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Full text of the Speech of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Signing into Law, the 2018 Appropiation Bill

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill as he has promised earlier this month. However, he has also stated that has was compelled to sign the Bill against his original plans for the 2018 fiscal year. Read the full text of his speech at signing of the Budget below : I would like to thank the ...

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DNF, IPAS officially Premiere #AkachiTheSeries in Abuja!

Akachi the Series, a new release drama series that seeks to address several misconceptions and myths around sexual and reproductive health and rights by the Dorothy Njemanze Foundation in conjunction with IPAS Nigeria has been officially screened for the general public in Abuja today, 20th June. The screening which took place at the Silverbird Cinema Abuja had huge turn-out of ...

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Borno IDPs: Soldiers raped us in camps but we were forced to deny it

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-east say they are being suppressed from opening up on the alleged sexual abuse ongoing in their camps. They have also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to send an independent investigative panel to the camps regarding the issue. Amnesty International released a reportalleging that soldiers and members of civilian joint task force (JTF) demanded sex ...

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SFCG, USAID train Media Practitioners in Nigeria on CVE reporting

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and North East Regional Initiative (NERI) has put together a 3-day intensive training workshop for the Media Practitioners in Nigeria, most importantly those who have keen interest in covering and reporting Counter Violence Extremism within the volatile regions particularly North East region in Nigeria. The ...

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Study Abroad! Enroll to fast-track your academic excellence at Gilgal Education Foundation

Are you a secondary school leaver hoping to secure an admission to one of the best Tertiary Institutions in the world? Are you a guardian, parent or caregiver searching and wishing to give the best education to your wards? Or are you a Senior Secondary School (SSS) student desiring to build your capacity in ICT, learn Basics in Coding, acquire ...

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“Threats from the military won’t deter us from defending human rights” — Amnesty International

The Nigerian military is increasingly resorting to threats, intimidation and smears to discredit Amnesty International’s work documenting the human rights violations it has committed, Amnesty International said today. On 24 May 2018 the organization released a report, “They Betrayed Us”, which documented the prevalence of sexual violence against starving women and girls detained in satellite camps under the control of Nigerian ...

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Ambode Hails Buhari’s Declaration of June 12 as New Democracy Day!

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday hailed the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as the New Democracy Day in honour of the late presumed winner of the June 12 1993 Presidential Election, Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola. The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, lauded the President, saying ...

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Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves launches a Music Video on Clean Cooking

The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, in partnership with the International Centre for Energy Environment and Development and Heinrich Boell Foundation, launched the “No Smoke” Music Video on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Nordic Hotels, Abuja to commemorate World Environment Day. The event had in attendance over 100 stakeholders from government, private sector, NGOs/CSOs, the international community as well as ...

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Countering Violent Extremism in Nigeria: Situation Report in Borno State

Following the improved counter terrorism activities of the Nigeria Army against the dreaded Boko Haram insurgency group in North East, Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) in its usual practice visited Borno State, the foundation place for Boko Haram. FPP team in North East, headed by the North East Director, Mr. Alkasim Aliyu embarked on a 5 days situation visit to ...

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World Environment Day: Launch of a new music video “No smoke” to raise awareness about the benefits of clean cookstoves

ABUJA – June 5, 2018 On World Environment Day, 5th of June, 2018, the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) and Heinrich Boell Foundation will be launching a music video with the title “No Smoke” at Nordic Hotel, Mabushi, Abuja at 6.pm. The song in the music video is rendered by the duo, ...

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