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As the world celebrates the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD), it is important to take a look at women participation in politics. Again, like the gender constitution of the previous and current National Assembly (NASS), Nigeria’s 10th Senate and 10th House of Representatives, which will resume by June is male-dominated, raising concerns about the lip […]

International Community is observing today as World Wildlife Day. UN General Assembly, UNGA, decided to observe this day on March three every year during its 68th sitting on December 20, 2013, offers the opportunity to understand the importance of species like lions, elephants, peacocks, and more. The day, which has its theme as “Partnerships for […]

Today across the globe, is World Civil Defence Day. World Civil Defence Day, celebrated on March one every year, has ‘Uniting the world’s leading industry specialists for the safety & security of future generations as this 2023 theme. In 1990, the International Civil Defense Organization, ICDO, declared this day a global holiday to celebrate the […]

Registered voters in the Southeast Zone have been urged to collect their permanent voter’s cards ahead of the 2023 General Elections.   Speaking in Awka the Vice President of Ọhaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief Damian Okeke Ogene expressed worry that less than two months to the elections, many registered voters are yet to collect their Permanent […]

Google has revealed that ‘wordle’ was its most searched trending term this year in the United States and across the globe. Wordle is a popular online game that offers players six chances to guess a five-letter word daily. Some days, however, getting the answer is tricky, prompting people to search for hints, tips and even […]

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world’s eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations. “The milestone is an occasion to celebrate diversity and advancements while considering humanity’s shared responsibility for the planet,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement. The UN attributes the growth to human development, […]

Today across the globe is observed as Day of the Imprisoned Writer.   The Day of the Imprisoned Writer, which started in 1981 and was the product of PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, has since its introduction, used as a holiday by PEN to call for the release of imprisoned writers, advocate for better […]

The international community is observing today as World Radiology Day. The day is celebrated every year on the eighth November, marking the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. The day as well celebrates the hard-working radiographers and radiologists who make x-rays possible, and creates awareness on the importance of radiology […]

Today across the globe is International Day of Democracy. The day, set aside by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007, was first commemorated in 2008 to uphold and promote the principles of democracy.   This year, International Democracy Day will focus on the importance of media freedom to democracy, peace, and delivering on the […]

Every day, humanitarian aid workers stand on the frontlines of war and disaster, having tremendous dangers and difficulties to deliver assistance to those who need it most. World Humanitarian Day which takes place every year on 19th August, recognizes the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian action. The day was designated by the […]

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