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Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.

Kano government organises mass wedding for 1,500 couples

The Kano State government has organised a mass wedding for 1,500 couples drawn from all its 44 local governments.

Dutch court rules against Shell, in favour of wives of slain Ogoni leaders

The women, including Esther Kiobel, sued Shell for its alleged role in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of their husbands by the Nigerian military.

Evelyn Nwafili: Mothers should be helpmates, submissive

Mothers have been enjoined to play the role of helpmate, home keeper and be submissive to their husbands.
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INEC: 2019 elections in North-East to be determined by security

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.

Don advises women against prioritising career over family

Dr. Fauziya Sulaiman of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin has advised women against giving priority to their career above the family.

Why over 72% of women deliver at home in Niger – agency

The Niger State Primary Health Care Development Agency had disclosed that over 72 per cent of women in the state deliver their babies at home due to lack of support from their husbands and high cost of services at healthcare facilities.

Cleric advises husbands to cuddle their wives openly

In a bid to promote love, Bishop Dare David, the General Overseer of Reformation Pentecostal Chapel, Ilorin, has advised husbands particularly clerics and Christians to hug their wives proudly and fondly in the public.

Anambra governor’s wife tasks women on wealth creation

The wife of Anambra Governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has urged women in the state to be wealth creators by acquiring vocational skills.
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Human rights groups warn that Saudi Arabia may behead female activist

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has sought the death penalty against five human rights activists, including a prominent female rights defender, campaigners said Wednesday.

Alfas slept with my wife as she sought love charms – Man tells court

A 31-year-old man, Kehinde Oludayo, on Friday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan, that his wife, Jumoke, 26, was gang-raped while seeking love charms from spiritualists.

30-year-old woman stoned to death for having 11 husbands

Somalia’s al-Shabaab insurgents stoned to death on Wednesday a woman it accused of having 11 husbands, residents of a town in the south of the country said.

Why women operate ‘secret’ bank accounts

Reasons behind the secret accounts operated by most women surfaced on Wednesday as women in the FCT expressed divergent views on circumstances leading to their action without the knowledge of their spouses or partners.

Fire outbreak renders 300 homeless in Yenagoa

More than 300 persons on Saturday were rendered homeless in Yenagoa, after fire gutted a neighbourhood in Ekeki suburb of the Bayelsa capital.

Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’

As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being "mutilated" and a "half-woman".

Woman married to 2 men granted divorce in Ibadan

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
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NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.