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Nigerian Girl guides association at 100

Nigerian Girl guides association

Mrs Ansa Uko was five years old when she joined the Brownie club in her school in Dejeni Memorial School, Calabar now Akwa Ibom state where she was taught how to respect parents and help out with the house chores.

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Toyin Saraki, Breastfeeding

Saraki donates breastfeeding equipment to 3 States, FCT

WIFE of the Former Senate President, Toyin Saraki, has donated breastfeeding equipment to four States, Lagos, Kwara, Kaduna States and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, to help healthcare facilities provide optimal neonatal intensive care feeding for premature and sick infants, and also to ensure fragile neonates benefit from the immunity provided from colostrums, which serves as the first immunity for newborns.

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Being a single mom is not a death sentence — Ijewere

Esther Ijewere is an enterprising social activist, gender advocate, columnist, author, mother of two and the Executive Director of Rubies Ink Initiative for Women and Children. An Olabisi Onabanjo University-trained Sociologist, as a social advocate, she is the brain behind W.A.R- Walk Against Rape, an advocacy initiative created to lend a voice for the victims of rape and demand justice. She is also a columnist with a national daily, a platform used to celebrate exceptional women with inspiring stories across the globe. In her bid to seek balance with her work, she started the fast-growing community for Men called ‘Men who Inspire.

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African Women’s Day: Jumia women rally support for new mothers, ailing women

As parts of effort to commemorate this year’s Pan-African Women’s Day and in line with the global theme which addresses maternal and neonatal mortality in Africa, the female staff of Jumia Nigeria have rallied support for new mothers and other patients who could not meet the discharge requirement as a result of unpaid medical bills at the Ikorodu general hospital by helping them to offset their outstanding bills.

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Shirley Yul-Ifode, children Language

Prioritising children language development will curb communication disorder — Don advocates

Authorities and community leaders have been urged to prioritise the need to develop child language and continue to pay deserving attention to language disabilities and general communication disorder for a proper child upbringing, a professor of Linguistics in Child Language and Communication Disorder at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Shirley Yul-Ifode, has advised.

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