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Today's Headlines:12-year-old serves as Nigeria's Women Affairs Minister; DC Comics to unveil gay Superman

12-year-old assumes office as Nigeria's Women Affairs Minister


A primary six pupil of Shehu Kangiwa Primary School Kebbi, Nana Firdausi Bashir becomes Nigeria's Women Affairs Minister.

According to the AIT report, Miss Nama Firdusi Bashir resumed office as the Minister at exactly 9:30 am on Monday in her office in Abuja, and vowed to make every child feel good by ensuring that their desires for gender equality are met.photo credit: AIT News

Miss Bashir also promised to put in her efforts to get some out school girls in Nigeria back to the learning environment, while addressing girls who visited her office in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl-Child. The 12-year-old said the issue of the gender divide in digital development in Nigeria is in favor of the boys, but the Girls 4 Girls platform will be used to address it.

DC Comics to unveil new Superman as gay 


Although mixed global reactions have trailed the idea of introducing a gay Superman as announced by DC Comics on Monday. But Glen Weldon, the author of Superman noted that changes like this in comic books lead to more vibrant storytelling.

photo credit: Peoples Gazette 

According to the author, “any step that can be taken to make the world on the superhero comics pages look more like the world outside of it is good.”

Also, Tom Taylor, who writes the series was quoted as saying that a new Superman had to have new fights and deal with real-world problems so that he could stand up to as one of the most powerful people in the world.

Meanwhile, the new man of the steel is Jonathan Kent, Lois Lane, and gay partner of male friend Jay Nakamura.


To Say Buhari's Government Is A Complete Failure Is False — Femi Adesina 


Many difficult challenges are confronting our Nation, in fact, a more serious challenge than we have ever faced in the past, but if one is not carefully guided he/she may begin to see the current administration as the problem instead of the solution. 

So let's learn how to appreciate our leaders for their efforts in tackling these challenges so far, particularly insecurity because part of the problems now, had been the challenge before the Buhari's administration.photo credit: Channels Television

In this report, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina defended the current administration, saying it is not a complete failure.

Adesina who said this during an interview on Channels Television's Politics Today, also said that those who branded President Buhari as a failure were wrong because his principal who swept to power on three cardinal promises which are fixing insecurity, tackling corruption, and fixing the economy, has fulfilled these promises to the people.


Police investigate lifeless body dumped on Enugu road


The Police Command in Enugu has commenced investigation into the alleged murder of Stephen Ajah whose lifeless body was found on the Ozalla-Agbani road Road in the early hours of Monday.

According to the Command spokesperson, Daniel Ndukwe via a statement to journalists in Enugu, the lifeless body of Stephen was rushed to a nearby hospital by a police operative to be sure he was dead before depositing his remains in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy.

Mr. Ndukwe noted that the command has launched an investigation to apprehend his killers.

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