NCAC holds training on reportage of rape for Nigerian Journalists

Photo Caption: R – L: Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, director general, NCAC and RT. Hon. Abike Erewa Dabiri, Chairman Nigerian in Diaspora Commission at the Capacity Building for Journalists on reporting Rape organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture A one day training programme on professional reportage of rape has been held for Nigerian Journalists on the crime beat. The training program which was held by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with Nigerian Television…

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Court declines to halt Lagos’ July 24 election

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, refused to make an order of Status quo ante, prayed by 11 political parties to stop the Saturday’s July 24, local government Election in Lagos State. The court presided by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, declined stopping the election, after upholding the argument of counsel to the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Mr Kemi Pinheiro (SAN). Further hearing of the suit has been adjourned till November 29, for further proceedings in the suit. The 11 political parties that dragged LASIEC before the court are; Alliance…

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Olam targets increased support for smallholder farmers to accelerate Post-COVID-19 recovery in Africa

As the world continues to grapple with the impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic, Olam, a leading food and agribusiness, is deploying its expansive global capability to strengthen the livelihoods resilience of smallholder farmers in Africa. According to a survey conducted by Olam to evaluate the impact of the outbreak on the African farming communities, smallholder farmers on the continent showed vulnerabilities to the shocks and aftereffects of the global disruptions on agricultural value chains. The survey report which was presented recently, during a webinar themed ‘The Impact of COVID-19…

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Air Peace commissions brand new E195-E2 into service

West Africa’s premier airline, Air Peace, has officially deployed its brand new Embraer 195-E2 airplanes for scheduled flight operations. The three ultra modern 124-seat capacity jets, which were delivered in the first half of 2021, commenced entry into service on Monday, July 19, 2021, amidst fanfare and excitement. The spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, in a news release to journalists, stated that the airline is delighted to finally commission into service the brand new Embraer aircraft, adding that the acquisition of the aircraft is a testament to Air Peace’s…

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