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A non-governmental organisation, Actionaid Nigeria, has called for the close monitoring of the implementation of agricultural projects in the upcoming budget by all relevant stakeholders, including the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, state ministries of agriculture and agriculture committees in the National and state houses of assemblies.
The ActionAid Nigeria, an NGO, says it is stepping campaign against violent extremism in parts of the country.
Mr Anicetus Atakpu, Acting Coordinator, Humanitarian and Resilience Unit, ActionAid Nigeria, made the plea in Koton-Karfe, Kogi, while presenting the Community Needs Assessment Report undertaken in September 2018 to the traditional ruler of Koton-Karfe, Alhaji Abdulrazaq Isa-Koto.
Wife of Edo Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has identified man-made poverty, greed and bad governance by past administrations in Nigeria as the root causes of irregular migration.
The federal government has spent about N300 billion on the National Social Investment Programmes in the last three years.
Actionaid Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to forget the idea of increasing Value Added Tax, VAT, warning that it will slow down the economy, urging government to discontinue payment of subsidy on petroleum products instead.
ActionAid Nigeria and the Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have called for the involvement of smallholder women farmers in agriculture budgeting and policy-making processes at all levels of government.
The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.
Some aggrieved male internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Niger State over the weekend attacked officials of a non-governmental organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, who were in Muye, Lapai Local Government Area, to distribute relief material to survivors of the recent flood disaster.
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) and Participation Initiative for Behavioural Change in Development (PIBCID) has inaugurated peace clubs in six pilot schools in Kogi state as part of efforts to address the menace of violent extremism, radicalism amongst youths and build peace across communities in the state.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, on Sunday said no fewer than 41,900 people had so far benefited from its ‘Livelihood Support’ Programme in Kogi, in the last 30 months.
An international humanitarian organization, ActionAid Nigeria, yesterday, called on the Federal Government, to promptly rescue of Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, and others still in the captivity of Boko Haram.
After Monday’s gruesome killing of Hauwa Liman, an aid worker in Nigeria, by Boko Haram, ActionAid Nigeria has appealed to the federal government to consider, as a priority, the release of Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, and other abducted civilians.
Twenty-nine Nigerian journalists have been trained by ActionAid Nigeria on how to help in the fight against corruption, social injustice, and poverty in the country.
ActionAid Nigeria under the Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project yesterday commenced a three-day media training on corruption and storytelling for no fewer than 30 journalists in Kaduna State.
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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has declared that it will hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if any northerner is attacked in the south.
Passengers aboard a Port Harcourt-bound Azman Air flight were thrown into panic on Friday after a yet-to-be-identified man climbed the aircraft while it was about to take off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.
The Apapa area command of Nigeria Customs Service has generated N20.07 billion in the first twelve working days of July 2019
Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency.
Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.
The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.
Frequent heavy downpour in Hadejia town of Jigawa has resulted in the submerging of five primary and junior secondary schools in the area, an official said on Friday.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has asked herdsmen in the southern part of the country to relocate if their safety is no longer guaranteed.
Former Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain star Dani Alves is close to a move to Arsenal, according to report.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.