Friday, March 5, 2021


Pauline Tallen

Rape, other girl-child rights violations on the increase in Nigeria – Minister

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, on Thursday lamented that rape and other girl-child rights violations have escalated geometrically, despite the ministry’s tremendous progress in that direction across the country.

Max Air begins Abuja-Jos flight

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday inaugurated the operations of Max Air flights from Abuja to Jos, following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between the state government and Max Air on September 1, 2020.

PHOTOS: Encomiums poured as late Flying Officer Arotile for burial in Abuja Thursday

The remains of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force’s, NAF’s, first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on Tuesday, will be buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on July 23, DAILY NIGERIAN reports.

FEC endorses stiffer penalties against rapists, child abusers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday endorsed stiffer penalties against rapists and child abusers as proposed by the Ministry of Women Affairs, describing the upsurge as embarrassing.

COVID-19: UN donates N38.4m as palliative to Nigerian women

The United Nations on Wednesday donated N38.4 million for procurement of palliatives targeted at the vulnerable and indigent women across 14 states to cushion the hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Terrorism: Nigeria’s security structure needs re-examination – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday called for re-strategisation and re-examination of the  security structure with a view to stemming the rising cases of terrorism in the country.

Women affairs minister calls for tolerance, peaceful coexistence among Nigerians

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, has urged Nigerians to love, tolerate and live peacefully with one another.

Minister tasks Nigerian women on nation building

Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs,  Pauline Tallen, has said empowering the girl-child through education is paramount to sustainable nation building, adding that when she...

Lalong to Pauline Tallen: Do not listen to gossips

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has advised Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, to avoid listening to gossips from people that had no good intentions for the state.

Fulani youths endorse Buhari, promise 11m votes

The association of Fulani youths covering the 19 states of Northern Nigeria has rejected the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Atiku Abuabakar, and endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the Saturday 16 presidential election.

Emulate political perseverance of Buhari, Tallen urges female politicians

Emulate political perseverance of Buhari, Tallen urges female politicians A former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Pauline Tallen, on Thursday, urged female candidates contesting for...

Tallen, Bugaje, Mamora missing as Buhari re-submits list of non-career ambassadors

By Nazifi Haruna President Muhammadu Buhari has re-sent to the Senate an updated list of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees, excluding the names of all those...

How favoritism, inclusion of non-Muslim nominee from Sokoto, gerontocrats forced Buhari to withdraw ambassadorial list

By Adnan Tudunwada Public outcry, deluge of petitions and protests have dogged the release of the list of 44 non-career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari...

Latest news