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Breastfeeding can prevent 13% of infant mortality, says expert

Technical Advisor, Policy and Advocacy, Alive & Thrive, Mrs Toyin Adewale-Gabriel, says if 90 per cent of mothers can practice exclusively breastfeeding, not less than 13 per cent of infant mortality can be prevented. Adewale-Gabriel said this at the forum on “Media Coverage of the 2019 General Elections”  organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists Read more

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Football Star Salah Calls For Change In Treatment Of Women In Muslim World

Egyptian football star Mohamed “Mo” Salah has called for a change in the way women are treated in the Muslim world, in an interview with Time magazine published Wednesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool forward was named one of the US magazine’s 100 most influential figures of the year, alongside other athletes including Tiger Woods, LeBron James Read more

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Oby Ezekwesili formally declares for presidency, vows to pull down APC, PDP stronghold

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has formally declared her intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the 2019 election. The declaration was made in a statement titled, ‘Why I am running for the Office of President’ on Saturday. Ezekwesili in her declariton promised to Read more

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2019: Aisha Buhari promises to support all female politicians irrespective of party affiliation

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices irrespective of their party affiliations. According to a statement by Suleiman Haruna, her spokesman, Aisha made this known while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday. Read more