Constitution review: Issues as Reps kick out pro-women bills

March 13, 2022 Editorial IV 0

It was protest galore following the rejection by the National Assembly, of specific affirmation action bills, seeking to encourage more women inclusiveness in governance. JOSHUA EGBODO reviews the issues as they emanated from the House of RepresentativesDashed hopesWith preparations for voting on report of the special Ad hoc committee for the review of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), thickened, there were high Read More

CSOs, media hold dialogue on SPP implementation in Yobe

October 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Save the Children International (SCI) with the support of European Union (EU) Monday held civil society and media exploratory dialogue towards partnership for social protection policy implementation and governance in yobe state. The conflict adviser, CISLAC Salaudeen Hashim, said the  exploratory dialogue between civil society and Media would help to Read More

Domesticating ACJA challenging, work in progress – Ota-Okojie

October 10, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As part of the on-going justice sector reform across the six geo-political zone in the country, the train of the Presidential Committee christened Federal Justice Sector Reform Coordinating Committee (FJSRCC) berthed in Yola, last week, in continuation of its workshop and interface with stakeholders saddled with the responsibility of implementing the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA 2015). In this Read More

World Bank to support fuelwood plantations in Kaduna

September 29, 2021 Moh Bello, 0

The World Bank-supported Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has said it would support the development of fuel wood plantations in rural communities of Kaduna state. The Project Coordinator, Mr Jibril Dahiru, stated this at a community sensitisation and advocacy on solid waste management, land degradation and plantation at Maje village in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Read More

Violence, patriarchy bane of political growth – Women think-tank

September 28, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Nigerian Women Strategic Think Tank (NWSTT) has expressed deep concerns on the political system, saying violence and patriarchy still remained a major challenge deterring most women from active political participation amidst advocacy against the menace across the country. National President of Women in Politics Forum (WIPF), Ebere Ifendu, stated this in Abuja in her address at the Nigeria Women Read More

Why Nigerians are reluctant to take COVID-19 vaccine – Pharmacist explains hesitancy in Covid-19 vaccine intake

September 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Nigerians are hesitant in taking the Covid-19 vaccine because information about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine is not readily available to the people, Pharmacist Abdullahi Galadima, has said. Galadima, the National Vaccine Security and Logistic Consultant with World Health Organisation, said this while delivering a lecture to mark the World Pharmacist Day organised by Pharmacist Society of Nigeria, Kaduna Read More