Government moves to check violence against children
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has said measures are in place to overcome the hardship faced by children who fall, victims of aggression
Gender based violence on the rise amidst pandemic says Group
A non-profit organisation, Sonke Gender Justice has called for collective community support for those staying home to keep safe and also keep watch on their neighbours’ safety.
When BBC World Questions spotlighted Nigeria’s insecurity conundrum
While the spate of insecurity bedeviling the country has continued unabated, President Muhammadu Buhari has stuck with service chiefs, whose tenures have since expired just as they seem out of depth on innovative ideas
‘Poor gender-based budget promoting poverty, violence’
Nigeria’s gender-based policy, particularly in the areas of budgeting and equity, which was adjudged below benchmark, drew the ire of civil society activists and stakeholders
Media critical in war on violence against women
Despite increased efforts at addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), global data shows that one in three women has experienced physical and, or sexual violence at some point
Pressure mounts for reforms after electoral farce in Kogi
After the historic 2015 general elections, a wave of optimism swept through the camp of pro-democracy campaigners. There was a good deal of backslapping and chest-thumping for the rare moral victory
Why Africa must unite to change global image, narrative on continent, by Alsharif
For decades, the global narrative about Africa has dwelt on poverty, violence, diseases, and un civilization.
Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
Police nab 62 for political violence during LG primaries in Niger
The Niger State Police Command has arrested 62 political thugs during the just concluded APC party primaries for allegedly attacking innocent residents. The APC conducted its primary elections for aspirants for the positions of Chairmen and councilors for the forthcoming Nov. 30 council polls in the state.