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Gender-Based Violence

8 Feb 2020
Research has shown that one out of every three women has experienced some form of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) or the other, which implies...
25 Jan 2020
Nigerians have been urged to champion efforts aimed at tackling violence against women and provide support to victims, to help them overcome their ordeals. The call was made at the fifth edition of the Orange Lecture organised by Genesis House, a female residential rehabilitation and resource centre in Lagos in conjunction with Access Bank Plc.…
1 Dec 2019
Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake AbdulRazaq, yesterday, led women on a walk against gender-based violence and sexual abuse in Ilorin, calling for mass support against the scourge.
20 Nov 2019
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, restated its commitment to ending sexual and gender-based violence and craved the support of the Rule of Law and Anti Corruption (ROLAC) programme of the British Council to achieve that.
22 Oct 2019
Akwa Ibom State government has secured different jail terms for more than 15 offenders of gender-based violence in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Women Affairs, Dr. Glory Edet, disclosed this yesterday in Uyo
18 Oct 2019
The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) has expressed deep concern over the ordeals of girls in Nigeria.
3 Aug 2019
Ekiti State Government and the World Bank Group have forged an alliance aimed at working together to tackle gender-based violence, rape and female genital mutilation in the State.
27 Dec 2018
"Not until the half of our population represented by women and girls can live free from fear, violence and everyday insecurity, can we truly say we live in a fair and equal world." — UN Secretary-General“ António Guterres The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 2018, was commemorated with the theme -…
21 Dec 2017
As part of activities to commemorate 16 days of activism on Gender Based Violence (GBV) for 2017, the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) is advancing economic empowerment initiatives for addressing Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) intersections with GBV. Every year, the 16 days of activism against GBV is commemorated from November 25 (the International…
9 Dec 2017
No doubt, domestic violence, which before now was accepted and tolerated as a normal way of marital life in some cultures and traditions, has become an issue of global concern. But in recent years, it has come under the searchlight of the global community and is now being viewed as a serious crime against humanity.…


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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally…
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The United States is extending for another six months exemptions from punitive tariffs for some medical products from China, the US Trade Representative announced Friday.
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Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has finally bowed to pressure from political parties by extending the deadline for the conduct of primary elections by six days. INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the commission took the decision after a meeting with the 18 registered political parties under the aegis of the Inter-Party Advisory…
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