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Aisha Buhari Demands Justice For Rape Victims

Aisha Buhari Demands Justice For Rape Victims

The first lady, Aisha Buhari has urged the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to ensure justice for rape victims in the country. The president’s wife in a tweet on her verified handle at the weekend called for action against rape in the country. Busola Dakolo, popular photographer and wife of musician Timi Dakolo had […]

54,000 Women To Benefit From $15 Million World Bank Programme In Kebbi

54,000 Women To Benefit From $15 Million World Bank Programme In Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the World Bank assisted “Nigeria for Women Project” will expend $15 million on the execution of the programme in three local government areas of the state. Mr Bagudu disclosed this while answering questions from journalists after meeting with a delegation of the World Bank who paid him a […]

Buhari Signs African Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA)

Buhari Signs African Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday finally signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. The signing comes several months after the Nigerian leader initially refused to sign the agreement which has already been signed by about 52 other African countries. Mr Buhari signed the agreement in Niger Republic on Sunday. The president left for […]

President Buhari Suspends RUGA Programme

President Buhari Suspends RUGA Programme

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the controversial Ruga programme, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi announced on Wednesday. Mr Umahi made the announcement Wednesday after a meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) committee on farmers/herders crisis. The meeting held at the State House, Abuja. “We are aware that today that Mr President has suspended […]

Nigeria Has #MeToo Moment After Popular Pastor Is Accused Of Rape

Nigeria Has #MeToo Moment After Popular Pastor Is Accused Of Rape

Since Friday, women have come out with more allegations against pastors, but have also taken the movement beyond the church A rape accusation against a popular pastor in Nigeria has prompted a new #MeToo movement on social media with women sharing stories of sexual assault and calling for justice. Photographer Busola Dakolo, the wife of […]

95 Women, Children Freed From Boko Haram Slavery

95 Women, Children Freed From Boko Haram Slavery

NIGERIAN troops have rescued 95 captives used as slaves by the Boko Haram terrorists northeast of the country. The captives, mostly children and women have been freed during operations in some villages in the volatile Borno State. Some 13 women and 26 children were rescued at the Dubula village where one of the suspected terrorists […]

Suicide Bombers Attack Konduga Village In Borno, Nigeria

Suicide Bombers Attack Konduga Village In Borno, Nigeria

Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game. At least 30 people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attack in northeast Nigeria late on Sunday, emergency services said. The three suicide bombers detonated […]

Five People Injured As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Mall

Five People Injured As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Mall

Several persons were said to have been seriously injured during an explosion at a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, yesterday. The spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident in a statement. He said the cause of the explosion, which occurred at the bakery area of the […]

The Story Corner : Thy Pastor Is A…

The Story Corner : Thy Pastor Is A…

Ladies and gentlemen, if you have been following what’s been happening on social media lately, you would have come across this gist. There is a recent story about a popular millennial man of God who’s been sleeping with the females in his church. According to the gist, he has been constantly raping young female workers […]

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

A new tech-driven platform, otherwise known as New Eko Innovation Hub has been launched in Lagos for what organisers described “as a strategic move to use technology as the key driver to fast-growing and smart economies for the country”. The tech-innovation hub, described as brainchild of Victor Afolabi, the Founder and CEO of GDM Group, […]

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