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Women have right to participate in politics, says commission

Nigerian women in politics By Wandoo Sombo The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says participation of women in elective office, and in shaping the political landscape is anchored on their rights as guaranteed in regional and international human rights instruments. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, said this at a

NHRC/UNDP drum support for women participation in elections bill

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THE National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) with the support of UNDP have called on relevant stakeholders to rally round to ensure the passage of the Women Participation in Elections Support Bill. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at a stakeholders meeting. According to Ojukwu, the […]
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Osun government disburses N851m loan to farmers

Osun government disburses N851m loan to farmers

The Osun Government says it has disbursed more than N851 million loan to farmers through its agriculture initiative, Quick Impact Intervention Programme (QIIP) since 2011 till date. Mr Ismaila Jayeoba-Alagbada, the Commissioner For Commerce, Industries and Co-operatives, disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Osogbo. Jayeoba-Alagbada said that 496 farmers’ co-operatives groups with […] …

Nigeria’s Human Development Index rises by two points –UN report

Nigeria’s Human Development Index rises by two points –UN report

A new report by the United Nations Development Programme has shown Nigeria’s Human Development Index rising by two points and life expectancy also rising by eight years. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the HDI report measured national achievements in Human Development Index in health, education and income/standard of living in 189 countries. The report showed that […] …

Ayade more visionary than most African leaders —UNDP

The United Nations Developed Project, UNDP, has hailed Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade’s style of leadership, which it described as development-driven through the use of technology and innovation with a vision that transcends governance.
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UNDP, Japan, distribute agriculture inputs, solar lanterns in Adamawa

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THE UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan have launched the distribution of agricultural inputs and solar lanterns to communities ravaged by insurgency in Adamawa. The information is in a statement made available […]
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