NCDC partners p Dubawa, Africa Check to debunk misinformation on COVID-19

In the wake of viral false and misleading narratives about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announces it will be partnering with Dubawa and Africa Check, two independent fact checking organisations operating in Nigeria which are signatories of the International Fact-checking Network and Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-checkers in the country.

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Majority of Nigerians disapprove spousal violence – NOIPolls

In Nigeria, victims of Spousal violence also called intimate partner violence, domestic abuse, and intimate partner abuse, are afraid to report incidents because of sociocultural repercussions such as stigmatization and victimization etc. In recent times, there has been a rise in the occurrences of Spousal violence were lives have been unjustly and untimely terminated in a bid to exact vengeance, vent anger or personal retribution rather than seeking justice through established legal systems. Several factors contribute to this terrible crime such as Poverty, illiteracy, parental neglect and abuse, sense of low self-worth, toxic masculinity and femininity and most prevalently: substance abuse 

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