Healing Nigeria: Some approaches (2)

Continued from last week Being text of a keynote address delivered by Chairman, Governing Council, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, at the public commissioning of Mive Legals (Ballason Chambers)’s Centre for Medical Law and Matrimonial Counseling Centre in Kaduna recently. Remembering Molluma, thanking Mabeiam   Second, More...

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By - On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Give to Caesar

Government has the constitutional duty of providing several services to the governed. These services include health, communication, defense, sanitation, energy, salaries of civil and public servants and many other More...

By - On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Have courage, my girl, to say no

Dear Mbi, Every 11th October is the International Day of the Girl Child. I salute you on the 2014 celebration. Just a few words: I hear them say a girl child is less valuable in Africa. That you, my dear Mbi, are More...

By - On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Rape red alert (1)

Aminata was an innocent four-year old when she was taken away by her mother’s friend to the city. Her Mistress’s brother and son began to creep into her room to rape her. She no longer cries. Last time she cried, More...

By - On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Widowhood: Between a rock and a hard place (1)

Tucked at the fringes of several societies are a suffering group abused and vilified by persons, customs and traditions that prey on their circumstances. These people are called widows. The challenges that widows More...

By Badamasi Burji On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Human rights Vs human wrongs (II)

Over the last decade, pimping has increased as the act is being decriminalized. Women of all ages and dressed scantily or nude are put on display and offered for sale by male consumers who place no premium on the More...

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