Assault: ActionAid Nigeria demands justice
Actionaid Nigeria has called for the arrest and prosecution of Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo, who ‘dishonourably’ beat up a woman in an adult toy shop in Abuja. A statement signed by its Country Director, Ene Obi, said the call became necessary, following the release of a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage…
Violent extremism: Actionaid budgets $2.5 million for Kogi, Nasarawa
Actionaid Nigeria said it has budgeted $2.5 million for the second phase of its System and Structure Strengthening Approach Against Radicalisation to Violent Extremism (SERVE) project in Kogi and Nasarawa states.
ActionAid urges FG to adopt progressive taxation to reduce poverty
ActionAid Nigeria, an international NGO, has called on the Federal Government to adopt progressive taxation to reduce the level of poverty in the country.
ActionAid tasks government, others on women, child abuse
The Country Director, Actionaid Nigeria, Ene Obi has challenged government, corporate organisations and individuals to check the rising abuse and molestation of women and children in the country.
JDPC laments poor appropriation for agric in Ondo budget
The Justice Development and Peace Centre, in conjunction with ActionAid Nigeria, has decried the poor priority given to agriculture by Ondo State government, describing it is as a clog in the diversification policy of the nation.
‘Political farmers’preposterous main benefactors of CBN loans, says labour
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has alleged that political farmers are the main beneficiaries of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) interventions to support rural farmers.
Communication service tax unacceptable – AAN
Actionaid Nigeria (AAN) has rejected the proposed bill to impose Communication Service Tax (CST), up to 9 percent on all phone calls, short message service (SMS), multimedia messaging service (MMS), data Packages, and pay television, demanding the termination of the bill.