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Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.

Solademi Oladimeji: Air Warriors set to raise bar in women basketball

Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.
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.
Dr Fahad AL-Taffaq, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Nigeria, made this known in his address to commemorate the 48th National Day of the UAE on Tuesday in Abuja.

22,000 Nigerian women, children, IDPs benefit from UAE’s education programme – envoy

Dr Fahad AL-Taffaq, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Nigeria, said that 22, 000 Nigerian women, children, and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) had so far benefitted from the Emirates educational training in 2019.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigeria launches first national sex offenders register

Nigeria has launched its first national sexual offenders register, setting up a database of those convicted for sexual violence in a move seen as an important step towards clamping down on abuse.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Bisi Fayemi, Oby Ezekwesili join 2,000 women for 2019 National Dialogue

First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.
police France

France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.
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.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Cancer: Aisha Buhari makes case for monthly breast examination

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, called on all Nigerian women and girls to cultivate the habit of monthly breast examination.
Olusegun Runsewe

Olusegun Runsewe urges Nigerian women to emulate Queen Idia’s virtues, courage

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Wednesday urged Nigerian women to emulate the legendary Queen Idia’s virtues of patience and courage to conquer life challenges.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan: National Assembly will deepen women participation in politics

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance.
The Federal Government has urged tourists and travellers to be careful wherever they notice the presence of Nigerian crossdresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, popularly known as Bobrisky, mostly as it concerns sharing of public facilities, including toilets.

Federal government warns tourists, travellers against Bobrisky

The Federal Government has urged tourists and travellers to be careful wherever they notice the presence of Nigerian crossdresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, popularly known as Bobrisky, mostly as it concerns sharing of public facilities, including toilets.

Minister urges women in maritime to lift the poor out of poverty

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged Nigerian women working in maritime industry to try as much as possible to lift other poor women in the country out poverty.

Healthcare in Nigeria not affordable for majority of women

Dr Adaeze Oreh, a family physician with the Federal Ministry of Health has called for cheaper health scheme for women and girls in the country.
Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson has been laid to rest.

Prophetess Nonnie Roberson laid to rest amid tears

Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson, has been laid to rest.
Olusegun Runsewe

Otunba Runsewe: Lekki naked dance negates Nigerian culture

Still on the video which went viral over the weekend of some girls seen dancing naked, which musician Tekno noted was not to promote any negativity, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has thrown his weight behind Lagos government decision to fish out brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show negates the beauty of Nigerian culture and way of life.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan: Tagging me rubber stamp to executive laughable

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.
Europol Office

Police arrest Finnish gang trafficking Nigerian prostitutes

European police have arrested six suspected members of a Finnish-led gang who trafficked Nigerian women for sex, AFP news agency quoted officials as saying.
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.

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Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen on target in Lille’s Coupe de la Ligue win

Victor Osimhen scored the second goal as Lille defeated Gonfreville 2-0 in a Coupe de la Ligue clash at the Stade Oceans, Le Havre on Saturday afternoon.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds

Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.