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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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Omicron virus: UK adds Nigeria to red list over travel fears

THE United Kingdom has outlined plans to add Nigeria to the red list for international travel to England on...

NPA eyes digitalised operations in 2025

THE Nigerian Ports Authority has said that the ports would be fully digitalised in 2025. Acting Managing Director of NPA...

How Rivers State is responding to sexual violence

By Chioma EZENWAFOR CHISOM Isaac was only in SS2 when she was first gang-raped by her classmate’s brothers and neighbour...

Delta joins Lagos government in hunt for killers of Dowen schoolboy 

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has vowed to work with the Lagos State Government and other relevant authorities to...

Airlines, travel operators worry over new COVID-19 variant

NIGERIAN aviation stakeholders have expressed worry regarding the future of the travel industry, which another lockdown may yet threaten...
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