News - Gender and Youth Development

Police May File Criminal Charges Against Senator Abbo This Week

1 week ago /

Barring any last-minute changes, the police will this week file criminal charges against Senator Elisha Abbo for allegedly assaulting a nursing woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Elisha Abbo Probed Over Assault

2 weeks ago /

The Senate on Wednesday raised an ad-hoc committee to investigate the allegations of assault laid against Senator Elisha Abbo Cliff (PDP, Adamawa). Elisha was alleged to have assaulted a lady recently at a sex toy shop in Abuja. The video of the incident went viral on social media on Tuesday.

NGO Urges Youths To Shun Divisive Tendencies

3 weeks ago /

A Non-Governmental Organization, Better Nigeria Advocacy and Empowerment Initiative, says Nigerians, especially the youths must rise against insecurity, poverty, ethnicity, and religious conflicts by supporting efforts to end the crises.

Nigeria Pushes For Convention To Eliminate Workplace Violence Against Women

3 weeks ago /

Nigeria is pushing for an international convention to eliminate violence and sexual harassment against women at workplaces.

Kwara Trains Healthcare Practitioners On Reducing Infant Mortality

3 weeks ago /

Against the backdrop of high infant mortality rate in Nigeria, primary health care workers in Kwara State are being trained on integrated maternal, newborn and child health which is in line with the federal government’s Save One Million Lives (SOML) program.

Nigeria Leads War Against Violence On Women At Workplace

4 weeks ago /

Nigeria is pushing for an international convention to eliminate violence and sexual harassment against women at workplaces.

Leopard Kills Toddler In South Africa’s Kruger Park

1 month ago /

A two-year-old boy has been killed by a leopard in South Africa's Kruger national park.

NAPTIP Appeals For More Funding

1 month ago /

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has appealed to the incoming National Assembly to appropriate more funds for its operations to curtail the scourge of human trafficking on the African continent.

Lady Gaga Joins Celebrities That Are Condemning Abortion Law

2 months ago /

Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon have joined the long list of celebrities condemning Alabama’s strict new laws, which virtually outlaws abortion.

The Role Of Families In Combating Climate Change

2 months ago /

The need for families to make their contribution towards combating climate change has been emphasized as Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark the 2019 International Family Day. 

FCDA Demolishes Night Club

2 months ago /

Three weeks after authorities of the Federal Capital Territory carried out a raid on Caramelo Night Club in Utako district of the capital city, the administration’s department of development control on Monday unleashed its bulldozers on the structures housing the nightclub and the hotel, destroying property worth hundreds of millions.

39 Year Old Ugandan Woman With 38 Children Abandoned By Husband

2 months ago /

Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets.

Calabar Prison Inmate Delivered Of Twins Dies

2 months ago /

The Calabar prison inmate who delivered twins at the General Hospital on April 17 has died at the University of Calabar teaching hospital due to post-natal complications.

Presidency Says 30 States Benefit From School Feeding Programme

3 months ago /

The Presidency says thirty states are now beneficiaries of the home-grown school-feeding programme under the social investment scheme of the federal government.

NGO Urges Focus On Goal 4 Of SDGS To Address Out Of School Children

3 months ago /

A non Governmental organisation that caters for the needs of the less privileged in the society, Ebiajo Paragon Foundation says there is a need to address the goal four objective of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGS which is providing basic education for all.

Aisha Buhari Donates To IDPs In Zamfara

3 months ago /

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has donated relief materials to the internally displaced persons (IDPS) in Zamfara State.  

Bayelsa Governor’s Wife Wants 50% Of All Employment Reserved For Women

3 months ago /

The Bayelsa State Government has called on oil multinationals and other agencies in the state to give fifty percent employment opportunities to women. 

FG Declares State Of Emergency On Maternal, Newborn And Child Health

3 months ago /

The Nigeria government has declared a state of emergency on material, new-born and child health in Nigeria following the high mortality rate recorded daily in the country.

Reps Move To Amend Trafficking And Commercial Sex Act

4 months ago /

A bill seeking to amend the Trafficking In Persons Enforcement And Administration Act 2015 to establish special trafficking court scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

Mukwege, Murad Receive Nobel Peace Prize

7 months ago /

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidis activist Nadia Murad, a sex slave survivor, were presented with the Nobel peace prize on Monday, as they challenged the world to combat rape as a weapon of war.

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