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In furtherance of the Spotlight Initiative programme to eliminate violence against women and girls, which kicked off in February this year, an NGO, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, midweek, held a Webinar on Covid-19 & Sexual and Gender-based Violence Response in Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to reverse the order of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) on the movement of agricultural produce, livestock, goods and services in Rivers State.
The Nigeria Immigration Service has suspended the posting of five of its female personnel, Priscilla Irabor, Binti Attabor, Catherine Bakura, Blessing Udida and Ockiya Eneni, who partook in the viral #BopDaddyChallenge promoted by rapper, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, on social media.
The Edo State Government has shut down Omosefe Orphanage Home in Benin City, over poor facilities and lack of professional care-givers to attend to children in the facility.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has extended palliatives to inmates of Owerri and Okigwe Correctional Services to alleviate their difficulties at this period of economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, says the Federal Government is not expecting an upsurge of fatality in the fight against novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
The UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned against the misuse and abuse of emergency powers by governments to target marginalised and vulnerable populations.
The Presidency has faulted the leadership of the National Assembly over claims that poor and vulnerable Nigerians are required to apply online or through the internet to benefit from the Conditional Cash Transfer.
Sudanese security forces deliberately killed 241 people in a crackdown on a pro-democracy protesters in June, an international rights group said Thursday.
Dele Alli is facing a possible suspension after the FA opened an investigation into a social media post made by the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday called for a review of gender policy and total inclusion of women in the planning and implementation of electoral processes.
An expert on reproductive health, Habib Sadauki, disclosed this on Thursday at high consultative meeting on family planning in the state.
The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday inaugurated a seven-member team to prosecute President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the Senate.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says schools will remain closed until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is ready.
Contractors under the aegis of Concerned Unpaid 2018 Contractors have staged a protest at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development over unpaid liabilities by the ministry valued at N17 billion.
About 50 journalists working with Microsoft are set to lose their jobs, as the American multinational tech giant reportedly moves to replace them with robots.
League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.
An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains of infection are being investigated, a local official said on Tuesday.