Nigeria lacks adequate shelters for victims of GBV, violated women, girls

-By Funmi Falobi @ sdnonline- While nations of the world grapple with the issue of gender-based violence (GBV), the challenge has however increased as the world battles with the coronavirus pandemic. With the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been increase in sexual harassment, rape and violence against women and girls and the number has risen during … Continue reading Nigeria lacks adequate shelters for victims of GBV, violated women, girls

PPJ urges govt to implement, strengthen gender sensitive laws

=By sdnonline= The Priests Peace and Justice Initiative (PPJ) joins the rest of the World to celebrate the International Women’s day (IWD) and calls on Nigerians to challenge gender inequality and the Federal Government to implement and strengthen gender sensitive laws that will provide support for gender issues and eliminate gender discrimination in Nigeria. In … Continue reading PPJ urges govt to implement, strengthen gender sensitive laws

IWD: IPC calls for strengthened legal frameworks on gender equality in political participation for women

=By sdnonline= In observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021, the International Press Centre (IPC) has called on the government of Nigeria, policy makers, media, civil society groups and related stakeholders to uphold the obligations of achieving gender equality in political representation, effective participation of women in the electoral process and mitigation of gender … Continue reading IWD: IPC calls for strengthened legal frameworks on gender equality in political participation for women

IWD: JFC calls for gender parity in the media

By sdnonline As the world marks the International Women's Day today, Journalists have for Christ (JFC) International Outreach joins in celebrating the social, economic, cultural, political and spiritual achievements of women in Nigeria and globally. The organisation declared that men and women are created in God's image and women have shown leadership in all areas … Continue reading IWD: JFC calls for gender parity in the media

Herders/Farmers crisis: Kwara, Oyo partner on security, economic issues

By sdnonline Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday led a delegation of state officials, traditional rulers and security commanders to Ibadan for a joint security meeting with his Oyo State counterpart Seyi Makinde and top officials of the southwestern state. The meeting, which was called at the instance of AbdulRazaq, focused on the recent … Continue reading Herders/Farmers crisis: Kwara, Oyo partner on security, economic issues

IPC frowns at police brutality against journalist in Lagos

By sdnonline The International Press Centre (IPC) has frowned at, and totally condemned police brutality against Eniola Daniel, a reporter with The Guardian Newspaper while performing his duty at Apapa-Oshodi, Lagos on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Information of the police unwarranted brutality collated by the IPC Journalist Safety Alert Desk, describes the inhumane treatment of … Continue reading IPC frowns at police brutality against journalist in Lagos

NUJ to Gumi: Journalists are not criminals

By sdnonline The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned in the strongest of terms the remarks made on Arise TV last Wednesday,. 24th February, 2021, by Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi where he labeled Journalists as criminals for calling bandits criminals saying we do not see any correlation between journalism and criminality. Specifically, Sheik … Continue reading NUJ to Gumi: Journalists are not criminals

Third Mainland Bridge: LASG shuts bridge Friday midnight

By sdnonline The Lagos State Government will shut down the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight Friday, 26th to midnight Saturday, 27th February, 2021 for equipment removal having completed the replacement of the 12th expansion joint. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde stated that the total closure of the bridge was slated to enable the … Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge: LASG shuts bridge Friday midnight