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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.

NTI trains head teachers, administrators on academic leadership

The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has trained 149 head teachers and school administrators on academic leadership to enhance learning.

Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class

When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at 14, one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the classroom: Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school at all because she was expecting.
Baiq Nuril Maknun's ordeal began years ago when as a temporary teacher at a school on Lombok island she began receiving telephone calls from its headteacher describing his sexual relationship with another woman.

Indonesian woman who recorded boss’s lewd call gets jail reprieve

A woman facing six months in prison in Indonesia for recording a lewd phone call by her boss as evidence she was being harassed is expected to receive a presidential amnesty after an outcry over the sentence.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF backs federal government on almajiri

The Arewa Consultative Forum has backed the Federal Government’s moves to ban the Almajiri system in the North.
Nigeria Police

Suspected fake medical doctor arrested in Osun

The Police Command, Zone XI, in Osogbo, Osun State, on Thursday said it had arrested a 30-year-old suspected fake medical doctor, Rafiu Naheem, in Inisa, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun.

Strike: Abia teachers defy NUT resumption order

Teachers in public primary schools in Abia on Monday defied the order by the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), suspending the three-month old statewide strike.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF commends Nigerian youths for petitioning governors over education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for children, especially the girl child.

Official: 850 Nigerian law students pass resit exams

The Council of Legal Education has said that 850 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Resit Examinations conducted in April.

Police arrest man for allegedly killing student in Enugu

The police in Enugu State has arrested a suspect, Monday Nnaji, for allegedly killing a secondary school boy, Great Nwobodo, in Amodu community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics disappear.

Mass Hong Kong protest against ‘evil’ extradition law

Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear".
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

Court remands woman for trafficking seven-year-old boy in Rivers

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Rivers State on Friday remanded a 31-year-old woman, Layaa Abel, in prison custody for allegedly trafficking a seven-year-old boy at Abgonchia community in Eleme Local Government Area of the state.

Senator Lawan: Out-of-school children ‘source of insecurity’ in Nigeria

The increasing number of out-of-school children in the country will continue to be a burden and a source of insecurity to Nigeria, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, explained on Tuesday.

School building collapses, kills pupil In Ondo

Tragedy hit St Andrew’s Grammar School, Ondo town, Ondo State on Friday as a building in the school suddenly collapsed and reportedly killed a pupil.

School gardener beats WAEC candidate to death

A SS3 student of Jubril Martins Memorial College, Iponri Lagos, Rafiu Adagun, has been beaten to death during the ongoing West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) by a gardener, Femi Aderounmu.

Court remands painter for raping 17-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Thursday ordered that a painter, Zubairu Apaila, be remanded in prison, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.

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Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.