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Yahaya Bello Doesn’t Deserve NCWS Gender-sensitive Award — Natasha Akpoti
Politics

Yahaya Bello Doesn’t Deserve NCWS Gender-sensitive Award — Natasha Akpoti

A former governorship candidate in Kogi State Natasha Akpoti has opposed the conferment of the most gender-sensitive governor in Nigeria award by the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello. According to Ms Akpoti, the award does not take into cognizance the governor’s alleged violent actions against her and others. “National Council for Women Societies @ncws_abuja should bury their heads in shame,” she tweeted on Sunday. “Honouring Kogi’s Gov. Yahaya Bello as ‘Most Gender Sensitive Gov in Nigeria’ is an insult to d violence he unleashed to me, the dead @OfficialPDPNig woman leader & a host of others. Evil monster.” The award presentation and decoration ceremony held on Saturday at the Glass House of Kogi State Government House, Lokoja. ...
Stop Donating Children To Boko Haram – Group Begs Parents
News

Stop Donating Children To Boko Haram – Group Begs Parents

The National Council of Women Societies has lent its voice to the call by the Army High Command for parents in Borno State to stop donating their daughters to Boko Haram for suicide missions. A statement signed by Hajiya Binta Ibrahim, the council’s Public Relations Officer, described the act as “unthinkable and despicable.’’ On Tuesday, the Nigerian Army disclosed that some parents in Borno State were donating their daughters to Boko Haram to be used as suicide bombers. In the light of this, Ibrahim advised parents and guardians in Borno to stop the practice. She said it was inhuman to donate children to be sacrificed for whatever reason or motive. She appealed to traditional and community leaders and other well-meaning Nigerians especially in the North-East, to dissuade pa...

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