Tag: Violence

Group Calls for Stiffer Penalties Against Perpetrators of Violence on Older Persons

Tanimu- June 15, 2020

An NGO, Save Our Heritage Initiative (SOHI), on Monday called for stiffer penalties on perpetrators of all forms of abuse and violence against older persons ... Read More

Delhi Police Receives 10,800 Reports of violence in 2 Days

Henry Solomon- February 27, 2020

 The Police in Delhi, India’s capital said it received a total of 10,800 reports of violence, arson, vandalism, assault, and stone-throwing during the two days ... Read More

Ekiti govt., World Bank partner to tackle gender-based violence

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2019

The Ekiti Government and the World Bank Group on Friday forged an alliance aimed at working together to tackle gender-based violence, rape and female genital ... Read More

Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence – Minister

Henry Solomon- December 3, 2018

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar has urged Nigerian women and girls to break their silence and speak out against ... Read More

Breaking: Kaduna govt. imposes 24-hour curfew in Kaduna

admin- October 22, 2018

Kaduna govt. imposes 24-hour curfew in Kaduna Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna town and environs with immediate effect. The Senior ... Read More

Nigeria Geared Up to Eradicate Discrimination Against Women – Diplomat

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2018

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of ... Read More

Osun election will be credible – I-G, INEC Chair assure

admin- September 17, 2018

INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu speaks on Osun election By Olajide Idowu The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris and the Chairman of the Independent National ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Proffer Solutions to Identifying Roots of Violence in Nigeria

Tanimu- July 18, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for more vigilance among family members and smaller units of the ... Read More

Speaker Dogara in Jos, Speaks on Violence

Tanimu- July 1, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has commiserated with the people of Plateau state following the recent wave of ... Read More

`Pursue your dreams’, Buhari tells Dapchi girls

admin- March 23, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday interacted with the recently rescued Dapchi schoolgirls and advised them to pursue their dreams without fear. The President assured them ... Read More

Emir Sanusi To Political Leaders At Sallah: Caution Your Followers Against Violence

Henry Solomon- September 3, 2017

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi,  has called on political leaders to caution their followers against acts of violence. Sanusi made the call on Sunday ... Read More

Do Not Succumb To This Intimidation, NLC To EFCC

Abdul Jimoh- August 18, 2017

We condemn the attack by gun men on the Area 7 office of the EFCC which houses key investigation units of the Commission. The attack ... Read More

Violence, Malpractices and Others Issues ELectoral Act Amendment Will Tackle

Tanimu- May 18, 2017

Mohammed Isa, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed confidence that the recent amendments to the electoral law will strengthen the nation's electoral ... Read More

Gov. Masari Speaks Against Violence In Resolving Political Differences

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, has urged politicians to eschew politics of bitterness and embrace dialogue in settling their differences. Masari made the appeal on ... Read More

Cleric Advises Religious Leaders To Preach Peace, Not Violence

Abdul Jimoh- March 28, 2017

Cleric Advised Religious Leaders To Preach Peace NAN, Abuja; Pastor Sanya Olufemi of Glory of Christ Assembly Fate, Ilorin, has advised religious leaders to preach ... Read More

Police Recover One Hundred and Eleven Million Naira (N111,000,000) in Rivers State

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 7, 2017

Edino Justice, Abuja: Police Joint Investigation Panel into Rivers state re-run election violence says it has recovered one hundred and eleven million naira (N111,000,000) from ... Read More

Mimiko Goes To Buhari Over Ondo Governorship Election Crisis

Henry Solomon- October 28, 2016

Governor  Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari  to wade into what he called the potentially dangerous  political ... Read More

Sierra Leone Reaffirms Stands On Death Penalty

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2016

  Ernest Koroma, President of Sierra Leone The Sierra Leone Government says it is ready to execute criminals if the need arises to curb criminal ... Read More

‘Oloibiri’ Violence In Niger Delta

Tanimu- September 9, 2016

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the resort to violence will not resolve the Niger Delta issue, ... Read More

Will Malnutrition be Permanent in Nigeria?

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 1, 2016

LAST week, reports of cases of malnourished children at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Borno State, caused a stir. Footages of persons in ... Read More