Monday, 4th December 2023


29 Nov
Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons, (NAPTIP), Professor Fatima Waziri-Azi, has called on partners in the fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence, (SGBV), to step up advocacy efforts towards preventing and tackling the issue.
27 Nov
Women Advocate Research and Documentation Center, (WARDC), has called on government at all levels to ensure strict implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition, (VAPP) Act, to prevent cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence, (SGBV).
1 Nov
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) has called for unified action to address issues of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria.
4 Oct
The Federal Government (FG) has urged all stakeholders in various states of Nigeria and International Development Partners (IDPs) to effectively implement all the policies, programmes and laws relating to Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV).
18 Sep
A non-profit civil society organization focused on inclusive governance and advocacy against sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), Sustainable Gender Action Initiative (SGAI), has expressed utmost displeasure and condemned in very strong terms, what it described as the unwarranted acts of physical violence perpetrated against the person of Dr Olubunmi Osadahun, Commissioner for Women Affairs, Ondo…
8 Jun
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the bill seeking to mandate the teaching of sexual and gender-based violence in secondary schools across the country.
2 Jun
A non governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN), in collaboration with Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP) has pledged support for the elimination of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
22 Apr
With Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) child, early and forced marriages still prevalent in Nigeria, journalists, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and community-based organisations have been trained to champion the campaign against these societal ills.
31 Mar
In furtherance of efforts to rid the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), and environs of cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, (SGBV), Oxfam Nigeria and the Nigeria Women Economic Development, (NigWED) Project, have organised a sensitisation campaign tagged 'Enough is Enough' Community-Based Assembly of Women for experience sharing.
9 Mar
As the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) held yesterday, Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, James Christoff, has said Nigeria is facing an institutionalised Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) crisis.
8 Mar
Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, James Christoff, on Wednesday, said Nigeria is facing a serious Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) crisis that had been normalised in the country.
27 Feb
To contribute to the body of resources available to survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Lagos and Borno States, a non-government organisation, ARDA Development Communication Inc.


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Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
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At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
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In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
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Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
59 mins ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
1 hour ago
Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
1 hour ago
As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…
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Academic activities were on Monday grounded at the University of Calabar, following the students’ protest against the 100 per cent hike in the institution’s tuition fees.
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Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State presented a 2024 budget of N207.8 billion to the House of Assembly on Monday. The budget is made up of N87.25 billion or 42 per cent for recurrent expenditure, and N120.5 billion or 58 per cent for capital expenditure. The first budget in his second tenure, Yahaya tagged the…