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#EndSARS: Feminist Coalition ends fundraising, returns to ‘core mandate

The Feminist Coalition, one of the groups that championed peaceful #EndSARS protests, has announced that they would no longer be accepting donations towards the movement. Instead, it said the organisation would be returning to its original objective, “championing the advancement...

CITAD urges stakeholders to work together toward eliminating SGBV

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD has called on national, state and local government stakeholders to work together toward eliminating Sexual and Gender Based Violence, SGBV as well as war against all forms of discrimination against girls. In...

Police nabbed 28-year-old sodomist, 5 suspects for gang raping minor

The Bauchi state police command said it has arrested a 28 year old suspected homosexualist, Yusuf Yakubu of Bayan Ganuwa Yakubu Wanka, Gombe road, Bauchi. The Police Public relations officer of the command, DSP Ahmed Wakili stated this in a...

COVID-19 pandemic crippled war against Malnutrition in Bauchi State

The Coronavirus pandemic that ravaged the world has crippled businesses and economic activities, compounding problems for households across Nigeria. In Bauchi State where indices of development remain at their lowest ebb, the pandemic has imperiled households and further depleted their...

BCAI calls on Kano Govt to sign Child Protection bill

Bridge Connect Africa Initiative, a youth-led Non-governmental organization in Kano has on Thursday called on the state government to sign the Child Protection Bill. The Youth Fellows with the support of the Population Reference Bureau PACE project organized an informational...

Child rapists face castration in Kaduna as El-Rufai signs bill into law

Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday signed into law the Penal Code 2020, which stipulates castration for male rapist and bilateral salpingectomy for female convicts. This was confirmed via the governor’s official twitter handle, Wednesday night. According to the tweet,...

Kaduna Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna State House of Assembly (KHSA) has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape. This follows the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers. The majority leader of the...

‘ Traditional Roles of Women in Typical Hausa Community’

By Imrana Garba Girls, young ladies and women are important segment of our society which are ought to be respected by treated equally with men by all in respective of age, status and other inclinations. The creator universe has bless females...

Blasphemy: Gov. Ganduje should be sentence to death for collecting Bribe – Aisha Yesufu

Aisha Yesufu, a leader of the Bring Back Our Girls movement, has condemned Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, for expressing readiness to sign the death warrant of a musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu over alleged blasphemy. Speaking at a gathering of religious...

Value Royale Int’l declares war against SGBV in Bauchi

A Non-Governmental Organization in Nigeria , Value Royale International Initiative has declared war against gender based violence in Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi state. In a statement signed by Deputy President of the NGO, Kasim Abubakar Gamawa made available...

Supremacy of the law- By Abdurrahman Hamza Ahmad

Expressing derogatory remarks or staging a protest against the decision of a court of competent jurisdiction is discourteous and uncalled-for. Courts of law don't give judgements according to public opinion or to reflect public opinion unless such opinion represents the...

Police in Kano rescue another man lock up inside room for 15 years

The Kano state Police command has rescued an unidentified 32-year-old man, who was allegedly locked up in a room by his parents for 15 years at Sheka neighborhood. https://www.facebook.com/1933418870310982/posts/2699413690378159/ The victim, who was said to have been chained and caged for...

Bukarti frowns on torture of suspects for stealing chickens to death by Police

A famous Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist , Audu Bulama Bukarti has frowned on country's police over inhumane acts while interrogating suspects of minor crimes and theft. Bukarti in a post on his Facebook page on Saturday reacting on...

Police arrest father who allegedly locked son for 7 years in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Thursday arrested one Aminu Farawa for allegedly locking up his biological son, Ahmed Aminu, for 7 years. The state police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, in a statement, explained that the boy, 30,...

Video: Another Boy, locked up, starved by stepmother for 7yrs rescued in Kano

A boy, identified as Ahmad , allegedly locked up for seven years in Mariri area of Kano State by his stepmother has been rescued. It was gathered from a reliable source that the boy who was starved for years, no...

Court orders 60-year-old rapist stoned to death

An Upper Shariah Court in Kano on Wednesday sentenced a 60-year-old man, Mati Abdu, to death by stoning for defiling a minor. Abdu, who hails from Farsa village in Tsanyawa Local Government area of Kano State was said to have...

Kebbi woman ties up 10-year-old stepson for 2 years without food

A woman has allegedly tied up a 10-year-old orphan, Jibril Aliyu, for two years without enough food in Kebbi State.   The boy was allegedly subjected to inhuman treatment by his step-mother, two years after the death of his mother.   A video...

WRAPA frowns rampant cases of SGBV, urges victims to speak out

A Non-governmental organisation, Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative, WRAPA has called on Nigerian women, girls undergoing a domestic violence and other forms of human rights infrigment during this COVID-19 lockdown to report...

Northern Speakers Forum resolves to domesticate VAPP Act in 19 states.

Speakers of the 19 States of northern Nigeria have resolved to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act in their respective States. This follows the...

The shadow pandemic

Frontline heroes like the doctors, lawyers, social workers and counsellors who deal with the daily casualties of this crisis describe the heartbreak of handling cases of women and girls who have been abused...

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Committee Nullifies Yunusa’s election as ‘ Suitor-elect’ for Khadija, orders fresh...

Giade Elders Committee has nullified the election of Yunusa as the "Suitor elect" to marry Khadija. The judgement...
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