Supreme Court quashes Adamawa, Benue guber appeals for lack of merit
The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed appeals filed against the governorship elections in Adamawa and Benue states for lack of merit and failure to establish purported over voting in the March 9
Adamawa to designate court for rape cases - Attorney General
Adamawa State is set to designate a court to handle rape and other sexual offence cases, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Afraimu Jingi
Media critical in war on violence against women
Despite increased efforts at addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), global data shows that one in three women has experienced physical and, or sexual violence at some point
UNESCO trains journalists on GBV- sensitive investigative reporting
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Spotlight Initiative Programme, has trained journalists drew fro five states
Lassa fever kills two, infects 10 in five states
LASSA fever has claimed two more lives in Abia and Edo states as the country approaches the peak season for outbreaks of the deadly disease.
North-east listed among most dangerous places for travel, tourism
Protracted Boko Haram crisis in the North-eastern part of Nigeria has earned the region a place among the most dangerous places for tourists in the world.
Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Adamawa
Gunmen riding camels and horses killed six people in a village in northeast Nigeria, a region beset by Islamist attacks, police said on Sunday.
Nigeria has 23m child brides, second in the world – UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 23million Nigerian children are married off as child brides, and as a result, they drop out of school. The agency said Nigeria is the second largest in the world.