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By Prof. Emmanuel Oloja Ejeikwu, on behalf of KPA KWARARAFA Peoples’ Assembly (KPA) is a socio-cultural organisation of the peoples of Kwararafa Empire in Nigeria, duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). It is a...
THE Ondo State government on Thursday said it would henceforth prosecute families shielding perpetrators of gender-based violence (GBV) in the state. Mrs Bolanle Afolabi, Executive Director, Ondo State Agency Against Gender Based Violence (OSAA-GBV), said this...
In some states, consensual sex for people with HIV can end in a prison sentence or being registered as a sex offender. IN 2008, Robert Suttle’s life was upended. The 30-year-old had been working as an...
By Amos Aar THE Sexual and Gender-Based Justice Network (SJN) Cluster has called on the Benue State Government and office of the State First Lady to expedite the commissioning of Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) already...
  By Omotoye Olorode & Jaye Gaskia IT is two years to the date now when the Nigerian ruling class, under the leadership of the current regime drowned the justifiable anger and life transforming protests of Nigeria’s...
THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said most disputes across Nigeria gradually snowball into armed conflicts and human rights violations due to the absence of peaceful, justice, and equitable resolution in the early stages. The...
  THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), OXFAM and Connected Development (CODE) said the adoption of National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights remained key to effectively regulate business-related human rights violations. The stakeholders said...
THE National Chairman, Donkey Dealers Association, Mr Dike Ifeanyi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps towards safeguarding their N60 billion investment in donkey business through proper regulation. Ifeanyi made the call at...
THE Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Engr. Y. Z. Ya’u, has condemned the planned increase of excise duty on telecommunication services in the country, calling it unacceptable as it...
THE Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) has expressed displeasure at the closure of unity schools across the country. The National Moderator of CSACEFA, Mr Sale Abdullahi said this in a statement...