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Mental health

24 Nov
The Federal Government has launched a National Suicide Prevention Strategic Framework 2023–2030 and the National Mental Health Policy 2023.
24 Nov
A number of women across Africa have been included in this year’s BBC 100 women list of inspiring and influential women. Making the list is Jennifer Uchendu, the only Nigerian on the list, devoted to climate change and mental health advocacy
16 Nov
It does no one any good to dissimulate or dissemble our feelings in a bid to hide or escape the present-day realities in the lives of citizens all over the world.
9 Nov
Mind Management Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called on government, corporate bodies, health officials, and members of the public to pay urgent attention to mental health.
9 Nov
The Mind Management Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the government, corporate bodies, health stakeholders, and members of the public to pay urgent attention to mental health.
5 Nov
The Convener, Healing Him & Her, Murielle Michel, has said if employers care about their employees, they will be concerned about their mental health. Michel said this, yesterday, in Lagos, during a mental health training programme. Michel said: “Mental health is so important, and the truth is, if we don’t start prioritsing our mental health,…
12 Oct
On the World Mental Health Day held on October 10, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have reaffirmed their commitment to support member-states and partners across the region to ensure that “Mental Health is a Universal Human Right,” the theme for this year’s commemoration.
11 Oct
Head, Department of Mental Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Dr. Ehigiator Adayonfo, yesterday, blamed prevailing socio-economic circumstances for the surge in the phenomenon nationwide. 
10 Oct
Following the increase in attempted suicide, and to raise awareness on its prevention, The Asido Foundation at its Interactive Monthly Community Engagement (IMCE) Series called for collective action on mental health issues. At its virtual event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day themed “Creating Hope Through Action,” the conference brought together insightful speakers that held…
12 Sep
Sir: In the realm of health and wellness, mental health is often an overlooked aspect. While physical fitness and nutrition receive a significant amount of attention, mental well-being tends to be stigmatised and ignored. It’s time we break the stigma surrounding mental health and acknowledge its importance as a vital component of overall well-being. First…
10 Sep
The President of the Rotary Club of Abuja Maitama, Rtn. Ijeoma Joyce Agwu, yesterday, asked Nigerians to pay attention to their mental health to halt the increasing rate of suicide in the country.
30 Aug
A mental health advocate, Mr Anegbode Odion, has cautioned the youth to desist from drug abuse in the interest of their mental health. Odion, the Vice-President of Heritage Advancement Forum (HAF), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. He warned that youths should stop abusing…


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It was jubilation galore at the weekend as members of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), including well-wishers across the globe gathered to celebrate God’s faithfulness and grace upon the church at a second thanksgiving anniversary.
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Cross River State Governor, Bassey Otu, has said his administration will establish a disability commission to address issues concerning Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and promote inclusion.
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At least, one person was feared dead in a fire that occurred in the early hours of yesterday, at a residential building located in the Adealu area of Lagos State.
46 mins ago
Ahead of Edo State 2024 Governorship Election, the member representing Etsako Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Dekeri Sunday Anamero, has said the much-touted development in the state is only visible on social media.
46 mins ago
New Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Babayo Akuyam, has said he would step down for Abubakar Suleiman, depending on the outcome of the re-run ordered by the Court of Appeal.
1 day ago
Ashanti, aged 43, and Nelly, aged 49, are reportedly anticipating the arrival of their first child together, as disclosed by an insider to Us Weekly. A source informed the outlet, "Nelly and Ashanti are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first baby together." While this will be Ashanti’s inaugural experience as a parent, the "Dilemma"…
1 day ago
MEDICAL experts and stakeholders have blamed the government over low production of vaccines in Nigeria, which will result in difficulty in eradicating the spread of contagious diseases in the country. This report, spearheaded by the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), in collaboration with The People's Vaccine (PVA) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), focused…
1 day ago
*It is time to take over leadership, Reps' Deputy speaker charges youths NO fewer than 170 youths development organisations across the country are to receive the sum of $1.2 million across the country. The package, which came through a private arrangement, initiated by LEAP Africa, with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, is aimed…
1 day ago
THE enforcement team of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, confiscated Schedule 1 Narcotic drugs and other unregistered drugs worth over N30 million from a wholesale pharmaceutical shop in Wuse 2, in Wuse District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The team also raided another shop belonging to the same…
1 day ago
ABIA State Governor, Alex Otti, has commended the Catholic Church for establishing the first university in Umuahia, the state capital. The institution, named Lux Mundi University, is located at the new Ndagbo City, IsiamaAfaraukwu/Ossah, Ibeku, in Umuahia North Council. Lux Mundi, an Italian word, which means ‘Light of the World,’ is one of the private…