The frequency at which violent conflicts, political instability, war, and other situations of insecurity are happening, in countries such as Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Nigeria and Somalia, has threatened the security, economic growth, development, as well as the democracy of these countries. On the other hand, countries like Iceland, New Zealand, Denmark, Portugal, and Slovenia that have been...Read More
The shrinking civil space is a global phenomenon. The introduction of laws, policies and practices by states to restrict civil society is happening in all parts of the world, including both established democracies as well as emerging and post-conflict economies, although it varies in intensity in a different part of the world with the third world and the developing countries been hit the most....Read More
Is one ever ready for a total change in routine? From the hassles of early mornings, the daily commute, and the unforgiving challenges of the average work life.
As exciting as it might be for a young lady getting acquainted with the cooperate world, it comes with its hurdles. Having to work with different characters and personalities in the cooperate space, though challenging, is very...Read More
At the opening ceremony of Washington DC’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in 2016, Lonnie G. Bunch III said. “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history, and there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering”. Black history month was coined in celebration of the birthdates of former US President Abraham Lincoln...Read More
This year alone, from January and October 2020 the number of force brutality incidents, and these include the Nigerian Armed Forces, the Nigeria Police Force, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, and the Nigeria Customer Service, stands at 88. About 116 people have been killed in these 88 incidents. Of the 88 incidents, at least 51% of cases (46) were attributed to police...Read More
A rapid assessment of the impact of the lockdown on women across the country conducted by PWAN , has revealed amongst other issues, that there has been an increase in reporting of sexual and gender-based violence related offences across the country since the lockdown began. The economy of the country has not been spared, the organized private sector which plays host to the airlines, bank,...Read More
On Wednesday, 13th May, 2020 the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division delivered its judgment in Kehinde Ogunwumiju, SAN v. Nigerian Customs Service Board & Anor: Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/1113/2019. The Plaintiff (Kehinde Ogunwumiju, SAN) via his counsel Tunde Ahmed Adejumo, Esq had approached the Court via an Originating Summons primarily seeking a declaration that in view of the...Read More
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is the principal law enforcement agency in the country with a staff strength of 371,800. It has staff deployment across the 36 states of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). There have been several security challenges which cut across the nooks and crannies of the country and the rate is so alarming. Terrorism, Kidnapping, Armed robbery,...Read More
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR SURVIVAL AGAINST COVID-19
According to the United Nations, about 2 billion persons (which is roughly 30% of the world population) experience some form of disability. In 2019, the National Assembly of Nigeria estimated that 20 million persons in Nigeria are living with disability.
Disability is defined as any condition that makes it more difficult for a...Read More
The COVID-19 is a new virus, which has caused huge havoc across the globe and its resulted in it being studied by scientists, researchers, and medical practitioners. Some of the best ways of flattening the curve of the spread of the virus as advised by medical personnel are to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, its impact on the health of individuals and how it spreads.
The advice by...Read More