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#SexForGrades: Deputy Senate President Indicts ASUU As Opposers In The Passage Of Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill

Following the public outcry against sexual perversion among university lecturers who unduly reward or punish female undergraduates by awarding or withholding marks in exchange for sexual favours, the Nigerian senate swung into action, seeking to enact a law that prohibits

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Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Kicks Against This New FG Policy For Church Marriages

The Pentecostal  Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has alleged that churches are being targeted by the Federal Government following the new marriage certificate law introduced by the Ministry of Interior. PFN’s National President of the fellowship, Rev.(Dr.) Felix Omobude has kicked against the newly

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Caucasian Man, Andrew, Questions ‘Absurd’ Nigerian Law That Denies Him Citizenship Despite His Marriage To A Nigerian Woman

A Caucasian man identified as Andrew, took to his Twitter handle to lament about Nigerian laws frustrating him from becoming a citizen. Andrew, an expatriate, moved to Nigeria a few years back and married a Nigerian woman. In his Twitter

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Kano State Governor Reveals How New Education Policy Will Protect Girls In The State From Underage Marriages

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, has revealed that the education policy in the state has reduced the menace of child-bride in the state. The governor disclosed this on Sunday night during the 2019 Human Rights Summit/Award with the theme, ‘Adopting

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Giant Stride: Nigeria Launches First Sexual Offenders Register

The Federal Government in collaboration with strategic partners has unveiled the Nigeria sexual offenders register. The Nigerian Sexual Offenders Register was launched yesterday, November 25, 2019, and Nigerians have hailed this move as a step in the right direction. The

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Lawmakers Pass Resolution That Will Mandate Intending Couples In Nigeria To Do This

Intending couples in Nigeria will now have to comply with new directives mandated by the members of the House of Representatives before marriages can be contracted. As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the sickle cell disease, the

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Mental Health In Nigeria: Amnesty International Decries The Inhumane Treatment & Detention Of Patients In Religious Houses

International Human Rights Group, Amnesty International, has urged the Nigerian Government to ban the violent and dehumanizing practices used against people suffering from Mental health issues in the country. In a damning report, published yesterday, Monday, (Nov. 11), Amnesty International

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#SexForGrades: Senate Proposes Bill With 27 Clauses That Will Nail Erring Lecturers

The Senate, on Wednesday, debated a bill which will see to the discouragement of bad behaviour in the form of sex-for-grades in tertiary institutions across  Nigeria. This comes after the viral reports of the investigative documentary  carried out by BBC

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See How Healthcare Will Become More Accessible Following This New People-Centric Initiative By The Federal Government

Healthcare is soon to become more accessible as well as affordable following a new initiative of the Nigerian government. Localising healthcare is definitely one of the surestways to ensure access and affordability and the federal government has now decided to

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FG Names The Only 20 Registries Licensed To Conduct Marriages Nationwide

The Federal Government of Nigeria through its Ministry of Interior has said that a lot of the marriages conducted by various registries across the country are null and void. There has always been an argument around whether or not the

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See How The Federal Government Is Planning To End ‘Period Poverty’ For Girls In Nigeria

The Federal Government has set on a laudable mission to end ‘period poverty’ among young girls in the country. Period poverty essentially refers to having a lack of access to sanitary products due to financial constraints. The availability or access

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Why Scotland Is The First UK Nation To Make Spanking Children A Criminal Offence

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to make smacking children a criminal offence. The ban on all physical punishment was backed by 84 votes to 29 by the Scottish Parliament on Thursday afternoon (Oct. 3) The bill

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MUST READ: CBN Introduces New Charges On Deposits And Withdrawals

Effective today, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said a new policy on cash deposits and withdrawals from individual bank accounts is now in place.  In a circular issued to all banks on Tuesday, September 17th,

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Good News! UK Prime Minister Reverses Visa Rules In Favour Of Nigerian Students

There is good news for Nigerian students and other foreign nationals currently studying or planning to study in the Uk, as the country has just re-introduced a generous policy in their favour. The new policy ends one of ex-Prime Minister

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Is Family Travel On Same Aircraft Too Much Risk To Take? Various Case Studies Unearthed

Through records of ill-fated air crashes over the years, there have been instances of whole families or almost all members of a family perishing in an accident. Suffice it to say that in some quarters, people are asking if it

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Last Standing Female Aspirant Eunice Atuejide, Withdraws From 2019 Presidential Race