‘Nigeria Will Rather Negotiate Abducted Girls Release Than Military Option’

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that NIGERIA would prefer to have the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram back alive through negotiations rather than adopt a military option.

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that NIGERIA would prefer to have the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram back alive through negotiations rather than adopt a military option.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Global Women Employment Hits 49 Percent, Says ILO

[Guardian] More women are less likely to participate in the labour market and are more likely to be unemployed in most parts of the world, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.

[Guardian] More women are less likely to participate in the labour market and are more likely to be unemployed in most parts of the world, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP in Kogi Berates Bello Over Reversal of Cabinet Dissolution

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday teased Governor Yahaya Bello for exhibiting juvenile delinquency in governance by reversing his action in dissolving the state executive council and the council …

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi State Chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday teased Governor Yahaya Bello for exhibiting juvenile delinquency in governance by reversing his action in dissolving the state executive council and the council administrators in the 21 local councils within a jiffy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

130 Bassa People Killed Since September, Group Alleges

[Guardian] Jos -The National President of Irigwe Development Association (IDA), Sunday Abdu, yesterday revealed that no fewer than 130 Bassa locals have been killed by suspected herdsmen from last September till date.

[Guardian] Jos -The National President of Irigwe Development Association (IDA), Sunday Abdu, yesterday revealed that no fewer than 130 Bassa locals have been killed by suspected herdsmen from last September till date.

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Lagos Governor Backs 25-Year Jail Term for Rapists, Others

[Guardian] Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has backed the 25 years jail term prescribed for rapists and perpetrators of all forms of domestic violence, saying that the time has come to take more aggressive steps to put a stop to the menace.

[Guardian] Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has backed the 25 years jail term prescribed for rapists and perpetrators of all forms of domestic violence, saying that the time has come to take more aggressive steps to put a stop to the menace.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Takes Care of Repatriated Children

[The Herald] Government yesterday said it was taking care of eight children recently repatriated from South Africa after they were smuggled into that country by an illegal transporter based in Chitungwiza. The children were repatriated on Tuesday last …

[The Herald] Government yesterday said it was taking care of eight children recently repatriated from South Africa after they were smuggled into that country by an illegal transporter based in Chitungwiza. The children were repatriated on Tuesday last week. They were received at the Robert Mugabe International Airport by officials from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. In a statement, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye said the children would be reunited with their families when investigatio

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Emulate Zuma, Mugabe Told

[The Herald] Former President Mr Robert Mugabe should dump his politics of entitlement and egotism and emulate other former Statesmen who believe in change with continuity, political analysts have said. The analysts said Mr Mugabe should take a leaf fr…

[The Herald] Former President Mr Robert Mugabe should dump his politics of entitlement and egotism and emulate other former Statesmen who believe in change with continuity, political analysts have said. The analysts said Mr Mugabe should take a leaf from former South African President Cde Jacob Zuma who over the weekend volunteered to campaign for ANC ahead of 2019 general elections. Cde Zuma resigned last month in the face of a no-confidence vote supported by his own party, a similar exit to that of Mr Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe