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Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation launched in London

 Hope For Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation was impressively launched at a prestigious Hotel in London on Friday 8th Feb 2013. Four other African Presidents actively participated along with over 1000 VIP guests from the International community representing many countries. It was a fabulous and historical event that attracted VIPs from across the World. Baba … Continue reading »

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Domestic Violence and Abuse: Types, Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Effects

Tina de Benedictis, Ph.D., Jaelline Jaffe, Ph.D., and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D. Nationwide Crisis Line and Hotline Directory All too frequently the media bombards us with news about a high-profile domestic violence case, where a man or woman is suspected of murdering their wife or husband, with or without a previous history of domestic abuse. Violence. … Continue reading »

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HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT – NIGERIA

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Section 1. Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom from: a. Arbitrary or Unlawful Deprivation of Life b. Disappearance c. Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment d. Arbitrary Arrest or Detention e. Denial of Fair Public Trial f. Arbitrary Interference with Privacy, Family, Home, or Correspondence g. … Continue reading »

Categories: Acceptable Conditions of Work, and Acts of Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and Stateless Persons, and Trafficking in Persons, Anti-Semitism, Arbitrary Arrest or Detention, Arbitrary Interference with Privacy, Arbitrary or Unlawful Deprivation of Life, Articles, Children, Denial of Fair Public Trial, Disappearance, Discrimination, Family, Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining, Freedom of Movement, Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech and Press, Governmental Attitude Regarding International and Nongovernmental Investigation of Alleged Violations of Human Rights, Home, Human Rights Report - Nigeria, Inhuman, Internally Displaced Persons, National/Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Nigeria, Official Corruption and Government Transparency, or Correspondence, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Other Societal Violence or Discrimination, Persons with Disabilities, Prohibition of Child Labor and Minimum Age for Employment, Prohibition of Forced or Compulsory Labor, Protection of Refugees, Respect for Civil Liberties, Respect for Political Rights: The Right of Citizens to Change Their Government, Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Societal Abuses, Torture and Other Cruel, Use of Excessive Force and Other Abuses in Internal Conflicts, Women, Worker Rights | Tags: , | Leave a comment

THE WAYS THAT HIV IS NOT TRANSMITTED.

HIV is not transmitted by day-to-day activities or by contact with objects, food or clothes. The following list includes just a few a few examples of questions we get from people worried about HIV. most of these questions come from a combination of fear and ignorance. They come from a lack of confidence in understanding … Continue reading »

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AREA CODE GANG CULTURE

Dear All , Please I am doing a story on area code gang culture. I want you to please contribute by sending responses to these questions; 1.What should the Police do to stop area code gang culture? 2. Any role for the Community organisations? 3. How do we discourage youths from getting trapped in the … Continue reading »

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Adoption: Gloria and Chiwah Musa may lose six children to UK Social Services

The Musa family has been in the news for some time now, holding the hot potato of the most notorious Child adoption legal case in the United Kingdom. The fear of losing six citizens has created the greatest challenges to the Nigerian Embassy as it has since the commencement of the case squared up to … Continue reading »

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Gloria Musa Adoption Case: A review of first week as criminal case continues

May 2012 The controversial criminal charge in an adoption case involving a Nigerian family in London commenced last week with the case approaching its second week this week. According to Mr Justice James Patrick, hearing in the case will run for five to six weeks after its original four-weeks scheduled. The case involves a local … Continue reading »

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African Community now at high risk of HIV as cases now skyrocket

Members of the African community are being urged to take the issue of HIV test seriously because the misconception that AIDS is not common among African black community could be spelling a very dangerous doom of high risk of HIV upsurge in future. The fact is according to sources, nobody is immune in the modern … Continue reading »

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AFRICAN YOUTH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM PRISON

(Being a paper presented by Mr. Nathaniel Oyinloye, Project Director, Hospital and Prison Action Network (HPAN), a UK registered Charity Organization. at the IDAY-UK Conference in London on 16th June 2012) African Youth in the United Kingdom Prison Population of African Youths in UK Prison According to National Statistics on Race and Criminal Justice System … Continue reading »

Categories: A life in care/living arrangements, AFRICAN YOUTH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM PRISON, Blacks in the Criminal Justice System, Drugs, early intervention with families, Family and personal relationships, Influence of drugs, Lack of Education, Lack of roots – homelessness /temporary accommodation, Mental and physical illness, mental health and substance abuse, National Statistics on Race and Criminal Justice System 2010, Neighbourhood, Perception of self and others, re-offending, rehabilitation, Robbery, school exclusions, Stop and Search, Support System for Black Youth Offender/Prisoners, Theft and handling stolen goods, Thinking and behaviour, Unemployment, Violence against the person | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Optimal provision of needle and syringe programmes for injecting drug users: a systematic review.

This thorough review formed the evidential basis for recent guidance from England’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence on how best to distribute sterile syringes. Maximising the proportion of injections done with sterile equipment is the key objective. Summary The featured article was based Needle exchange in prisons was included in the original review … Continue reading »

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