Tag: Girls

NASS Will Strengthen Laws Against Rape – Omo-Agege

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2019

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly will strengthen the nation’s extant laws as they relate to ... Read More

Chibok Girls-based Movie Wins big at Venice

Henry Solomon- September 9, 2019

Kachi Benson’s film, ‘Daughters of Chibok’ has won best virtual reality story at the 76th Venice International Film Festival. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ... Read More

Boko Haram Attack: UNICEF Condemns Use of Girls As Suicide Bombers in Borno

Henry Solomon- June 18, 2019

UNICEF has condemned the use of children as suicide bombers in Mandarari community in Borno. NAN reports that the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) ... Read More

Ramadan Kareem: MURIC Urges Nigerians to Pray for Leah Sharibu, Chibok Girls

Henry Solomon- May 6, 2019

Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to supplicate for the freedom of Leah ... Read More

Abduction of Yobe Schoolgirls Confirmed Need for State Police – Lawmaker

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 27, 2018

The abduction of some schoolgirls in Yobe confirmed the need for state police, a Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Yinka Ogundimu, said on Tuesday. When Gov ... Read More

Violence Against Women: Award-Winning UK Movie on Witch-Hunts To Curb Attacks – Human Rights Group

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2018

An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia could play an important role in curbing violence against women if translated into local languages and distributed ... Read More

NOA Calls For Media Support in Tackling Systemic Neglect of Young People

Henry Solomon- December 12, 2017

Alhaji Zubairu Galadima, the Director, National Orientation Agency, Kaduna State, has urged the media to assist in tackling the systemic neglect inhibiting the development of ... Read More

Fire Outbreak: 2 Female Hostels Razed at FGC Keffi

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2017

Fire has razed down a block of two female hostels at the Federal Government College, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ... Read More

UNICEF In Partner With Adamawa Govt Kick Off School Enrollment Campaign in Insurgency Affected Areas

Henry Solomon- November 25, 2017

The Adamawa Government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Saturday, inaugurated a campaign aimed at encouraging parents to enrol their children ... Read More

Addressing Gender Bias: Female Judges Share Their Experience

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2017

Child marriage, gender bias, female trafficking, sexual/domestic violence, inheritance and succession for women, among others issues, were on top of the agenda of a conference ... Read More

Increase In Females Abusing Drugs In Yobe, Alarming – NDLEA

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2017

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yobe has described as ‘worrisome’ increase in number of females abusing drugs in the state. Commander of ... Read More

BMSG Respond To PDP’s Insensitive Comments On Swap Chibok Girls

AMT Tanimu- May 9, 2017

Cassidy Madueke, Abuja: The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has taken a swipe at the opposition party, the PDP, for its disparaging comments on the ... Read More

Full List of The 82 Freed Chibok Girls Held Since 2014 By Boko Haram

AMT Tanimu- May 8, 2017

The full list of the 82 freed Chibok school girls kidnapped in 2014 by Boko Haram at Government Secondary SChool, Chibok, Borno State. 1. Kwatah ... Read More

UN Agencies Move To Introduce Girls To ICT Careers

Abdul Jimoh- April 28, 2017

UN Agencies Move To Introduce Girls To ICT Careers UN agencies have introduced thousands of girls and women to careers in coding and robotics as ... Read More

We Will Do Everything Within Our Powers To Advocate For The Return of The Remaining of The Abducted Chibok Girls

AMT Tanimu- April 15, 2017

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 Chibok school girls that were abducted from their ... Read More

The Fact About Attack and Abduction of 22 Girls in Pulka by Boko Haram

AMT Tanimu- April 2, 2017

The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a news story circulating on Social Media and some mainstream media from Pulka town in ... Read More

#InternationalWomensDay: ‘Be Bold for Change’ Saraki Urges Nigerian Women

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2017

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, celebrates the 2017 theme of International Women’s Day, ‘Be Bold For Change’, in recognition of all women in ... Read More

#womensday: Aisha Buhari Challenges Stakeholders On Gender Parity

inno.korie- March 8, 2017

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has challenged governments at all levels to rise to the global challenge of ensuring gender equality and ... Read More

President Buhari Assures FG Working To Secure Release of Chibok Girls In Captivity

AMT Tanimu- January 12, 2017

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Nigerian government is unrelenting in its efforts to ensure the safe return of the Chibok girls who remain in captivity, President ... Read More

Shettima Gives Last Chance To 10 Girls Studying Medicine Abroad

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2016

Even though he was impressed with the performance of 70% of them, Governor Kashim Shettima has given what he called final chance to about 10 ... Read More