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7 Sep
The mistreatment of Nigerian citizens abroad is nothing new. But the 7th August 2021 man-handling of a Nigerian diplomat in Jakarta by Indonesian Immigration agents was so ruthless
12 Feb
By his election as President of Uganda for the sixth time, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni led his country to miss the opportunity of easing political succession through credible democratic means.
2 Jul 2020
Governments, civil society, law enforcement agents, the courts, and parents need to take the issue of rape very seriously today.
3 Apr 2020
The leadership challenge is clear. It will be impossible, in the words of JANE NELSON to; achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without accelerating and scaling private sector engagement
13 Jun 2019
The African Development Bank (AfDB), and its partners, yesterday, launched the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), designed to aid safety and expansion of digital financial transactions in the continent. The Fund, launched at the Bank’s Annual Meetings in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Agence Française de…
10 May 2018
Eighten Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the auspices of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) yesterday in Abuja raised the alarm that free and fair elections could be compromised in 2019 going by persistent violation of the provisions of Electoral Act. The CSOs accused the Muhammadu Buhari led administration of supporting corruption in series of…


9 mins ago
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has charged the Nigerian government to mobilise its public and private sectors to harness economic opportunities in the forthcoming intra-African Trade Fair (IATF).
9 mins ago
South Africa's health products regulator on Monday said it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine due to concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men. The decision was based on earlier studies testing the safety of a modified form of adenovirus -- a type of virus that causes respiratory infections…
21 mins ago
The Federal Government has announced plans to host the fourth edition of the International Conference on Safe School Declaration (ICSSD) in Nigeria. Being the first country to host the conference in the continent, Nigeria will be joined by other 112 member states to exchange experiences, learning, and present their strategies, progress, as well as challenges,…
30 mins ago
Leading women-focused NGO, 360 Woman Africa, has continued with its mandate to empower women and bridge the skill gap for women in business and careers. The team held a two-week training during which women, between the ages of 22-55 were trained to reach their highest potential in their various areas of interest and also enjoy…
34 mins ago
The Ikoyi Passport Office of the Nigerian Immigration Service ( NIS) in Lagos State says it has produced 38, 280 international passports from June to October, 2021.