The amendment to the Penal Code establishes that rapists who abuse minors under 14 years old will face castration of their genitals and the removal of the Fallopian tubes in the case of men and women respectively.Full Story
Nigeria’s workers warned that employers are using the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to undermine their rights.Full Story
The African country resumed domestic flights in early July. Authorities said there have not been infections among the passengers.
For specialists, the precarious conditions of the health systems and the conflicts in several countries make it difficult to apply preventive actions and carry out extensive tests.
This is the third extension of the COVID-19 precautionary quarantine. As part of the measures, the government would maintain the 10 pm to 6 am curfew.
Sub-Saharan Africa faces the highest famine risk, because of food production chain disruptions provoked by the virus but also violent displacements, conflicts, locusts’ swarms, and dry conditions.
South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria have the highest contagion tally in the region.
At the heart of the controversy is a pair of Igbo statues, estimated between 250,000 and 350,000 euros, and ultimately sold 212,500 euros (US$239,000).
Small and medium businesses are responsible for most of Nigeria's employment
All 36 states in the country have declared an emergency over rape and other gender-based violence against women and children.
NARD groups make up an estimated 40 percent of Nigeria’s medical personnel.