Juliet Jacob

Ochenje Juliet Jacob is a Reporter and Senior Staff of Africa Health Report with special interest in health, politics, development, and all round information.

CISLAC Makes Fresh Case for Increased Budget Allocation for PWDs in 4-Point Recommendation

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the Nigerian government to prioritize the needs of persons with disabilities (PWDs) by significantly increasing the budget allocation for this marginalized group in the 2024 supplementary budget and the 2025 budget. This call aims to foster a more inclusive governance process in Nigeria. According to…

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ICPC Introduces New Policy to Combat Sexual Harassment in Educational Settings

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it’s has introduced a new Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy to combat sexual abuse in Nigeria’s educational institutions. The Acting Director of Public Enlightenment and Education / Spokesperson for the Commission, Demola Bakare,  shared this information in a press release provided to Africa Health Report (AHR)…

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Twist In Workplace Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace remains a persistent issue in Nigeria, disproportionately affecting women. Juliet Jacob revisits the issues, particularly, high-profile cases in Nigeria’s civil service space, in this report.     Despite legal frameworks and organizational policies, the problem of workplace sexual molestation lingers, creating hostile environments that hinder employee well-being and performance. Recent…

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Murtala Mohammed Expressway Name Unchanged, FG Clarifies

The Federal Government has officially denied rumors regarding the renaming of the Murtala Mohammed Expressway. Contrary to circulating reports, the administration has confirmed that the expressway in Abuja has not been renamed Wole Soyinka Way. In a statement released to Africa Health Report (AHR) on Monday, the Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of Information…

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FG, Afreximbank Sign $3bn MoU to Boost Industrialization, Create Jobs

In a bid to encourage industrial development and create employment opportunities, the Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth $3 billion with Afreximbank. The agreement, signed during the Afreximbank Annual Meetings (AAM) 2024 held in Nassau, The Bahamas,is set to establish a Nigeria Industrialisation Financing Facility. Representing Nigeria, the Minister…

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