Reps Will Continue To Engage NLC For Improved Workers’ Welfare – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an assurance that the House will continue to engage the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers.

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LIVE: Citizens Townhall On Voting Amidst COVID-19

Welcome to the Live TV and Virtual Citizens Town Hall which will focus on the theme: Voting Amidst the COVID-19, with specific reference to the 2020 Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections.

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Lagos Reiterates Zero-Tolerance Stance Against All Forms Of Sexual And Gender-Based Violence

  In the wake of increased reports of sexual violence and gruesome deaths, the Lagos State Government has reiterated its zero-tolerance stance against all forms of sexual and gender-based violence, including rape, domestic violence, and child abuse. As evidenced by over 90 convictions of sexual offenses secured in 2019 alone, the Lagos State Government in … Continue reading Lagos Reiterates Zero-Tolerance Stance Against All Forms Of Sexual And Gender-Based Violence

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Lagos Govt Launches Community Policing

Lagos State has taken new steps towards improving security in all communities across the state, with the inauguration of the State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and its operations arm, State Community Policing Committee (SCPC).

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SERAP Drags Buhari, NASS To UN Over ‘Cuts In Health And UBE Budgets

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their “mandates to urgently request the Nigerian government and the leadership of the National Assembly to immediately reverse the unlawful, disproportionate and discriminatory budget cuts to education and healthcare, and to stop the authorities … Continue reading SERAP Drags Buhari, NASS To UN Over ‘Cuts In Health And UBE Budgets

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Alleged Rape: Jigawa Govt Vows To Prosecute 11 Suspects

  The Jigawa State Government has vowed to prosecute all the 11 suspects involved in the alleged rape of a 12-year-old minor. Speaking during a press conference on Wednesday in Dutse, the state capital, Governor Badaru Abubakar said his administration will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that justice is served. “My Attorney General is … Continue reading Alleged Rape: Jigawa Govt Vows To Prosecute 11 Suspects

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#JusticeForUwa: Buhari Condoles With Family, Charges Police To Fish Out Perpetrators

  President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of the murdered University of Benin (UNIBEN) student, Vera Omozuwa, calling for an investigation into the incident. In a tweet on his verified handle on Tuesday night, President Buhari described the death of the 100 level Microbiology student as barbaric. While calling on the Nigeria Police … Continue reading #JusticeForUwa: Buhari Condoles With Family, Charges Police To Fish Out Perpetrators

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UK PM Johnson Condemns George Floyd killing, Calls For ‘Lawful’ Protests

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday condemned the killing of George Floyd by police in the United States but declined to say whether he had spoken about the issue with key ally Donald Trump. “I think what happened in the United States was appalling, inexcusable,” Johnson told lawmakers in parliament, in his first … Continue reading UK PM Johnson Condemns George Floyd killing, Calls For ‘Lawful’ Protests

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NNPC To Unveil COVID-19 Tracing App

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has developed a contact-tracing software application that would be deployed in all locations across the country, which will help in curbing the spread of the virus. This is in line with the NNPC’s commitment to continually deploy Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for the purpose of efficiency and … Continue reading NNPC To Unveil COVID-19 Tracing App

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BFN To Begin Online Registration Of Players

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has concluded preparations for the online registration of all active players in the country with the exclusion of veterans.

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