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UNITED NATION’S MESSAGE ON THE WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

Yesterday 30th July, was the World Day against Trafficking in Paersons and United Nations has renewed her commitments to fight the scourge with her full capacity and put an end to all forms of dehumanization across the world. Read the UN Official statement below Trafficking in Persons is a vile crime that feeds on inequalities, instability and conflict.  Human traffickers ...

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#JUNE12 : OMISORE URGES NIGERIANS NOT TO RELENT IN RENDERING SACRIFICES, SERVICES

A former deputy governor and a leading aspirant in the forthcoming September 22nd governorship election in Osun state, Sen. Dr. Iyiola Omisore has charged all and sundry to continue to make sacrifices and render services of love, hope, service and prayers for a new dawn in the life and destiny of Nigeria and its citizens. Recounting the ordeals of Nigerians, ...

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CS-SUNN trains state chapters on advocacy, leadership skills

Civil Society Organizations from Civil Society Scaling Up-Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) state chapters have been successfully trained on advocacy and leadership skills for effective nutrition advocacy that will translate to improved nutrition outcomes in Nigeria. The Steering Committee Chairman, CS-SUNN, Dr. David Olayemi while welcoming participants to the PINNS Training of Trainers on Advocacy and Leadership skills said the aim ...

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The Convergence 2018 ‘women supporting women’ holds in Abuja!

The much talked about event ‘The Convergence 2018 has been held today in Abuja. The convergence 2018, is a 2 day event  that gives women a unique platform and opportunities to support themselves particularly in breaking new grounds in a male dominated terrain such as in politics, policy and decision making positions said Belema Hart, one of the Conveners. Just ...

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Lagos CP Bans Policemen from Patrolling in Mufti and Commercial Vehicles, gives out Complaint Lines

To ensure that policemen in Lagos are at their professional best always, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Edgal Imohimi has banned police operatives in the state from operating in mufti and commercial vehicles such as the yellow buses popularly known as Danfo or other commercial buses. Unmarked vehicles will only be used occasionally for covert operations targeted at ...

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Unused N118 Billion of 2017 Budget returned by President Buhari, Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari and some ministers have returned the sum of N118 billion to the national treasury as unused capital budget for the 2017 fiscal year This amount represents 8.1 percent of N1.4 trillion which was the total capital budget released and almost four times the size of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) budget in 2017, which was N30.3billion. Out ...

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Reckless violation of FOI Act: UBEC as an example

The enactment of Freedom of Information Act by the National Assembly of Nigeria under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan on May 28, 2011 received considerable acclamation from Nigerians who thought at the time that a Law had eventually been enacted to enhance transparency and accountability in our public institutions. At the time of passing this Bill into Law, Nigeria ...

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“You’re unfit to lead a mission to rescue Nigeria” — Soyinka tells Obasanjo

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has hit out at former President Olusegun Obasanjo again, saying that he is unfit to lead a mission to rescue Nigeria and restore the nation to sanity in view of the various atrocities he committed during his reign as the number one citizen of the nation. Soyinka, in his Interventions VIII series, titled: “Quis Custodiet ...

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UNDP and Japan flag of distribution of agricultural inputs and Solar lanterns in Song LGA, Adamawa State

Yola, 25 July 2018 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Adamawa State Government and the Government of Japan flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs in Loko, a village once hit by Boko Haram in Song Local Government Area in Adamawa State. This intervention is part of ongoing efforts by UNDP to support victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in the ...

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More than 9million Nigerians to benefit from Social Investment Programme

The Presidency announced on Monday that over 9m individuals have benefitted from the Cash Transfer Program (CTP) of the National Social Investment Program (NSIP). The Special Adviser to the President on NSIP, Maryam Uwais, said this at the One-Day Sensitization Meeting of Stakeholders on Activities of the National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) which held at Abuja on Monday. According ...

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