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MAMA Centre trains Ngwo women, right holders on agrifinance

The Executive Director, Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy Centre (MAMA Centre), Barr. (Mrs) Ola E. Onyegbula, has said women constituted the key agents of change in agriculture, nutrition and rural development. In her opening remark at a 2-day Capacity Building Workshop for Socio-economic Development of Ngwo Women (right holders) organised by MAMA Centre in Ama Achara …

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Forensic audit: Timi Frank rallies support for NDDC

…Tasks panel to fish out fake contractors A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has commended efforts by the current leadership of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to audit and document projects and contracts awarded by the commission. Frank said in a statement …

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Enugu Assembly, MAMA Centre parley on improving socio-economic status of Ngwo women

The Chairman House Committee on Agriculture, Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Hillary Ugwu has assured of the House commitment to securing socio-economic priority and rights of the Amachalla Ngwo women (right holders) in the state. He gave this assurance during an advocacy visit by the women to the House, led the Executive Director of …

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Timi Frank distance self from N40bn claim, insists N90bn diverted for 2019 election

…Challenges FIRS to sue him A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has distanced himself from the report of PRNigeria claiming that only N40 billion were stolen from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to prosecute 2019 election by the ruling party. The outspoken …

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“Suspension of Strike Without Electricity Is An Assault to Nigerians” – Olorungbotemi, VAM Publisher

VAM Online Newspaper through the Publisher, Olorungbotemi Tunde Bright, One Voice, made an appeal to the Federal Government of Nigeria to listen and pay adequate attention to the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) leadership in a statement at a press conference held in Lagos. Olorungbotemi call on the Federal Government to look at the …

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DSS Invites Publisher of Newsdiaryonline Over Investigative Story

The heirarchy of the Department of State Services has invited the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Newsdiaryonline, Danlami Nmodu, to the headquarters of the Agency in Abuja for questioning. A DSS operative who called Danlami by telephone on Wednesday morning, said the invitation was with respect to a story recently published on the Kano Ecological Fund projects. He was …

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Stakeholders urged ITF to build the capacity of states government on IGR, Public presentation

By Ahmed Ahmed Stakeholders have urged Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to build the capacity of state government on Internally Generated Revenue IGR and Public presentation among state to increase revenue base of the states. Malam Idris Lere, Director with the Bauchi state Internal Revenue Board a stakeholder made the call at the stakeholders interactive session …

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NGO Task Legislators to Make Gender Mainstreaming laws in Bauchi

By Ahmed Ahmed A Nongovernmental Organisation United Nations Women Programme on Women Peace and Security in Nigeria has urged the Bauchi state 9th Assembly to make gender mainstreaming laws that will provide equality of opportunity between women and men in the state. Mr Peter Mancha the Programme Specialist UN women peace and Security made the …

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Briggs family: Groups sue for peace, demands Wike’s intervention over delay in late philanthropist burial

A group on the platform of Civil Society Coalition for Peace and Justice (CSPJ) in conjuction with the Kalabari Heritage Forum (KHF) have called on the Rivers state governor, Nyeson Wike, to immediately intervene in the crisis rocking the popular family of late Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs. The group urged all the warring parties to …

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BOA encourages young women entrepreneurs to obtain loan to boost business

By Ahmed Ahmed Mr Cobbis Ezikel of Bank of Agriculture (BoA) Bauchi has advised young women entrepreneurs to obtain loan to boost their businesses. Ezekiel gave the advice at the closing ceremony of four weeks training of young women and girls on digital livelihood in Jamma’are on Monday. He said the beneficiaries after acquiring knowledge …

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