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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...

VIDEO: Survivors narrate harrowing experience of Domestic Abuse during COVID-19 lockdown

DESPITE domestication of violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP ACT), signed in 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV are on the increase with those saddled with the responsibility of checking the scourge doing nothing to stop and protect those affected. The ICIR reports the travail of victims of SGBV during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Making the best of the public anger on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Udo Jude ILO Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old microbiology student of the University of Benin was brutally raped and murdered in May 2020. The horror...

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Malami denies release of Boko Haram sponsors

NIGERIA’S Attorney-General Abubakar Malami has denied releasing suspected sponsors of the Boko Haram terrorist group. The Special Assistant on Media...

How $1.2m bribe paid to NNPC was used to finance Jonathan, Buhari’s elections

COURT testimonies arising in lawsuits in London and New York have revealed how a total sum of $1.2 million...

Nigeria’s transportation cost rises amid shrinking household wallets

IN August, the cost of transportation rose by an average of five per cent for land, air and sea...

Despite contradictory evidence, Buhari hails his govt’s human rights records at UN General Assembly

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address during the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations...

NYSC backtracks, admits asking corps members to prepare for ransom payment if abducted

AFTER an initial denial, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has admitted to asking corps members to prepare for...
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