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updated Wed. September 7, 2022

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Ramatu , a peace builder and interfaith promoter in Nigeria , said as Christians world-wide are ending the 40 days fasting and prayers ,there was the need to support the widows to enable them celebrate the Easter like any other Christian around the world. She observed that due to hardship and economic ...

Activists are on hunger strike in Afghanistan after demands for a ceasefire, due to a massive car bomb that was ignored, said protesters on Thursday. In response to the attack on March 23, that left 20 dead and 55 others injured, hundreds of people gathered to call for a ceasefire at the site of the explosion ...
Lagos—Despite a police order to shelve the protest, lawyers of the Ikeja chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday protested in Lagos against the ... Joining the Ikeja NBA at the protest were the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Committee for the Defence of Human ...
In poor countries, anti-smoking activists face threats and violence ... Akinbode Oluwafemi said his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his anti-smoking activities. ... He declined an offer from a friend, a general in the Nigerian army, to post soldiers outside his new home.
“People really believe that, for you to be gay, you have to be under some sort of demon, or something has to be wrong with you.” That's how LGBT rights activist Micheal Ighodaro describes the harsh attitudes that lead to deteriorating living conditions for gay people in Nigeria. Micheal Ighodaro. (Photo ...
“Most NGOs in Nigeria, except for a few like Ipas, get their funds from the US and maternal health remains a big challenge in the country, with over 50,000 deaths occurring yearly from unsafe abortion. Such tragedies will be eventually eliminated by the provision of appropriate health information and ...
Nigeria: Amnesty activists uncover serious negligence by oil giants Shell and Eni ... Amnesty International is now asking the Nigerian government to re-open investigations into 89 oil spills. ... Nigerian government regulations require companies to visit the site of a spill within 24 hours of reporting it. Analysis ...
Local television said opposition figure Nouhou Arzika, rights activists Moussa Tchangari and Ali Idrissa and rights lawyer Lirwana Abdourahamane were ... Haram, whose Islamist insurgency has spilled over from Nigeria, as well as from jihadists, including the Islamic State group, near the border with Mali.
... Too Young To Run activists. Led by advocacy group YIAGA, this movement has been gathering steam in calling for greater youth participation in Nigerian politics since 2016. According to Agwuegbo, the group wants to correct young people's huge under-representation in politics. Nearly 70% of Nigeria's ...
There is no better way to honour Pa Gomez than the gathering of his own constituency, acknowledging him as such a great Bar man or great Bar activist, whilst he is still alive and kicking. So, I join the Premier Bar and indeed all lawyers across Nigeria, to salute Pa Gomez and to urge all lawyers to emulate ...


 

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