EXPERTS BRAINSTORM TO ENSURE GENDER INCLUSION IN NIGERIA

Foreign partners have converged in Nigeria’s capital to brainstorm on the total inclusion of gender in decision-making for economic growth. At the 2022 Gender and...

FG VOWED TO ERADICATE SECURITY CHALLENGES THROUGH CHINA PARTNERSHIP

The federal government of Nigeria in its determination to eradicate security threats has entered into a partnership with the Republic of China to boost...

OXFAM LAMENTS UNPRECEDENTED PREMATURE DEATHS AMONG WOMEN, CALLS FOR POLICIES TO TACKLE INEQUALITIES

A new report from Oxfam has reviewed that women and girls are likely to experience unprecedented new levels of poverty, peril, overwork, and premature death...

18.3 MILLION CHILDREN LACK QUALITY EDUCATION IN NIGERIA-UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is lamenting a high level of discrimination against children, saying it has contributed to 18.3 million out-of-school children...

WHO STAGE WALK AHEAD OF THE 2022 WORLD CUP HOLDING QATAR

To kickstart the 2022 World Cup opening ceremony in Doha Qatar, the United Nations office in Nigeria staged a walk as part of its...

WHO ADVOCATES FOR ACTIONABLE LEGISLATION ON SAFE TOILETS AS 779 MILLION PEOPLE STILL LACK...

The World Health Organization has appealed to regional governments to ensure that sanitation and groundwater are reflected in their legislation to take millions out...

THREE CANDIDATE VACCINES TO BE DEPLOYED IN UGANDA FOR CLINICAL TRIAL FOR SUDAN EBOLAVIRUS-WHO

The World Health Organization has reviewed that the three candidate vaccines recently evaluated by its committee of external experts will be deployed to Uganda...

WORLD AMR WEEK: SUB-SAHARA ACCOUNTS FOR 99 DEATH PER 100 0001 POPULATION FROM ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE-WHO

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for a total of 99 deaths per 100 0001 population as a result of Antimicrobial Resistance when compared to other regions. A...

AFRICA RECORDS ABOUT 1.1 MILLION NEW CASES OF CANCER, WITH 700,000 DEATHS, SAYS WHO

Yearly, there are about 1.1 million new cancer cases, resulting in a total of 700,000 deaths across the African region. These related deaths are caused...

UN SUE FOR FACT-BASED INFORMATION DISSEMINATION TO CURB DISINFORMATION

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Member States to develop media and information literacy policies that put science, knowledge, and facts...