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Nigeria : Local Government Autonomy, Tool For People To Exercise Powers, Ex Lawmakers

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria)–Local Government autonomy content in the proposed constitutional amendment has been identified as the most important tool of ensuring that power returns  to the people. A former Minority Whip in the House of Representatives, Samson Osagie said this when a team of ‘Friends of Democracy ‘ paid  an advocacy Visit to […]

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Gender Ministry To Launch New Programme Against Children Abuse

  By Abubakar Ibrahim Ghana–The Gender Ministry is set to launch a new programme to demonstrate its commitment to putting children first by stopping all abuses against children in Ghana. A press statement in commemoration of World Children’s Day, the Minister Otiko Afisa Djaba said, “it is not good enough to pay lip service to […]

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Nigeria: Kogi Elders Slam Gov. Yahaya Bello, Say No Excuse Owing Workers Salaries — Ask President Buhari To Intervene

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — After beaming its search light on the inflow of cash into coffers of the Kogi State government in north central Nigeria  since 2016, Kogi East Elders Council has said that it is nothing short of wickedness for the government to deny workers their salaries and pensioners stipends. At a […]

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I am Innocent, Nigerian Army Shot Me… They Show No Remorse – Victim Of Army Bullet Cries Out

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) – Denis Timothy was shot on 29th June by the Nigerian Army personnel sent to calm protesting youth at Command Junction in Kaduna. The youth were protesting the killing of their brother, by an army officer attached to Command Secondary School, Kaduna. Mr. Timothy is currently paralyzed from waist down, […]

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Nigeria: Christian Lawyers Fellowship Frowns At Nigeria’s Membership Of Religious Bodies

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON), has frowned at Nigeria’s membership of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and other Islamic bodies. It described Nigeria’s membership to the religious organisations as a violation of the country’s constitution. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), had asked for the withdrawal of the […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Resorts To Crude Propaganda, Diversionary – Labour Congress

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna State council, north west of the country has accused the state government of resorting to crude propaganda and diversionary tactics. According to NLC, the government was trying to depict the rally organized and attended by the leadership of the entire Labour Movement in Nigeria […]

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Nigeria: Restore Full Payment of Salaries, Allowances of  LG. Health Workers, Council Tells Govt.

By Auwal Umar Gombe (Nigeria)– Gombe state Council on Health has asked the state government to resume payment of full monthly salaries and allowances of local government health workers which was suspended since 2012. The Council on Health made the call in a communique issued at the end of its 4th meeting held in Gombe, […]

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Nigeria: Journalists To Kogi Gov, It’s Divinely Unpadornable To Deny Workers Fruits Of Labour

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kogi Journalists Forum (KJF), has condemned in strong terms the recent sponsored publications in some national dailies, names of the entire civil servants by the Kogi State government to disguisedly convince Nigerians that they had been paid their salaries. The money wasted on this ill – advised exercise would […]

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