How we’ll curb illegal mining

Three leading political parties participating in the February 25 general elections have suggested measures that they would take to check illegal mining activities in Nigeria. They made the suggestion during a programme titled, ‘Policy options for the next administration in Nigeria: Curtailing Illegal Mining in Nigeria’. The parties were the All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic…

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NHRC to probe Nigerian military for alleged secret abortion programme

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), on Tuesday, inaugurated a panel to investigate the allegations of secret abortion programme executed by the Nigerian military in the North-east. An international media outlet, Reuters, had in a three-part investigative story published in December 2022, alleged that the Nigerian military discreetly aborted at least 10,000 pregnancies of freed…

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Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to growth, devt of LASCOFED at festival

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated his administration’s readiness to advance the growth and development of the Lagos State Cooperative Federation (LASCOFED) to boost socio-economic activities in the state. He spoke at the maiden edition of the Lagos Cooperative Festival organised by LASCOFED in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives in…

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