General

Nigeria: Open letter on Addressing the toll of Northeast Nigeria’s Conflict on Children

In this open letter to the President, Amnesty International urges the Nigerian government to ensure all children detained in Giwa Barracks, Kainji military base, Maiduguri Maximum Prison, the Operation Safe Corridor facility outside Gombe, and other detention facilities associated with the conflict in Northeast Nigeria are immediately released, or are only detained as a very […]

General

IOM Nigeria Flash Report #16: Population Displacement – North West/North Central Nigeria (07 – 13 September 2020)

The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and linguistic groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to fresh wave of population displacement. Latest attacks affected 400 individuals, including 8 injuries and 1 fatality, in Charanchi, Sabuwa […]

Trading

Trade & Commerce Commissioner lauds entrepreneur for creating job opportunities

Awka-Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr Uche Okafor, has lauded Miss Nancy Chidebe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of a shoe manufacturing company for creating job opportunities for fellow youths. Mr Okafor made the commendation when he received Miss Chidebe and her team in his office at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. The commissioner praised the […]

Medicine

Daisy Danjuma rallies support for Obaseki’s reelection, urges Edo voters not to change a performing governor

Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma has urged Edo electorate to come out en masse for the Saturday September 19 gubernatorial election and vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enable Governor Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the party consolidate on his first term achievements in all sectors of the state. Senator Danjuma, who represented Edo South […]

General

Edo 2020: NLC, TUC, NULGE, others reaffirm support for Obaseki, hail sterling performance

Labour unions in Edo including the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) have reaffirmed support for the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), promising to mobilise thousands of members across the state to ensure the governor’s […]