Maxwell Foundation To Train 200 People On Leadership, Personal Growth

By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah  More than 200 participants are to be trained on `Live2Lead,’ a leadership and personal growth development simulcast broadcast by the John Maxwell Team in Lagos, Abuja and Porth Harcourt. A statement by Miss Teena Ogbugoh, Executive Director, John Maxwell Team and founder, Joan Lugards Consulting Services said the events scheduled from…

ANTODEC Foundation Offers Free Legal Service To The Poor

By Michael Oche, Abuja  A non governmental organisation (NGO) ANTODEC Foundation, has been formally inaugurated in Nigeria, with a promise to provide free legal services to the less privileged in the society. The NGO is a humanitarian outlet established to give “voice to the voiceless” by providing free legal services to illegally detained suspects and to…

Nigeria Mining Jurisdiction Has Better Investment Risk Profile than New York –Report

…As Over 20 Countries Attend 2nd Edition of Nigeria Mining Week By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja A recently released World Risk Report, published by the Mining Journal indicates that Nigeria has made remarkable improvements in both hard risk and perceived risk factors and is now “perceived” to have a better investment risk profile than New…

ICPC Partners CSOs, NGOs to mobilize against Corruption

By Abu Nmodu, Minna The Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Alhaji Bako Abdullahi Esq has stated that the commission has enlisted more Nigerians into its National Anti- corruption Volunteer Corps NAVC to take the sensitization against corruption to the grassroot level. He also stated that the body will…

Transport Ministry Launches App, Code *735# For Passenger Safety

By Ejike Ejike, Abuja Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has inaugurated the Committee for the flag-off of Transport short code *735# and Transport Social Media (TSM) mobile Application as a policy tool for the enhancement of passengers and Motor Parks safety as well as providing database for stakeholders. Inaugurating the Committee…

YIAGA Targets 20 million Youths for Anti-Corruption War

By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Lagos The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) with support from the Macarthur Foundation has designed programme aimed at to mobilising about 20 million Nigerians, particularly youths, to lead the war against corruption and impunity in the country. The project seeks to build resistance against corruption by exposing corrupt practices…

Senate Moves To Sanction Companies, Institutions That Proscribe Union Activities

BY SOLOMON AYADO and AHURAKA ISAH, Abuja The Senate has set in motion punitive measures to sanction any private company or institution that disallow worker’s unionism. Senate said a very dismal condition is now increasingly compounded by the unacceptable practices and policies of some private companies and institutions that proscribe labour unionism and related forms…