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17 Jan
The United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mathias Schemale, and European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria, Ms. Samuela Isopi have identified lack of access to justice and delay in court proceedings as factors hindering a fight against Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria. The stakeholders spoke at a two-day Workshop on the use…
3 Dec
The United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mathias Schemale, has identified human rights negligence as one of the factors responsible for the many challenges in Nigeria.
20 Aug 2020
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has said it would petition the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over the non-constitution of the governing board for the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by President Muhammadu Buhari. It said the absence of the governing council as required by the law means the Commission was unable…
2 Jan 2020
The United Nations has launched what it calls the “biggest global conversation on the world’s future” known as UN75 dialogues. The initiative is a “global reality check” to spark conversations around building a better future for all, the organisation said in a statement on Thursday. It said views and ideas gathered under the platform throughout…


10 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sheriff Oborevwori winner of the governorship election in Delta State. Sheriff defeated his closest rival Ovie Omo-Agege of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while the All Progressive Grand Alliance candidate Great Ogboru was third. Sheriff won 21 out of…
21 mins ago
A Nigerian mechanic addressed simply as Mr. Timothy has returned ₦10.8 million mistakenly sent to his bank account. Timothy's act of honesty and integrity has received a lot of commendations from Twitter users since the video went viral while some others slammed him for returning the money. Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, is among those…
28 mins ago
Popular Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele, and also PDP deputy Governor aspirant has reacted to the recently concluded elections in Lagos state. She reacted to the election on her social media handle, precisely twitter that, "I’m glad that we could at least speak up. Thank you once again, Lagos, for showing your daughter support. As I…
44 mins ago
Devastating climate impacts are hitting faster than expected as the world teeters on reaching the 1.5 degree Celsius warming limit in a little over a decade, the UN said Monday.
53 mins ago
Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, has lost his re-election bid to Bilyaminu Ismail of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Magarya, a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), lost his Zurmi West constituency re-election bid to the PDP candidate with 9,530 votes. The Independent National Electoral Commission's (INEC) returning…