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Egypt: NCWR Reports Lawyer For Saying Sexual Harassment, Rape Is “National Duty”

The National Council for Women Rights (NCWR) will file a report to the prosecutor-general regarding public statements inciting to sexually harassing and raping women. Well-known conservative and controversial lawyer Nabih Al-Wahsh said on TV that sexual harassment and rape would be “a national duty” to fulfil against girls who “do not have self-respect” or “wear […]

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Archbishopric Of Minya: 4 Churches Closed In October As If Prayer Is A Crime

By Al-Masry Al-Youm The Coptic Orthodox Archbishopric of Minya governorate said on Sunday that four churches were closed during October, as if the prayer of Coptic Christians is a crime. “We stayed silent for two weeks after the closure of a church hoping that the officials would do the job they were assigned to do […]

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Teachers In Kaduna Poised For Showdown As Govt Sacks 22,000

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and Kaduna State government, north-west of the country are set for a showdown if the state government goes ahead to sack any of its members for allegedly failing a competence test administered on them. The teachers threat followed a competence test administered by the […]

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Nigeria: N10b Defamation Suit: Ugwuonye On The Run?

By Destiny Ugorji When controversial Lagos lawyer, Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye, in a Facebook post on his group, The Due Process Advocates on September 18 2018, announced that he will not come back to Nigeria for any reason, not many took him seriously, considering the fact that he has myriads of cases (as defendant) pending in […]

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Nigeria: FG Arraigns Senator Misau For Falsehood, Forgery

By Kunle Olasanmi   The embattled Senator Isah Misau, has been finally arraigned before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja.   The Senator was charged for injurious falsehood against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission, […]

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Land Grabbing: Community Accuses Kaduna Government, Petitions Nigerian Government

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)– A community in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State, north west Nigeria on Monday  called on President Muhammadu Buhari to wade into ‘unjust treatment’ of their members whose ownership of lands is  being threatened with reckless impunity by the State Government. The community located in Millennium City, comprising Danhonu […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Government Launches Campaign Against Child Abuse.

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kaduna state is commencing campaign against child molestation and abuse to curb increasing cases of child kidnap and child abuse in the state. Commissioner for Women Affairs and social Development, Hafsat Baba told journalists on Tuesday, at a pre-launch briefing, that children in the state are been stolen for […]

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New Nigerian Newspapers Pensioners Vow To Ensure Every Kobo Owed Its Members Is Paid

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Irked over the loss of about 200 pensioners and the deteriorating health condition of members of New Nigerian Newspapers, NNN, its chairman, Idi Sule vowed not to withdraw the law suit stopping the owners from selling the company’s assets until every kobo due to them is paid. “We will […]

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