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2 Jun
The NSYNC member, Lance Bass, and his husband Michael Turchin are expecting twins, a boy, and a girl, via a surrogate. In an interview with People, Bass and Turchin said: We always knew that if we were going to start the family, we wanted to go for twins just because Michael's a twin – he's…
11 Jun 2020
Can extracts of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and cocoa (Theobroma cacao) be effectively used to induce labour during childbirth?
20 Oct 2019
President, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and Network Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), Modupe Oyekunle, has emphasised the importance of breast milk to child brain development, increased intelligence and productivity.
17 Oct 2019
No fewer than 42 per cent of women in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria, suffer physical or verbal abuse, stigma or discrimination during childbirth. According to new evidence from a World Health Organisation (WHO)-led study, published October 9, 2019 in the journal Lancet...
1 Aug 2019
A consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (O&G), Prof. Etedafe Prosper Gharoro, has said childbirth is the most important factor that depreciates women’s health.
15 Oct 2018
The joy of childbirth is limitless. It is an exhilarating experience for women that is often hard to understand because there is nothing comparable to birthing another human being. It is not always jollof rice and small chops, having a baby is a mix of emotions, fraught with pain, anxiety and laughs, but that’s what…
19 Aug 2018
Maria has been in a popular hospital for three weeks since the delivery of her twins. She says her husband ran away after he found out she was pregnant. Despite the cheap cost of the medical bills, Maria cannot afford to cover her bills. Since then, doctors, whose profession is characterised by owed salaries, have…
15 Feb 2018
The UN health agency said Thursday it has revised a benchmark used by health professionals worldwide in caring for women during childbirth because it has caused a surge in interventions like caesarean sections that could be unnecessary.
2 Aug 2017
In Switzerland, for every 100,000 births, six women die at childbirth or just right after. In Nigeria, for every 10 minutes, one woman dies on account of pregnancy or childbirth.
29 Sep 2016
“If we can motivate Nigerian women to adopt family planning and support the Nigerian government towards achieving the 36 per cent CPR target for 2018, we will save the lives of many women and girls in Nigeria.”

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CAIRO, Egypt, 25 October 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- H.E. Professor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the former President of Mauritius and Laureate of the 2007 L’Oréal-UNESCO Prize for Women in Science, delivered a trenchant address at the African Export-Import Bank’s (Afreximbank) fifth annual Babacar Ndiaye Lecture on “the importance of science, technology and innovation in the transformation of African…
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The police in Enugu have set a date and venue for a Computer-Based Test (CBT) in the 2020 Recruitment of 10,000 Police Constables into the Nigeria Police.
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Luke Shaw believes Manchester United's players have to take responsibility for a series of embarrassing results as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fights for his job following Sunday's 5-0 thrashing at home to Liverpool.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has expressed concern over underfunding of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.
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President Muhammadu Buhari says the adoption of Central Bank Digital Currency(CBDC) can increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) by 29 billion dollars over the next 10 years.