Thursday, 1st June 2023

Greenlight Initiative

15 May
A Non-governments organisation, GreenLight Initiative, with support from Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, has urged governments to take action to promote sustainable transport.
7 Apr
A non-governmental organisation, GreenLight Initiative, has called on the incoming administration to prioritise road safety, safe and sustainable mobility by increasing investment and interventions in the sector.
10 Mar
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), GreenLight Initiative, has adopted the Africa Call for Action for African governments to prioritise road safety issues.
20 Jan
GreenLight Initiative, a non-profit organisation, has called on governments at all levels to create policies that would aid the transportation needs of the elderly in the country. Executive Director of the group, Simon Obi, made the call in Abuja, at the presentation of research findings carried out on “Mobility, Transport, and Ageing in Low and…
21 May 2021
As part of activities to mark the sixth year United Nations Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW), GreenLight Initiative has urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to implement....
8 Feb 2021
Group under the auspices of GreenLight Initiative has raised alarm over the lack the lack personal protective equipment (PPE) and training for truck and ambulance drivers who are responsible for the transportation of medical supplies, patients, and logistics needed for COVID-19 management in Nigeria.
22 Jan 2021
A non-profit organisation, GreenLight Initiative has said truck and ambulance drivers who are responsible for the transportation of medical supplies...
13 Nov 2020
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in collaboration with GreenLight Initiative has commenced training for 360 truck and ambulance drivers responsible for the transportation of medical supplies, patient, and logistics needed for COVID-19 management in Nigeria. The training tagged “Safety Training for Truck and Ambulance Drivers during COVID-19” is bid to take place in Gombe,…
15 Aug 2019
Greenlight Initiative has commenced training for 76 Corps members to become traffic safety advocates in Abuja, and Kaduna. Declaring the training opened in Abuja recently, the Group Executive Director, GreenLight Initiative, Simon Obi, said the training was organised to groom young advocates, and also pave the way for other well-meaning Nigerians to create awareness at work, homes, schools, and on the streets.
4 Jun 2019
A group under the auspices of Greenlight Initiative has called for a stronger leadership to advance road safety course in Nigeria.  The call was made in Abuja during a one-day sensitization workshop for public drivers. The Group Executive Director, Simon Obi, said stronger leadership was needed to realise the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.6,…


President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
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The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari says no going back on the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a consultative meeting with the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, he maintained that the subsidy regime…
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President Bola Tinubu on Thursday met with the nation's security apparatus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he gave marching orders to the nation's security agencies in the country to redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down…
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The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…
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The Upper Sharia Court of Appeal No 1 sitting in Bauchi has issued a bench warrant on the Imam of Dutsen-Tanshi Jumma’at Mosque Dr Idris Abdul’aziz following his failure to appear before the court. Abdul’aziz is standing trial over allegation of incitement of public disturbance of peace and blasphemy. He was alleged to have passed…