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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) project is partnering state governments on proper use of loans. Deputy Chief of Party of State2State project, Mr John Onyeukwu, spoke with newsmen on the sidelines of a four-day workshop on “Public Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility’’ on Wednesday in […]

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr Natalia Kanem, will be on an official visit to Nigeria from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28 to renew the fund’s support for sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, girls in the country. The information is in a statement issued by UNFPA’s Media […]

Human rights group Amnesty International has dismissed the Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed’s claims on the panel report on Police brutality and the EndSARS protests, saying his position is not surprising to them. The minister had during a briefing in Abuja, described the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on […]

The Federal government says its transport subsidy payment of 5,000 naira to the vulnerable would be transferred digitally for a minimum period of six months and a maximum of 12 months. This, the government noted, will happen after the removal of fuel subsidy in June 2022 to give people time to adjust. Minister of Finance, […]

Commuters of Kaduna metropolis have lamented over the recent hike in transport fare following inconsistency in the price of fuel, high level of taxes as well as restriction of movements of commercial bikes and other public transports in the state. In a chat with Invicta News correspondents, Benedict Uwaiya and Omokafe Dennis, the residents expressed […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved February 2022 for the conduct of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, announced this on Monday in Abuja. He briefed State House correspondents after a meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa in the […]

The son and namesake of the Philippines’ former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos said on Tuesday he took a cocaine test after President, Rodrigo Duterte, accused an unnamed presidential candidate of using the illegal drug. Marcos Jr, who is among the frontrunners seeking to succeed Duterte in 2022, said in a statement he was tested Monday and […]

A Member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Shehu Sani said politicians in Nigeria are afraid of western sanctions more than the laws in the country. Senator Sani said this, on Sunday, when he appeared on National Television after the visit of the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to President Muhammadu Buhari. While […]

A Permanent Commissioner, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Barrister Rebecca Sako-John, has described the choice of Chikun and Kajuru Local Government as pilot areas for the establishment of early warning; early response (EWER) collaborative Forum and community safety partners as a step in the right direction in reducing communal violent conflicts. She disclosed this in an interview […]

The project officer of a Civil Society Organization, the WE YOU Project, Hannatu Ahuwan says there is no true development and democracy in any society without the inclusion of young people, women in spaces of governance. She stated this at the focus of a three-day policy and manifesto dialogue held by Legal Awareness for Nigerian […]

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