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Nigerian Airforce records first all-female crew on operational ISR mission

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) made history with the conduct of an operational Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission by an all-female crew. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said “the mission, which was conducted using the NAF Beechcraft KingAir ISR aircraft, had Flying[Read More…]

Civil Society groups in Nigeria call for a state of emergency on SGBV in Nigeria.

TechHerNG working with Girl Child Africa, Connected Development, Enough is Enough Nigeria, Stand To End Rape, SilverChipFox, Yiaga Africa, Dorothy Njemanze Foundation, and Education as a Vaccine has come up with a social media and physical campaign to not only register our outrage but also force systemic action against SGBV[Read More…]

Lagos State Government to reverse Land Use Charge

The Lagos State Government will soon unveil a reform that will include the reversal of the Land Use Charge (LUC) to the pre-2018 rate, Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Oluwo has said. Olowo disclosed this on Wednesday, during the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the first year in office[Read More…]

Female bodies and the illusion of safe spaces in Nigeria

As public gaze and feminist rage are directed towards seeking justice for Uwa, a 22-year-old undergraduate, raped and left for dead in an assumed safe space, a church building, it is crucial to reengage the illusion of safe spaces for female bodies in Nigeria. Her death is a classic reminder[Read More…]

COVID-19 Update: Nigeria records 348 new cases, total infections exceed 11,000

Nigeria has recorded an additional 348 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 11,166. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this late on Wednesday. According to the agency’s report, 163 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 76 in the FCT and 23[Read More…]

TechHerNG begins the re-launching Africa ‘emphasising tech, prioritising progression’ series

Mandipa Ndlovu and TechHerNG announce the commencement of the Re-Launching Africa Series, a cache of conversations involving 21 young Africans from 15 African countries leading in their fields to identify, and analyse, opportunities and challenges for infrastructure development and technological advancement in Africa in light of disruptions by COVID-19. COVID-19[Read More…]

Borno Governor suspends all staff of General Hospital for negligence

Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has suspended all paid staff, amongst them resident medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and lab technicians at the General Hospital in Ngala town. According to a press statement by the state government, the suspension came after Zulum’s unscheduled visit on Monday June 1st proved that the[Read More…]

Bauchi State Deputy Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Bauchi state deputy governor, Senator Baba Tela, has been confirmed positive for COVID?19. Senator Tela contracted the disease in the line of duty as Chairman State Task Force on COVID-19. The state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed revealed the information on his official Twitter page. According to the statement, the Deputy[Read More…]

LASG says 4th Mainland Bridge construction will begin early 2021

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge will start in the first quarter of 2021. Hamzat said this while discussing the Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat administration in the last one year on an online show tagged: ”Covinspiration” on Tuesday. Hamzat noted that the 4th Mainland[Read More…]

18 Year Old Student Raped & Murdered In Ibadan

A first year science and laboratory technology student of the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Barakat Bello has been reportedly raped and murdered in Ibadan. Reports say she was attacked near her home at Akinyele Akinyele Government area of Ibadan. NewsWireNGR gathered that Barakat’s family found her[Read More…]