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UNFPA logo. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says it is seeking at least $8.5 million to reach 20 million young people in Africa by 2025 with sexual and reproductive health information through its Tech4Youth program. Tech4Youth, a pan-African project conceptualised in 2018, is “an open and sustainable innovation platform supporting sexual and reproductive health on four pillars: community, co-creation, access and data,” according to UNFPA innovation and technology lead, Wilfried Rouamba. The program is active in five West African countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Togo, and Burkina Faso. Mr Rouamba, speaking at a Tech4Youth workshop held in Lagos on Monday, said the...
President Muhammadu Buhari in the course of the week reassured Nigerians that with the renewed efforts of the Nigerian military, insecurity in the country would soon be a thing of the past. The Nigerian leader, currently engaged with official activities at the ongoing 77th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA77) in New York, United States, gave the assurance at bilateral talks with Prime Minister of Ireland, Micheal Martin, on Saturday. Buhari had earlier addressed the UN General Assembly on Wednesday for the last time as Nigeria’s leader. In the farewell speech, he told the global body that his administration was determined...
Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta’s Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa says PDP is...
Prof Owojecho Omoha, Director General, of the Obi-dient Movement, Nigeria ,says the movement is overwhelmed...
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are...
By; Jerome-Mario Chijioke Utomi The recent disengagement of Colonel Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd), as the interim...
By Jerome-Mario Chijioke Utomi - I remember now with nostalgia how about a year ago, precisely...
Nigerian star Mikel Obi has retired from professional football after a sparkling career spanning twenty years. “There is a saying that ‘all good things must...
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has launched an investigation on Tuesday after two Mali players were filmed fighting with each other after their team...
The Interclub Organising Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has disqualified Volcan Club de Moroni from the ongoing 2022/2023 CAF Champions League. The...
By Orkula Shaagee (ABUJA) Flamingos' Head Coach, Bankole Olowookere has selected team captain Alvine Dah-Zossu, midfield jewel Taiwo Afolabi and top scorer Opeyemi Ajakaye as...
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, and Samuel Chukwueze have been ruled out of Nigeria’s international friendly against Algeria. The pair have been replaced with...
Two medical practitioners, Dr Denis Richard Shattima and Dr Hauwa Galadima Shehu, have been referred to the Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (MDPDT)...
Showmax, an online movie streaming platform, has showcased its first original Nigerian series titled ,”Diiche”, to be premiered Sept.29. The media screening of the series held in Lagos on Tuesday, with attendance of some the creative industry’s big wigs, actors...
A Zimbabwean woman who lied about a man having unlawful carnal knowledge of her has confessed, stating that she was under pressure. The man identified as Simbarashe Chadiwa was handed a 20-year sentence for the r#pe of a 10-year old...
Congo Army spokesman on Wednesday confirmed the death of 22 people after two Ugandan military helicopters crashed in East DRC. Uganda had sent troops to its central African neighbour in December to help fight a violent rebel group known as...
Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta’s Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa says PDP is only party that can beat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest zone. He made the declaration at a PDP Southeast zonal stakeholders...
A controversial penalty tucked in by Riyad Mahrez and a 28-yard scorcher by Youcef Atal saw Algeria complete a comeback and left the Super Eagles to a narrow 1-2 defeat. The international friendly played in Oran on Tuesday, saw Ngeria...
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the CBN has increased the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) from 14 per cent to 15.5 per cent on Tuesday to tame inflation. The committee had increased the MPR by a total of 250 basis...
Tanzanian tourism authorities has said that they were at the final preparations to start a process of introducing cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Mary Masanja, the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, said the process to...
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has launched an investigation on Tuesday after two Mali players were filmed fighting with each other after their team were eliminated from the Women’s World Cup. The incident took place after Mali lost 68-81 to...