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The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) says it is partnering the Delta government to organise Leadership and Entrepreneurial Skill Development Summit for youth in the State.

Insecurity: BCS rallies support for peace in Nigeria

The Brotherhood of the Cross and Stars has called on the Federal Government to be more proactive and to involve religious organisations in efforts at ensuring peace in the country.
Pauline Tallen

Federal government to fully implement sex offender register – minister

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, says the Sex Offender Register will be fully implemented to protect girls and women from sexual abuse in Nigeria.
Oluwafunmilayo Josephine Para-Mallam

Womanifesto 2019: Nigerian women encouraged to unite, fund female candidates during polls

Professor Funmi Para-Mallam, a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, has urged women to unite and fund female political candidates during elections.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari features in Merck Africa international conference

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

House of Reps committee laments poor funding of National Women’s Centre

Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Women Affairs, Adewunmi Onanuga, has described as grossly inadequate the budgetary allocation to the National Centre for Women Development, Abuja.
Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Buhari who returned to the country around 4.30am Nigerian time on a British Airways flight has given reasons why she stayed for so long abroad.

Aisha Buhari: Why I stayed long abroad

Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Buhari who returned to the country around 4.30am Nigerian time on a British Airways flight has given reasons why she stayed for so long abroad.
Pauline Tallen

Minister sets girlchild education, mentorship agenda

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has promised to promote women empowerment, mentorship and girlchild education as her agenda.
Oluremi Tinubu

Falcons coach, Senator Tinubu, 21 others make Women Hall of Fame list

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27.
Mary Ekpere-Eta

NCWD empowers 76 women with laptops

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) has empowered 76 female farmers and entrepreneurs with laptops as start up tool, to enhance their business using Information Communication Technology (ICT).

Aisha Buhari advocates for national sex offenders register

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has demanded the intervention of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on the case of Ochanya Ogbanje, who was allegedly molested for years by her aunty’s husband and son, Andrew and Victor Ogbuja.

Aisha Buhari calls for education of girl-child, women to end poverty

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari on Thursday called for education of the girl-child and women to end poverty in the country.
3 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

2019: Aisha Buhari declares support for female candidates

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has declared her support for female candidates vying for different elective positions irrespective of their political parties in Nigeria.
1 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

2019: President Buhari urges political parties to be fair to women aspirants

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties to ensure conducive atmosphere for women aspirants in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections.
5 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

President Buhari begs women to vote for him again in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the Nigerian women for voting for him in 2015 and urged them to repeat the feat in 2019.
2 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

President Buhari: Nigeria’s challenges have given way to dividends under me

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the various challenges facing the country since the inception of his administration in 2015 had given way.

Aisha Buhri tasks women on participation in active politics

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.
Kingsley Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu: 2019 will be a defining moment for Nigerians

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential aspirant under the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has claimed that he has no interest in being a politician but a leader, stating that there should be no retreat nor surrender in the quest to take back the nation from “old and recycled politicians who have no soul.”

UNICEF seeks Aisha Buhari’s support to eradicate child abuse

The United Nations Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, to partner with it in championing the rights and educational advancement of Nigerian children.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.