Thursday, 7th December 2023

Changemakers 2023

Joe Ajaero
10 Jun
The Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, and member of the International Executive Committee of Friends of the Earth International, Prince Chima Williams; Nigeria’s queen of recycling and environmental sustainability, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola; the President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero are among leading activists listed in Changemakers: 100 Nigerians Leading Change, 2023


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Protesters yesterday invaded the National Assembly complex in Abuja, over the killing of scores of innocent citizens by a military drone on Sunday in Kaduna State after a misinterpretation of activities at the scene. This is as the United Nations (UN) deplored the airstrike, which is one of the country’s deadliest military bombing accidents.
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A global leader in consumer goods, Procter & Gamble Nigeria is the latest casualty of Nigeria’s harsh operating environment, as the company, yesterday, announced that it was transitioning local operations to an import-only model, effectively dissolving its on-ground presence in the country
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Officials of the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) have said the 45th edition of Kaduna International Trade Fair will draw participants from foreign countries and Nigeria, as well as chart the path for investment in the country’s economy. The officials highlighted the level of preparations for the fair scheduled to hold…
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.Retired judicial officers urge S’Court to avoid embarrassment, affirm Yusuf's election A group, Volunteers for Democracy and Good Governance has said the actions of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) against the Court of Appeal judgment that sacked Abba Yusuf as Kano State Governor will not deter the judiciary from doing justice. The political interest group,…
22 mins ago
.Sack of PDP lawmakers miscarriage of justice, says Jang Dissatisfied with the Court of Appeal judgment in the battle for Nasarawa State governorship seat, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, David Ombugadu, has officially filed an appeal at the Supreme Court to challenge the Court of Appeal judgment of November 23, 2023. Ombugadu, on Tuesday, filed…
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Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, has said the recently signed National Commission for Almajiri and Out-of-School Children Act 2023, and proposed bill on Council for Christian Education before the National Assembly are major steps towards enthroning broad religious dialogues and strengthening inclusive religious education in the country. Director-General…
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Barely two months to the end of his tenure, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has announced the creation of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. The governor made the announcement during the official kick-off of the Federal Government's Grant for Vulnerable programme under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, at…
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The President of the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Prince Adeaga Oluyemisi Adetayo, on Tuesday, in Lagos, raised the alarm that there is a spike in the ongoing diphtheria outbreak with over 15,000 suspected cases, 9,772 confirmed cases, and 530 fatalities reported in 32 states
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Federal government has said that it has concluded plans to set up a task force that will shut down all public buildings found in breach of the Person's with Disabilities, (PWDs), Act's provision that all public buildings should provide accessibility to persons with disabilities
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Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Yusuf Ali, has stressed the need to decolonise Africa's education system to empower the next generation. Delivering the first Distinguished Public Lecture at Thomas Adewunmi University, Oko, Kwara State, yesterday, he stated that the nation's education was greatly impacted by British domination. Ali charged African leaders to promote local languages…