JDPC, ActionAid rate Ondo low on agric extension services
The Justice, Development and Peace Centre (JDPC), Ondo State chapter, has faulted the poor priority given to agricultural extension services in the state, warning that it will serve as an obstacle to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals in 2030. The JDPC Director, Rev Fr. Damian Adesegha, said this yesterday in Akure at the…
VC seeks OPSH’s aid to stop open grazing in UNIJOS
Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Sabastine Maimako, has called on the Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) to assist the university stop open grazing on its campus.
‘Be fair, balanced and objective in reporting sensitive conflicts’
Media practitioners have been charged to be fair, balanced and objective in reporting conflict issues in Nigeria Participants at a two-day media programme organised by ActionAid, Nigeria’s SARVE Project, made the call in Akwanga, Nasarawa State. The theme of the programme was: “Media training on conflict sensitive reporting for journalists in Kogi State. They urged…
JDPC, ActionAid urge Ondo to tackle agric challenges
The Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC) and ActionAid Nigeria have identified some challenges in the agricultural sector, revealing that they constitute obstacles to farmers in Ondo State. At a one-day consultative meeting on the 2019 Ondo State Agriculture Budget in Akure on Tuesday, the organisations canvassed for more inclusiveness, especially among the smallholder…
US accused of blocking UN climate talks amid protests
The United States, despite withdrawing from a landmark accord aimed at curbing climate change, is stonewalling vital UN talks over how to fund poorer nations as they battle against global warming, multiple sources told AFP Saturday.
ActionAid commissions N35.5m livelihood projects in Kogi
To reduce youth restiveness in Kogi State, ActionAid has handed over N35.5million livelihood projects to nine local communities in the state. The projects include rice milling machine at Okpeji community; garri processing factory and hand pump borehole at Okpapata at the cost of N3, 325,000; cassava processing and maize milling factory at Ofuloko community; block,…
ActionAid asks FG to address root causes of massacres
ActionAid Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to promptly address the root causes of the killings nationwide with a view to finding a realistic solution and promoting peaceful coexistence and productivity.
ActionAid moves against gender gaps, others in Kogi
ActionAid Nigeria has trained women peer-education facilitators in 12 communities to check gender gaps, harmful traditional practices against widows as well as girl-child education in Kogi State
ActionAid bemoans poor budget allocation to agricultural sector
Action Aid Nigeria has expressed worry over the two percent budget allocation to agricultural sector.
ActionAid wants AU to sanction Libya over slave trade allegations
Piqued at the reports on the sale of some African citizens as slaves in Libya, ActionAid International has called on the African Union (AU) to suspend the country until all captive and bonded persons are released.