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Women’s Helping Hand Initiative Supports Over 100,000 With Healthcare

An implementing partner with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Women’s Helping Hand Initiative (TWHHI) has reached out to over 100,000 persons around Lagos State in various categories of need in its bid to cushion the effects of the COVID-10 pandemic.   With the goal of providing intervention for women in need since its inception in 2006, the organisation …

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Over 100 Global Organisations Call For New Human Right-Right To Healthy Planet


Today, over 100 civil society organisations from around the world have called on the United Nations to add a new article to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – enshrining a universal right to a healthy natural environment. If successful, this amendment would be the first addition to the declaration since it came to life in 1948. The #1Planet1Right campaign …

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Nigeria’s UN Coordinator Expresses Condolence As Gunmen Kill Aid Workers In Kaduna

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of two aid workers who lost their lives in Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort 220 kilometers north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. Faye Mooney, a British communications and learning specialist with non-governmental organisation Mercy Corps, …

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Use The Radio As Tool To Build Peace -MRA Urges Nigerians


Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on Nigerians to use radio as a tool for building peace across political, economic, religious and ethnic divides particularly at this period when Nigeria is holding general elections to elect a new set of leaders. MRA made the call in a statement issued in Lagos by Mr. Ayode Longe, MRA’s Programme Director, to commemorate …

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