Monthly Archives: March 2022

Group Commemorates World Water Day With Capacity Building Of Young Females In STEM

Moves Against Open Defecation As part of activities to commemorate 2022 World Water Day and International Women’s Day, the Network of Female Professionals in Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (FEMinWASH) said it would launch a national program to build the capacity of younger women in the stem-related areas. The program, according to the President of the Network, Dr. Bolu Onabolu, ...

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Invest Aggressively In Education To Move Nigeria Forward, Obi Urges Govt

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) frontline 2023 presidential aspirant, Mr Peter Obi, has called on the government to prioritize investment in education, noting that it was the most important asset of any nation. Obi, who made the call in his keynote speech at the Maiden Education Summit of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Enugu State, maintained that, as ...

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SERAP Writes INEC, Seeks Details Of Safeguards On Privacy And Security Of Election Data

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to “widely publish the details of safeguards and mechanisms put in place to protect the privacy and security of election information and data in the custody of INEC, including in its servers, databases and other electronic formats.” SERAP urged him to ...

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West African Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Democracy, Uphold Sanctions On Mali, Others

Although sanctions imposed by ECOWAS on countries where coups detat have taken place persist, there shall be no excuse for a prolonged transition back to democracy in those places including Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo disclosed this in a chat with newsmen at the end of an Extraordinary Summit of the ...

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APC Convention: Lagos Settles For Dayo Israel, Lateef Ibirogba, As National Youth Leader, Zonal Organising Secretary

Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has settled for a 36-year-old Dayo Israel and former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Lateef Ibirogba as National Youth Leader and South-West Zonal Organising Secretary respectively in today’s APC National Convention.  The decision of the Lagos APC was announced by the party chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojebabi during a ...

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Ask Pertinent Questions About Character Of Intending Political Leaders — Obi Urges Nigerians

A frontline 2023 presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to review the political leadership selection process in the country, saying that until Nigerians begin to focus on character, integrity, competence and capacity, the political future of the country would remain bleak. The former governor of Anambra State made the call at the ...

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Osinbajo Represents Buhari At ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit On Political Situation In Mali

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be heading to Accra, Ghana today representing Nigeria at an Extraordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government on the political situation in Mali and other parts of the sub-region. At the summit, Prof. Osinbajo will join other leaders from West Africa to review progress made by Mali’s military junta ...

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Soludo And The Challenge Of Change In Anambra State

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu A popular mandate always comes with great expectations. The election of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo as the Governor of Anambra State has elicited overwhelming support and hope from all sections of the state. From peasants to potentates, the belief is that the right man is at last on the saddle of power, and the anointed one has ...

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