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Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Nigerian women have been urged to rise up and take their rightful place in politics, as politics is now changing for the better.
20 Nigerian Women’s Football League clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity funds.
The Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has lauded the Senate for passing the Sexual Harassment Bill for the protection of Nigerian women and girls from sexual predators.
A coalition of organisations under the aegis of League of Nigerian Youth Groups, has slammed spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, over his recent call on youths to force out the present administration from office.
The Federal Government is partnering with the Ministry of Women Affairs to launch a national campaign against rape and gender-based violence, the Information and Culture minister, Lai Mohammed, has said.
Former Nigerian women 400m great, Mabel Madojiemu, has lamented the cancellation of the 2020 Schools athletics championships originally billed for May 15 in Benin City, Edo State.
The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics, and also gave out sanitisers made from locally sourced materials in order to promote homegrown products to fight against the pandemic and also open avenues for cultural economy.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.
Head coach of Nigeria’s women wrestling team Purity Akuh says he is ‘confident’ his wards will once again exert their dominance on the continent at the 2020 African Wrestling Championships in Algiers, Algeria.
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has assembled a team of 15 athletes to fly the country’s flag at the 2020 African Wrestling Championships billed for Algiers,
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.
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, 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.
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.
The Nigerian Army has said that the soldiers arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel.
The code also contains the Antitrust provision aimed at boosting local content and local industry due to laws prohibiting exclusive use of rights by broadcasters who, according to the minister, intend to create monopolies and hold the entire market to themselves.
Two secondary schools in Ondo State have been closed by the state government for violating COVID-19 protocols as schools resumed across the state.
The Akwa Ibom state government has announced the reopening of hotels and leisure centers even as the curfew hours have been reduced from 8 pm to 10 pm to 6 am daily.
Bristow Helicopters has announced the sack of about 100 pilots and engineers following the devastating effect of the coronavirus pandemic on its operations and finances. The announcement comes barely 24 hours after Air Peace announced the sack of about 70 pilots citing the pandemic’s effect on its finances.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again explained that the imposed restrictive measures against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), if for the benefit of all.
Napoli parted with €70m to land the Nigeria international, who spent just one season with Lille following his arrival from Belgian Pro League club Sporting Charleroi last summer.
The federal government has commenced moves to stem illegal gold exports estimated at annual revenue of up to $500 million to boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Frank Lampard has set his sights on capping an impressive first season as Chelsea manager by leading the Blues to FA Cup glory against Arsenal on Saturday.
Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong has completed her move to Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vaxjo on an 18-month deal.