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16 Jun 2020
A coalition of non-governmental organisations, including Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), Malala Fund and Connected Development (CODE) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reassess the unprecedented budget cuts on social services. It lamented that the appropriation for Universal Basic Education (UBE) had been reduced to 54 per cent, Ministry of Education 20 per…
17 Apr 2020
The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC) Nigeria office has urged China, France, Japan and India to write off Nigeria’s debt or allow a two-year moratorium on repayments.
31 Mar 2020
Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has called on the Federal Government and the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS) across the nation to take urgent
12 Oct 2019
Lawyers have adduced reasons why kidnapping remains a lucrative “business” across the country despite the prescription of death penalty for the offence in some states.
10 Oct 2019
Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) and Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) have urged the Federal Government to consider the abolishment of death penalty, which leaves severe trauma on the convicts’ relations.
18 May 2019
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday dismissed a suit filed by the Legal Defence and Assistant Project (LEDAP), praying the court to declare the seats of Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and over 50 National Assembly members vacant for defecting from their political parties last year...
7 Aug 2018
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has threatened to sue 15 members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) senators in National Assembly who defected...
27 Jun 2018
Sterling Centre for Law and Development (SCLD) has stressed the need for the Nigeria Police to step up its internal monitoring activities to reduce and eliminate torture of suspects for confessions or punishment for detainees. Speaking yesterday in Abuja during a rally to mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, its Coordinator,…
26 Jun 2018
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) in collaboration with the National Committee Against Torture (NCAT) and National Human Rights Commission...
29 May 2018
Buoyed by the desire to reduce the incidences of torturing suspects in Nigeria, the Legal Defence Assistance Project (LEDAP) has commenced the training of police officers in Lagos.The training, which is in partnership with the United Nations Democracy Funds (UNDF) and National Committee Against Torture (NCAT) is christened, ‘Community Mobilization Against Tortured’.  
2 Mar 2018
A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared the Post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) conducted by universities...
31 Oct 2017
The national coordinator of the group, Mr. Chino Obiagwu said the plight of Nigerians in death row in those countries is a source of concern to him.


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Nollywood actress Kemi Afolabi announced that she has begun treatment for lupus at John Hopkins Hospital. In early 2022, she disclosed that she was battling the autoimmune disease. The actress shared pictures of herself at the hospital on Thursday, revealing that she was undergoing treatment at The John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, United States. She…
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Search engine giant, Google has trained the first batch of 25 young Alté creatives from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, and South Africa to attend the Residency and be equipped with entrepreneurial skills on how they can enhance the visibility of their brands and cultural exposure.
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Cardi B has released her first single of 2022, "Hot Shit", featuring Kanye "Ye" West and Lil Durk. The almost four-minute-long single is one of the singles off Cardi B's highly anticipated sophomore album. This is Cardi's first solo drop after being featured on other projects, including the extended version of Summer Walker's "No Love,"…
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Thousands of supporters Thursday, trooped out to welcome the Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu, in Sokoto State.
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Medical doctors have given reasons black market or underground/illegal dealings in organ donation, harvesting and transplantation thrive in Nigeria.