Violence

UNIABUJA student wins gender-based violence video competition

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja A student of the University of Abuja, Miss Aimalohi Ojeamiren, has emerged the overall winner of this year’s short video competition on S.exual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV). The event, organised by the European Union (EU) delegation to Nigeria and other ECOWAS countries, also produced five other winners in descending categories, all …

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Group trains undergraduates on sexual violence

Our Reporter   No fewer than 3,000 undergraduates from 163 institutions across Nigeria have participated in a virtual training on prevention of sexual violence. The training was organised by The Women at Risk International Foundation in partnership with the Joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative. The Initiative represents an unprecedented global effort to invest in gender equality …

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Australia Announces Nearly $100m To Fight Coronavirus-Triggered Domestic Violence – GCFRNG

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (C) attends a videoconference with G20 leaders to discuss the COVID-19 coronavirus, at the Parliament House in Canberra on March 26, 2020. Gary Ramage / POOL / AFP     Australia on Sunday announced a nearly US$100 million boost in funding to tackle domestic violence after support services reported a …

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Resident Doctors in Ebonyi embarks on indefinite strike over violence

Doctors numbering over two hundred, working in the Alex Ekwueme Federal teaching hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital have embarked on an indefinite strike despite the threat of coronavirus. The doctors say their actions is to protest violence against medical staff by patient relative at the hospital The doctors under the aegis of Association of Resident …

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Why Gov. Seyi Makinde Should Be Probed For The Violence In Kogi Elections -Oyo APC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Nigeria Police have been urged thoroughly investigate the roles played by Governor Seyi Makinde before, during and after the last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kogi State. The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress who made the appeal said this will help to unravel the real culprits …

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