Atmosphere of grief, depression

August 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

When night came, death sat on the street in shackles, stretching his hands towards all who passed. It went out from the city to the highway connecting to the northeastern part of the country. For the past decades, Jos town had been a blood flowing river, where innocent souls are slaughtered. From those who knew what had happened to those Read More

Stripping down on women and girls issues

August 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

EARLY AND FORCED MARRIGE.KNOCK , KNOCK….BABA: YES COMEMARYAM: Baba, I want to discuss something with youBABA: what it is Maryam? MARYAM (SHAKING WITH HER TINY VOICE): Baba I do not want to marry Garba. I do not love him besides I am just 10 years old Baba please i want to go to school like my friends. Please Baba doesn’t Read More

Survivors of rape, sexual exploitation, others, commit suicide-Report

July 9, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

European Union, United Nations, EU-UN spotlight initiative programme said that most survivors of harmful practices being done on girls and women ends up committing suicide. Chairperson Child protection Network Cross River state James Ibor, disclosed this on Wednesday during a 3-day capacity building on child protection case management and community dialogue for Ezza South local government area end VAC/VAWG community Read More

Gwagwalada women decry VAW prevalence, task FG on solution

May 14, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Gwagwalada Women under the auspices of ‘GwagsMoms’, a women based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) has charged the federal government on more committment to issues affecting women especially those at the grassroots, decrying the prevalence of Violence Against Women (VAW) leading to depression and deaths amongst women in Gwagwalada and it’s environs. Founder of the organization Mrs. Josephine Efeokposio, gave the Read More

Suicide not an option

May 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The rate of suicide among young people has been a cause for concern. It is pathetic that a young individual full of energy and a promising future will decide to take his own life all because of frustration and depression.  Dear, young people, life is not always pleasant. Life is not always a bed of roses. Challenges are part of Read More