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UN Chief Launches Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

UN Chief Launches Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

UN chief Ban Ki-moon launched Thursday a global campaign to end the often deadly practice of female genital mutilation within a generation, as survivors said it had “shattered” their lives.  “The mutilation of girls and women must stop in this generation, our generation,” Ban said on a visit to the Kenyan capital Nairobi. “Men and boys must also be encouraged ... Read More »

#Pausibility: Excuse Me! This is a Secular State. -Adebayo Coker

My good friend and brother, Jeff Underwood asked me earlier in the week if I’m considering posting any other thing on my blog apart from politics. It’s a good question as I have asked myself the same over and again; in fact, I attempted being apolitical on my blog sometime back but to tell you the truth, there is no ... Read More »

#Wobbled Words, Stories Inspired By Real Life

Ladies and Gentlemen, I recollect the events of that sunny Saturday morning. I had gone to register a new chip that I just bought in compliance with the new rule of the National Communication Commission that all telephone lines must be registered. The young lady at the desk punched my information into the system meticulously.  “What is your occupation?” she ... Read More »

Multi-Sectoral Approaches to Addressing RMNCH, Delivered in partnership – @Lanre_Olagunju

Multi-Sectoral Approaches to Addressing RMNCH, Delivered in partnership – @Lanre_Olagunju

Maternal mortality and morbidity can be reduced and prevented using cost effective approaches and interventions. For maternal and newborn health to record appreciable achievement, other social determinants must also be recognized and attended to. With integrated of multi-sectoral policies now coming into play across the continent, the provision of robust approaches that enhance advocacy, policy dialogue, and also planning are ... Read More »

#PAUSIBILITY: ARMISTICE WITH AN EYE CYST?- ADEBAYO COKER

One of the news items, in fact, it was reeled as a Breaking News item, last weekend was the Ceasefire Deal that was entered into by the FGN with Boko Haram. I am sure so many of us will say it is a welcome development; but immediately I saw that piece on Channels TV I knew this is another of ... Read More »