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Saudi Arabia creates app to track women’s movement

Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom.
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UN wants laws backing Nigerian women seeking political offices

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has advocated laws to empower women to run for political offices.

UN: Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Wednesday said Nigeria ranked 11 among the 20 countries in the world with highest prevalence of child marriage.
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UN draws attention to ‘stigmatised, shunned, shamed’ widows

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has called for attention to the plight of widows who are stigmatised, shunned and shamed following the death of their husbands.

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Ogun SSG involved in car crash, one dead

The Secretary to Ogun State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, was Friday involved in an auto crash along the Abeokuta – Sagamu Road in which one person died.
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BCO: Thuggery, ballot box snatchers have no place in credible democracy

Few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has said that thuggery and ballot snatchers have no place in a credible democracy.

Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

Multiple explosions were heard in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in Northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning.

US bans DR Congo election chief, top judge over vote conduct

The United States said Friday it will refuse visas to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election chief and top judge on charges that they undermined long-awaited presidential polls.
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INEC seeks partnership with electoral stakeholders in Adamawa for credible polls

Mr Kassim Gaidam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Adamawa state, has called for close working relationship with stakeholders for the conduct of credible elections.