ActionAid gets £1.3m to mobilise women, youths for governance
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, ActionAid Nigeria has secured a £1.3 million grant from the United Kingdom through the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
Groups oppose increased electricity tariff as BEDC loses spokesperson
ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation seeking to eradicate poverty, has urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to renege on its plan to increase electricity tariff.
Stakeholders lament investment in obsolete, expensive heavy machinery
Some stakeholders in the agriculture sector, have said though there is a huge investment in the procurement of heavy expensive machines, these machines are not always appropriate to the needs......
Cholera kills four in Yobe, two hospitalised
No fewer than four persons have died in Jakusko Local Council, Yobe State, following cholera outbreak, while two were hospitalised.
ActionAid seeks Central Bank’s support for women farmers
ActionAid Nigeria has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and financial institutions to scale up the provision of loan facilities to women farmers, who have been described as making up 60 per cent of players in the agriculture sector.
AllCO seals pact with ActionAid to tackle infanticide in communities
At least a total of N4.57 million has been spent as a commitment by AllCO Insurance Plc to address infanticide-challenged communities in Nigeria.
ActionAid Nigeria partners A’Ibom government, AHDC, CSOs on rural poverty
Country Director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi, yesterday, disclosed that the group has collaborated with the Akwa Ibom State government, the African Human Development Centre (AHDC) and civil society organisations (CSOs) to tackle rural poverty in the state.
2,560 Konshisha victims share ActionAid’s N89m bounty
Not less than 2,560 households in eight communities of Konshisha Local Council, Benue State, are benefiting from food and non-food items worth N89 million, courtesy of ActionAid Nigeria.
ActionAid laments repressive attack on rights defenders, others
ActionAid Nigeria lamented repressive attacks on journalists and defenders of human rights in the country, urging government at all levels to create safe and favourable environment for them to carry out their activities for the good of the nation and its citizens.