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HEDA drags Rep Gbajabiamila to ICPC over Surulere capital projects

Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation, has petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), asking it to investigate capital projects allocated to Surulere 1 Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

FOI: HEDA requests INEC panel report on Kano underage voting

A non-governmental organisation has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a copy of the report of the commission’s investigation into the alleged underage voting in Kano State local government elections.

Femi Falana condemns media parade of crime suspects

A human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, on Tuesday condemned the practice of parading suspects in alleged criminal cases before the media.

Police urged to probe Bayelsa senator caught in certificate scandal

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has asked the police to probe the certificate scandal involving Foster Ogala, senator representing Bayelsa west senatorial district.

HEDA urges CCB to investigate Senator Ekweremadu’s asset declaration form

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development league, has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), demanding the investigation of asset declaration form of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

HEDA asks President Buhari to block ‘illegal’ allowances of lawmakers

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to remove all “illegal ” allowances of members of the national assembly from the 2018 budget.

Oxfam: Nigeria can end inequality through tax agriculture

A non-governmental organization Oxfam has identified effective taxation as well as targeted investments and empowerments in Agriculture as the key to tackling inequality and poverty in Nigeria.

Land Use Charge: NBA to welcome President Buhari to Lagos with protest

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has restated its resolve to embark on another round of protest on March 29 over the reviewed Lagos Land Use Charge.

HEDA asks President Buhari not to sign NFIU Bill as passed by National Assembly

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to demand a second look at the NFIU bill and request the appropriate amendment to the bill hitherto; domicile the NFIU in its current position, remove clause imposing Senate confirmation of appointed Director of NFIU; and other reactionary clauses.

Femi Falana: Nigeria has lost $200 billion from shady oil deals in three years

Femi Falana, lawyer and human rights activist, says within a three year period, Nigeria lost an estimated $200 billion from “shady deals” in the oil and gas sector.

NEITI: How NNPC failed to remit $16.8 billion into Federation Account

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation failed to remit $16.8 billion paid reportedly to it as dividends by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said Thursday.

Italian court postpones trial of Shell, Eni executives till May

An Italian court has postponed to May 14 the trial of Royal Dutch Shell and Eni executives over alleged corruption in Nigeria.

Group seeks update on Lekki-Epe expressway concession

The Human and environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), has written to the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, requesting for an updated information on the state government’s actions towards the acquisition of the Lekki-Epe express way from Lekki–Epe Concession company (LCC).

Non-confirmation of 60 nominees hampering smooth running of government – HEDA tells Senator Saraki

The Human and Environmental Developmental Agenda (HEDA Resource Center) has urged the National Assembly to commence the confirmation process of nominees submitted by the executive to it, saying the delay is incapacitating many government agencies.

NGO seeks probe of Addax Petroleum for bribery, corruption

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the bribery and corruption allegation against Addax Petroleum.

HEDA demands details of three oil blocks from Mobil

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has requested for clarification on the renewal of some oil mining leases in possession of Mobil Producing Nigeria.

Corruption war is everybody’s war – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information, Mr. Lai Mohammad, has said that anticorruption war is everybody’s war and that unless there is a collaboration that involves the government, the media, CSOs and others, the fight will be tougher than it should be.

Potato loss: Plateau govt engages 400 extension workers

Plateau State Government has engaged 400 extension workers to teach farmers improved methods to mitigate loss of Irish potatoes across the 17 Local Government Areas.

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