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When new electoral bill exacerbates executive, legislative mistrust
Buhari Chief Olusegun Osoba Issues National Assembly Ogun Petroleum Industry Governance Bill PIGB President Muhammadu Buhari

When new electoral bill exacerbates executive, legislative mistrust

Buhari Coming a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), after 17 years in the works at both chambers of the National Assembly, the impression created by last Monday’s refusal of the presidency to sign the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 into law […]

The Nigerian surveillance state: Neglected issues around Samuel Ogundipe’s arrest
Issues Samuel Ogundipe SARS

The Nigerian surveillance state: Neglected issues around Samuel Ogundipe’s arrest

The dust may have settled, the hashtags may have stopped trending, and Samuel Ogundipe may have been granted bail but important issues around his arrest remain. Samuel Ogundipe, Premium Times Journalist, was arrested and detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Abuja on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. His offence […]

Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse
Bukola Saraki Guardian Woman Issues Jose Foundation Muhammadu Buhari‎ Yakubu Dogara

Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse

The petitioner and president, Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen in discussion with the Baroness of McIntosh at the UK House of Lords in London A humanitarian organisation, Jose Foundation, has kick-started the collection of signatures nationwide under the #NAME AND SHAME CSE MOVEMENT, to petition President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Senator Bukola […]

Self-medicating your child? stop!
child Guardian Woman Haelth Issues Parenting Self-medication

Self-medicating your child? stop!

PHOTO:AFP Medications are substances/drugs used for treating diseases and maintaining health. Drugs may either be prescription or nonprescription drugs. Prescription drugs require a physician’s prescription before they can be purchased and a major example is antibiotics, says Pediatrician Osueni Gold Oseluese. “On the other hand, nonprescription drugs (also known as […]

Pathways for enhancing performance of healthcare system in Nigeria
Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi ECOWAS Healthcare system Issues NDHS WHO

Pathways for enhancing performance of healthcare system in Nigeria

Fatusi Being text of a paper delivered by Prof. Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi, professor of Public Health & Community Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, during the 15th Sir Samuel Manuwa lecture at the 42nd West African College of Physicians (WACP) Annual General & Scientific Meeting in Kaduna, recently. […]

On presidential executive order number 6
Executive order number 6 Issues Muhammadu Buhari‎ President F.D. Roosevelt

On presidential executive order number 6

President Muhammadu Buhari The declared purpose of the Presidential Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 is to restrict dealings in suspicious assets connected with “corruption” (broadly defined to incorporate several unrelated offences) in -order to preserve same until final determination by a court of competent jurisdiction of any corruption-related matter […]

Group decries high rate of female genital mutilation in Ondo 
Female genital mutilation Guardian Woman Issues Movement for the Survival of the Underprivileged Ondo

Group decries high rate of female genital mutilation in Ondo 

PHOTO: Public Radio International Movement for the Survival of the Underprivileged (MOSUP) has decried the increasing rates of Female Genital mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in Ondo State, urging the state government and humanitarian groups to reduce the menace.  The President of the group, Dappa Maharajah, disclosed this during an interaction […]