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Minister urges women to embrace fed govt’s empowerment initiatives

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has urged women in Nigeria to embrace and explore Federal Government’s empowerment initiatives.

Katsina, CSOs endorse death penalty for child sexual abuse

The Katsina State Government, in collaboration with a coalition of civil society groups campaigning for the domestication of the Child Rights Act, has proposed death sentence for any person confirmed by a competent court of law to have raped or sexually abused a child.

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Any govt that shutdown schools encourages violence – ActionAid

A Non-Governmental Organisation under the aegis of ActionAid Nigeria has said any government which deprives its citizens of education, either through lack of access or industrial action, is promoting violence and extremism.

Ghana thrash Nigeria 4-1 to win 2018 WAFU Cup

Host nation Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 to lift the 2018 West African Football Union trophy at the Cape Coast stadium on Sunday night.

NAMA begins sectorising of Lagos area control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has begun the process of splitting the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into Lagos West and Lagos East Area Control sectors.

Rivers will never be part of agitation for secession – Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated unless Nigerians experience good governance at the federal level, agitations will continue across different parts of the country.

Thousands greet Qatar’s emir on return home

Thousands of Qataris lined the streets of central Doha Sunday to welcome back the emir as he returned from his first trip abroad during the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis.

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Biafra: Fed govt should arrest Kanu, IPOB members – CCCN

Following the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Concerned Citizen Coalition of Nigeria (CCCN) has appealed to the Federal Government to immediately arrest leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu and its members.

Ex-Gov. Nyame denies involvement in N1.64bn fraud

Former Taraba governor Jolly Nyame on Thursday told an FCT High Court in Gudu that he was never involved in state transactions during his tenure as governor.

Nigeria Customs unveil importer, vessel involved in rifles importation

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has unveiled the importer involved in the importation of 470 riffles discovered las Thursday in Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIP), Apapa, Lagos.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Rio Ferdinand to launch professional boxing career

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.