SERAP takes Buhari  govt to ECOWAS Court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over “the failure to probe the operations of illegal oil pipelines between 2001 and 2022, to name and prosecute those suspected to be involved, and to recover proceeds of crime.”

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Nigeria: FG approves N16.7b broadband project for 18 higher institutions, as Minister unveils book

WorldStage Newsonline– The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved N16.7bn for the provision of unlimited broadband infrastructure to 18 selected higher institutions of learning with three universities each from six geo-political zones, as part of plans to deepen broadband penetration across the nation’s institutions.

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Nigeria, FCDO, UNICEF’s girls’ education programme sends an additional 1.5m girls to school in northern Nigeria

In response to the low levels of participation of girls in schooling, the Federal Ministry of Education, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the UK, and UNICEF implemented the Girls’ Education Programme Phase 3 (GEP3) across six northern Nigerian states of Katsina, Kano, Niger, Sokoto, Zamfara and Bauchi between 2012 and 2022. 

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Osinbajo redefines social justice implications of climate change beyond reduction of emissions

Beyond the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions globally, efforts being undertaken to address climate change must also take into consideration its implications on social justice and inequalities, especially for the poor and vulnerable in developing economies.

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MRA calls on FG to allocate resources to public institutions in 2023 budget for FOI implementation

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to demonstrate a commitment to transparent and accountable governance by ensuring that all Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are provided with resources in the 2023 National Budget for the effective implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.

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