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13 Nov 2018
“Though I still struggle with tramadol sometimes, I don’t take codeine and alcohol again said 17-year-old Halima who started abusing drugs when she was in JSS 2. Halima’s voice reverberates with a renewed hope and courage to look to the future. She credits this continuing mental makeover to the mental health care and rehabilitation she…
7 Nov 2018
When the Confederation of African Football first officially organised a continental football championship for women footballers in 1998, Nigeria played the big brother by hosting the tournament and by dint of hard work won the competition. Prior to that inaugural Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) tournament in 1998, the tournament, which was known as…
5 Nov 2018
For Adamu Bello*, it was arduous understanding the waves of emotions hitting him and articulating how he felt to his parents and family was just an uphill task. “I have never heard anything about ‘mental health’ at home or school,” said the 16-year-old who was diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety-Depressive Disorder (MADD) about a year ago. …
17 Oct 2018
“I was sexually molested by my aunt when I was ten years old. I am thirty-six years old and I still struggle with masturbation and depression,” said 36-year old Emmanuel Akintola, a victim of sexual abuse. That experience with his aunt scarred his mind and he would rather not talk about it. Eventually, he summoned…
15 Mar 2018
The World Economic Forum has ranked Nigeria 122, four places behind the previous year, in the 2017 Global Gender Gap Report. The GGGR is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. Since 2006, when the reports were first published to include more than 100 countries,…
8 Mar 2018
On this International Women’s Day, as we #PressforProgress The Guardian celebrates these Nigerian women sweeping against global odds. Every morning, Sherifat wakes up early. Her work as a highway cleaner in Lagos State demands that she hits the road at dawn. As tedious and dangerous as her daily task on the job is, she is…

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Kwara State in Nigeria hosted over 250 tech ecosystem builders from across the country over the weekend to develop new ideas and digital skills to tackle various problems associated with government businesses. The event, which lasted for two days, was attended by contestants from states such as Cross Rivers, Kano, Nasarawa, Niger, and Kwara. The…
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Femi Fani-Kayode, the Director of New Media for the APC presidential campaign council, is accusing the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele of trying to cause a crisis in the country and derail the nation's democratic process.
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The largest fintech company in Africa, Flutterwave, has announced its plan to revamp its retail product Barter. This product provides customers with money transfer and virtual card services.
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Under the high sponsorship of mrs. Nasseneba Toure, ivorian minister of women, family, and children.  Abidjan, Lomé, Douala and Paris, 31 January 2023 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Bluemind Foundation is holding the second Heal by Hair training session, at Pullman Hotel Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), from January 30 to February 1, 2023, in collaboration with the National Mental Health Program…
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by Titilayo Adewumi, Managing Director at SAP West Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 31 January 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As Africa’s largest democracy gears up for its hotly contested elections, the question of technology’s role in enhancing the voting process is once again in the spotlight.  Nigeria goes to the polls in February to elect a new President, House…