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ActionAid tasks National Assembly on quick passage of bill prohibiting sexual harassment in schools

ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass into law, the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Schools Prohibition Bill to arrest the immoral activities of some lecturers against their female students.
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Xenophobia: ActionAid condemns attacks in South Africa

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has condemned the xenophobic attacks going on in South Africa and called on African governments, and the African Union to speak out against the attack on non indigenes in the country.
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ActionAid seeks greater investment in education in Kogi

Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.
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Budget 2020: Actionaid, others set agenda for agric sector

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.
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ActionAid Nigeria steps up campaign against violence

The ActionAid Nigeria, an NGO, says it is stepping campaign against violent extremism in parts of the country.

Police: Drug abuse in Kogi worrisome

The Kogi State Police Command has reiterated its commitment to partner with non-state actors in tackling the menace of drug abuse in the state.
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ActionAid solicits Kogi traditional rulers’ involvement in campaign against violent extremism

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.

Betsy Obaseki blames irregular migration on poverty

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.

Federal government spends N300 billion on social investment programmes

The federal government has spent about N300 billion on the National Social Investment Programmes in the last three years.
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ActionAid: VAT increment will slow down Nigeria economy

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.
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ActionAid challenges Nigerians on tax payment

Mrs Ene Obi, the Country-Director of Actionaid, a non governmental organisation has called on all taxable citizens and corporate bodies to pay their correct taxes to boost national development.

ActionAid, SWOFON urge women’s involvement in agric policy-making

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.
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ActionAid calls for adequate funding of agric extension services

The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.
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Male IDPs attack ActionAid officials over alleged preference for females

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.
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ActionAid launches peace clubs in Kogi schools

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.
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ActionAid provides succour to 41,900 person in Kogi

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.
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ActionAid calls on FG to promptly rescue Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, others

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.
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ActionAid calls for release of Leah Sharibu, others

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.

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Kogi guber: APC youth leaders sign peace pact

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leaders across the 21 Local Government Area Councils in Kogi have signed a peace pact as the governorship election in the state draws close.

Kogi guber: PRP governorship candidate refutes endorsement of Governor Bello for second term

Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.
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Miyetti Allah warns members against encroachment on farmlands

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has warned its members in Nasarawa State against deliberate encroachment on farmlands.