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Implications of FGM as Portal for Microbial Infections: We need you to join the campaign to #endFGM #endcuttinggirls

Female genital mutilation has the ability to induce secondary infections resulting from microbial pathogens. Topping,  reported some microbial infections associated with female circumcision such as STIs, HIV/AIDS, reproductive tract infection, pelvic inflammatory diseases and chronic urinary tract infection. In the same vain, WHO  asserted that FGM increases the short and long term health risks to women and girls and is unacceptable from a human rights and health perspective. While in general there is an increased risk of adverse health outcomes with increased severity of FGM, WHO is opposed to all forms of FGM and is emphatically against the practice being carried out by health care providers (medicalization).

FGM and Complication of Sexually transmitted Infections (STIs)
Female circumcision has been reportedly linked lead to increased risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and complications of pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID). STIs are an important public health…

Reasons Why People Practice FGM: What is your own opinion? #endcuttinggirls

This practice occurred to be one of most serious forms of violence against the girl child/woman and it is practiced for a number of reasons as identified by the World Health Organization . Psycho-sexual reasons This deals with attenuation of sexual desire in female, maintain chastity and virginity before marriage and fidelity during marriage and increase male sexual pleasure. Sociological reasons Most societies believe in this practice in order to identify with cultural heritage, initiate girls into womanhood, social cohesion and social acceptance. Hygiene and aesthetic reason Among some societies, the external female genitals are considered unclean and unsightly, so it is removed to promote hygiene and to provide aesthetic appeal. Religious beliefs Female genital mutilation is practiced in number of communities under the mistaken beliefs that it is demanded by certain religions. Others reasons To enhance fertility and promote child survival for better marriage prospect and to help delive…


The issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is as old as tradition and culture and has
been condoned in varying degrees in many countries of the world. The years gone by
have registered concerted attempts to bring to the fore the evils associated with the
practice with some tremendous success and efforts to eradicate the practice has been
ongoing. International instruments, legislation and conventions have been passed and
signed by various countries as a way forward in bringing FGM and other Harmful
Traditional Practices (HTPs) to world attention as a form of discrimination and act of
violence against women and girls. At the same time, various strategies have been
adopted by lAC, and its national committees and affiliates aimed at sensitizing the
populace at the national, regional and international levels on the need to eliminate the
. practice of FGM. Conformable efforts have also been made by other NGOs and
stakeholders to complement the work of lAC but despite these bold and courageous


It is time to manifest the glory of God. It’s time for the glory of the Lord to be seen
Christ is going to present the Church to Himself. Jesus is the Bridegroom, and the Church is the Bride (2 Corinthians 11:2). At a future date, the Church is going to be presented to the Bridegroom; and we will be chaste, not a filthy, half-in-bed-with-the-world Church (2 Corinthians 4:14).  We will have progressed from glory to glory until there’s only one more step, and that’s into heaven. \ You have been reconciled to God, so you can be presented holy, unblamable and unreprovable in His sight (Colossians 1:21-22).  You will be presented faultless before the presence of His glory (Jude 24).  We will stand before the presence of God’s glory for eternity, because of what He has done for us. Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection make us faultless, so we can stand before His glory.
The glory of God is very powerful.  Ananias and Sapphira were with the disciples; they were not in the world sinning, y…


1. The above story by Premiumtimes, an online News portal, represented everything but the true and factual accounts regarding a routine exercise that took place at the Ogun State Governors Office, Abeokuta in the morning of Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 as part of Handing Over processes and formalities from the then out-going to the in-coming Administration. It is rather interesting and ironic that a  routine, bona fide and patriotic disposition of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA has been so savagely twisted in a premeditated effort by Premium Times and its sponsors to stand logic on its head. It is important to clarify that NOT A SINGLE AK 47 RIFLE was handed  over at the event. 

2. Senator Ibikunle Amosun would have loved to ignore this report for the simple reason that it is a matter for the remit of the Police and Security agencies. But, that course of action will appear disrespectful to well-meaning Stakeholders and inquirers on the matter. Secondly, the good people of Ogun State …



On this day in 1936, a former Nigerian Soldier, who was a Nigerian Army Brigadier-General and Civil War commander, Benjamin Adekunle, was born in Kaduna, Northwestern Nigeria.
His father was a native of Ogbomosho, while his mother was a member of the Bachama tribe.
He underwent secondary education at the government college, Okene, now known as Abdul Aziz Atta Memorial College, Okene, in present-day Kogi State.
He enlisted in the Nigerian Army in 1958 shortly after completing his school certificate examinations.
He passed the army selection examinations and thereafter was despatched to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the UK, the British Army's initial officer entry academy.
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on December 15, 1960. As a platoon commander, he served in Kasai Province of Congo with the 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Nigeria Regiment during his first ON…


There are three personalities bearing the same name 'ABBA KYARI', Know them by their profiles
(i) Late Brigadier Abba Kyari , Former military administrator to North Central from 1967 to 1975 And Biological father to Senator Abubakar Kyari ( incumbent Senator representing Borno north).
(ii) Abba Kyari , former managing Director of U.B.A and Current CHIEF OF STAFF to President Buhari
(iii) DCP Abba Kyari, a Nigerian renowned police officer, a nightmare of kidnappers and a top crime buster .

Brigadier Abba Kyari
Abba Kyari (1938-2018) was a retired Nigerian Army Brigadier who served as Governor of the now defunct North-Central State, Nigeria after it was formed from the Northern Region during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon.
Abba Kyari was born in 1938. He attended Borno Middle School and Barewa College, Zaria. In 1959 he enlisted in the Nigerian Army as an Officer Cadet. He attended the 12th Regular Officers’ Training School, Teshia, Ghana (March 1959 - September 19…

Nigeria On The Verge Of Bankruptcy - Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11 on Tuesday declared that Nigeria is on the threshold of bankruptcy following unfavourable economic policies such as subsidizing petroleum products and electricity tariffs.

The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), who spoke during the ongoing 3rd National Treasury Workshop organized by the office of the Accountant General of the Federation holding in Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to cancel subsidy in petroleum subsidy and electricity tariffs if the economy must stabilize.

According to him, “the country is Bankrupt and we are heading to bankruptcy. What happened is that the Federal Government do pay petroleum subsidy, pay electricity tariff subsidy, and if there is rise in interest rates, Federal Government pays.

“What is more life-threatening than subsidy that we have to sacrifice education, health sector and infrastructure for us to have cheap petroleum.
“If truly President…

Excerpts and Extras from PROPHETIC PORTAL "Divine Dimensions" (DxD) series #6 Sunday, June 2, 2019

© Ayo Oluwagunna

We have since the start of the year, for this series been considering the content of our text in Ephesians 3:16-21. God has been faithful in guiding and guarding us by the Holy Spirit on this unstoppable journey. And coming now to "the midst of the years" – we are aligning with such a time during which the Prophet Habakkuk pleaded with God for REVIVAL and Mercy. We discern and declare this an era of the Rise of High-Fliers. This realization will be fueled by the revelation of faith, and to that we now connect...
"That Christ may dwell in your hearts BY FAITH..." (Eph. 3:17)
The key phrase that inspires our caption “Divine OPERAtions” is “BY FAITH”

The subject of Faith is both definitive and infinitive. We can only try within our tight time frame on this side eternity, to take and treat a tip that is sure to help us on this trip into tr…