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17 Dec 2019
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
8 Dec 2019
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
19 Nov 2019
Dear Naija children, thirty years ago – long before many of you were born – the world came together to write a document that would help to defend and protect your rights.
19 Nov 2019
For decades, the global narrative about Africa has dwelt on poverty, violence, diseases, and un civilization.
15 Sep 2019
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.
15 Sep 2019
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.
12 Aug 2019
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has advocated collective and peaceful co-existence among all Nigerians to tackle the vices threatening Nigeria’s democracy.
4 Aug 2019
Nine people were killed in a mass shooting early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, police said, adding that the assailant was shot dead by responding officers. The incident occurred shortly after 1:00 am in the popular bar and nightlife Oregon district of the city, Police Lieutenant Colonel Matt Carper said.
3 Aug 2019
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has declared that Nigeria is incurring an economic value loss of about N1.42 trillion annually as a result of violence against children (VAC).
30 Jul 2019
At least five people were killed and more than 25 wounded when a bomb planted on a motorcycle hit a police van in southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.
3 Jul 2019
Sensational Nigerian songbird, Simi has been very critical and vocal about certain social issues in times past and she does not appear to have plans to stop anytime soon. The award-winning singer in a recent Instagram post has condemned any act of violence against women and children whom she says are the most vulnerable people…
1 Jul 2019
“Families can be places of love, care, and fulfillment but, too often, they are also spaces where women’s and girls’ rights are violated, their voices are stifled, and where gender inequality prevails.” A flagship report by the UN Women “Progress of the world’s women 2019–2020: Families in a changing world” evaluates the reality of families…

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Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerians to get vaccinated against COVID-19, assuring them that the vaccines are safe and no death
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The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the failure of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to pay teachers’ entitlements.
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The seemingly uncontrolled proliferation of military-like outfits in the country is worrisome, and may worsen the scourge of insecurity pervading Nigeria.