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Issues from the Osun election

After a controversial rerun election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Gboyega Oyetola of the all Progressives Congress, APC, as Osun state governor-elect.

When INEC, embarked on the conduct of the Osun state gubernatorial election on Saturday, September 22, 2018, i [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


FG should declare emergency in Education, says ASESI

The African Students Education Support Initiative, ASESI, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the education sector.

The organisation also announced its plans to “sponsor and support the Internally Displaced Children, IDC, [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Aisha Buhari tongue lashes APC over primaries

The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has criticised the primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Mrs. Buhari’s brother, Halilu Ahmed, was defeated in the party’s governorship primary in Adamawa state.

The president’s wife took to her official Instagram [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Only 20% Abuja residents live in city center

It has been revealed that only a small percentage of people living in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, actually live within the federal capital city.

The disclosure was made at a stakeholder's meeting of Abuja 2018 Urban Thinkers Campus an initiative of the United Nations Habitat World U [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Over 60, 000 persons live with HIV/AIDs in FCT

No fewer than 60, 000 persons are living with HIV/AIDs in the Federal Capital Territory, The Abuja Inquirer has learnt.

Statistics obtained by our correspondent from FCT Health Planning, Research and Statistics, Department shows that as at December 2017, FCT Agency for Control of AIDs had over [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


72 hour facility make-over has increased family planning uptake- Expert

To ensure family planning is embraced by women of reproductive age, the Nigerian Urban and Reproductive Health Initiative 2, NURHI 2, has carried out a 72 hour make-over of some family planning unit in order to increase Contraceptive Prevalent Rate, CPR, in Lagos State.

Addressing some journali [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Diplomatic youths calls for human rights protection

In Commemoration the International Day of Peace, the United Network of Youth for Peace and Diplomacy, UNYPD, in collaboration with IBI Foundation, has called on government at all levels to protect human rights of citizens.

The call was made at a public lecture on human rights with the theme; &l [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


Data mgt: We have been playing with numbers - Odinkalu

The Chairman Board of the Global Rights, Nigeria office, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has said Nigerians are known for playing hide and seek with numbers and data management, which has made the international community not to take the country serious.

He made this known recently at an event which held [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


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