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    Group Dismisses Amnesty International Report On IPOB

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    A civil society organisation, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has dismissed recent report by Amnesty International where it alleged the killing of 150 IPOB members. The CSO accused the organisation of doctoring the report in a bid to destabilise Nigeria, just like it did in Libya, Iran and Syria. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, SUN…

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    Ondo Guber: Election Observer Commend INEC For Peaceful Poll

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    The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as well as security agencies for the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. The group which deployed 79 observers and election monitors to the election also raised concerns over some areas which it said the commission still…

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    Fuel Price Increment: Labour Threatens Showdown With FG

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    The Nigeria Labour Congress  (NLC) has said it is totally opposed to any further fuel price increases as being speculated, saying Nigerians are yet to see the benefits of the last increase. The NLC expressed concern that while Nigerians are still struggling to cope with the severe hardship imposed on them by the last increase…

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  • Women's Empowerment

    Job Creation: NDE Empowers 100 Women In Bida

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    As part of its strategies for combating mass unemployment in the country, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) will  tomorrow resettle one hundred women who were trained earlier in the year in income generating activities in collaboration with the Bida Emirate Council. According to a statement made available to LEADERSHIP, the Women Employment Branch of…

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    Don’t Blame INEC For Inconclusive Elections – Agbakoba

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    Legal luminary and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has blamed politicians for the rising cases of inconclusive polls, absolving the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Agbakoba, who said this during a media chat, condemned the ‘do-or-die’ attitude of politicians, adding that this attitude was largely responsible for cancelled or…

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    Economic Recession: Parents Groan As Schools Resume

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    With academic activities set to resume in schools across the country, tomorrow, Monday, September 19, after the long holidays, some parents and guardians lament the very tight financial climate prevalent in the country. Michael Oche captures the mood. After the long holidays, the moment most parents dread the most is finally here – school resumption….

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    Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

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    Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. In a letter addressed to the…

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  • War Against Insurgency: Over 5,000 CSOs Hold Rally In Support Of PMB

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    The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE), a coalition of over 5000 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) yesterday in Abuja held a peaceful protest in appreciation of the successes made by the  administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and the current military leadership in the war against Boko Haram insurgents. Addressing journalists during the rally which kicked…

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