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25 Oct 2019
Yes. Rape is a serious crime in Nigeria. It is a criminal offence and if found guilty, carries a life sentence.
10 Oct 2019
All around the world, especially in Africa, young girls find themselves in an insane environment where sexual abuse is inevitable and seen or accepted as a norm. In most cases, some of the abused girls have no voice, can’t speak or open up for fear of being stigmatized. These young girls are molested, threatened, deceived,…
6 Sep 2019
From lists ranging from oil production to corruption to butterfly population variety, Nigeria’s massive population, high rates of violence and booming economy always guarantee its place in the top three of any African list regardless of the topic. Like a three-time Olmypian always ends up somewhere near the top but with female representation in executive…
31 Aug 2019
The Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe, has called for better balance and increased diversity of perspectives in the country’s Brands and Marketing Communications industry.
6 Jul 2019
As part of its commitment to contribute towards the development of the next generation of leaders, British Airways recently supported the Pearl Africa Foundation, a non-profit organisation on its GirlsCoding initiative....
2 Jul 2019
“Keep quiet; do what I want, you will be fine.” “Be a happy a man of God has disvirgined (sic) you.” These are the chilling words Busola Dakolo says she was told while recounting her rape at the hands of the Pastor Commonwealth of Zion (COZA) Biodun Fatoyinbo. Dakolo’s allegations have caused national outcry and…
1 Jul 2019
“Families can be places of love, care, and fulfillment but, too often, they are also spaces where women’s and girls’ rights are violated, their voices are stifled, and where gender inequality prevails.” A flagship report by the UN Women “Progress of the world’s women 2019–2020: Families in a changing world” evaluates the reality of families…
14 Jun 2019
Feminism is one of the most popular words of the 21st century. Social media movements and watershed political events have cast a cross-industry spotlight on the term. And while it’s used everywhere from presidential debates to primary school classrooms, few seem to understand what it means. Feminism to some means angry women, to others common…
27 May 2019
The preference for a boy child over a girl,  is an ill-informed practice that still persists all over the world and amongst the worst perpetrators below China, India and Egypt and also Nigeria. The existing socio-cultural  practices in Nigerian society that cause the prevalence of male child preference among couples are wide-ranging and distressing. The…
23 May 2019
In the Dark Ages of what we now call the United Kingdom, kings and dukes needed a way to raise an army that did not require large payments of cash. This led to the beginnings of feudalism, by which land was given to people called vassals by the land's lord in exchange for a percentage…
22 May 2019
Companies that improve gender diversity -- especially at the top -- perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women employment see better economic growth, the UN said Wednesday.
15 May 2019
Forty-five tech giants committed Wednesday to double the number of women on their management boards to 30 percent by 2022, the French presidency said.

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The Federal Government has cautioned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over disobeying the order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) to call off its ongoing strike.
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.