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The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
Charles Oputa, a musician and activist better known as Charly Boy, has married his American partner, Diane, after 40 years together.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on international community to evolve measures to prepare the African continent for the ravages of climate change.
In a petition to the Inspector General of Police, dated, 3rd December, and made available to the press, Akpoti urged the police chief to arrest and prosecute some alleged political thugs identified to be members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi State chapter.
Donald Trump on Thursday denied directing his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law after the US president’s longtime close ally was sentenced to three years for campaign finance violations and other crimes.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor, has approved the appointment of a committee on state-sponsored wedding of 3,000 widows, divorcees and spinsters in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said women occupy a critical place in the development of any nation as they are saddled with the responsibility of nurturing families for nation building.
Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa, has promised free education in primary and secondary schools of the state.
A Russian former policeman was convicted on Monday of killing 55 women and one man, bringing the total number of women he is convicted of killing to 77, a court said.
National Coordinator, Conditional Cash Transfer Unit, Mrs. Temitope Sinkaiye, says the Federal Government has spent up to N15bn on 1.8 million vulnerable women across 20 states.
President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) presidential candidate, Gen. John Gbor, on Thursday in Awka listed education, agriculture. youth empowerment and women empowerment as priority areas of his administration if elected into power.
As part of efforts to alleviate the plight of women in Katsina State, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in collaboration with Madinah Associate Limited has trained and presented 70 grinding and sewing machines to 70 youths and women worth over N3 million to assuage their sufferings and make them self-reliant.
The Federal Government is set to disburse N25 billion to Nigerians under the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s agribusiness loans scheme.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council on Friday named eight persons as its spokespersons.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly have announced the appointment of Uruguayan Martin Lasarte as the club's new coach.
A group under the aegis of Kano Youth Organisation in Abuja (KAYOAB) has expressed worry over the statistics of three million out-of-school children in Kano State alone.
Lobi Stars face a difficult task to qualify for the group stage of the 2019 CAF Champions League after they fell 3-1 at Gor Mahia of Kenya today.
The unidentified victim reportedly died at the accident and emergency unit of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).
A lawmaker, Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, on Sunday inaugurated projects worth over N300 million in his constituency.
A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a suspected armed robber, James Oweifa, for allegedly terrorising Yenagoa, the state capital and its environs.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.
Fifty villagers arrested for allegedly felling trees and turning them to charcoal in some local government areas of Niger state
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.