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Nigerian Group Urges Women To Back Tougher Punishment  For Rapists

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation in Nigeria have called on various groups including Human Right Activists, Lawyers, Civil Societies and Women Journalists to join the fight against child rape in the country. Chairperson of the group, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar who made the call also advocated for tougher punishment to […]

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Xenophobia: Group Urges Nigeria To Cut Ties With South Africa

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Reject Nigeria South Africa Group has protested against the ongoing killings of foreigners residing in south Africa with a call on Nigerian government to cut ties with South Africa. The youths in red T-shirt and black trousers stormed MTN office in Kaduna Northwest Nigeria to express their grief over […]

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Coalition Calls for Empowerment of Nigerian Women

By Bello Adisa KADUNA (Nigeria) – A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations have called for women’s empowerment to participate fully in nation building and turning around the fortunes of Nigeria. Arising from a meeting marking the 2015 International Women’s Day in Kaduna Northwest Nigeria, the Coalition said the solution to many woes that has befallen […]

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Nigeria: Civil Society Call for Violent-Free Election

By Longtong Ibrahim Civil Society Organisations in Kaduna have called on political parties to educate their supporters on good conduct and discouraged them from using provocative statements that can lead to violence in the 2015 elections They also called on Religious and opinion leaders to educate their worshippers on the importance of peace. The call […]

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Nigerian NGO Plans Anti-Human Trafficking Clubs For Schools

KADUNA (Nigeria) – Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), has announced plans to establish Anti-Human Trafficking clubs in secondary schools across Nigeria to tame the spread of the menace. Tagged IMAP, the club will sensitise students against tricks used by fraudsters who deceive parents and young girls alike through enticement of juicy job opportunities outside […]

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Nigeria: Victims of Post 2011 Election Violence Want Compensation

By Mohammed Ibrahim KADUNA (Nigeria) – Some victims of Nigeria’s post 2011 election violence – who are tenants – have frowned at the government’s compensation process, faulting the decision to exempt them from payments made to victims of the crisis in Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria. According to them, the decision to compensate only house owners […]

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Malawi Parliament Pegs Minimum Age of Girls Marriage at 18

By Longtong Ibrahim Malawi’s parliament has passed a legislation banning early marriage – raising the minimum marriageable age to 18 years – but with parental consent. The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Bill has earlier streamline legislation on marriage and divorce and raises the legal age for marriage from 14 to 18. In Malawi, 47% […]

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Introducing #NigeriaElects2015

We are promoting citizens participation in reporting activities leading to Nigeria’s 2015 general elections. To this end, we have created twitter hashtag #NigeriaElects2015. Should you have any experience, or information you want to share with the world that relates to Nigeria’s 2015 general elections, please share it using the hashtag. Please visit Africa Prime News […]

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