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AfDB, Facebook, other partners to provide 9million new jobs in Africa

The African Development Bank and a number of partners on Wednesday launched a programme aimed at preparing nine million Africans, including Nigerians, for high paying employment

FG Gives ‘Critical’ Clarification On June 12 Public Holidays

The Nigerian Government has now made an urgent clarification on the June 12 public holidays as declared by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Story of Petroleum Trust Fraud

The Petroleum Trust Fund was to intervene in such areas as roads and waterways, supply of educational materials, rehabilitation of educational infrastructure, food supply, health, water supply, etc. Buhari set up a capricious management structure and appointed Afri-Project Consortium

NGO writes Nigeria’s CJN Onnoghen on police brutality

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Gavel Nigeria has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to pay unscheduled visits to police stations at least once a month.

Penpushing Partners Terre Des Hommes to Train Journalists on Child Protection Reportage

Penpushing in conjuction with Terre des homes, a foreign Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and Child Protection Network (CPN) is organizing a two day workshop to train journalists on Child Protection reportage.

Senate probes AI report of rape, starvation of Boko Haram victims

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, alleging that Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno

Nigerian govt increases maternity leave to four months

Under the Nigerian Labour Law passed in 2004, a woman working in the country’s civil service has the right to maternity leave of three months, as long as she provides a medical certificate stating she should not or cannot work.

#AKYDFBill : Civil Society Groups demand Audience with Governor

#AKYDFBill ... Over 53 NGO’s and civil society organizations under the auspices of the Youth Advocacy Cluster – YAC, is continuing its campaign for the call for public hearing of the Akwa Ibom Ibom Youth Development Fund –

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By IJEOMA UKAZU | ...Says Nigeria Must Mainstream Gender Following the high rate of Violence Against Women And Girls, VAWG in...

Christian Aid Appoints First Director Based Outside the UK

Christian Aid has appointed its first director based outside the UK. Nigeria-based Ojobo Ode Atuluku will join the charity at the...

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