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CSOs say the Postponed Elections may be due to Ethnic Stereotyping

Civil Society Groups have expressed their concerns over the recent and sudden postponement of General Election that was formerly slated for last Saturday 16th to Saturday 23rd February 2019. The group uncovered that the postponement may be due to ethnic stereotyping in the helms of affairs within Independence National Electoral Commission Headquarters which may threaten the chance of APC from ...

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#ThinkElectionThinkPeace: Media Practitioners, CSOs synergise to ensure violence-free 2019 elections in Nigeria!

Media practitioners in Nigeria have once again expressed their renewed commitments and collaboration with relevant civil society organisations toward ensuring peace and stability at the forthcoming 2019 General Election. This commitment was clearly spelt out at the 2-day National Consultative Meeting in Abuja with selected media organization on violence-free 2019 general elections in Nigeria organised by Search for Common Ground, ...

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Ipas urges media practitioners to prioritise Women Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights advocacy in Nigeria

Ipas, an international Non-governmental organisation that has been working assiduously to protect, defend and promote the Women Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (WSRHR) and other related issues in Nigeria as well as other Third World countries such as Asian and Latin American countries has urged the media practitioners to efficiently deliver on their role as the watch of dog of the ...

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“All recovered assets must be judiciously utilised” – ANEEJ Boss

Executive Director, African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Reverend David Ugolor has retriated the commitment of ANEEJ as a civil society organisation under his watch to track and monitor the ongoing recovery of Abacha looted assets in tune of USD 322.5million to ensure that they are judiciously utilised in solving several developmental setbacks in the country. Ugolor made ...

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Former IGP Idris to be quizzed over N311m Election Fund

Mohammed Adamu, acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), was said to have, on Thursday, asked members of an election committee set up by immediate past IGP Ibrahim Idris to explain how about N311.640 million given to the committee was disbursed, according to Daily Independent report. Force Headquarters sources hinted that some of the committee members reported and were interrogated, but were ...

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‘Through Technology humans can achieve immortality – Experts

People will be able to download their “souls” onto microchips, implant it into another body and live forever, a technology expert has claimed. Richard Skellett, a founder of Digital Anthropologist and an expert for Future of Work, has warned of a future in which British workers have chips inserted underneath their skin. The process has already been trialled with company ...

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NAF unleashes terror on deadly bandits in Sokoto, despatches fighter jets!

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed fighter jets, helicopters and surveillance aircraft to flush out bandits in Sokoto State and environs. Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao, the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command (TAC), told newsmen on Saturday when the Special Force at arrived at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto. Amao said the deployment to Sokoto ...

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#SDGs4Universities: Nile University Hosts Training Program for 70 Students

By ‘Seyifunmi Adebote, Abuja Educational institutions are well positioned to communicate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, especially among young people. No doubt, Nigerian Universities, when they accept this responsibility, can play a central role in promoting the Global Goals to deliver a better, more sustainable future for all. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the International Climate Change Development Initiative ...

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FG to resolve Minimum Wage at Council Of State Next Week–Ngige

The Federal Government is to table the new national minimum wage issue before the Council of State expected to meet next week Tuesday. The National Economic Council (NEC) met in Abuja on Thursday where it was expected to take a final decision on the submission by the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee which had recommended N30,000 as demanded by the ...

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Eminent Nigerians Celebrate the Fallen Heroes

In commemoration of the day set aside for the past Nigerian fallen Heroes which was yesterday, January 15th, President Buhari in company of the Vice President and other eminent Nigerians as well as top military officers in the Army, Navy, Air force laid wreath in remembrance of these Nigerian heroes at the National Memorial Acade Abuja. This was followed by ...

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