Monthly Archives: June 2019

New Study Finds Women Who Give Birth Before 18 Are Economically Impacted For Life

A new study, conducted by the Population Council and with Women Deliver, has found a strong and consistent lifelong negative association between giving birth before age 18 and a woman’s economic empowerment. The research, previewed at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, points to the critical need to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and rights, and expand economic opportunities for girls

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Outgoing Minister Of Power, Fashola Apologizes To Ministry Workers

Outgoing Minister for Power, Works & Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola, gave a very emotional speech during his valedictory service. Fashola, who would not be returning as a minister, used the opportunity to apologize to his staff, team and entire civil servants who worked under the ministries affiliated to him. Fashola who was dropped alongside his Minister of State, Mustapha Baba

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