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“The biggest mistake women make is thinking if a man engages them and they have a baby he will still marry them” Roman Goddess weighs in as Chioma Roland is trolled by Nigerians
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“The biggest mistake women make is thinking if a man engages them and they have a baby he will still marry them” Roman Goddess weighs in as Chioma Roland is trolled by Nigerians

Roman Goddess has joined those giving an opinion about Chioma Roland's life after she was trolled on Twitter. Chioma trended on Twitter over the weekend as people debated about her relationship status. Reacting, Instagram sensation, Roman Goddess warned Nigerian women to "stop having babies for men until they do the needful by signing the dotted lines." She added, "The biggest mistake women make is thinking because a man engaged them, if they have a baby he'll still marry them."
‘Nigerian Women Are Not More Responsible Than Men’ – Atedo Peterside On COVID-19
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‘Nigerian Women Are Not More Responsible Than Men’ – Atedo Peterside On COVID-19

Founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc Atedo Peterside has knocked the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) over a dinner held in Lokoja, Kogi State capital on Saturday in violation of Covid-19 protocols. Mr Peterside said in a tweet on Sunday that the women’s actions changed his mind about Nigerian women being more responsible than men. “Re #COVID19, I honestly thought Nigerian women were far more responsible than us men until I saw photos from a recent NCWS gathering where safety protocols were violated openly,” he said. At the interactive dinner for women in leadership from Kogi State, the NCWS confered Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello with the most gender-sensitive governor in Nigeria award. Mr Bello has repeatedly said COVID-19 is a scam initiated by politicians.
EndSARS: Engage Youths To Avoid Protests – Buhari Tells Women
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EndSARS: Engage Youths To Avoid Protests – Buhari Tells Women

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigerian women are stabilizers of peace in all parts of the country. He made the declaration yesterday when he hosted the representatives of women at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Nigerian leader therefore urged women to engage the youths in the aftermath of the EndSARS protests, on the need for dialogue, to avoid a repeat of such protests. He said: “Your visit here today comes in the wake of growing youth restiveness which engulfed parts of the country in the last few weeks. As mothers of Nigeria, you play a critical role in bringing about lasting peace. “I urge you to engage with our children and youth on the need for dialogue that will yield better understanding going forward. Our youth remain our most treasured asset and i...
Beautiful Nigerian Business Mogul And Philanthropist, Dr. Jack-Rich Featured In Forbes China May Issue
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Beautiful Nigerian Business Mogul And Philanthropist, Dr. Jack-Rich Featured In Forbes China May Issue

Dr. Elizabeth Jack-Rich, the vibrant and energetic Business Mogul and philanthropist, known for her great passion in empowering women/youth in Nigeria and shouldering the mission of helping fellow citizens achieve shared prosperity. Thus, highlighting the spirit of a new generation of Nigerian leaders. Dr Jack-Rich dexterously featured in Forbes China May Issue 2020, in which she admonished about her passion and aim for the Nigerian women and women around the globe. For the comprehensive write up, kindly check this link.   Source: www.forbeschina.com/business/48698
Honourable Akin Alabi Passes A Bill To Allow ‘Men’ Get Nigerian Citizenship If Married To Nigerian Women
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Honourable Akin Alabi Passes A Bill To Allow ‘Men’ Get Nigerian Citizenship If Married To Nigerian Women

A couple of weeks ago, an heartbroken man took to social media to vent his displeasure at the law of Nigeria that doesn’t allow men gets citizenship if married to a Nigerian women. Reacting to it, Honourable representing Egbeda/Ona Ara federal constituency, Akin Alabi, promised the foreigner he will do everything within his power to have lawmakers take a second look at the law. As promised, Otunba took to social media to announce that he has passed a bill on the amendment of this law and it has passed second reading. Well done Honourable Akin Alabi.
Trending Photo of 5 Nigerian Sisters who are all Doctors
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Trending Photo of 5 Nigerian Sisters who are all Doctors

A photo of 5 Nigerian women who are allegedly sisters from same parent who are all doctors, has gone viral on social media. Their medical specialties include Neuro-surgery, Gynecology, plastic surgery, family health and public health. @Fattybold who shared the photo wrote; Neuro surgeon, Gynecologist,plastic surgeon,Family physician and public health physician .... all in one family from same parent.
Nigerian Women Ranked As ‘Most Promiscuous’ In Africa (Full List)
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Nigerian Women Ranked As ‘Most Promiscuous’ In Africa (Full List)

According to a current survey ,Nigerian women have been ranked as the most promiscuous in Africa. Nigeria, which happens to be one of Africa's most populous nation is 15th in the global rating. Leading the bunch, is New Zealand followed by European countries, Switzerland and Spain. Slovenia, Italy, Brazil and Greece are placed fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh respectively with Mexico, Australia and Croatia completing the top 10. Surprisingly, though, the United States of America didn’t make the list. World’s top 15 New Zealand Switzerland Spain Slovenia Italy Brazil Greece Mexico Australia Croatia The Netherlands Czech Republic Germany France NIGERIA
Bursted! PornHub Rates Nigerian Women Biggest Visitors In 2019
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Bursted! PornHub Rates Nigerian Women Biggest Visitors In 2019

Popular adult website, PornHub in a well documented review of their online traffic reports, has revealed that Nigerian women as constituting their biggest market in 2019. gathered that the pornography site reported a significant increase in African traffic and a significant 32% increase in traffic from Nigeria with more women getting getting on the site especially through their mobile phones. This is coming as a surprise considering that Nigeria’s large population are considered religious, and it’s women population fills up the numbers more. PornHub in its report further revealed that while most of Africa stuck with classic ebony categories, the bulk of Nigerian women who visited their site in 2019 headed straight to Lesbian porn. It is not known the course of this increase...
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Nigerian Mafia gang member arrested by Italian police on Tuesday

Two Nigerian mafia clans operating in Italy and abroad to traffic and sell Nigerian women into sex slavery and prostitution have been busted by Italian police. In a massive operation on Tuesday, some 32 people were arrested in Puglia, Sicily, Campania, Calabria, Lazio, Abruzzo, Marche, Emilia Romagna, Veneto and, abroad, in Germany, France, Netherlands and Malta. The report by ANSA, Italian news agency did not indicate whether the 32 are all Nigerians and whether there were European collaborators arrested with them. In July, the Italian Police also announced the arrest of 19 Nigerians, said to be members of a mafia. Those probed are suspected of conspiracy, trafficking, making slaves of women, extortion, robbery, bodily harm, sexual violence and exploitation of prostitution, police sai...
23 Nigerians Jailed In France For Sex Trafficking
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23 Nigerians Jailed In France For Sex Trafficking

A French court has sentenced 23 Nigerians and one Frenchman, all members of a Lyon-based sex trafficking ring to prison terms of up to seven years for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution. It was the latest case to highlight the growing use of African migrants in the European sex trade. Among those sentenced was Europe’s most wanted woman, fugitive Jessica Edosomwan, accused of acting as a France-based “madam” to women recruited mainly in Nigeria’s Edo State. Edosomwan was tried in absentia. Also sentenced was self-styled Pastor Stanley Omoregie, 35, who said he just wanted to help the people in his community. He denied in court the accusation of being involved in running a prostitution racket and trafficking of young girls from Nigeria to Europe. Half of the 24 d...
Two Nigerian Women Kissing At A Wedding Ceremony, Video Sparks Outrage
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Two Nigerian Women Kissing At A Wedding Ceremony, Video Sparks Outrage

Two Nigerian women have come under fire after a picture of them kissing was shared online. According to reports, the women kissed each other publicly at a wedding event and even took pictures of their public display affection - not minding the outrage it would spark both online and offline. Another woman at the wedding event was seen smiling as she encouraged the women to kiss (with tongues involved). A Facebook user who lives in Akwa Ibom state and was a guest at the wedding - took to the social media platform to share the picture while condemning the women's action considering the prohibition of such in Nigeria. Other Nigerian internet users have also reacted to the trending video.
Stop Body-shaming Other Women & Let’s Support Each Other – Moesha Tell Ghanaian Women
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Stop Body-shaming Other Women & Let’s Support Each Other – Moesha Tell Ghanaian Women

Curvaceous Ghanaian actress and Model, Moesha Boduong has called on Ghanaian women to support each rather than hating. Moesha in a congratulatory post on snapchat to Big Brother Naija 2019 winner Mercy, commended how Nigerian women came together to support Mercy to win the ultimate prize and she said she wishes Ghanaian women would emulate Nigerian women and how they support each other. “I love how Nigerian women came together to support Mercy and made history. I wish Ghanaian women see this and stop gossiping, body shaming other women and love one another. Together we can all win. Congrats to Mercy”. Moesha thinks this unity among Nigerians would never happen in Ghana. “I love how Nigerians Supported Mercy. This will never happen in Ghana”. Moesha Boduong has starred in movie...
3 Nigerian Women Beat And Rob Iraqi Man In Dubai
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3 Nigerian Women Beat And Rob Iraqi Man In Dubai

A gang of three women have gone on trial accused of luring a man to their apartment, beating him up and stealing Dh57,000, a Dubai court heard on Monday. The 45-year-old Iraqi victim arrived in Dubai in January of this year and got to know a woman, who he thought was a Swedish student, through a dating app. After they spoke on the phone, they agreed to meet at her apartment in Al Quoz, but when the victim arrived he was met by a group of African women who attacked him. “The apartment door opened and five African women dragged me inside and physically abused me,” said the Iraqi man. The Nigerian women slapped him and asked for money. He gave them Dh1,600 to let him go, but they searched his pockets and found Dh55,975. “They were so happy when they found this amount of cash tha...
Nigerian women including Tonto Dikeh reveal why they decided to undergo cosmetic surgery (Video)
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Nigerian women including Tonto Dikeh reveal why they decided to undergo cosmetic surgery (Video)

Tonto Dikeh who had cosmetic surgery last year in one of the episodes of her reality TV show with LITV, King Tonto, has revealed why she decided to go under the knife. The mother of one sat for an interview with BBC News Pidgin together with two other Nigerian women, who also enhanced their bodies. According to the women, the underwent cosmetic surgery to boost their self-confidence because they were not comfortable with themselves. While the two other women hid their identity during the interview, Tonto Dikeh revealed that she's an advocate for surgery, but won’t force any woman to do it. The BBC Pidgin also spoke to plastic surgeons who specialize in body reconstruction. Watch the video below.   View this post on Instagram ...
Remi Tinubu Becomes The First Female Senator To Be Elected In 3 Consecutive Parliaments
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Remi Tinubu Becomes The First Female Senator To Be Elected In 3 Consecutive Parliaments

Tinubu’s Wife becomes the first female Senate to be elected to serve in three consecutive Parliaments The wife of former Lagos State Governor, Tinubu took to her Twitter page to announce that she is the first female Senate to be elected to serve in three consecutive Parliaments. She tweeted saying Yesterday, I was inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame for being the first female Senator to be elected to serve in three (3) consecutive parliaments. This is only possible because of Constituents who have continued to believe me and I do not take it for granted.
Why I Entrusted Nigerian Treasury With Women – Buhari
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Why I Entrusted Nigerian Treasury With Women – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he entrusted the country’s treasury in the hands of women. Hosting representatives of Nigerian women on a Sallah homage at the State House,Abuja he assured that he would give more recognition to women in his new cabinet. “I think the biggest trust any leader will entrust, whether in a household, a town or a country is to give the treasury to the women. Since I came women are in charge of the treasury. “So, I don’t think it is the number that matters, the fundamental thing is who hold the bag. Look at the treasury and look at the civil service. Even with this, you are still asking for more. In the spirit of Oliver Twist, we will watch out the numbers,” he said. Leading the women, the Senior Special Assitant to the President on Admini...
Nigeria’s Population Now 201 Million – UN
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Nigeria’s Population Now 201 Million – UN

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit a new high of 201 million! In its 2019 state of the world population report seen by TheCable, UNFPA said Nigeria’s growth rate has been at an average of 2.6 percent from 2010 to 2019. The fertility rate among Nigerian women has dropped from 6.4 in 1969 to 5.3 in 2019; this means an average Nigerian woman gives birth to at least five children. Global fertility rate, or the average number of births per woman stood at 4.8 in 1969; 2.9 in 1994; and 2.5 in 2019. The report says contraceptive prevalence rate among Nigerian women aged 15-49 is only 19 percent, adding that decision making on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights among these women has averaged at 51 percent between 2007 to ...
PATERNITY FRAUD: 30% Of Nigerian Men Are Fathering Children That Aren’t Theirs
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PATERNITY FRAUD: 30% Of Nigerian Men Are Fathering Children That Aren’t Theirs

Popular Nigerian Pastor, recently divorced his wife, not only for extra marital affairs but having given birth to children that were not his. In 2015, Nigerian women cried foul when a survey conducted by condom manufacturer, Durex, branded Nigerian “married” women as the most sexually unfaithful in the world. The outcry was understandable though, as these are women known for their awe of culture and religion, far more than their counterparts anywhere else. Four years down the line, the marital fidelity of Nigerian women has again been questioned with a report making the rounds since late 2018 claiming Nigeria has the second highest rate 30 percent of paternity fraud in the world. Paternity fraud is the pretence that a man is the legitimate and biological father of a child that is...
International Women’s Day: Anto Lecky Recreates Photos Of Nigerian Women Who Inspire Her
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International Women’s Day: Anto Lecky Recreates Photos Of Nigerian Women Who Inspire Her

To celebrate International Women's Day yesterday, former Big brother Naija housemate, Anto Lecky has recreated photos of some Nigerian women who inspire her professionally and personally. These women according to her have been able to break barriers professionally while dealing with personal issues impeccably. She recreated photos of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Chioma Ajunwa, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ameyo Adadevoh, Mo Abudu, Tiwa Savage, Genevieve Nnaji, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Kemi Adetiba and Linda Ikeji. She wrote; "This International Women’s Day, I pay tribute to some Nigerian women who inspire me professionally and personally, who have been able to break barriers professionally, while dealing with personal issues impeccably. You should know who all of these women are alre...
Ex MBGN, Emmanuella Yaboh Organizes Breastcancer Awareness Program In Lagos
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Ex MBGN, Emmanuella Yaboh Organizes Breastcancer Awareness Program In Lagos

Worried by the increasing cases of breast cancer among Nigerian women, ex MBGN queen, Miss Emmanuella Yaboh through her Ngo, The Girl Power Foundation has organized cancer screening exercise to create awareness on breast cancer; its causes, symptoms and effects and to provide free screening for young secondary school girls. The exercise kicked off recently in Ejigbo Senior Secondary School, Ifelodun ln, Ejigbo Lagos. Emmanuella, alongside her team and medical professionals visited the school to carry out the charity project. Dr. Okeke, who was a member of the medical team, while addressing the students advised them to regularly check for breast lumps, discharges, inverted nipples and other changes in the breasts, regretting that many youths had died of breast cancer due to neglec...
Aisha Buhari, Michelle Obama To Receive Awards At Miss Inspire Beauty Pagent
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Aisha Buhari, Michelle Obama To Receive Awards At Miss Inspire Beauty Pagent

” It will be a gathering of invisible women who will be getting the support of the Queen Mother Ngozi Bunmi Osibanjo to facilitate their projects. “The Miss inspire Nigeria beauty pageant is designed to raise confident, elegant and inspirational women who would use the power of their inner strength and character to provide solutions to some of the challenges facing our country Nigerian”, she said. On the awards, she said “Our special person of the year award will be going to Dr. Mrs Aisha Buhari for speaking up about her women globally and showing her motherly nature for Nigerian women while our ‘Icon of Innovation Award’ will be going to the wife of former president of USA, Michelle Obama. There’ll also be legendary achievement award to women who have succeeded immensely in t...
Bisi Alimi Joins the #10yearchallenge With a Photo That Gets Nigerians Talking
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Bisi Alimi Joins the #10yearchallenge With a Photo That Gets Nigerians Talking

Bisi Alimi, the Nigerian gay rights activist has joined the #10yearchallenge with his alter ego photo, and he is now a major topic across social media platforms alongside other Nigerian celebrities. The photo Bisi Alimi got into the #10yearchallenge, came with the caption; “10 year challenge. The boobs get real”. This is coming after he wrote an open letter to Nigerian women, encouraging them to be “bold and assertive”.  The Nigerian gay rights activist who told women not to allow patriarchy mess up their belief in themselves, added that it is really sad to see that 99% of applications are from men and when women apply, they are mostly the best. Bisi Alimi concluded his open letter by telling Nigerian women that their place is in the office making ...
Social Media Users React to the Yaba Market March
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Social Media Users React to the Yaba Market March

Yesterday, Nigerian women, and some men, took to Yaba Market to carry out a protest and social media users are reacting to it.It was a peaceful demonstration with women asking that traders stop touching them inappropriately at the market.But the traders jeered at the women, called them names, and tried to shut them up.See social media reactions to the market march below.   
Despite 9M Pregnant Nigerian Women, Only 2.4M Gets HIV Testing
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Despite 9M Pregnant Nigerian Women, Only 2.4M Gets HIV Testing

With over nine million Nigerian women said to be pregnant every year, only about 3.6 million have access to antenatal care and about 2.4 million of them tested for HIV. This was disclosed by Head, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Ijaodola Olugbenga. He said of the 2.4 million pregnant women that get testing for HIV/AIDS in the country annually, at least 64,000 of them are positive to the virus every year. Stating this during a two-day media dialogue on PMTCT in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, recently organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture (FMIC), he said the gap between pregnant women and those who are eventually tested for HIV is big because only 3...
Why We Prefer Okrika Underwears – Nigerian Women
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Why We Prefer Okrika Underwears – Nigerian Women

Some Nigerian women interviewed in Umuahia, the Abia state capital recently, have revealed why they prefer to buy faily-used underwears, also known as 'Okirika'. The business of fairly-used female underwear now enjoy high patronage among the womenfolk in Umuahia, Abia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The dealers of the materials locally called “okrika’’, are also recording high traffic of customers daily from neighbouring communities to the state capital. Some of the women, mainly middle-aged, who shoved themselves around to enable them pick their choice of the underwear at Isi Gate Market, Umuahia, told NAN that they preferred the “okrika’’, especially pants, to new ones. One of them, who made selections of different colours and designs, said she and most women n...
1.8m Abortions Committed By Nigerian Women In 2017 — PMA2020
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1.8m Abortions Committed By Nigerian Women In 2017 — PMA2020

This survey about the rate of abortion in Nigeria was carried out in Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers, Nasarawa, Anambra and Taraba. A survey conducted by the Performance Monitoring and Accountability (PMA2020) in collaboration with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has shown that Nigerian women committed 1.8 million abortions in 2017. Presenting the results of the survey on Thursday, Suzanne Bell, a scientist at John Hopkins School of Public Health, said a majority of the abortions were done by young girls in secondary schools and women in their early 20s. The survey was carried out in Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers, Nasarawa, Anambra and Taraba. “In 2018, PMA 2020 conducted a survey to produce updated and expanded estimates of abortion-related indicators. “The survey results provide...
Nigerian Women Fight Dirty, Tear Their Clothes Publicly In London
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Nigerian Women Fight Dirty, Tear Their Clothes Publicly In London

A Facebook user identified as Opeyemi Olugbodi, has taken to the social networking platform to post some videos of Nigerian women in the Stratford area of London, who threw caution to the wind and engaged in a free for all fight. It was gathered the ladies who are fans of two Nigerian Facebook personalities, Tolulope Bashirat Adeoye aka Abike Jagaban (Omo Aye) and Tokunbo Aboderin (Omo Ewe), fought as a result of the contents from each of the Facebook personalities post on their walls. The women were seen the viral video fighting and ripping their clothes off themselves. The police later came in to maintain law and order. The tension between them started on Facebook before they finally took it to the streets. One of the fans identified as Hellen Gbemisola Ogundimu, a U.K-trained n...
Nigerian Women Want Access To Abortion
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Nigerian Women Want Access To Abortion

The National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) has appealed to the Federal Government to remove legal restrictions on abortion to ensure safe services. Mrs Gloria Shoda, President of NCWS, made call at a one day sensitisation workshop for women on ‘Unsafe Abortion’ organised in collaboration with IPAS as part of activities to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day in Abuja. Shoda attributed the failure to reduce the high rate of death from unsafe abortion in Nigeria to lack of access to safe abortion. She said that there have been an increasing number of abortion cases throughout the world. The president said the situation had been fuelled by social and economy vices, adding that unsafe abortion accounted for over 70,000 deaths annually worldwide, Nigeria inclusive. Shoda ...
Nigerian Women’s Bobsleigh Team Makes History, Qualifies For Winter Olympics
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Nigerian Women’s Bobsleigh Team Makes History, Qualifies For Winter Olympics

The Nigerian trio of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga have made history after becoming the first African team to ever qualify for a Winter Olympics in the sport. The Nigerian women’s two-person bobsleigh which is made up of Driver, Seun Adigun including Breakmen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, completed the fifth of their required five qualifying races in Calgary on Wednesday. Their qualification, make them the first Winter Olympians to represent the West African nation. They will be representing Nigeria at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Bobsleigh is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.
ISIS Turns 5 Nigerian Women To Sex Slaves
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ISIS Turns 5 Nigerian Women To Sex Slaves

Five Nigerian women are discovered to be among the 35 women captured by the Islamic state fighters in Sirte, Libya. ISIS turned the women they captured into sex slaves for months. The 5 Nigerians, 2 children and 28 Eritreans were rescued by Libyan forces last December but made to face detention in a Misrata prison. After the women were rescued from Sirte, they were investigated for possible ties to the group and held for several months in a Misrata prison but have now been released by Libyan authorities. Then in mid-February, the Libyan attorney-general’s office announced that it had cleared the women of any wrongdoing, but their release was delayed for several more weeks, with no explanation given. The group reportedly escaped from Sirte, a former Islamic ...