How investment on child nutrition can raise national development – Expert

The Deputy Director of Child Rights Information Bureau, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Olumide Osanyinpeju, has said that increased investments in child nutrition will raise human and  capital developments. Improved nutrition, according to him, entails empowerment and education of people on “dangers and implications” of malnutrition among 23 million children in Nigeria. He explained […]

WAEC Registration: MURIC asks Lagos schools to stop forcing students to remove hijab

The Muslim Rights Concern has asked authorities in some Lagos State schools to stop forcing Muslim students to remove their hijab before taking passports. MURIC alleged that Some school authorities in the State have been forcing female Muslim students to remove their hijab before taking pictures meant for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) forms. […]

Yobe earmarks N8.42bn for seven road projects

The Yobe State Executive Council (SEC) has earmarked N8.422 billion for the construction of seven new road projects with 55.3-kilometre drainage in Damaturu. The 25.5-kilometre dual carriage way, is to link an International Cargo Airport and the Kalallawa community along Dapchi road. Briefing journalists on council meeting held on Wednesday in Damaturu, the Commissioner of […]

Corruption: Adopt e-governance, CITAD, PI tell politicians

Ahead of 2019 general elections, two leading Digital Rights groups, Paradigm Initiative and Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) have charged candidates of all political parties to adopt electronic governance (e-governance) with a view to curbing corruption in the country. Speaking during a media parley in Abuja on Tuesday, The Program Manager, Digital Rights, Mr […]