Abaribe, Lawan, others disagree on Buhari’s appropriation proposals
Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe, yesterday, faulted sections of the 2021 budget as presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the President failed to realise that oil boom was over.
Smallholder farmers still lack access to insurance
A new study conducted by ActionAid Nigeria, to review farmers’ access to agricultural insurance services has revealed that smallholder women farmers have had extremely low access to insurance services in the last five years.
Publish list of palliatives beneficiaries, groups tell governments
A coalition of anti-corruption organisations under the aegis of Upright For Nigeria, Stand Against Corruption Campaign have charged the Federal and state governments to publish the full list of all beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives.
Group seeks review of tax incentives to check $3billion yearly losses
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has urged the Federal Government to immediately review the series of tax incentives granted to companies, especially the multinationals, to stem annual revenue losses estimated at over $2.97 billion.
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.
ActionAid canvasses massive investment in education
Country director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi, has called on the Kogi State government to invest more in the education of young ones in the society to curb vices the state.
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…
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.
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...