In the suburbs of Abuja, football coach Emmanuel Edet tries to raise the next generation of Nigeria's female football players. But, far from the glitz and glammer experienced by the professionals who are set to contend the women's World Cup in France from June 7, the head coach and players of 'Emmanuel Queens Girls football Academy' face many challenges.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has held that Senator Godswill Akpabio can retain his office as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District because he did not defect from the People’s Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress.
Hundreds of men and women marched through Nigeria's capital Abuja to protest a recent raid by policemen who arrested women in night clubs and other areas on suspicion of prostitution, and then allegedly assaulted and raped some of them while in custody.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday extended the time it gave the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 54 other members of the National Assembly to file and exchange processes in a suit seeking to dismiss them from their offices.