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Rights group faults Lai Mohammed on weapons for military

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has faulted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for his offensive comments on the quality of weapons in use by Nigeria in the ongoing counter-terror war.

In a media statement jointly signed by HURIWA national coo [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Experts plan summit on reproductive health in Abuja

Worried by the fact that one out of every 29 women in Nigeria faces a life time risk of death during childbirth due to lack of accountability by service providers, experts have planned a 3-day summit in Abuja on reproductive, maternal, new born, child and adolescent health, RMNCAH, in Abuja later this [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


NPC plans national summit on census

As part of efforts by the National Population Commission to effectively deliver on the coming census exercise, the commission has commenced plans to hold a national summit of stakeholders in the country.

The commission said the summit will further improve on its preparedness for the national ce [...]

Mon, 08 February 2016


Monuments commission establishes digital museum

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments has signed a memorandum of understanding with Diasfunds Africa to establish a digital museum in the country.

The commission said the proposed museum is the first of its kind in Africa which will enable Nigerians access images for academic and re [...]

Mon, 08 February 2016


FIDA condemns spate of rape in Yenagoa

The International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, has called on government at all levels to take proactive measures in curbing the barbaric menace of rape and indecent assault.

Chairperson of FIDA Bayelsa state chapter, Bar. Dise Ogbise-Erhisere, made the call while speaking with journalists [...]

Mon, 08 February 2016


Rights group calls FG to charge Ashinze to court

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on the Federal Government to charge Col. Nicholas Ashinze to court to answer charges preferred against him.

Mr. Emmanuel Onwubiko, national coordinator of HURIWA, made the call while speaking to journalists in Abuja.

Onwubik [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


IYC tasks Bayelsa youth on reading culture

Youth in Bayelsa State have been enjoined to invest their time and energy in personal development through acquiring and reading books rather than in acts of violence.

President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Udengs Eradiri, gave the charge when members of the Association of Nigerian Authors, A [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


A day at AMAC marriage registry

Marriage among Nigerians seems to be on a steady decline, as more and more singles appear to be taking their time before settling down.

While some analysts may want to attribute this marital delay to unemployment, poor economic condition and cultural restrictions, some others say educational ad [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


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