UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

SystemSpecs urges support for technological disruptions in legal practice

September 30, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

African technology giant, SystemSpecs, has urged lawyers in Nigeria to embrace the disruption caused by technology for the legal profession, with ICT playing increasingly significant role in human lives. According to an Executive Director at SystemSpecs, Deremi Atanda, legal practitioners must rethink strategies of the past and present and reposition for the future in order to stay relevant and productive Read More

Council inducts 64 newly registered town planners

August 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) has inducted 64 newly registered town planners at its 34th induction ceremony. Speaking at the investiture ceremony in Abuja, the President of TOPREC, Mr Isyaku Kura, urged the inductees to uphold the highest professional standard. While asking them to allow code of professional conduct and practice to regulate them, Kura pointed out that Read More

SGBV: Stakeholders renew calls for establishment of special court 

August 19, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Stakeholders have again pushed for the establishment of special courts for Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases in Nigeria. The programme is supported by Actionaid, WoldiAfrica Nigeria, British Council and the Canadian government. Participants at the high level stakeholder’s meeting christened ‘Moving Forward Actions Towards Establishment of Social Courts for SGBV cases in Nigeria’, were decision makers, political leaders, Read More