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Saudi convicts 38 people on terrorism-related charges

A Saudi Arabian court convicted 38 people of terrorism-related crimes, state-run Al Ekhbariya television reported on Tuesday.
However, Nigeria is not among nine countries that are on track to surpass the FP2020 goals set for growth in modern contraceptive use. Countries on track are Mozambique, Chad, Cameroon, Kyrgyz Republic, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Sri Lanka.

Report: 6.5 million women now use modern contraceptives in Nigeria

Over 6.5 million women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria. It is the highest number on record in the country’s history, according to a new report by Family Planning 2020, FP2020.
England midfielder Keira Walsh has revealed how their relentless boss Phil Neville is continually striving for more from his side.

Czech friendly: Fear grips Three Lioness coach

England Women head coach Phil Neville is battling with fears after four of his key plays pulled out ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Czech Republic.
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: Our negligence responsible for our children’s kidnap

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has chided his subjects, saying their negligence has largely been responsible for the abduction of children from the state.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun government warns against violation of children, women’s rights

Osun State Government has warned against the violation of children and women rights, saying offenders would be prosecuted.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: I’ll show Adams Oshiomhole that mosquito can bite

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Friday fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over the “mosquito buzz” comment he made weeks ago.

Nigerian laws yet to give recognition to women’ rights in work place – DPR...

Mrs. Roselyn Wilkie, Acting Head Corporate Services, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says that Nigerian laws and policies have not given proper recognition to woman’s rights in the workplace.
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
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Victor Moses gives Kadiri Ikhana N1 million for hip surgery

Former Super Falcons handler Kadiri Ikhana has called on the Nigeria Football Federation, States and Federal Government to put in place proper medical care for sportsmen and women that will make them to take care of themselves while they are still active.
Nigerian photographer Ruth Ossai has photographed eccentric pictures for Rihanna’s upcoming Fenty jewellery collection.

Nigerian photographer shoots Rihanna’s Fenty jewellery campaign

Nigerian photographer Ruth Ossai has photographed eccentric pictures for Rihanna’s upcoming Fenty jewellery collection.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: Expelling girls impregnated while in school banned in Ekiti

This was emphasised by the wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi, on Tuesday while on an advocacy and women empowerment tour in the state.
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France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.

Kogi guber: PDP cries out over sporadic gunshots by governor’s aide

The People’s Democratic Party in Takete-Ide has accused a media aide to Kogi State Governor, Kingsley Femi Fanwo, of harassing innocent indigenes of the community with sporadic gunshots and threats of arrest.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi threatens arrest against unrepentant female circumcision perpetrators

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has said the state government won’t hesitate to arrest those she described as “unrepentant” female genital mutilators (FGM) operating in the state.

Plateau IDPs say they’ve been abandoned by federal government, state

The Berom natives of Shonong in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp say both federal and state government have failed to address their condition which has hindered their return to their ancestral homes.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

NDE: President Buhari committed to creating jobs for youths, women

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State says that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to creating mass employment for Nigerians, especially women and youths.
Despite the ongoing chaos that surrounds the International Boxing Association (AIBA), this year’s Men and Women’s World Boxing Championships went smoothly.

Gillen: AIBA to benefit from implementing IOC’s judge monitoring system

Despite the ongoing chaos that surrounds the International Boxing Association (AIBA), this year’s Men and Women’s World Boxing Championships went smoothly.

Oando’s chairman, secretary, general manager receive prestigious recognitions

In addition to recording a profit in its Q3 financials in Ocotober, Oando’s management has received recognition from various reputable institutions in the country.

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Lagos task-force arrests 19 suspected land grabbers

The Lagos State Special Task Force on Land Grabbers has arrested 19 suspects for alleged trespass, illegal occupation, forceful land takeover and prevention of lawful entry by violence.

55-year-old arraigned for stealing, malicious damage

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a 55-year-old man, Nwajoku Okemefuna, for alleged involvement in stealing and malicious damage.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up committee on border reopening

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders.

US calls for peaceful, free, transparent elections in Kogi, Bayelsa

The U.S. government has called for a free and fair election in the upcoming gubernatorial eletions in Kogi and Bayelsa, stating that it would be paying close attentions to electoral offenders.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Minister directs NCC to address issues of automatic voicemails on existing phonelines

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to immediately ensure that issues regarding automatic voicemails are addressed on all existing phone lines in the country.