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100 Sokoto VVF patients to undergo free surgery under EU-UN Spotlight Initiative – Official

No fewer than 100 Vesicovaginal Fistula, VVF, patients are lined up for free repair surgery under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, SI, Project in collaboration with Fistula Foundation Nigeria, FFN, in Sokoto.

Borno’s Child Rights bill ready for assent — Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced that the bill to domesticate the Child Rights Act is almost ready for his assent to become a law in the state.

Israel, Gaza unrest: UN chief calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’, says 210,000 women risk displacement in Palestine

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Friday issued an urgent appeal for all parties involved the escalation of violence in the occupied Palestinian enclave of Gaza and Israel to “immediately cease the fighting”.

Cross River will no longer tolerate gender-based violence offences – commissioner

The Cross River Government has vowed that it will no longer compromise on issues of Gender Based Violence, GBV, in the state.

UN agency donates PPEs to health facilities in 5 states

The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, on Friday donated Personal Preventive Equipment, PPEs, to health facilities in Kaduna, Kano, Sokoto, Bauchi and Gombe States.

Kaduna govt earmarks N1bn for digitising radio station

The Kaduna State government has earmarked one billion naira for the digitisation of the Kaduna State Media Corporation, KSMC, in 2021.

Kaduna govt develops roadmap for accelerating economic growth, development

The Kaduna State Government on Monday began a five-day workshop to develop a roadmap for demographic dividend profiling, as part of efforts to accelerate economic growth and development in the state.

Census: Population clock cannot guarantee accurate population figure, says UNFPA

Assistant Representative, UN Population Fund, UNFPA, Mr Osaretin Adonri, says population clock is not a reliable indicator to guarantee accurate population figure of any nation.

Millions of women in North East need reproductive health services – UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, says more than 2.3 million girls and 1.6 million women need reproductive health services in the North East.

High sexual activities hit refugee camps

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has discovered high level of survival sex in Cameroonian refugees’ camps in Cross Rivers state.

Family confirms death of Prof. Osotimehin

The 68-year-old Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead. A two paragraph statement issued on Monday by Babajide Osotimehi...

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