Forcing a Muslim to do family planning is forcing him to violate his religion - Kazaure

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Honourable Gudaji Kazaure, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi Constituency of Katsina state was captured in a video clip in which he said forcing a Muslim to do family planning is forcing him to violate his religion.



The honourable member of the House says there’s no planning in Islam. "Prophet Mohammed says marry and have children so that I can be proud of you in the day of judgement.



Religious, cultural beliefs hindering family planning in Nigeria – Service Provider

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Religious inclination and cultural beliefs are holding back service providers in Nigeria from encouraging unmarried young people to prevent unwanted pregnancy through family planning.

Dimos Sakellaridis, Country Director, DKT International, said this on Tuesday in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES against the backdrop of the World Contraception Day.

The Day is usually celebrated on September 26.

Wife of Cross River Governor, Linda Ayade laments death of pregnant women in prayer house

Monday, July 17, 2017

The wife of the Cross River State Governor, Dr Linda Ayade has said that unskilled labour claimed the lives of two women that died in a prophetess home during delivery in Ikom local government area of Cross River State, explaining that the traditional birth attendant that attended to the women was professionally incompetent.

NPC Tasks Religious, Traditional Leaders on Family Planning

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Aminu Ahmad, Thursday called on religious and traditional leaders in Sokoto State to sensitise the people on the need to embrace family planning and child spacing.



Speaking during an interview with journalists in Sokoto, Ahmad said the call became necessary so as to build a healthy and prosperous society.



Time to end preventable maternal deaths in Nigeria

Sunday, May 21, 2017

It is often said that ‘pregnancy is not a disease’, but this maxim doesn’t chime with the reality in Nigeria. While pregnancy in itself may not be a disease in Nigeria, the health system that should take care of our expectant mothers is afflicted with a chronic, debilitating disease. Yes, a lethal pestilence that has been killing expectant mothers with stealth, stubborn consistency and in staggering numbers.

Religious, traditional leaders endorse family planning

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Religious and traditional leaders on Wednesday endorsed family planning programmes to improve living standards.
They also called on government to increase funding and awareness campaigns to create more demand for the family planning services.
The leaders said these at the 2016 Faith Leaders Response Conference ahead of the 4th National Planning Conference scheduled for November 7 to 9 in Abuja.

Cleric urges couples to embrace family planning for good health

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Programme Officer, Strategic Behaviour Change, Communication, Advocacy, Demand and Generation in Oyo State, Mr Tunji Samuel on Thursday said NURHI has reduced myths and conceptions about family planning among women in the State.
Mr Samuel stated this in Ibadan in a chat with newsmen on NURHI’s success at the end of the five-day visibility/knowledge parade/rally on family planning embarked upon by NURHI in additional 5 local government areas of the state.