Kaduna Assembly confirms 2 more women as commissioners

The Kaduna House of Assembly on Thursday, confirmed two more women as commissioners. The Assembly also confirmed the nomination of a board member of the state Fiscal Responsibility Commission. Their confirmation followed a letter sent to the House by the Acting Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe. Those confirmed include Dr Amina Baloni as Commissioner for Health […]

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68,000 Nigerian women die yearly to pregnancy, childbirth complications

Prof. Dolapo Lufadeju, the National Coordinator, Rotary International Project on National Family Planning Campaign, says Nigeria is losing 68,000 women yearly as a result of pregnancy and child birth complications. Lufadeju disclosed this on Thursday during the South West Family Planning Campaign Project of Rotary International in Ibadan. He said the figure represented 23 per […]

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Ebonyi Communities to end Female Genital Mutilation

About 11 communities in Afikpo North Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebonyi have expressed their readiness and commitment to put an end to the harmful practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the area.   Female Genital Mutilation The communities’ new disposition was a reaction to the outcome of the United Nations Joint Programme (UNJP) […]

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Cardi B confirms live show in Lagos and Accra

Cardi B has released an official video confirming her trip to Lagos for the maiden edition of the Livespot X Festival billed for December 7, 2019, in Lagos. She is set to perform live on stage in Lagos on December 7, and Accra on December 8, alongside some top African acts including Burna Boy, Tiwa […]

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Ghanaian Prostitute Confesses Killing 100 Men And Rendering 70 Impotent

A 36-year-old prostitute has confessed to the crime of killing over 100 men and rendering 70 others impotent. The Ghanaian prostitute revealed that she started the illegal business after a Nigerian lady introduced her into the illicit business of prostitution. Katrine Obenewaa who claims to be a prostitute revealed that her love and quest for […]

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NYSC approves white, shoulder-length hijab for corps members

The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. The NYSC added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. The corps stated this in a document exclusively obtained by our […]

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My parents never believed in educating the girl child — Bauchi gov’s wife

The wife of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Aishatu, said on Saturday that she never went to school in her parent’s house and that she had no formal education as of the time she married her husband because her parents never believed in educating the girl child. Speaking in Bauchi at the ‘Naija Youth […]

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458,000 die of breast cancer annually – Expert

The Nigeria Breweries Plc has called for increased awareness on breast cancer, particularly early detection and proper management of the disease to reduce its high rate in the society.   This is as a medical expert, Dr. Moroof Suleiman, guest lecturer and head O&G of Gwamna Awan Hospital, Dr. Moroof Suleiman, has disclosed of 1.38 million […]

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I Stole Baby To Deceive My Husband That I was Truly Pregnant

A middle-aged woman, Falilat Olatunji, was on Wednesday arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a four-month-old baby boy in Abeokuta. DAILY POST learnt that the suspect was arrested following a report by one Alhaji Abdul Akeem Dawodu, who reported at Sabo Ilupeju Police Station that one Ms Taiwo Bello […]

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WWE to hold first women wrestling in Saudi Arabia

The World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE, has said that it would hold its first women’s wrestling matches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to a video report by CNN, the company’s decision to hold the matches in the kingdom stemmed from a wide-ranging criticism it had been receiving for not including women wrestlers in previous Saudi events. […]

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67-year-old becomes China’s ‘oldest new mother’

A 67-year-old woman has given birth in China, a hospital said Monday, with the parents claiming they are the country’s oldest couple to have a natural birth. The woman surnamed Tian, delivered a healthy girl by Caesarean section on Friday, Zaozhuang city’s Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital told AFP. “The child was bestowed on […]

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Breaking: Tafawa Balewa’s last surviving wife is dead

President  Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the  family of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the late Prime Minister, on the  loss of Hajiya Jummai Aishatu Abubakar, his last surviving wife who died Sunday at the of age 85. In a message sent through the Bauchi State Governor, Mr Bala Mohammed, the president said: “It was with the […]

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Zahra Buhari: My Hausa is not fluent, I attended schools with White children

Zahra Buhari Indimi, daughter to President Muhammadu has revealed she is unable to speak Hausa language fluently, to the shock of Nigerians. Zahra made this revelation at a BBC Hausa event while announcing the winners of a literary competition. Muhammadu Buhari hails from Daura, a typical Hausa community in Katsina state while Aisha, his wife […]

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Sex for grade: Another victim speaks out in Kaduna

A victim of alleged sexual harassment by a university lecturer, Salamatu Bello, Friday, staged protest round Kaduna metropolis to highlight the plight of female students in the country. The victim, holding a placard with the inscription, ‘It’s your right NOT to be sexually abused as a student’, later spoke with journalists on the matter. Bello […]

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Another Baby factory Discovered in Ogun

Detectives attached to the Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Alagbon in Ikoyi, have uncovered a brothel where underage girls are camped and sexually exploited. The place known as Dafog Hotel in Shimawa, a Lagos-Ogun border community was discovered on Wednesday and 14 women, two men arrested. DAILY POST learnt that those arrested were the […]

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I was the only female reporter in my city – Somali Journalist

Maryan Seylac is a journalist from Somalia. She was one of the first female reporters from her city, Baidoa, and set up an organisation that seeks to encourage and support women journalists in the country. She has told the BBC her story, discussing the challenges that women face in one of the world’s most dangerous […]

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Akwa Ibom throws journalist in jail for taking photos

A female journalist in Akwa Ibom state, South-south Nigeria, has been jailed for taking photos of task force officials who raided a city spot. The spot is said to be notorious for illegal street-trading. The journalist, Mary Ekere, has  spent two nights in the prison as the journalists’ union in the state battleto secure her […]

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Woman ‘kills’ lover for not funding daughter’s one-year Birthday Party

Homicide detectives have arrested a 23-year-old woman Stella Peter for allegedly stabbing her live-in lover to death for  refusing to finance their daughter’s one-year birthday party. The incident occurred Tuesday morning at 2, Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere where they have lived for three years. It was gathered that Peter, a native of Kogi State, had an […]

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Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna […]

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Strange killing of women: Police warn hotel owners, arrest 2 in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has again warned hotel owners in the state against operating without installing CCTV Cameras, proper documentation of guests and profiling of staffers. The command also discouraged the running of what they described as “Short Time” services for desperate reasons. State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Danduara came up with these following the spate […]

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