need to diversify the economy through strengthening the manufacturing sector. Okonjo-Iweala disclosed this at a recent virtual roundtable hosted by the New York Forum Institute and organised by Tony Elumelu, Chairman of the
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Nigerian govt. needs to invest in virtual learning — Chairman, House Committee on Education, Lagos Assembly

Nigerian govt. needs to invest in virtual learning — Chairman, House Committee on Education, Lagos Assembly

Mr. Yinka Ogundimu is the Chairman House Committee on Education in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Reacting to issues relating to virtual class, Ogundimu in an interview with Ebunoluwa Sessou, explained that although online learning is a new innovation to be accepted into the Nigerian educational system, all hands must be on deck to
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Sexual Harassment Bill: Women groups demand speedy Presidential Assent

Sexual Harassment Bill: Women groups demand speedy Presidential Assent

Applaud Senate’s passage By Chioma Obinna, Ebunoluwa Sessou, Victoria Ojeme, and Alex Kola Folorunso The National Centre for Women Development, NCWD, has commended the Nigerian Senate over the Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill. The Director-General of the NCWD, Mary Ekpere-Eta, applauded the lawmakers and described the passage of the Bill as a poignant moment in the
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World Population Day: 7million unintended pregnancies expected in lockdown — UNFPA

World Population Day: 7 million unintended pregnancies expected in lockdown — UNFPA

As women in poor countries lack access to contraceptives over COVID-19 By Victoria Ojeme The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, projects that if lockdown measures continue for another six months with major disruptions to health services, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives. This would result
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