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ABUJA — Eyinnaya Abaribe, minority leader of the senate, says the senate may not revisit the gender bills rejected by the national assembly. The senator representing Abia South Senatorial District made this disclosure on Sunday, March 13, on 90MinutesAfrica, an online interview programme, The Cable reports. On March 1, federal lawmakers had voted against a bill seeking to provide special seats for women in the national and state houses of assembly. A bill seeking to...

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YOLA — The Chairman, Network of Adamawa Nongovernmental Organizations NANGO,  umbrella body of all non-governmental organizations operating in Adamawa state, Ambassador Peter Egwudah has enjoined the government to fashion out policies geared towards promoting and protecting women and girl child.  He was speaking during an event in commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day organized by the Community of Adamawa Civil Society Organization, CACO, and the Adamawa Nongovernmental Organizations NANGO. Egwudah said it would accommodate...

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ENUGU — The Enugu State House of Assembly encourages women to present private member bills aimed at improving their living conditions as well as promoting women’s active participation in politics. The Speaker Edward Ubosi represented by the House Spokesperson, Jeff Mbah said this on Tuesday when he addressed women who stormed the Legislative Complex to register their grievances on the rejection of the five gender bills. He revealed that the Enugu State House of Assembly...

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Former militant and ex-leader of the movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, Asari Dokubo has refuted claims that he was beaten by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Dokubo, who issued the threat in a live video session on Facebook on Tuesday, questioned why IPOB members failed to share picture evidence of him being beaten and taken to the hospital. While dismissing the accusation, he threatened that the day such happens, he...

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Human rights activist and politician, Senator Shehu Sani has made a satirical statement that seems to be mocking the Nigerian government over its interest in the Russian-Ukraine crisis while bandits are ravaging lives and property in Northern Nigeria. The security situation in Nigeria is deteriorating. Northern Nigeria is bleeding with rapacious bandits attacking, killing, and abducting hapless people. The trending news every passing day is the killing of innocent people by bandits, who have continued...

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ABUJA — The National Action Plan on Human Trafficking in Nigeria (2022 – 2026) has been approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The National Action Plan is designed to foster collaboration among stakeholders for greater effectiveness and efficacy in the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria and to set year-on-year benchmarks for stakeholders’ implementation and provide a basis for evaluation of the level and success of implemented activities. The approval of the National Action...

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A Nigerian women’s liberation and empowerment advocate, Olabisi Ekwueme Ajai has lamented about infidelity on the part of women. Taking to her Facebook page, the UK-based Nigerian raised alarm over the rate at which some women who are engaged to be married still sleep with their ex-lovers; thereby, giving birth to first-born children who turn out to be illegitimate children of their husbands. Decrying the trend, she advised women to stay away from other men...

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ABUJA — The Network Against Child Trafficking Abuse and Labour in collaboration with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons have secured the release of 15 Nigerian girls trafficked to Mali. The successful operation, according to NAPTIP in a statement released in the early hours of Monday, said the girls, one of who has a three-year-old boy and two pregnant, were released with the support of Action Against Trafficking in Persons and...

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The U.S. government should not repeat the mistake made by the Nigerian government of designating the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. By Nkasi Wodu, Guest Columnist and Blogger In October, an American scholar argued in a Washington Times op-ed that the United States should designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a secessionist group in Nigeria’s South East region, as a terrorist group. To the casual onlooker, this could seem logical: IPOB has long been proscribed as...

Counsel to Yoruba Nation activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), on Sunday night has confirmed that the Benin Republic government has renewed the incarceration of Igboho without any hearing. This is contrary to speculations following the announcement by an Abuja-based human rights lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, at the weekend that Igboho will soon be released from detention. Alliyu had stated that “the government of the Republic of Benin has renewed...

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