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UN wants Saudi Arabia to end discrimination against women

A UN rights watchdog on Monday called on Saudi Arabia to end discriminatory practices against women, including its pervasive system of male guardianship and give them full access to justice.

SDGs: Presidency demands improved women empowerment

As the global community settles down for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has listed improved women empowerment as a major key to the attainment of sustainable development.

Myanmar violence may be ‘crimes against humanity’ – UN

UN rights experts have warned that the violence against women and children in Rakhine State "may amount to crimes against humanity".

PCA urges increased advocacy on national gender policy

The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has called for more advocacy on the National Gender Policy aimed at promoting 35 per cent affirmative action for women in all governance processes.

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Childless couple split after 25 years over husband’s stealing habit

A Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday, granted a petition filed by a housewife, Yinka Adewole, seeking the dissolution of her 25-year-old marriage over her husband, Temitope’s alleged stealing habit.

Court dismisses suit against Ajaokuta local council

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by a former staff, Stephen Onwujekwe, against Ajaokuta Local Government Area Council for failure of the claimant to file the suit within the three months stipulated period.

Niger government seeks World Bank’s assistance to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes

Niger State Government needs help from the World Bank-sponsored Fadama programme to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes and improve mechanisation to encourage youths and women involvement in agriculture, an official said.
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Atiku Abubakar: Niger-Delta states can take 100 percent of oil revenues

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is willing to let Nigeria’s oil producing states have absolute control of crude oil revenues from their domains, but added he is reluctant to immediately implement such policies at this stage of national development.
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Adams Oshiomhole threatens to sue Bukola Saraki over corruption claims

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to drag the senate President, Bukola Saraki, to court to prove his allegations of corruption against him.