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CDD urges Nigeria to remove barriers to gender equality

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Nigerian government to address the systemic barriers plaguing women’s rights in the country.

Kogi governor, police chief must produce Salome Abuh’s killers – women coalition

A coalition of women organisations have called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to fish out killers of Acheju Salome Abuh, said to a woman leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State.
Speaking over the weekend at the press a conference in Kwara over gender inclusion in the country’s political space, the representative of Women In Politics Forum (WIPF), Ebere Ifendu, noted that it is a great achievement not only for the people of Kwara State but for Nigerians as a whole and the world at large.

Nigeria women applaud over 50% female inclusion in Kwara cabinet

Nigeria women have showered encomiums on the Kwara State government for increasing the number of women appointed to pilot the affairs of the state to 50 percent.
President Buhari at the event

Female politicians fault Buhari’s ministerial list of seven women

The low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the next set of ministers.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

Group wants 50/50 representation for men, women in new cabinet

A gender-based group, Women In Politics Forum (WIPF), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure that all federal appointments are evenly shared between men and women.

Forum demands justice to violence against women in party primaries

The Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) on Thursday solicited the redress of alleged injustice to female aspirants in Plateau, Edo, Ondo, Kogi, Imo, Niger and Ekiti States during the last primaries of political parties.
3 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

2019: Aisha Buhari declares support for female candidates

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has declared her support for female candidates vying for different elective positions irrespective of their political parties in Nigeria.
1 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

2019: President Buhari urges political parties to be fair to women aspirants

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties to ensure conducive atmosphere for women aspirants in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections.
5 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

President Buhari begs women to vote for him again in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the Nigerian women for voting for him in 2015 and urged them to repeat the feat in 2019.
2 President Buhari at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja on 30th Aug 2018

President Buhari: Nigeria’s challenges have given way to dividends under me

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the various challenges facing the country since the inception of his administration in 2015 had given way.

Aisha Buhri tasks women on participation in active politics

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.

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1. Girls who were kidnapped from a boarding school in the northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara, are seen after their release in Zamfara , Nigeria March 2, 2021. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Freed Zamfara schoolgirl narrates encounter with abducted family members

A 14-year-old freed student of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, has narrated how she met her father and elder sister in the kidnappers’ den.

Policeman left unconscious as convoy escorting Bauchi governor somersaults

The accident occurred along Burga-Yelwa Duguri road in Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area of the State when the State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed was on a project inspection tour in the LGA.
Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Chelsea plan to replace Tammy Abraham with Erling Haaland

On Sunday, The Metro ran a story that implied the England international striker was not prepared to enter into contract talks with the club while they were being linked with a move for Haaland.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor orders re-procurement of materials for 2,500 mass housing contract

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has directed that the contract for the construction of 2,500 houses across the state be re-procured.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), Mallam Kasifu Inuwa Abdullahi, says with the introduction of electric vehicles in the country, the nation is definitely advancing towards a vibrant economy.

NITDA empowers people living with disabilities with ICT training

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has commenced a 5-day training program with People Living with Disabilities (PLWD’s) to facilitate innovative, technology-driven economic growth, through the use of ICT.

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Ghana’s president: Taking coronavirus vaccine will not alter your DNA

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo urged citizens of the West African state on Sunday to ignore conspiracy theories surrounding coronavirus vaccines ahead of the launch of its nationwide inoculation campaign against the virus on Tuesday.
The supreme court, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), seeking the review of a judgment ordering it to pay N17 billion to some Ogoni communities in Rivers state.

Cross River North: Supreme Court strikes out Senator Odey’s appeal

In a split decision, the Supreme Court, on Thursday, struck out an appeal Senator Stephen Odey filed to be declared the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Senatorial by-election that held in Cross River North on December 5, 2020.
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Super Falcons: Halima Ayinde welcomes Randy Waldrum’s plan to inject young players

Super Falcons midfielder Halima Ayinde has welcomed the decision of the team’s new coach, Randy Waldrum, to expand the player pool to let in younger players into the team.
Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Samuel Kalu scores, John Boye bags assist as Metz secure victory over Bordeaux

Samuel Kalu found the back of the net while John Boye provided an assist as Metz secured a 2-1 victory over Bordeaux in Saturday’s Ligue 1 game.

Ikeja Electric schedules all customers for metering under national mass metering programme

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).