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The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday in Kano said the unity of this country was paramount to him.

Senator Tinubu: Unity of Nigeria paramount to me

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday in Kano said the unity of this country was paramount to him.

Ibadan court dissolves 12-year old marriage over incompatibility, infidelity

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved a 12-year old marriage between Saheed Adewoyin and Mariam Adewoyin over incompatibility.
Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, has disclosed a personal detail about herself as it concerns her spiritual life.

Stella Damasus eulogises first husband Jaiye Aboderin

Newsmen note that Damasus and Aboderin got married in 1999 but the marriage did not last long as Aboderin died in 2004 leaving behind two daughters.
Nigerian singer, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa has revealed that she is still single because she became selfish with herself and her time.

Asa: Why I’m not married yet

Nigerian singer, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa has revealed that she is still single because she became selfish with herself and her time.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president empowers 300 less privileged couples

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Monday inaugurated empowerment programme for 300 newly wedded couples from less privileged families in Yobe North Senatorial District.

Court dissolve 27-year marriage

A customary court sitting in Ake, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital has dissolved a twenty-seven-year-old marriage based on the husband’s demand.

Cleric loses 15-year old marriage over infidelity

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday dissolved 15-year-old marriage of a cleric, Yusuf Adeniyi, over infidelity.
Nollywood actress, Joke Lawal, says female actresses are being viewed as prostitutes by many Nigerians, adding that this disturbing trend is gravely affecting the local film industry and has to change when she gets a chance.

Many Nigerians see actresses as prostitutes – Joke Lawal

Nollywood actress, Joke Lawal, says female actresses are being viewed as prostitutes by many Nigerians, adding that this disturbing trend is gravely affecting the local film industry and has to change when she gets a chance.
The statement signed by all members of the Southeast Caucus in the House, led by Deputy Whip, Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia), also condemned attacks on security units, police officers and cultural institutions.

Female lawmakers demand 35% affirmative action for women

Female lawmakers shared their opinions at a workshop on gender legislation and other legal instruments in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari: How we’re addressing gender-based violence in Nigeria

In July, an inter-ministerial committee on eradication of sexual and gender-based violence was set up in response to cases of sexual and gender-based violence in the country arising from the COVID-19 lockdowns. The Senate had also approved the sexual harassment bill in furtherance of the legislative agenda to protect women’s rights.
The Executive Director of Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, Chioma Kanu, has stressed the need to involve school girls in the public outcry against Gender-Based Violence, demanding appropriate policy attention to effective rehabilitation, recovery, and reintegration of victims of gender-based violence

Centre demands appropriate policy for rehabilitation, recovery of gender-based violence victims

The Executive Director of Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, Chioma Kanu, has stressed the need to involve school girls in the public outcry against Gender-Based Violence, demanding appropriate policy attention to effective rehabilitation, recovery, and reintegration of victims of gender-based violence
‘The crime of attempting to kill a newborn infant … is one of the most heinous crimes that is against human values”, the statement by the public prosecutor said [Karim Jaafar-AFP]

Qatar identifies parents of baby girl abandoned in airport toilet

Public prosecutor says efforts under way to arrest ‘fugitive’ mother, adds airport police officers charged over examinations of female passengers.

Anambra monarch warns couples against divorce

The traditional ruler of Ogidi Kingdom in Idemili North local government area of Anambra state, Igwe Alex Onyido, has advised young couples to desist from divorce which he described as alien to Igbo customs and traditions.
Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has reacted to viral reports that her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko is set to take another wife.

Regina Daniels: News about Sara being my husband’s wife completely false

There were speculations on Monday, alleging that the businessman and philanthropist is engaged to a prospective 7th wife, after a lady, identified as Sara shared photos of herself posing in Ned Nwoko’s mansion.

Court dissolves 21 year-old marriage over indebtedness, frequent battery

A Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, on Tuesday dissolved a 21 year-old marriage between one Omotayo Ayodele and estranged husband, Isaac for plunging her into indebtedness and incessant battery.

NAPTIP chief decries high rate of out-of-school girls

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, has decried the rate of out-of-school girls in the country.

Cleric: A man without a wife is incomplete, unhappy

A cleric, Ven. Henry Ibeanusi, said in Enugu on Sunday that God instituted marriage to bring completeness and happiness to man.
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Bayelsa community serves Aiteo quit notice over ‘economic strangulation’

The Opu-Nembe community in Nembe-Bassambiri, Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa and host to Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production limited, on Saturday, issued an immediate quit notice to the oil company from the community.

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Victor Osimhen has been ruled out of Napoli’s league meeting with AC Milan due to shoulder injury he sustained while with national team.

Napoli medics accuse Nigerian doctors of making Victor Osimhen’s dislocated shoulder worse

Napoli medics believe Nigerian doctors did more damage to Victor Osimhen’s dislocated shoulder while trying to put it back into place.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Nigerian troops recover 300 cows, kill 12 bandits, arrest 8 others

The Acting Director, Defense media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, told newsmen during routine updates for the month of November, at the Army Super camp 4 in Faskari, Katsina State, that four additional suspected armed robbers and three cattle rustlers were also nabbed by troops while 300 cows were recovered during the operations.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina to shore up investment climate, hosts summit in 2021

The Katsina State Government have declared its determination to shore up her investment climate in the state and have therefore designated 2021 for the take off of its aggressive investment promotion campaigns, aimed at boosting the economic and social development of the state as well promote wealth and employment creation.
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Bye-elections: Yiaga scores INEC average on preparation, predicts low turnout

An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
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Bye-election: Bandits disrupt voting in Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits on Saturday disrupted the voting process during the State Assembly election in Oroji village in Rini ward of Bakura local government area of Zamfara state.