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UN expresses concern over infants, girls’ rape in Nigeria

Mrs Patience Ekeoba, the National Programme Officer of United Nations Women in Nigeria on Friday expressed concern over the increasing incidences of rape of infants, girls and old women in Nigeria.
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UN Women: One in every five of world’s female population is sexually abuse

Mrs Comfort Lamtey, the Country Director, United Nations Women, has said that one in every five of the world’s female population has been physically or sexually abused at one time.

INEC: We’re ready to conduct free, fair election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said it was committed to conducting a free, credible and all-inclusive election come 2019 General Election.

INEC calls for fair reportage of women

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner, Prof.Antonia Okoosi-Simbine, on Thursday urged the media to enhance democracy through fair reportage on women in politics.

Senate urged to pass gender equality bill

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Alliances for Africa, has urged the Senate to pass the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill, which is currently pending before the upper legislative chamber.

AfDB set to empower African women with $300m

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will offer 300 million dollars to financial intermediaries to support the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA).

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.