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23 May
ActionAid Nigeria has warned that the Tuesday increase in the monetary policy rate by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would lead to higher borrowing costs for businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and stifle economic growth.
18 May
To increase awareness on the impact of Gender Based Violence (GBV), Safe Space Initiative and ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with the embas
3 May
Following the rising cases of Vesico-Vaginal Fistula (VVF) and the lack of adequate centers to treat the disease, ActionAid Italy has donated the first VVF center in the Federal Capital Territory worth about N51.5million. The Country Director of ActionAid Andrew Mamedu during the launch of the center yesterday at the Gwarinpa General Hospital, Abuja revealed…
16 Dec
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) and other stakeholders in agriculture sector have faulted the 2024 proposed agriculture budget of N362.9 billion.
12 Oct 2023
With the abduction of more than 1,000 Nigerian girls in the last eight years, ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has called on all the country’s tiers of government to prioritise the security of the girl child.
9 Sep 2023
The Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria (WVL-N) project has through its various interventions, improved the lives of over 50,000 women and girls across Lagos State
19 Jul 2023
Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and ActionAid Nigeria have said plan by the Federal Government to provide N8,000 monthly allowance to 12 million citizens will only provide temporary relief and will not cushion impact of inflation on livelihood of the poo
16 Jun 2023
Following recent assent to the Student Loan Act, ActionAid Nigeria has stressed that the law should not be a ploy to increase tuition


2 mins ago
The students who recently staged a protest over fee hike by University of Ibadan (UI) have accused the institution of victimising their colleagues involved in the protest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the students, under the aegis of Fund Education Coalition, had, on may 13, protested against fee hike by the university.…
10 mins ago
The Senate, on Tuesday, approved a bill to change the current national anthem titled "Arise O Compatriots" to the old national anthem "Nigeria, We Hail Thee." The bill passed its third reading after the upper chamber considered the report of its Committees on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, and Federal Character, and Intergovernmental Affairs.…
24 mins ago
Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), President Joe Ajaero, has said that failure to pay journalists' salaries should be considered a criminal offense. Ajaero made this statement during a visit to the President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dr. Chris Isiguzo, in Abuja. The NLC boss stated that while journalists have played significant roles in…
31 mins ago
Armed attackers have killed two people and wounded 11 others in one of Cameroon's restive anglophone regions, local authorities said. Cameroon's primarily English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions have been gripped by conflict since separatists declared independence in 2017. It followed decades of grievances over perceived discrimination by the francophone majority. President Paul Biya, 91, who…
47 mins ago
The Polish government said Tuesday that a Polish man sentenced to life in prison for espionage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had been released and was back in Europe. Poland's president intervened in the case of the 52-year-old detained in the central African nation, whom the foreign ministry described as an avid traveller.…
1 hour ago
President Bola Tinubu will today commission the southern Parkway from the National Christian Centre to Ring Road 1, executed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration under the supervision of the Minister, Barr Nyesom Wike. Tinubu, who departed Lagos on Tuesday, is scheduled to commission a number of other projects in the nation's capital as part…
1 hour ago
The Federal Government has pledged to offer more assistance to local airline operators to create enabling environment and ease of operations. Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of Aviation and Aerospace, made this known when he presented his master card at the ministerial news briefing on the administration of President Bola Tinubu sectorial update. According to him,…
1 hour ago
Northern Nigeria's largest city, Kano, has been gripped by tension as two rival royal figures wrestle over an influential throne key to control of one of the country's most important political fiefdoms. Dubbed a Nigerian "Game of Thrones" by local media, the royal tussle underscores how traditional institutions are increasingly becoming tools of political power…
1 hour ago
A French prosecutor on Tuesday asked an appeals court to uphold the life sentence for a man convicted for fatally shooting three women he blamed for ruining his career. In 2021, an unemployed French engineer, Gabriel Fortin, killed two human resources directors and a job centre employee, and attempted to kill a company executive following…
1 hour ago
President Bola Tinubu has departed Lagos for Abuja, where he is scheduled to commission several projects executed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). President Tinubu left the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 11:43 am. He was seen off by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chief of Staff to the…