Rising Cases of Women Beating Their Husbands in Lagos, Nigeria: Breaking the Culture of Silence+30

Lagos state government reports a significant increase in the number of women beating their husbands. The Executive Secretary of the Lagos Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) attributes this rise to the breaking of the culture of silence among men concerning sexual and gender-based violence. The article explores the statistics, underlying factors, and initiatives taken by the government to address domestic violence.

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Stallion NMN Hosts World Cup Trophy Tour in Nigeria+30

Stallion NMN, the official Nissan representative in Nigeria, recently hosted the Nigeria leg of the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s World Cup trophy tour. The event was a collaboration with the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) and aimed to promote cricket and showcase Nissan's commitment to supporting sporting excellence. The tour included public displays of the trophy, VIP cocktail functions, and the presence of ICC and NCF officials, as well as Pakistani and Indian diplomats.

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Nyesom Wike Questions N85 Billion Abandoned Affordable Housing Project+30

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has raised concerns regarding the N85 billion abandoned affordable housing project in Abuja. Wike questioned the agreement where government-funded infrastructure, but developers reaped all the profits. He suggested a revised agreement of 10 percent proceeds for the government and 90 percent for private sector developers. The project, which was contracted to Gilmor Construction Company, has been delayed for nine years and has only achieved 24.5 percent completion. Wike expressed dissatisfaction with the cost and accessibility of the affordable housing for the masses.

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Minister of FCT Vows to Take Actions Against Corruption in the Administration+30

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barr Nyesom Wike, has pledged to address corruption within the FCT administration and take action against highly placed persons responsible for the negative impact. Wike highlighted the significant financial burden caused by an $800 million garnishee order against the FCTA, and emphasized the importance of bringing sanity to Abuja. He called for transparency in addressing these challenges and urged Nigerians to understand the difficulties faced by the administration.

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FCT Administration Maps Out Strategies for Effective Funding of Projects+30

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has disclosed plans to diversify funding options for projects in the territory to avoid the abandonment of projects. Emphasizing the importance of road infrastructure, the minister pledged to mobilize contractors and provide direct supervision to ensure project completion. The article delves into the specific areas of intervention and the government's determination to uphold quality standards in infrastructure development.

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Deputy Governor of Edo State Pledges Loyalty to His Principal amidst Rift Rumors+30

Philip Shaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, has publicly declared his loyalty to his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, despite rumors of a rift between them. Shaibu affirmed his unwavering support for Obaseki during the 32nd-anniversary ceremony of Edo State. He emphasized that loyalty has nothing to do with his ambition to become the governor of Edo State in the future. This clarification comes after a recent incident where Shaibu was denied access to Governor Obaseki by a security aide. The governor has also addressed concerns about the influence of the "emilokan spirit" in Edo State politics.

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Jigawa State Primary Health Development Agency Takes Action to Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding+30

Jigawa State Primary Health Development Agency (JSPHDA) has established a special team to address the challenges surrounding exclusive breastfeeding. In an effort to promote this essential practice, the team will tackle cultural and traditional obstacles that hinder the adoption of exclusive breastfeeding in the state. The agency emphasizes the need for support from husbands, partners, religious leaders, and traditional leaders to enhance acceptance and uptake of exclusive breastfeeding. The goal is to create a healthier future for infants, mothers, fathers, and the entire community.

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Former CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, Granted Bail in Gun Possession Trial+30

The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has been granted bail in his gun possession trial by the Federal High Court in Lagos. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on a bail of twenty million nairas with one surety. The court also ordered that he be remanded in prison custody until the bail condition is met.

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Suspension and Charges: The Unfolding Legal Saga of Godwin Emefiele+30

In a shocking turn of events, Godwin Emefiele, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has sought bail on self-recognizance while facing charges pressed by the federal government. As the legal proceedings bring forward a controversial twist involving the Department of State Services (DSS), the entire nation awaits the outcome of this high-stakes case.

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Edo State Government Takes Direct Control of Revenue Collection+30

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has directed that all revenue collection functions of the Government will now come under the direct supervision of the Governor's Office. This decision comes as a result of the state government's earnings falling short of the N30bn target. Permanent Secretaries and Heads of revenue generating agencies who have not met their mid-year target have been queried and ordered to come under the direct supervision of the Governor's Office. The aim is to ensure the attainment of the N62b target at the end of the year.

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Promoting Sports for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Nigeria+30

In Nigeria, sports can play a crucial role in providing opportunities for youth employment and entrepreneurship. This article explores the various ways in which sports can be promoted to empower and uplift the country's young population.

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