Nigeria: FG commits to reduce dependence on oil at RCCG Men’s Conference

Nigeria’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah on Saturday May 12, 2018 addressed the RCCG Region 19 Men’s Conference, themed: The Nigeria Dream Beyond Oil, during which he explained that the thrust of this government’s program is to create the right enabling environment, rebuild market confidence and Address huge infrastructure gap and lower cost of doing business in the country.

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Nigeria: SERAP drags FG to UN over disregard of court orders

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers requesting him to use his good offices to “prevail on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to end persistent disobedience of court rulings and orders and uphold the Nigerian Constitution 1999 (as amended) and the country’s international obligations on protection of the independence and integrity of the judiciary.”

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Attacks on education worsening globally in last five years – Report

Deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said in the 2018 edition of its flagship report, released today. The 300-page report, Education under Attack 2018, identifies more than 12,700 attacks from 2013 through 2017, harming more than 21,000 students and educators.

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