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Legal Profession in Nigeria marks Golden Jubilee

5 years ago /

It is a soul searching moment for the custodians of legal education in Nigeria as it marks its golden jubilee. Just like the larger social environment of Nigeria, character and integrity are becoming scarce commodities among lawyers. One man thinks instituting stricter rules of admission will help check and screen out dubious characters who could have a bad influence on the profession

Violence against women: Gender Advocates advise victims to speak out to end menace

5 years ago /

According to the United Nations, up to 70% of women experience violence in their lifetime and between 500,000 to 2,000,000 women are trafficked annually into situations including forced labor, prostitution and slavery.

Women of Influence – Reward For Excellence

5 years ago /

A popular saying has it that empowering one woman means empowering a whole nation. This was the trust upon the recognition of these women who have distinguished themselves in their spheres of calling. Organizers say they are motivated by the height today women have attained as against the trend many years ago

Prematurity Day Celebration: Top Nigerian Celebrities lend their voices to Little Big Souls Foundation

5 years ago /

The world celebrates prematurity day, some Nigerian Celebrities lend their voices to Little Big Souls charity prematurity day held on 17th Nov 2013 in the Nigerian Capital – Abuja.

OMBATSE CRISIS: Senator Ewuga denies links with Eggon Militia

5 years ago /

Senator Solomon Ewuga, representing Nassarawa North senatorial zone of the National Assembly has denied having any links or knowing any militia or cult by the name ‘Ombatse’.

Obasanjo's sister owns Apo building where squatters were killed

5 years ago /

The unfinished building where security forces killed at least seven squatters on Friday September 20, in the Apo neighbourhood of Abuja, belongs to Mrs. Adunni Oluwole Salisu, believed to be the sister to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Pemium Times reports exclusively.

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