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Child abuse: Oyo records 17 cases within March, June

We need more sensitization programs for all forms of abuse against children in Nigeria- ActionAid

By Fortune Eromosele An international Civil Society Organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Tuesday, has said that more sensitization programs needs to be conducted for all forms of abuse against children in Nigeria especially in the FCT. Speaking during the training of Child Rights Implementation Committee (CRIC) members in Kuje-Abuja, Advisor and Team Lead on the Mobilizing
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Increase in cases of gender-based violence in Ondo caused by delay in passage on Violence Against Persons Prohibition bill

Why we are concerned about poor treatment women suffer — ActionAid

Calls for more attention to women’s welfare, dignity By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2020, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Wednesday, expressed concern over poor treatment women in Nigeria continue to suffer despite international treaties signed and promises made
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ActionAid, stakeholders express worry over unstable levels of borrowing, rising national debt profile

ActionAid calls for legislative framework backing social investment programmes

Decries hike in PMS pump price, says poor’ll continue to get poorer By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja An international Civil Society Organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Monday, called for legislative framework backing social investment programmes in the country. This was stated by a consultant to AAN, Dr Abraham Terfa, who presented ‘ActionAid Nigeria Factsheet in Deepening
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ActionAid, stakeholders express worry over unstable levels of borrowing, rising national debt profile

#EndSARS: ActionAid urges FG on definite timelines to meet youths’ demands

Calls for implementation of agreement reached with ASUU Says financial inclusiveness needed to avert looming food crisis By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A Civil Society Organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, at the weekend, urged the Federal Government to give definite timelines to meet youths’ demands aftermath of #EndSARS protests. This was contained in a statement issued
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ActionAid, stakeholders express worry over unstable levels of borrowing, rising national debt profile

COVID-19: ActionAid calls for reduced tariffs on consumables, tax holiday for media houses

Canvasses for single-digit loan by CBN By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Following negative impacts caused by the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, ActionAid Nigeria, Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to reduce import tariffs on media consumables and grant tax holiday to media houses in order to cushion the effects. This was part of
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ActionAid, stakeholders express worry over unstable levels of borrowing, rising national debt profile

ActionAid to govt: Use taxes in resuscitating critical industries to tackle unemployment

Calls for transparency in tax payment, utilization Poverty, inequality could be tamed with taxes — NLC By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja An international Civil Society Organisation, CSO, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Wednesday, tasked government at all levels in utilizing taxes to resuscitate critical industries to tackle alarming unemployment in the country. This was stated by the
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SARS Probe Panel: How DPO, other officers framed, killed colleague — Petitioner

#EndPoliceBrutality: ActionAid hails youths’ resilience amidst violence

Calls for timelines to meet youths’ demands By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja An international Civil Society Organisation, CSO, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Saturday, hails youths’ resilience demonstrated to sustain the momentum of the #EndSARS protest amidst attacks and violence meted out to them. This commendation was made by the Country Director, AAN, Ene Obi, while condemning
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