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

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 Simon 2. Grace Dauda 3. Jummai Paul 4. Tabita Pogo 5. Yanke Shetima 6. Jummai Miutah 7. Juliana Yakubu 8. Mary Yakubu 9. Rulh Kolo 10. Mairama Yahaya 11. Racheal…

Hawking, petty trading exposes girl-child to sexual violence – NGO

Hawking and petty trading is largely responsible for the alarming rate of sexual violence against the girl-child, Ms Jamila Eneika, the founder El-meela Heritage Support Foundation, an NGO, has said Eneika made the remark on Friday in Kaduna during a sensitisation campaign on child right protection with the theme: “Get Involved’’ organised by the NGO.……

Medical Doctor Sent To Jail In Plateau For Raping Patient

Thompson Yamput(NAN): An Upper Area Court sitting at Pankshin in Plateau on Friday remanded a medical doctor, Philemon Brazil, in prison for allegedly raping his patient. Brazil, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence. The Judge, Mr Joseph Chollom ordered the remand of Brazil in custody and adjourned the case to May 22 for further…

UN Agencies Move To Introduce Girls To ICT Careers

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 part of its annual  International Girls in ICT Day  celebrations around the world. The UN agencies said in a joint statement that the measure was meant to encourage girls and…

Option A4 Best Method For Political Party Primaries – Dogara

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has called for adoption of direct voting method for Party Primaries where all card carrying members of parties are allowed to vote to choose candidates that will represent their parties in elections. Dogara said this method of voting would make primaries of political parties to be transparent and truly democratic….

NGO Trains 6000 Women

The Women Inspiration Development Centre (WIDC), an NGO, said it trained 6,000 women and girls in 12 rural communities in self-protection against gender-based violence in 2016.

Ugandan Woman Topples World Record with 38 Babies

The greatest officially recorded number of children born to one mother is 69, to the wife of Feodor Vassilyev (b. 1707–c.1782), a peasant from Shuya, Russia. In 27 confinements she gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets. Although this historic record should be taken with a…

World Bank, UN sign MoU to support conflicts’ victims

The UN and World Bank on Saturday signed a new partnership to build resilience for the most vulnerable people, particularly, women, girls and children in conflict situations. According to a joint statement, the framework, signed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres and World Bank Group President Jim Kim, is in response to global calls for the……

“How we’re empowering women farmers in rural Uganda”

Laetitia Mugerwa Mugerwa Laetitia is the executive director of  Empowerment Initiative for Women and Youth, Uganda (EIWYU), a nonprofit working to empower, support, and connect women and youth with opportunities in rural parts of Uganda   How did the Empowerment Initiative for Women and Youth Uganda (EIWYU) come about, what inspired you to start the…

Develop capacity of women, youths in ICT – Expert

An ICT expert, Mr Kayode Eyiade says the capacity of women and youths must be continuously developed in ICT at all levels of education for socio-economic development. The post Develop capacity of women, youths in ICT – Expert appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Akeredolu urges women to plant vegetables for local consumption

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has advised women to plant enough vegetables for local consumption so as to discourage its importation from countries like South Africa. Akeredolu gave the advice in Akure on Thursday when he received members of FADAMA III Additional Financing project, led by Mr Tayo Adewumi, National Project Coordinator. “Vegetables cultivation……