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Judge urges religious leaders to preach more against wife battering

The President of the Ijede Customary Court in Ikorodu, Mrs Omolara Abiola, on Friday urged religious leaders to intensify prayer, against wife battering and other forms of maltreatment against women.

[email protected]: Aisha Buhari felicitates with Nigerian women

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has urged Nigerian women to champion unity as a means of national development among different ethic groups in Nigeria.

PDP will oust APC in 2019 – Governor Ishaku

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has assured Nigerians that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will regain its lost glory in 2019 general elections.

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

The Philippines has banned companies from compelling women to wear high heels to work under a government order hailed by a labour group, on Monday, as a victory against sexism and pain.

Odigie-Oyegun backs women, youth empowerment initiative in AMAC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has expressed his support for a non-profit women and youth empowerment initiative founded by wife of the Executive Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, Aisha-Nse Adamu Candido.

Boko Haram: Aisha Buhari, others unveil initiative for women, IDPs

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President of Nigeria, and her counterparts in Cameroon, Chad and Niger have unveiled a humanitarian support initiative for women and children affected by the Boko Haram crisis.

Artificial seasonings in food can cause diseases – expert

Nigerians have been warned that using artificial seasonings in their food can cause cardiovascular diseases.

Anambra guber: AD candidate reels out 9-point agenda

The candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the November gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Mrs. Udoka Obiji Gabriel, has reeled out a 9-point agenda.

Mexicans march to protest violence against women

Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.

Abuja residents express concern over rise in cross-dressing among men

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday expressed surprise by the rise in the number and societal acceptance of cross-dressed men across the country.

Fear, confusion as Uganda ‘serial killer’ murders pile up

In a gruesome spate of killings the bodies of at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May. Many of the mostly young victims were raped and strangled, some had sticks shoved into their vaginas, others had body parts sawn off.

2019: Kaduna women declare support for el-Rufai

Some women in Kaduna State, on Wednesday, met and declared their support for the second term ambition of Governor Nasir el-Rufai come 2019.

Two Nigerian caregivers charged for neglecting autistic woman in the UK

Two Nigerian women have pleaded guilty to charges of neglect for leaving a severely autistic woman locked in a car alone while they went on a two-and-a-half hour shopping spree.

‎Buhari condemns suspected herdsmen attack in Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken on the attack on a Plateau community by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Many women cause domestic violence by their actions – Lagos Commissioner

Dr Lola Akande, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), on Thursday said that many women, by their actions, are the cause of the rate of domestic violence in Nigeria.

Women possess more muscle endurance than men – study

The study, published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, has found that women are considerably less exhausted after natural, dynamic muscle exercises than men of similar age and athletic ability.

Delta women protest alleged land-grabbing by military

Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grab and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of Delta State by the Nigerian Army.

Nasarawa gov’s wife tasks women on peaceful co-existence

Hajiya Salamatu Al-Makura, wife of the Nasarawa State Governor, has tasked women to exhibit virtues that promote love, unity and peaceful co-existence.

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Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.

Delta assembly committee begins consideration of local council audit reports

The Delta House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts on Monday commenced the consideration of the Statutory Audit Reports of the 25 Local Government Councils in the state.