1.8 billion Women reach reproductive age worldwide – Consultant Obstetrician

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos About 1.8 billion women have been estimated of reproductive age worldwide and, that daily, about 114-120 million acts of sexual intercourse take place worldwide, likely to result in 910,000 conceptions daily. While about 213.4 million pregnancies are estimated annually, about 85 million (40 percent) of these pregnancies were unwanted or unintended, and 38 percent resulted

We’ve the concept of media for human development – Dep. Director Catholic MSC

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Deputy Director Media Service Center (MSC) of Catholic Social Center, Kaduna, Rev. Fr. Anthony B. Shawuya, has said the MSC has as its vision the desire to impact development of the human person using best practices in media technology and programming.  He also said that the center has the concept of media for human development as part of

How I resuscitated boxing from dead, became Messiah of Boxing in Nigeria – Bashi Ali

…Says, he’s “An extraordinary human being.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Bashi Ali World Boxing Champion (WBC) Bashi Ali has revealed how he resuscitated boxing from total death and became the ‘Messiah of Boxing’ in Nigeria and, perhaps, West Africa entirely. In a statement Bashi Ali personally articulated and made available to our correspondent, he noted that he is the

Over 200 Army Officers to converge in Kaduna for Senior Staff Course exams.

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Over 200 Army Officers of the ranks of captain in the Nigerian Army will converge at Jaji Military Cantonment for the Senior Staff Course qualifying examination. The examination, which is in pursuance of Army Headquarters’ training directives 2021, is scheduled for Monday 2nd-Friday 6th August, 2021. This was contained in a statement issued and signed

Kaduna Govt files other fresh charges against El-Zakzaky

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has filed fresh charges against the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. This came less than 24 hours after a Kaduna State High Court discharged and acquitted El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. The Kaduna High Court, presided by Justice Gideon

Killings by foreign militia ‘herdsmen’ a continuation of 1804 Usman Danfodio Jihadist Movement – Govnr Ortom

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Samuel Ortom The silence of the Federal Government on the killings by foreign militia ‘herdsmen’ is an agenda of ethnic cleansing and continuation of the 1804 Usman Danfodio Jihadist Movement across the country. Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, made this assertion on Tuesday at the Benue People’s House Makurdi, alleging that, Federal Government

El-Zakzaky, Wife, Discharged and Acquitted by Kaduna Court

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (INM), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenat. El-Zakzaky was facing charges bordering on culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace. While delivering ruling on “no-case submission,” Justice Gideon Kurada stated that the prosecution failed

Top popular LG politician assassinated in Kaduna

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A top popular politician-cum chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party for 2021 local government election in Kaduna State has been reportedly murdered. Details and circumstances surrounding his brutal killing by unknown assailant(s) are yet to be officially uncovered. An eyewitness, however, said the victim was strangulated inside his car along Kachia-Kaduna highway on Tuesday. Sources further

Catholic Women Organization of Nigeria calls for efforts to reverse effects of COVID-19 pandemic

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos As the third wave of COVID-19 affects the global health and economic community, the National President of the Catholic Women Organization of Nigeria (CWON), Dame Mary Asibi Gonsum, has engaged Catholic women leaders across the nine provinces and fifty-five dioceses of the Catholic Church in Nigeria as part of the concerted efforts to