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Movement for Good to End FGM: VFN sets to eliminate FGM in Osun through ‘Pledge’ by women, girls, men, others

Movement for Good to End FGM: VFN sets to eliminate FGM in Osun through ‘Pledge’ by women, girls, men, others TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A Non- Profit and Governmental Organisation, Value Female Network (VFN), is set to give life to the Global Movement for Good to End Female Genital Mutilation which is a joint project of […]

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Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West

Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSUN Newly released statistics conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS-6) has disclosed that Ogun State recorded the highest child mortality rate in the […]

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UK’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96 

UK’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96 By Timothy Agbor The death of Queen Elizabeth II, has been announced. She died at her Scottish residence, Balmoral Castle, NEWS BOOM learnt. Britain’s royal family had rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of the 96-year-old monarch on Thursday and […]

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Kwara, Ekiti account for highest rate of FGM in Nigeria

Kwara, Ekiti account for highest rate of FGM in Nigeria By Timothy Agbor Kwara and Ekiti state account for the highest rate of of Female Genital Mutilation  in Nigeria according to the latest Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The survey indicated that Kwara recorded 58 percent […]

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2022 IYD: VFN holds Intergenerational Dialogue Against FGM as Stakeholders declare war against harmful practices

2022 IYD: VFN holds Intergenerational Dialogue Against FGM as Stakeholders declare war against harmful practices TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO As the world marked International Youth Day on Friday, August 12, a Non-governmental organisation, Value Female Network (VFN) held an Intergenerational dialogue towards eradicating the illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Osun State and Nigeria […]

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Establish Osun Health Security Trust Fund, CSOs Urge Govt

Establish Osun Health Security Trust Fund, CSOs Urge Govt By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo The Osun State Government has been called upon to establish a Health Security Trust Fund to address both the current health security crisis and preparing for the future disease outbreaks. Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and other critical stakeholders in the health sector, […]

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16-yr-old girl donates N150,000 to Sickle Cell Foundation in Nigeria 

16-yr-old girl donates N150,000 to Sickle Cell Foundation in Nigeria    TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO   A 16-year-old girl, Adeola Oyeyemi Adejare, has donated the sum of N150,000 to the Sickle Cell Foundation in Nigeria as her contribution towards addressing the plight of persons affected by Sickle Cell in the country.    The donation was received […]

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Insecurity: UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital doctors declare warning strike 

Insecurity: UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital doctors declare warning strike    TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Members of the Association of Resident Doctors, Osun State University Teaching Hospital chapter, on Friday, embarked on a three-day warning strike over what they described as spate of insecurity around the hospital environment.   Rising from an emergency general meeting it convened yesterday […]

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Presidency lauds Oyetola for prioritising Osun people’s health 

Presidency lauds Oyetola for prioritising Osun people’s health .As Oyetola inaugurates multiple state-of-the-art health facilities in Osun …says building healthy population nonnegotiable The Presidency, on Wednesday, lauded Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun for prioritising the health of the people of the State. Speaking at the inauguration of multiple state-of-the-art health facilities in the State, the […]

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Children stamping out FGM at the event.
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UNICEF organises concert for Osun children to mark International Day of the African Child

UNICEF organises concert for Osun children to mark International Day of the African Child ..Celebrity Woli Agba decorated as ambassador against FGM TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The United Nations Children’s Fund, in collaboration with a non-governmental organisation; Value Female Network (VFN) and the Ministry of Women, Children & Social Affairs in Osun State have organised a concert […]

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