Okene violence escalates, houses, vehicles vandalised
The political violence that erupted in Okene area of Kogi on March 3 has spread to Okehi and Adavi local government areas with many houses vandalised and several people injured.
Nigeria sets 2030 To end violence against children
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has fixed 2030 to end all forms of violence against children in the country. Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Aisha Alhassan stated this in Benin City, Edo State, when the state’s First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, launched the Priority Response Plan to End Violence Against Children.…
‘Women should defend themselves against any form of violence’
As a result of the alarming rate of different forms of violence in the society, I would advise that women guard themselves against any form of violence, ranging from domestic to emotional, physical and mental.
Six out of 10 Nigerian kids suffer violence, say UNICEF, EU
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and the European Union (EU), say about 60 per cent of children, representing six out of 10 children ...
Violence in Ogoni, a plot to stall clean up, says MOSOP
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) yesterday blamed the recent spate of killings in Ogoni on a plot to frustrate the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme...
Foreigners tell of being 'hunted like dogs' in South Africa
Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return
INEC to investigate violence during elections
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to investigate cases of the violence against polling units, the commission’s officials, voters and election materials during the governorship and state Assembly elections at the weekend.
Rights group alleges complicity of security agents in Rivers State violence, others
CAMPAIGN for Democracy and Development (CDD) yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the conduct of security agents in the just concluded Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly poll.