The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has called on African countries to domesticate the Maputo protocol, an international human rights instrument on the protection of rights of women in the continent. This is as the organisation stressed the need for stakeholders to employ the use of technology to accelerate the domestication of the protocol.…
To celebrate the gains made since the adoption of the Maputo Protocol and take stock of how the lived realities of women and girls in Africa have been impacted by its ratification, domestication and implementation, the protocol marked its 20th anniversary recently.
Poised to ensure that women’s rights are upheld in Anglophone West-African (AWA) countries with the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), Baobab for Women’s Human Rights is set to champion this cause.
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It was excitement galore recently, as stakeholders in marketing industry were honoured for their contributions to the sector.
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Nigerian players will continue to look for ways to move to foreign clubs if they are not given the opportunity to play for the senior national team, Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) board has said.
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Director General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Eghosa E. Osaghae, examines arguments for true federalism as solution to myriads of problems confronting Nigeria and counsels its proponents to conceptualise federalism that will recognise peculiarities of the Nigerian State. This intriguing subject reminds me of the complexities and imponderables of federalism discourses and debates…
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Chairman, Board of Trustees, ED-JOHN Institute of Management and Technology, Philips School of Futurology, Security and Leadership Research, Dr Osaren Emokpae, has called on Nigerian leaders to run inclusive government...
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Amidst efforts to take rising food inflation and poverty in the country, the federal government said it is targeting the production of 31 million metric tonnes (MT) of grains in 2024.
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