The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, says the ministry made tremendous progress in the promotion of the rights of the girl-child.
The Executive Director of Pathfinders Justice Initiative, Evon Benson-Idahosa, adviced parents against Sex trafficking of the children in Benin at a dissemination meeting of research findings on recruiters of females for sex trafficking in Oredo Local Council, Edo State, conducted in partnership with CLEEN Foundation.
In fulfilling her commitment to serving the community especially the Physically-Challenged Persons, Lady Chioma Oti, a native of Oboro Ikwuano in Abia State has established a non-governmental organisation PLEO Reachout, to empower and give voice to people living with disabilities.
In collaboration with Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF), the Umezulike Foundation recently supported the Warrior Funds Initiative, which enabled sickle cell warriors in Enugu State Nigeria to have access to essential, medication and raw food items at the peak of the pandemic.
World Food Programme yesterday commenced distribution of food items worth US$3 million to the less-privileged people in Kano, Lagos and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ease the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Over the last 10 days, Nigerians have been protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigerian federal police force, after a video emerged of officers allegedly killing a man. The police unit was created in 1992 to combat armed robbery with the ‘element of surprise’.
As Nigeria joins the world to mark International Day For Older Persons and International Cerebral Palsy Day on October 1 and 6 respectively, a non-profit making organization, One Love Foundation, OLF, Sunday, called for attention on old people and persons with cerebral palsy in the country.
The Alheri Center for Women and Child Care Development (ACWCCD), a non governmental organization on Friday trained the women of Kauna Village Savings and loans Association and Saint Justina’s women group Mayo Dasa on child care and development.
Dangote Cement Plc, says it has committed over N4 billion into various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in its 14 host communities in Yewa land in Ogun.
The Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace (DREP) Centre, a Jos-based Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has organised an arts exhibition in some communities to mark the 2020 World Peace Day.
The Comfort Ngumimi Jebe Foundation, CJNF, is partnering with the Federal Road Safety Corps and other relevant agencies, to cater for accident survivors, trauma patients and underprivileged members of the Nigerian society.
The Kebbi State Government has promised to provide agricultural inputs as palliatives to enable victims of recent flooding to recoup some of their losses. Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Atiku Bagudu, disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi.
Community Excellence and Development Initiative (CEDI), a non-governmental organisation, on Monday said it remained committed to empowering 500,000 vulnerable Nigerians amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Day of Peace 2020 will be held on the theme “Shaping Peace Together.” To celebrate the day, the world is invited to spread compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and stand together with the UN against attempts to use the virus to promote discrimination or hatred.
Heritage Bank Plc in partnership with Honourable Fatima Mohammed (FAMO) foundation has provided succor to over 300 affected private school teachers and small medium enterprises (SMEs) in 15 local government areas in Lagos.