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IWD 2022: Buhari celebrates Nigerian women

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated Nigerian women on the occasion of the 2022 International Women's Day (IWD). In a statement titled 'International Women's Day: President...

African women speak out on International Women’s Day

By Lisa VIVES MARCH 8 marked the United Nations's International Women's Day — an occasion meant to be a global celebration. But with more and...

Women’s Day: FG working on special court for gender-based violence, says Malami

ABUBAKAR Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, has said that the federal government is working towards establishing specialised courts and judicial...
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Women and girls with disabilities in Nigeria are the most vulnerable groups but the system doesn’t care

FOR LOIS Auta, 39, growing up with an unusual health condition and appearance was difficult. As a child, she found herself shying away from...

Women need to support women…panelists at International Women’s Day Conference

Women in civil society groups have stressed the need for women to support other women at a conference themed “Balance for Better” to commemorate...

Women’s Day: Nigeria lags behind in gender equality, poor representation in govt

CONSIDERING the representation of women in the Nigerian political space, the country is still slow in achieving gender equality. Not only has no woman become...
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Women’s Day: Better the balance, better the world

By Yinka ADEOSUN “WHAT a man can do, a woman can do better” is a popular cliché which seeks to juxtapose the two genders. Often...

Anger in Uganda as lawmaker urges men to beat their wives

Ugandans have begun a social media campaign calling for the resignation Onesimus Twinamasiko, a member of parliament who said there is nothing wrong if...

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Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...

Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

SHELL has suspended its decision to divest its Nigerian onshore oil assets, choosing instead to comply with the outcome...
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