Worries over increase in maternal mortality due to funds shortage
Following the take-off of the Global Gag Rule (GGR) policy of the United States of America, which blocks U.S. federal funding to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with focus on women’s reproductive health and sexual rights across the world....
HIV/AIDS Prevention: NGOs urge FG to leverage pop culture to reach youths
A coalition of NGOS on Monday urged the Federal Government to utilise diverse popular culture (pop culture) as avenues to create awareness and sensitise youths on HIV/AIDS prevention.
Burundi suspends foreign NGOs to force compliance with new law
Burundi has decided to suspend the activities of most foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) until they comply with a new law imposing tighter controls on their operations.
CSOs, NGOs mark ‘national day of mourning’, demand end to killings
Members of Global Right and Civil Society groups yesterday in Abuja marked the ‘National Day of Mourning’ for all victims killed across the country. Emotions were freely betrayed as Nigerians from all walks of life converged on the Unity Fountain to mourn and remember the victims of various violent killings across the country.
FG commits tos up appropriationt Health sector, says 15percent budget to health sector not visible in 2017
The Minister of National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has said it would see to the allocation of more funds to the health sector so as to ensure improved child health and nutrition.
Double trouble for displaced persons
Internally displaced persons in parts of the country have two reasons to be sorrowful: having been deprived the comfort of their homes as a result of killings and wanton destruction; they must now live with ignominy, the victims of man’s inhumanity to man.
World telecoms labs surveys beams light on Nigeria, other USPFs
World Telecom Labs (WTL) has launched an online survey to identify voice and/or data deployments in Africa that have been financed by Universal Service (provision) Funds (USPF) - and to identify where improvements can be made in the management of USF.