The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Monday said 103 victims of human trafficking were rescued in Osun state. The Zonal Commander of NAPTIP in Osun, Mr Ganiu Aganran, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo. He said...
From Edem Comfort Start the day with a glass of water   Helps in weight loss Let us tell you that water doesn’t have some magical property that kills fat but it can help you with your weight loss efforts. First off, by staying hydrated, one can prevent overeating. That is because a lot of people confuse thirst with...
From Hussaini Mohammed Baba She may not be the first female Professor from Borno State and she may be. We will soon lay that issue to rest for you. Professor Fanna Inna Abdurahman, first female Kanuri Professor from Borno was born in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital and hails from Monguno...
An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped in India’s capital, New Delhi, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin while her parents were out working. Aljazeera reports that the rape has provoked angry reactions from activists who are pressing for long-pending police accountability to aid in the fight against sexual violence in...
From Aderoju Jonathan, Lagos and Ibrahim Ismail, Kano Zulai Abdullahi Daya An educator who made history as the first female graduate of Yobe extraction (sharing the honour with Hajiya Hadiza Lavers), Hajiya Zulai Daya was born on the 1st of January 1945 in Daya, Fika Local Government area of Yobe State. Her education...
One of the Chibok girls freed in May has been telling journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani how a diary was kept of some of her three years in captivity with Boko Haram Islamist militants. One of the oldest in her class, Naomi Adamu was 24 when she and more than 200...
Rita Thomas, Bauchi The  Police Command in Bauchi State has arrested a 17-year-old house wife, Hindatu Abdullahi for poisoning her 2 weeks old step son to death with insecticide. Hindatu Abdullahi, a mother of one was paraded alongside other suspects at the Police headquarters in Bauchi on Wednesday and has confessed to committing...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the National Female Basketball team in celebrating their huge win at the 2017 FIBA Women AfroBasket tournament in Mali. Buhari said "I was pleased to receive our female National Basketball Team, D'Tigress, at the State House today. They have done so much to make...
Beginning Hajiya Hafsat M. Baba was born on the 17th of July, 1957 in Hadejia (now in Jigawa State) of Katsina parentage. She began her primary school in Sokoto from where she proceeded to Queen of Apostles College (now Queen Amina College), as her father who was a health officer was transferred to Kaduna in the early 70s. Hajiya...