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NCFIDPS APPLAUDS CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS OVER PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS AND OTHER VULNERABLE PEOPLE.

National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has commended Civil Society Organizations for their efforts in protecting the rights of Migrants and other vulnerable people. The Commission gave the commendation through its representative at a Stakeholders meeting to review a Migrants Protection Project being implemented by Civil Society …

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NLC URGES NASS TO INCLUDE MINIMUM WAGE TO EXCLUSIVE LIST

Organized Labour union in the country has urged the National Assembly to quash the bill seeking to move the Subject matter of minimum wage from the concurrent to the exclusive list. The union made the demand when its members stormed the National Assembly earlier today in protest. President of the …

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APWEN AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 6 GIRLS TO COMMEMORATE IWD

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria has awarded scholarships to 6 girls from three geo-political zones who participated in practical science, technology engineering, and mathematics competition, (Stem). This will help to encourage them in their pursuits of knowledge. The competition was organized by the association to commemorate the …

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BENIN TO ASSIST NIG IN RICE PRODUCTION

The government of the Benin Republic has approached the Federal government to assist the country in producing rice. The Beninoise authorities sent in the delegation of officials who met with the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday, to tap …

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NLC SAYS NO PLAN TO REMOVE MINIMUM WAGE

Nigerian Labour Congress says no to the planned removal of the National Minimum wage from exclusive to concurrent list where state governors would decide how much a Nigerian worker is to be paid as salary. Speaking as they moved towards the National Assembly complex, they said they are against the …

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FIRST LADY TO ESTABLISH CANCER TREATMENT CENTRES

  First lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has revealed plans to establish cancer treatment centres in the six geopolitical zones of the country to enable rural women to access screening, early detection and treatment of the disease. She disclosed this during a Breast and Cervical Cancer Walk and Screening organized …

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HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF NIGERIAN JOURNALIST, TOM UHIA OGA

  Human Rights activists in the Federal Capital Territory calls for the release of a journalist, and Publisher of Power Steering Magazine Mr. Tom Uhia Oga, who has been held by the Nigeria Police for over 15 days The Chairman, Human Rights Lawyers Legal foundation for the promotion of morals …

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MINISTER URGES WOMEN TO GO FOR REGULAR SCREENING TOREDUCE THE RATE OF BREAST CANCER

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over the increasing rate of breast cancer in the country, urging women to go for regular screening. Dr. Ehanire made the call at the opening of the 2020 edition of the Annual International Cancer Week where he said reports from the …

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LEADER OF COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS, MR, OLAYEMI SUCCESS CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA POLICE AND OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES

The Leader and convener of the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations Comrade Olayemi Success made the call on the occasion of solidarity march in support of Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies in Abuja. Comrade Success said the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu in display of his …

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FG COMMISSIONS NATIONAL CHILD’S RIGHT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE SECRETARIAT

The Federal Government commissioned the Secretariat for the National Child’s Rights Implementation Committee (NCRIC) today, to further strengthen institutions in the implementation of the child’s rights law, The Minister Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, did the commissioning in Abuja with the pledge to ensure all states yet …

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