International charity organisation, Oxfam, has cautioned International Monetary Fund (IMF) against pushing developing countries into austerity measures.
Fallout from the Ukraine conflict, growing inequality and Covid could force more than a quarter of a billion people into extreme poverty this year, Oxfam forecast Tuesday.
Eleven international organisations, yesterday, warned: “West Africa is hit by its worst food crisis in a decade, with 27 million people going hungry.”
Oxfam International has urged the Nigerian government to design short and long-term shock absorbers to tackle the hunger that may arise from the Ukraine-Russia war.
Charity organisation, Oxfam, has faulted the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Article IV, urging the Federal Government to increase the current 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) and remove subsidy on fuel to “promote long-term growth”.
15 Jul 2021
The Niger Delta Budget Monitoring Group (NDEBUMOG) and Oxfam Nigeria have deplored secrecy in governance, especially over fiscal processes.
30 Apr 2021
Concerns have been raised over huge funds being spent on Nigeria’s moribund refineries while generating minimal revenues for the nation. At a workshop yesterday tagged: ‘Open data and advocacy in the Nigeria Extractive sector’, Civil Society Organisations...
8 Apr 2021
The British government said Thursday it had suspended funding for Oxfam after the aid charity suspended two staff members in the Democratic Republic of Congo over claims of sexual misconduct and bullying.
2 Feb 2021
No fewer than 90 women in Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi State were empowered by OXFAM, in collaboration with the European Union (EU).
1 Nov 2020
The recent looting of the Strategic Grains Reserve (SGR) warehouses and silos mistaken for COVID-19 palliatives in some states, could hasten the looming food security-related crises and depletion of seeds for 2021 planting season across the country.
11 Oct 2020
As part of efforts aimed at turning around the country’s fiscal management systems, stakeholders have been advised to rise up to their responsibilities, to right the wrongs.
18 Aug 2020
Women’s participation and representation in community development programmes and governance in Nigeria is low according to statistics.