Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
.27,698 cases of SGBV recorded in 6 states between 2020-2023 .Says 340 million women, girls will still live in extreme poverty by 2030 Federal government has called for full implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition, (VAPP), Act, in states across the federation to mitigate and cut down cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, (SGBV).…
Stakeholders working on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) have called on the Kaduna State government to make its sex offenders register public, to alert communities of perpetrators among them. This is as International Alert (IA), in partnership with Global Peace Development (GPD) and the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), expressed concerns over the increase…
Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP), yesterday, urged victims and survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) to speak up and dismiss fear of stigmatisation for justice to be served.
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The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), has said that poor management of time was part of the factors depriving Nigerian society of its deserved development.
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The high-level delegation from the Commission of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS Commission) and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has pledged commitment to entrenching democratic culture in the African Sub-region.
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The Oyakhilome Bello Foundation, has decried the nonchalant attitudes by Nigerians to medical checkup over the years.
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The Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has unveiled a comprehensive bottom-to-top strategy aimed at addressing the long-standing challenges in the power sector.
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The FCT Police Command in an attempt to rid the city of criminality, has nabbed one of Abuja’s most-wanted one-chance robbery gangs and another suspect who killed his employer, an owner of Pure Water factory.
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Nigeria’s only representatives at the 2023 African Club Hockey Championships in Malawi, Delta Queens Hockey Club, returned to the country as the third best team of the event.
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Commemorative of the yearly 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, with the theme, “UNITE! Invest To Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls,” WARIF, in its calendar ‘No Tolerance March’ wants to spotlight widespread rape
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High cost of medicare notwithstanding, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has insisted that Nigeria’s achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) target by 2030 remains feasible.
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House of Representatives’ Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has queried the Federal Ministry of Water Resources for reportedly sinking a unit of borehole in the range of N25 million.