UNICEF Inaugurates Campaign On Children’s Rights

UNICEF has inaugurated a campaign to create awareness about the rights of children in Nigerian society. The campaign tagged, “For every child, every right’’, is to draw attention to children’s right. UNICEF’s new Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, made this known today in a statement to commemorate the Children’s[…]

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Senior Advocates of Nigeria back Federal Government decision on Local Government Allocations.

Senior Advocates of Nigeria, (SANs), on Tuesday, applauded the Federal Government’s decision to grant financial autonomy to the 774 Local Government Councils (LGCs) in the country.The senior lawyers in separate interviews, maintained that under the 1999 Constitution, as amended, State Governors, lacked the power to distribute statutory allocations that accrued[…]

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the regulations and guidelines for the conduct of elections in the country.INEC announced this in a statement dated January 12, and personally signed by its chairman, professor Mahmood Yakubu.It disclosed that the regulations and guidelines covered the general elections, bye-elections, re-run elections,[…]

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Court Grants Okupe N100m Bail, Fixes New Date For Trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, for 702-million-naira money laundering.He was arraigned on a 59-count charge of Money Laundering and Criminal Diversion of funds before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of Federal High Court in Maitama, Abuja,[…]

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Buhari expresses sadness over Ekiti truck accident

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the weekend tragic truck accident that took the lives of scores of people at Iworoko-Ekiti, in Ekiti state.Buhari in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity today in Abuja, extended sincere condolences to the[…]

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FG To Reduce Number Of Children Per Mother

The Federal Government has said it hopes to implement a policy that limits the number of children that a mother can have.The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said this on Tuesday at the Nigeria Economic Summit meeting which took place in Abuja.According to her, the increase in the nation’s population[…]

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