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ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation working to eradicate poverty in Nigeria has opposed the alleged resolution by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) directing the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to increase their tariffs from Wednesday, September 1, 2021. ActionAid Nigeria posits that the increase in electricity tariff will further erode the purchasing power of […]

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) through its Migrants as Messengers (MaM) project has taken its awareness campaign to the Edo State Polytechnic, Usen in Ovia-South-West Local Government Area of the state. The awareness was executed through the MaM ‘Migration Room,’ where returned migrants interacted with potential migrants to discuss issues that border on irregular […]

The Journalists International Forum For Migration, JIFORM has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to keep the memories of late Sir Victor Uwaifo, a music icon who passed on at 80 on Saturday, describing him as a god of arts. In a tribute to the Benin, Edo State-born legend, Ajibola Abayomi, the President of […]

The forthcoming third annual Migration Summit of the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) billed for Canada later this year, has received the endorsements of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Both distinguished personalities and critical stakeholders have confirmed their participation at the summit. Stakeholders […]

Migration has been a very topical issue globally. In Nigeria, there have been continuous efforts to document the gains and pains of Emigration. Recently, attention is being drawn to a fresh initiative to rewrite the narrative with the Diaspora Option. (In this interview, Our Migration Correspondent, ABIOLA PETERS engaged Mr ADENIYI SANUSI Executive Director/Founder, NGA […]

The battle against human trafficking and irregular migration has received further boost with the management team of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and that of International Organization for Migration (IOM) arriving at a resolution to upscale collaboration on ways to tackle both menaces. The leadership of the agencies gave […]

Concerned Nigerians abroad under the aegis of the Society of Young Nigerians in Diaspora for International Collaboration and Transnational Engagement led by its Romanian based convener, Adeniyi Sanusi, will unveil the NGA Diaspora Project 40/40 Simulcast/Hybrid Diaspora Global Conference on Saturday October 2 at the CMD, Lagos – Nigeria Concurrently, the event will be streamed […]

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to at all times ensure that victims of human trafficking are given their rightful place and that all reintegration and rehabilitation efforts will take into cognisance their special needs. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq gave the assurance at an event […]

ActionAid Nigeria wants Nigeria and other developing nations to stay away from ratifying the deal offered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD, for taxation of the Digital Economy. In a statement by the Communications Coordinator, Mrs Nihinlola Akande, the organization is displeased that the negotiation calling for all countries to remove their […]

The ongoing verification of federal civil servants on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, is part of reforms aimed at enhancing the service and its workforce. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Service, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this during an inspection tour of one of the centres at the National Broadcast Academy of […]

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