The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it has rescued about 19,000 trafficked persons since its inception in 2003.
29 Oct 2022
The Women Aid Collective (WACOL) in partnership with the Ford Foundation (FF) and Fifty-Fifty Action Women (FAW) has taken up the gauntlet to address norms and practices that promote Violence Against Women and Girls
8 Oct 2022
To increase awareness of violence against women, a two-day residential capacity-building training on elimination of the menace was organised for the lower court (magistrates/customary) by a non-governmental organisation, Women Aid Collective (WACOL) in collaboration with the Ford Foundation in Umuahia, Abia State.
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The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
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Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
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The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…
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The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. 'Bosun Tijani, expressed excitement on Monday to release the draft Strategic Blueprint for the Ministry.
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Federal government has commenced verification of individuals under the National Social Register, (NSR), in communities across Lagos and the South Western states to ensure accuracy of available data ahead of government's poverty alleviation intervention such as cash transfers. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, flagged off the exercise, in Lagos state…
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Mr Nyesom Wike, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has called for collective efforts in rebuilding the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Wike, who made the call in his independence message in Abuja on Sunday, stressed that building a strong and resilient society requires collective effort. “It means working together to address the issues that…
EMpact launches its venture studio in Central America, heralding a new approach to impact investing in frontier markets
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Plans underway for subsequent launches in Africa and Central Asia ANTIGUA, Guatemala, 2 October 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Today witnessed the launch of EMpact, a venture studio focused on nurturing talent and accelerating startups to serve critical value chains, focusing on frontier markets in Central America, West Africa, and Central Asia. The first studio is a collaboration between EMpact and Fundación Génesis…
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The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has warned the public against fake recruitment exercises being carried out by some fraudulent individuals in the name of the agency.
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What Happened? In a recent announcement, popular Cement producer in Nigeria announced they have decided to lower the price of their cement from ₦5,500 to ₦3,500 per bag, effective from October 2, 2023. Though the cement had previously hinted at reducing cement prices once they completed their new production lines by the end of the…
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In the heart of Nigerian sports, a revolution is brewing, one that promises to elevate women's football to unprecedented heights. Spearheading this transformation is the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), under the dynamic leadership of Chairman Ms. Nkechi Obi. With a compelling vision and a 5-pronged execution strategy, NWFL is set to redefine women's football…