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Speaker Gbajabiamila compares rape cases in Nigeria to pandemic

FEMI Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday likened incidents of rape and Sexual Based Violence (SBV) in the country to the...

NAPTIP, Ministry of Justice working to set up special court to try rapists

JULIE Okah-Donli, the Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Wednesday disclosed that plans are on to establish...

Senate considers bill to protect victims of rape, insurgency

AHMED Lawan, Senate President on Wednesday directed the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters to look into a bill seeking to protect victims...

Group protests against rape, sexual violence in Abuja

A civil society organisation, Wanda Adu Foundation (WAF) which focuses on helping vulnerable women and children, has called on the Federal Government to end...

Fayemi signs law mandating emergency medical care for victims of sexual violence

KAYODE Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State, has signed the Sexual Violence Against Children (Compulsory Treatment And Care) Bill into law, reinforcing his administration's commitment...

Protesters storm Police Headquarters, demand justice for rape victims

A GROUP of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Friday morning led protesters to the Nigerian Police headquarters, Abuja demanding justice for rape and sexual violence...

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Finance experts make case for venture capital  in CBN’s N15trn Infrastructure Fund

FINANCIAL experts are making a strong case for venture capital to boost Nigeria’s infrastructural development. The experts' suggestion is coming...

Emmanuel signs Akwa Ibom’s anti-open grazing bill into law

AKWA Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, signed the state’s anti-open grazing bill into law. The bill was signed...

Analysts want govt assets in equity market as CBN eyes international financial centre

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Central Bank to work towards enlisting the government’s corporate assets into the equity market...

Naira weakens to N562/$ in parallel market amid drop in inflation

NIGERIA'S naira is sinking against the dollar in the parallel market, closing at N562/$ on Wednesday against N557/$ at...

Akwa Ibom House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

A bill prohibiting open grazing in Akwa Ibom State has been passed by the state house of assembly. The bill...
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