No Gender Equal Opportunity Bill, No Votes: Nigeria’s CSOs to National Assembly

By Ndidichukwu Odoh Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria have called on the leadership of the National Assembly to pass the Gender Equal Opportunity (GEO) Bill...

Nigerian coalition decry delayed public hearing on gender and equal opportunity bill

By Ndidi Chukwu To ensure women and girls enjoy equal opportunity as men, the National Coalition on Affirmative Action and Vaccine Network for Disease Control,...

ICD launches new website

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of IsDB Group, which has mandate to develop the...

Gross violation of women by soldiers can’t be swept under carpet, says Plan

The humanitarian organization Plan International Nigeria has called for “thorough investigation” into allegations by Amnesty International that security forces grossly violated women and girls...

AfDB spearheads Africa’s economic transformation with strong profile

The African Development Bank has a very strong financial profile and remains focused on optimizing and strengthening its balance sheet to more effectively accompany...

“Dry” captures problems young people face, and they are going to the UN

A silence descended on the room as the movie ran. The only sounds were the sobs of a 13-year-old Halima as her husband, old...

INGO commit to Nigeria humanitarian response

Some 36 leading international nongovernment organisations working in Nigeria say they remain committed to work with the Nigerian government to alleviate humanitarian crisis in...

Young most connected online, and little to protect them

The United Nations Children’s Fund says too little is done to protect children from the perils of the digital world and increase their access...

Adesina receives ‘Order of the Griffin’ honour

The 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has received the Order of the Griffin award,...

Suspected monkey pox cases rise to 31 in 7 Nigerian states

A disease suspected to be monkeypox has been reported in six more states, after the first case of the pox emerged in Bayelsa late...

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