Since the recent upgrade of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, as one of the red alert states by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMET, palpable fear has gripped some residents over possible flooding if all the relevant agencies do not wake-up to their responsibilities.
A Child-rights advocate and consultant to the Ministry of Women Affairs on Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Dame Uju Ozoka, has made case for registration of orphanages and motherless babies’ homes in the country.
Uzoka made the case while presenting the communique at the en [...]
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has charged young girls to show keen interest in information and communication t as well as science, technology, engineering and mathematics, STEM.
Danbatta made the call at the occasion of the Intern [...]
For not giving her access to justice, the Economic Community of West African States Court of Justice has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay a victim of domestic violence, Mary Sunday, the sum of N50 million as damages.
Domestic violence was inflicted on her by her fiancé, I [...]
A middle aged father, Mr. Emeka Okonya, has abandoned his new set of triplets after their mum died shortly after their birth in an Abuja hospital.
The father, who is unemployed, was said to have even chided his deceased wife during childbirth for the multiple birth.
The story first repor [...]
Thousands of women gathered in Abuja last Thursday to demand more inclusion in politics and governance.
A mobiliser, Women for Women, W4W, FCT chapter, Hajiya Binta Ibrahim, described the event as a new beginning for women in the country.
Hajiya Binta, who is former President, National C [...]
The Northern Christian Elders Forum, NOCEF, said it was saddened at the death of one of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr. Musa Asake, who died last Friday.
“We are in pains because it is very difficult to use one word or expression to describe Asake, [...]
The management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has dismissed the claim that plastic fish was being sold commercially in the country.
It said it came to the conclusion following “a thorough investigation and analysis of some unsuspected plastic [...]
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