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The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade
A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that a monument will be put up to memorialize nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens ambushed and slain last year by suspected drug gang assassins along a remote road in the northern border region near New Mexico.
Ustaz Sa’eed Abdur-Rauf, Director, Nigeria Office of International Institute of Islamic Therapy, has called on women, particularly Muslims, to appreciate the reality of polygamy in building lasting relationships.
The Sisters of Jannah (SOJ), a Muslim women humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has empowered 2,000 widows and indigent women with N100,000 each to invest in small-scale businesses.
Malaysian lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that limits or discourages child marriage, with the eventual goal of banning the practice, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department told parliament on Wednesday.
At the book launch at the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy Secretariat, Moshood Abiola Crescent, Ikeja, Lagos, Ibegbu said it also amounts to domestic violence for a man not to have enough sex with his wife.
Tunisian women led a march by more than 1 000 demonstrators on Saturday, including men, to demand equal inheritance rights for both sexes in the North African country.
The government of Burundi has given unmarried couples December 2017 deadline to legalise their relationships through the church or state registries, Al Jazeera reports.
A Nepali transgender woman and a man registered their marriage, a first in the country, the couple said Saturday, despite an absence of laws legalising same-sex or transgender unions.
Ever since his move from Barcelona in 2013, Thiago Alcântara has been one of Bayern’s most consistent performers and ever-present faces in the starting XI.
Former Super Eagles technical adviser Bonfrere Jo has blamed the team’s exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America on the erstwhile handler of the side Clemens Westerhof.
Tedros Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by two French scientists that the coronavirus vaccine should be tested in Africa.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.
At least 37 donors from the private sector have donated over N15 billion to the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) account domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The ICPC has said the arrest and detention of the former chairman of the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, was done within the ambits of the law.
QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze has opened up about his difficult decision whether to pursue an international career with England or Nigeria.
Diego Godin has compared in-demand Inter team-mate Lautaro Martinez to Luis Suarez and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero amid links to Barcelona.
Nigeria now has seven functional laboratories to test for the Covid-19 virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday.