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12 Nov
The Ministry of Women Affairs on Friday, urged stakeholders to expose societal ills confronting women and children towards addressing and ensuring prosecution of offenders.
24 Oct
The Federal Government and some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have decried increasing cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) against women and girls in spite of the domestication of extant laws in the country. They also expressed concern over harmful traditional practices against women and girls when there are laws against such practices. These stakeholders…
12 Oct
Nigerians joined the global community, yesterday, in bringing to the fore issues confronting the girl child, in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child.
7 Oct
To meet the nation's cooking-energy need, the Federal Government has concluded plans to commence the procurement and distribution of 774,000 cooking gas cylinders with burners to women in rural areas.
27 Aug
The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs has honoured founder of Mirabel Centre, Itoro Eze-Anaba, as worthy champion of Nigerian women, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs).
4 Aug
The Minister Of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has lamented the declining reading culture in Nigeria. The minister, who disclosed this yesterday at the public presentation and launch of seven books which was written by Halima Usman, said virtually every Nigerian is guilty of contributing to the dearth of reading culture in the country. Nigeria has…
16 Jul
The Federal Government has called for speedy domestication of the Child Rights Act (CRA) in states to check early marriage.
16 Jun
For better planning and monitoring of issues relating to women and girls, Dame Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, has called for the inclusion of gender-based indicators in data generation across the country. The minister made the call while declaring open the ongoing five-day gender-based violence data indicator harmonisation workshop for the National Strategic…
8 Jun
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, has accused entertainers of promoting abuse of women's bodies by employing vulgar lyrics and depicting female dancers in a most disdainful manner. Tallen said this while speaking on the theme "My Body is My Own: Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-Determination," at the launch…
8 Jun
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, yesterday, commissioned the rebuilt Government Secondary School in Chibok Local Council, Borno State. On the night of April 14, 2014, Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, kidnapped 276 mostly Christian female students...
10 May
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen has called on Nigerian women to sustain and build on the political and empowerment legacies established left by late Aisha Alhassan.
2 May
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has hailed efforts by members of the National Assembly to create 111 additional special seats for women in the political arena, saying it is a step in the right direction.


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Students in Ogun State culpable of criminal and unlawful acts will be sent to juvenile homes to undergo character reformation.
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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has congratulated the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on his 75th birthday. Dr. Ayu, in a statement, described Atiku, who is also the Waziri Adamawa, as a one of the great fighters for democracy. "The former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, is one of…
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The bodies of three people have been discovered in a burnt-out building in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara, police said Saturday
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The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) on Friday urged the Federal Government to establish a Health Bank to support investment
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APC Chairman in Plateau, Mr Rufus Bature has condemned the renewed cycle of attacks on unsuspecting people of Ta’agbe in Miango District of Bassa Local Government of the state.