ActionAid supports Benue to care for 2,500 displaced households
ActionAid Nigeria is to complement the efforts of Benue State Government by providing relief materials for 2,500 displaced households in Konshisha Local Council.
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.
‘Over 82.9 million Nigerians currently living below poverty line’
With over 82.9million Nigerians currently living below the poverty line, there is a need to urgently tackle poverty to get the economy back on track, according to ActionAid Nigeria.
Body demands disability commissions in states, 5% job slots for disabled people
A group, ActionAid Nigeria, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for reconstituting the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), calling on states...
Nigerian farmers lament increasing postharvest losses amidst lockdown
As a result of the COVID-19 lockdown and lack of access to markets, farmers are experiencing massive post-harvest losses of fruits, vegetables, fresh products, and other perishables, Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation (SWOFON), raises an alarm.
Publish list of palliatives beneficiaries, groups tell governments
A coalition of anti-corruption organisations under the aegis of Upright For Nigeria, Stand Against Corruption Campaign have charged the Federal and state governments to publish the full list of all beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives.
ActionAid canvasses lockdown of country for 14 days, vigorous awareness campaign
ActionAid Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to lockdown the country for the next 14 days to enhance efforts of the Presidential Task Force on Control of Covid-19 in combating spread of the virus. Speaking in Abuja on the increased cases of the dreaded virus Country Director of ActionAid Nigeria, Mrs. Ene Obi, said with…
ActionAid canvasses massive investment in education
Country director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi, has called on the Kogi State government to invest more in the education of young ones in the society to curb vices the state.
ActionAid says poverty, others cause human trafficking
ActionAid Nigeria has identified poverty, limited education and insecurity as some of the main factors leading people, especially women and girls, into trafficking.