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Kaduna N500M Relief Fund : Ensure Transparency, Accountability In Distribution – CSO Tells Govt 

Kaduna N500M Relief Fund : Ensure Transparency, Accountability In Distribution – CSO Tells Govt 

The Kaduna Social Protection Accountability Coalition (KADSPAC) wants the Kaduna State Government to ensure social accountability and transparency in the distribution of relief materials to poor and vulnerable households largely affected by the total lockdown. This is just as the coalition reminds the government of the principles of OGP which the State stands as a […]

International Women’s Day : AMDF Introduces Women In Media Project …Salutes Their doggedness 

The Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) joins the global community to celebrate the 2020 International Women’s Day as the organization introduces its Women in Media Project to empower female journalists to grow as media professionals. This is aimed at encouraging them reporting the untold stories of women and mentoring them to become leaders in the […]

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Ghana : Coalition Demands Commission On Freedom Of Information Act

The Right to Information (RTI ) Coalition has called on President  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to establish a commission on Right to Information.   This is to ensure effective implementation of the Act 989 of 2019 which the Coalition also urged Ghanaians to assert their rights under the law. The call by the Coalition was […]

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South Africa To Commemorate Child Protection Week

  South Africa is set to commemorate national Child Protection Week, which aims to raise awareness of the rights of children. Now in its 22nd year, the campaign — which kicks off on Sunday until 9 June — will be observed under the theme ‘Let Us Protect All Children to Move South Africa Forward’. The […]

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Nigeria: Workshop On International Humanitarian Law For ECOWAS Judges Underway In Abuja

Judges and staff of the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS have begun a two-day training workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL), also called the law of war or the law of armed conflict. It was organized in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC in Abuja. The Court, according to a statement […]

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Nigeria: War Against Corruption, Remove Immunity Clause, Security Votes For Governors  – Ustaz

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and Distinguished Bar Leader, Yunus Ustaz Usman has said that only the removal of immunity clause for Governors and stoppage of security votes to them can strengthen the fight against corruption. He advised that the 1999 constitution be amended in such a way that state governors are made to […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Businessman Gana, Loses Breach Of Fundamental Rights Case

A Kaduna High Court in Northwest Nigeria has struck out a case of alleged breach of fundamental rights brought before it by a business man, Alhaji Umaru Gana and  Environmental Engineering Construction Nig .Ltd. Gana and the Company were challenging their invitation by the Police following a case of criminal Breach of trust, cheating and […]

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ICC Prosecutor Opens Preliminary Probe Into Crimes Against Rohingya

  The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a preliminary investigation into Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya that triggered the minority group’s mass exodus to Bangladesh, the chief prosecutor said on Tuesday. The examination will look at a range of allegations against Myanmar’s security forces, including the killing of Rohingya civilians, sexual violence, forced disappearance, destruction […]

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