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Gender Equality Bill

16 Nov 2021
Stakeholders and rights activists have called on the National Assembly to give priority attention to the speedy passage of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB).
10 Sep 2021
YIAGA Africa has blamed the National Assembly for hindered access to justice for victims of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria.
15 Jan 2018
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has urged the National Assembly to pass the Gender Equality Bill into law to curb gender-based violence in the country. Mrs Ngozi Ikenga, Chairperson of FIDA in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on…
28 Apr 2017
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara yesterday canvassed the adoption of direct voting method to enable all card-carrying members of parties to choose candidates that will represent their respective parties in elections.
24 Mar 2016
Yesterday March 23 2016, there was a protest in Ikeja in support of the gender equality bill. The protest was put together by Laila Saint Matthews and some concerned women. The information was passed across on Facebook for anyone who wanted to join the protest and surprisingly people turned up independently from all parts of Lagos and other…

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Senator Bola Tinubu's presidential spokesman, Dr Josef Onoh has described the prevailing Naira scarcity in the country as a policy solely trumped up by the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, from an aggrieved concept to derail the political process after he failed to achieve a presidential aspiration. Onoh said that…
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A "generational" Arctic blast brought dangerously cold temperatures to swaths of the northeastern United States and Canada on Saturday
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President Muhammadu Buhari says Bola Tinubu, Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election, loves Nigeria and the electorates should vote for him as the next president.
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Arsenal fell to just a second Premier League defeat of the season as James Tarkowski's header gave Everton the perfect start under new manager Sean Dyche in a 1-0 win at Goodison Park on Saturday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred the title of Ambassador-in Situ to one hundred and fifteen foreign officers for their contributions to the nation’s development and economy.