Wednesday, 6th December 2023


17 Oct
Indication by the 2022 World Inequality Report to the effect that 50 per cent of the population owns only two per cent of total wealth clearly speaks to the urgency of pursuing an agenda of shared prosperity for a more secured future.
27 Aug
Sometime in April this year, Oxfam – a global movement of people, working together to end the injustice of poverty, predicted that nearly 25 million Nigerians were at risk of facing hunger between June and August this year.
22 Aug
Increased consideration for youth involvement in nation-building has been identified as crucial to preserving Nigeria's future and the economy. This notion was stressed by various experts at an Oxfam-Work in Progress (WiP) hosted hybrid town hall event, “For Love of Country?” on Monday, August 21st, 2023. The event, which brought together diverse stakeholders through the…
31 Jul
A Coalition of civil society organisations has reminded the government that Nigerians have a right to food; hence efforts must be put in place to ensure its availability, affordability and accessibility
21 Apr
To stimulate economic recovery and boost farmers productivity, the incoming administration has been advised to as a matter of priority, allocate at least 10 per cent of the national budget to agriculture and encourage youth and women in agricultural businesses with farm inputs.
31 Mar
In furtherance of efforts to rid the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), and environs of cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, (SGBV), Oxfam Nigeria and the Nigeria Women Economic Development, (NigWED) Project, have organised a sensitisation campaign tagged 'Enough is Enough' Community-Based Assembly of Women for experience sharing.
27 Mar
*Hails breakthrough in early cancer detection To further press home the Importance of gender mainstreaming in the innovation and technology sector, Oxfam Nigeria alongside women in Information Technology and Communication, (ICT), and others, have renewed calls for more women in technology and science-related fields. Women in ICT led by Kemisola Bolanrewa, noted that for equality,…
14 Feb
A global International organisation – Oxfam says it is working closely with local partners and government to provide life-saving aid and protection to the people of Somalia.


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A nine-year-old boy known as Aiden James-Harrison Smith lost his life after falling through ice on a pond near his family's new home in Waukee, Iowa. The family, who had moved into their dream house just two weeks ago, were unaware of the nearby dangerous water. Aiden, described as a 'curious' and 'kind' boy, went…
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A 3-month-old baby from Alabama has lost its life after being bitten by a family pet described as a 'wolf-hybrid.' The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reported that the incident occurred around 12:54 p.m. on Thursday in Chelsea, prompting a swift response from sheriff's deputies, firefighters, and county animal control officers following a 911 call about…
19 mins ago
Senator Adams Oshiomhole has called on organised Labour to revisit the management of the Contributory Pension Funds. Oshiomhole said this at the 8th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Tuesday in Abuja. The theme of the conference was “Trade Unionism in the Era of Economic…
35 mins ago
Concerned Kano residents have faulted the action of the state government on the appointment of a retired permanent secretary Abdullahi Musa as the new Head of Service. Similarly, the residents criticized the alleged reinstatement of another three senior public servants Umar Muhammad Halo, Aminu Shuaibu Rabo, and Ada'u Lawan, who had left the service, back…
44 mins ago
Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday announced the establishment of a Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Bello, in a statement issued in Lokoja by his Media Aide, Oogwu Muhammed, made the declaration during the official kick-off of the Federal Government’s Grant for Vulnerable programme under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty…
46 mins ago
From meditation to spiritual guidance to indigenous hymns, the vibe in the "faith pavilion" at COP28 is a little different to elsewhere at the high-stakes UN climate talks in Dubai. Orthodox priests rub shoulders with Emiratis in flowing white robes and Jewish rabbis in the quiet, air-conditioned calm of the pavilion, the first ever dedicated…
1 hour ago
The Kano State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of 15 suspects and the recovery of 20 stolen vehicles in different parts of the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relation Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa in Kano. He said that the arrest and recovery of the stolen vehicles…
1 hour ago
The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday extradited a British hedge fund trader accused of massive fraud and money laundering to Denmark to face charges, the official WAM news agency reported. Sanjay Shah, who was arrested in Dubai in June 2022, is wanted over an alleged 1.7 billion euro scam to help companies fraudulently claim Danish…
1 hour ago
China said Wednesday European Union export policies towards Beijing do not "make sense", on the eve of a high-level summit in the Chinese capital. "If the EU imposes severe restrictions on the export of high-tech products to China on the one hand, and hopes to significantly increase exports to China on the other, I'm afraid…
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The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, has hailed the Super Falcons on their successful qualification for the 2024 African Women’s Cup of Nations (WAFCON) slated for Morocco. The minister said the team displayed an impressive level of determination and teamwork, securing vital victories during the qualifiers to solidify their place in the…