Groups seek urgent action against climate change
To mitigate the impact of climate change, concerned environmental groups have called on the federal government to urgently implement national policies and plans to strengthen adaptation and response to climate change emergencies.
Xenophobic attacks may affect African trade deal, ActionAid cautions
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has raised concerns that the raging Xenophobia attack in South Africa may negatively impact the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCTA) if not curtailed.
Ministerial list: Women, youth inclusion grossly inadequate — Actionaid Nigeria
Actionaid Nigeria has described the ministerial list forwarded to the National Assembly for confirmation as loop-sided and short of meeting the 35 percent Affirmative Action on Women, therefore, unrepresentative and grossly inadequate.
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…
Group seeks viable reintegration of Libyan returnees
International Organisation for Migration (IOM), with the support of the UK government, at the weekend launched: “Protection and Reintegration...
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, IDRC intensify campaign against irregular migration in Edo
The Country Director of Actionaid Nigeria, Ene Obi has lauded the Edo State Government and the wife of the state governor, Betsy Obaseki for their commitment to the fight against irregular migration amongst other societal ills.
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.