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Pre-convention Activities Commence with Symposium on May 18 THE Joint Action Front (JAF) on Thursday announced that it will hold its 4th Congress, scheduled to start Friday, June 4th to Ssaturday, 5th 2021 at...
THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Committee of Friends of Professor Omotoye Olorode have packaged activities to celebrate the iconic activist and progressive intellectual as he turned 80 years recently. Among activities lined...
A group of Nigerians in UK, under the hash tag; #HarassBuhariOutofLondon, stormed Abuja House on Friday in London, protesting and demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari must return to Nigeria. The protesters, booing and demanding the President’s...
INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled June 28, 2021 as new date for the recommencement of the continuous voter registration exercise across the country. At a press conference on Thursday at its national headquarters in...
By Amos Aar, Makurdi, with Agency reports MEMBERS of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Tuesday staged a nationwide protest to express their grievances over the lack of financial independence for State Houses of Assembly...
THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Thursday that 44 of the petitions received by its panel investigating acts of police brutality centred on judgment debts incurred by the police as a result of...
By Christoph Heuser After the Supreme Court annulled his corruption convictions, Brazil could now see a showdown between Lula and Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections IN the middle of Brazil’s massive Covid-19 crisis, the Supreme Court took...
ORGANISED labour and its civil society allies across the country on Wednesday marched to the various legislative arms to express opposition to planned removal of national minimum wage matters from the exclusive to the concurrent...
Calls For Spirited Struggle Against Deregulation, Privatisation THE Joint Action Front (JAF) on Tuesday came out with a clarion call to its affiliate organisations and allies across the country to join forces with organised...
THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced second round of sitting of the Special Investigation Panel on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria. Mr Tony Ojukwu, NHRC Executive Secretary, speaking while inaugurating the...