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Yiaga Africa commends Adamawa governor for signing VAPP Bill into law

YOUTH Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa) has commended Adamawa Governor Ahmad Fintiri for signing the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill...

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...

One too many: In Abuja, sexual and gender-based violence happens frequently but perpetrators often walk free

Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV, is on the increase in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, despite the domestication of Violence Against Persons Prohibition, VAPP...

Hall of Shame: 23 states yet to pass anti- rape law, majority are from the North

TWENTY-three out of the 36 states of the federation are yet to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act, five years after the...

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...

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Drug importation: I uncovered N13.42m in defendant’s account – Witness

A witness in the alleged drug importation case instituted by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against seven...

Police confirm kidnap of commissioner in Bayelsa

THE Police in Bayelsa have confirmed the kidnap of Bayelsa State Commissioner for Industry, Federal Otokito. He was kidnapped on...

I have been blocked from seeing Buhari, says Ortom

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has revealed that he has been blocked from seeing President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview...

SND opens application for News Design Creative Competition.

THE Society for News Design (SND) is accepting entries for its Best of News Design Creative Competition. Its annual creative competition...

Don’t send me back to school, they will kill me, Elkenemy College student writes parents

By: Hamza SULEIMAN JUBRIL Sadi Mato (Ramadan), an 11-year-old JSS 1 Student of Elkenemy College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri, has...
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