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The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, in Nigeria has written a letter to the National Assembly, stating its opposition to the controversial bill which seeks to establish a federal agency to supervise, coordinate and monitor Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.
The Kaduna State Government has commenced the implementation of the Open Governance Partnership, OGP, of the federal government aimed at enhancing transparency, accountability and citizen participation in governance.
The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has expressed his about the bill currently in the House of Representatives, seeking to regulate the activities of non-governmental and civil society organisations in Nigeria.
Ijaw youths yesterday rejected a bill in the National Assembly aimed at regulating the activities of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria.
Civil society organisations, including Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, will on Thursday (today) meet with the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to discuss the earnings of lawmakers.
Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on government at all levels, parents, traditional and religious leaders, civil society organisations and the media to take action to end all forms of violence against children.
Gov. Willie Obiano has inaugurated a 13-member Governing Council of Anambra State Health Insurance Agency to facilitate health delivery services in the state.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla, has urged the federal government to take over empty houses in Abuja and sell them.
Members of the Committee of Retired Diplomats have said they would mobilise Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to begin protest against inclusion of Morocco in ECOWAS.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has reiterated the need for an all-inclusive and gender balance political space to encourage women participation in the electoral process.
The Federal Government has set up a national technical committee to examine recent court judgment on the rejection of some soft drinks exported from Nigeria to the United Kingdom.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the National Democratic Movement (NDM), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the election timetable for 2019 such that elections start with the House of Assembly to the presidential.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.
Men of the Anambra Police Command haves killed three armed robbery suspects and arrested two others even as the gallant officers recovered some arms and ammunition earlier snatched by the suspects in Anambra State.
Former secretary to the Nigerian government Babachir Lawal said states governors in Nigeria are “parasites” eating up resources that are meant for the people.
The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to infiltrate Damaturu, capital of Yobe State and cause havoc in the city.
Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted the return of four key players from injury lay off ahead of their rescheduled game with Kano Pillars on Wednesday.
Bishop Mathew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Tuesday, attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has introduced nepotism to the military and relegated national interest to the background.