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Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.

Sexual harassment: NGO, Ford Foundation partner to develop report application

Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi: Girl-child education, panacea for unchecked population growth

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi II, on Monday said the panacea for population growth is the education of the girl-child.

Bayelsa governor urges federal government to respect freedom of expression

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.

ICRC to partner Nigeria’s private sector on small businesses in fragile situations

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says it is open to partnerships with the private sector in Nigeria to bring relief to those displaced, disenfranchised and suffering from cycles of violence.

NSCDC arrests man for defiling 14-year-old daughter

A man alleged to have severally sexually abused his own daughter has been arrested by the Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

Federal government summons South African envoy over xenophobic attacks

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Air plane

NCAA: Domestic airlines record 16,429 delayed flights in six months

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16, 429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC boss urges incoming ministers to mainstream human rights in government policies

Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary (ES) of National Human Rights Commission, on Wednesday in Abuja, urged incoming ministers to mainstream human rights in development policies of government.
Ogun State Deputy Governor, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, made this known during a visit by the management team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), led by its newly deployed State Commander, Mr. Hammed Abodunrin, at her office

Ogun government partners NSCDC on human capital development

Human Capacity Development has been described as an important part of nation building, as it helps in the development of citizens through the acquisition of innovative ideas and development of new skills for improved society.
Nigeria Police

Police investigates atrempt to burn former commissioner’s house in Zamfara

The Police in Zamfara have commenced investigation into an attempt to burn down the residence of former Information commissioner, Ibrahim Danmalikin-Gidangoga.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations.

Xirea Apparels to employ 50,000 Nigerians

Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations.

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection.

Report: Emerging markets still deprived of fit-for-purpose financial systems

The lack of an efficient and resilient financial system is still holding back inclusive and sustainable growth in emerging markets. Policymakers, regulators and financial services organisations should more actively shape a financial system that is fit for purpose.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.

NYSC chief warns staff against cybercrimes

Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned staff of the organisation against cybercrimes.

Presidency: Policemen guilty of rape‘ll be punished

The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.

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Over 12 million Nigerians benefiting from SIPs – minister

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We’ll reconstruct Iwo Road interchange with N8 billion – Oyo governor

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15-year-old sex trafficking victim commits suicide after rescue

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