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5 May 2018
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 Student Midwives at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital during the IDM 2017 commemoration
An estimated 111 women and girls die from complications of pregnancy and delivery everyday, as Nigeria ranks one of the highest in maternal mortality amongst developing countries. With only 2% of... Read more
1 May 2018
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Oh YES, today is Labour Day; But then who will refuse Prof Isaac Adewole the Hon. Minister for Health if you see him at your door step! UNFPA Nigeria the Hon. Minister was received by Dr Diene Keita... Read more
27 April 2018
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A team of experts from UNFPA HQ led by Tapiwa Jhamba - Technical Adviser: Population Data and Research  and Ms Sabrina Juran - Technical Specialist, Data and Population Analysis, all of Population... Read more
26 April 2018
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During her official visit to the Lagos Liaison Office from 22nd to 25th April 2018 ​UNFPA Representative, Dr Diene Keita met with  ​staff of the office, some members of the Youth Participatory ... Read more
26 April 2018
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The Country Representative of UNFPA, Dr. Diene Keita called for a more inclusive family planning advocacy, one that involved a strong inclusion of men in family planning process so as to get the... Read more
26 April 2018
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On February 19th, 2018, a sect of Boko Haram attacked the idyllic village of Dapchi in Yobe State, abducting 112 children from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, including a boy and... Read more
10 February 2018
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Abuja, Nigeria – In the final day of her Mission in Nigeria, the UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake paid a visit to the Waru Community in Abuja, an area where a considerable... Read more
9 February 2018
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Mrs. Ifeoma Nkiruka Anagbobu and Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake examined the challenges in advancing youth priorities in Nigeria.
Abuja, Nigeria – Mrs. Ifeoma Nkiruka Anagbobu, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Nigeria welcomed Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations... Read more
9 February 2018
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“I am in your country to feel the pulse of the youth, and to see what policymakers are doing to create a better future for them,” Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake said.
Abuja, Nigeria – Nigeria’s Minister for Youth and Sports recommended the creation of a United Nations Youth Commission, similar to the Commission on the Status of Women, in a meeting held with the UN... Read more
9 February 2018
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The centre provides working spaces where young innovators can work without worrying about the costs associated with setting up a business office space.
Abuja, Nigeria – “We use this app to give young girls a tool for safety. If something happens, with a click of a button, a message is sent to family members with a call for help and their location.”... Read more

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