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    INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE

    INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING; 26th JUNE. The 26th of June every year is observed as the International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking. It is a United Nations declared day, instituted by general the Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987. It was often referred to by Anti- Drug campaigners as 2/26. The aim of the day is to raise awareness on the major problem that illicit drugs represent to the society. Also recognizes the severe impact that Illicit drugs have on health, development, peace and security. It is a known fact that each year people die due to illicit drugs. Activities marking the day…

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    FATHER’S DAY. 19th June.

    FATHER’S DAY. 19th June. Today is Father’s day, a day that is observed the third Sunday in every June. This year’s father’s day is celebrated today the 19th of June . It is celebrated to recognize the contributions that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children, ie fatherhood and male parenting. The day is a United Nations declared day and it is celebrated in a variety of ways worldwide. The day honour fatherhood and paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in the society. Everyone may decide to celebrate the day as he wants, this may range from visitation to the father and father relation to…

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    WORLD DAY OF COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT, 17th JUNE.

    WORLD DAY OF COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT, 17th JUNE. Desertification and drought are amongs the Environmental hazard that hinders the well-being of the society we lived in. They occur in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world They cause great havoc to the human and the entire ecosystem socially and economically. Today, the 17th of June is observe as World Day of Combat Desertification and Drought, it a declared day to promotes public awareness to combat desertification and the effects of drought. There are natural and man made activities that exposes the land to excessive hazard such as landmine, industrialization, construction work ,Urbanisation etc (man made) Desertification, drought, weathering…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF AFRICAN CHILD, 16th JUNE.

    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF AFRICAN CHILD, 16th JUNE. Today is observe as International day of African child. It is annually observe on this day. It is a United Nations declared day where all member Nations celebrate the day. It started in 1991 which is initiated by Organization for Africa Union (OAU) to honor those who participated in the Soweto uprising in 1976, ie to commemorate with children killed protesting in Soweto. Theme for this year’s celebration “Eliminating harmful practices affecting children” In the observance of the day, it is a time for the world to reflect on the progress made towards children’s rights as well as the barriers they continue to…

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    WORLD ELDERLY ABUSE AWARENESS DAY; 15th JUNE.

    WORLD ELDERLY ABUSE AWARENESS DAY; 15th JUNE. Every society most have elders whom everyone emulates, respect. Elders are the mirror of every society. They represent the pride, diginity, and morals of the society. A society where there are no elders the society is bound to fail in all aspect of life endeavors. Today the 14th of June is observe as World elderly abuse awareness day, it is a day that represents the one day in a year when the whole world voices it’s opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations. Violence, particularly sexual violence perpetrated against older women and men, physical attacks stemming from…

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    WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY,, 14th JUNE.

    WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY,, 14th JUNE. World blood donor day is observed today and it a United Nations declared day celebrated annually. On this day, the public are encouraged to donate blood generously to those who are in need to save lives. We are are faced with Lots of challenges where blood are lost either through accident or wars lives suffer, people injured and blood flows, hence the need for blood donation Today, people visit hospitals and give out a paint of blood to support those suffered and injured persons to save their lives. Those in the battle field, the uniform personnel need these support. The non Governmental Organizations like…

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    INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM AWARENESS DAY, 13th JUNE.

    INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM AWARENESS DAY, 13th JUNE. United Nations declare 13th June every year as International albinism awareness day. It is a day set aside to create awareness on albinism. Albinism derived from albino, a defect of skin caused by lack of Melanin that changes color of the skin of Human. There are different causes of albinism, they are all human and are not be discriminated. They organize themselves into groups and pursue a common demand from authorities. Most of them are talented, gifted and held from different backgrounds and hold position in their live endeavors.Theme is drawn every year to address the challenges faced and ways to overcome it.They voice…

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    DEMOCRACY DAY, 12TH JUNE.

    DEMOCRACY DAY, 12TH JUNE. The 12th of June every year in Nigeria is observed as Nigeria’s democracy day and is a public holiday all over the country. The day was formerly observed and held on the 29th of May but later changed to this day, it marks the day military handed over power to an elected civilian government in 1999 marking the beginning of the longest continuous civilian rule since Independence. The day was made a democracy day in 2018 by the present administrators to commemorate the Democratic election of MKO Abiola in 1993, in what has been adjudged to be Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections. It was however cancelled…

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    WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR, 12th June

    WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR, 12th June. United Nations declared 12th June as World day against child labour. The day is aimed at creating awareness on the implications of child labour culturally, educational and morally.Child labour as the name implies means exposing a children between the ages of 4 to 14/15 years to any form of work force which enders his life if not controlled.Children are the joy of every community and society we live in, as such if they are properly nurtured from their birth years they are expected to be the leaders of tomorrow.Child labour is a serious offence which needs to be tackled and addressed so that…

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    WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, 5th June.

    WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, 5th June. Environment is where both living and non living things live and interact among themselves with each derivng benefit from each other. Today is World Environment Day. It is a United Nations declared day and annually observe by all member nations. The day is aimed at creating awareness and encouraging action for the protection of our environment. It’s been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging from environmental issues to marine pollution, human over-population and global warming to sustainable consumption and crimes against wildlife among other issues. The day has become a global platform for public outreach with United Nations member countries annually with a…