• Media Shouldn’t Be Doomsday Reporters On Cancer – Makanjuola

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    Moji Makanjuola is the Executive Director, International Society of Media in Public Health, a non-governmental organisation. A prolific TV producer and Director with over 35 years experience in the media , she produces and anchors ‘Bridges’ and ‘Health Reports’ programmes on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). In this interview with AMINA ALHASSAN, she shares her…

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  • Recession: Sparing A Thought For The Less Privileged

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    The fact that the country is facing economic recession and that ‘‘hard times’’ are words frequently on people’s lips nowadays, the situation has not prevented those who have the passion to give to the needy. AMINA ALHASSAN writes about a foundation who recently celebrated the Eid-el-Kabir with orphans, vulnerable children and widows in parts of…

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    Giant Strides Of Niger State’s First Lady Towards Better Maternal And Infant Health

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    Each year, hundreds of Nigerian women die from pregnancy-related causes and many experience life-threatening complications or severe maternal morbidity. It is with this in view that Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello, wife of the Executive Governor of Niger State launched the project close to her heart -Reproductive Rights, Advocacy, Safe Spaces and Empowerment – RAiSE last…

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    Why More Women Should Turn To Farming – Rwang- Pam

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    Kaneng Rwang-Pam is a market development consultant with project management and M & E skills who combines over 20 years of media experience and the M4P approach to work on pro-women and other media-driven development projects to create opportunities for the delivery of concrete change within the Nigerian sociopolitical environment. A proud farmer with a…

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    Reps: Delta North Elders Back Hon Mrakpor

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    Delta North Elders Council of Delta State, an influential platform of the zone’s patriarchs has proclaimed their total support for the National Assembly candidature of their daughter, Hon Evangelist Onyemaechi Mrakpor. Mrs Onyemaechi Mrakpor, a two-term lawmaker in the Delta State House of Assembly and an advocate for women in politics, is the ruling Peoples’…

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    Northern Delegates React To Final Report

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    Leader of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and delegate to the concluded National Conference, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie has commended delegates from the North for coming together and standing firm in support of Northern Nigeria and its teeming population. He also reiterated the importance of coming together as a team and having recorded a lot successes…

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    As Confab Ends: Delegates Adopt Final Report

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    The National Conference inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on March 17, 2014 finally ended yesterday with delegates congratulating themselves for a job well done. Contrary to apprehensions arising from issues contained in the three volumes of the prepared reports, the delegates unanimously adopted the final report of the conference. The session opened, shortly after the…

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    Confab: Ondo Delegates Deny ‘Third Term’ Agenda

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    The delegates representing Ondo State at the National Conference have distanced themselves from any plot to guarantee “Third Term” for President Goodluck Jonathan or any other political office holder in the country as alleged by the Northern Delegates Forum. Leader of the delegation and the State Commissioner for Vocational and Technical Education, Remi Olatubora in…

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    Confab Doused ‘New Constitution’ Tension

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    The leadership of the National Conference may have put to rest the allegation by the Northern Delegates Forum (NDF) that it planned to force a “New Constitution” down the throat of delegates outside the purview of the confab. At a resumed sitting yesterday, the chairman of the conference, Justice Idris Kutigi, read out a prepared…

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