Press Releases

St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister charts new trajectory for twin-island nation at an exclusive event in Dubai

Dubai, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Terrance Drew, set the tone for the direction his country will be taking at a recent exclusive invite-only event in Dubai. The event was one of many engagements undertaken by the Prime Minister and his delegation which included the […]

Human Rights

FG seals 269 facilities in 10 years for violation of laws

The Federal Government on Thursday said it sealed 269 facilities for violating environmental regulations and conducted environmental compliance monitoring on more than 8,122 corporate facilities between 2012 and 2022.   The Director-General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Prof. Aliyu Jauro, disclosed this in Abuja, while briefing newsmen on the National Environmental Compliance […]

Trading

NBET to deploy automated energy trading platform for power sector

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) says it plans to deploy an automated energy trading platform/exchange to promote bilateral trading between Independent Power Plants (IPPS) and commercial/industrial customers in 2023.   The Managing Director of NBET, Mr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, disclosed this in a document titled, ‘Actualising Enhanced Electricity Supply and Commercial/Industrial Decarbonisation in Nigeria,’ made […]

General

NGO expresses concern over environmental challenges, calls for preventive measures

The Clean-Up Nigeria (CUN), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has expressed concern over environmental situation and called on governments and relevant stakeholders to provide preventive measures to tackle the issues.   The National Coordinator of the organisation, Mr Prince Owoh Jr, said this at a public presentation of its 5th State of the Nigeria Environment […]

General

Nigeria is geared towards free, fair 2023 elections, lawmakers tell ECOWAS Parliament

Nigeria is geared towards delivering a free, fair, and credible election in 2023.   This was made known at the presentation of the Nigeria country report by the Nigerian delegation at the ongoing Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja.   Presenting the Country report, Hon Lynda Ikpeazu, said the Independent National Electoral […]

Key Issues

Focus on issue-based campaigns not defamation: LP urges parties

Labour Party on Thursday advised political parties in Nigeria to focus on issue-based campaigns rather than engage in defaming others for publicity.   Mr Datti Baba-Ahmed, the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the party this at a news conference on the state of the nation in Abuja.   Baba-Ahmed said that the acts of insulting and defaming […]

Key Issues

2023: Group unveils app to tackle sentimental voting

A group, Future Pathways Development Initiative (FPDI) said it has developed an application to help Nigerians make informed choices on candidates ahead of the 2023 general election.   The Executive Director, FPDI, Mr Ayokunnu Ojeniyi stated this at the inauguration of the website on Friday in Abuja.   He said the app had been developed […]

General

NHRC Partners With Ebonyi State Traditional Rulers To End GBV

The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC), in Ebonyi State, Southeast Nigeria, has collaborated with members of the Ebonyi Traditional Rulers Council and their counterparts of the Hausa community in efforts to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the State.   The State Coordinator of the Commission, Mr. Christopher Okorie also called for the need to honour […]

Key Issues

Nigerians Urged To Shun Violence During Elections

A Non-Governmental Organisation, ‘Catch Them Young Community Initiative’ has called on Nigerians to work together for the collective good of the Nation, avoid violence and vote the worthy candidates during 2023 elections.   The group made the call in a press statement made available to journalists in Awka, the Anambra state capital.   The Executive […]

General

Kaduna State Government Disburses Over N300m Scholarships To Girls

The Kaduna State Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment Project- AGILE, has disbursed over three hundred  million naira worth of scholarships to school girls across seventeen local government areas of the state. The state project coordinator, Hajiya Maryam Sani Dangaji made this known  at the disbursement flag off exercise where she said the conditional […]