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International Youth Day 2013 & ASUU Strike Day 40!

Every year the world commemorates International Youth Day on August 12th to celebrate young people and their contribution to global development. As the world celebrates International Youth Day today, Nigerian students are at home as the general strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that has successfully shut down all public universities enters […]

Constitutional Amendments

Before the National Assembly went on recess on Thursday, July 25th, the Senate voted on 32 proposed constitutional amendments and the House of Representatives voted on 87. The Senate vote was done electronically, but the House voted manually as there was a technical glitch. Here is how they voted on some of the amendments: AMENDMENT […]

Constitutional Amendment Controversy over Section 29(4)(b):

A Note on Meeting with Senate Leadership, Abuja, Wednesday 24 July 2013. A cross-section of advocates, including representatives of senior public officers, civics and professionals met earlier this afternoon at the premises of the Senate with the leadership of the Senate led by the President of the Senate, David Mark, GCON over the fallouts from […]

Constitutional Amendments – #ChildNotBride

On Tuesday, July 16th, the Senate voted on the recommendations presented to it by the Senator Ike Ekwerenmadu-led Constitution Review Committee as part of the ongoing constitutional amendment process. Of the 32 recommendations, the proposed deletion of Section 29 4(b) has stimulated the most conversation including an online petition with over 16,000 signatories and manual […]

#SaveNGFloods: Pictures from Onitsha [Photo News]

Pictures from areas behind Onitsha Prisons (Agbaka Estate) and Ifejika Street close to Onitsha Main Market. You can follow #SaveNGFloods for more news and information about the floods and affected areas in Nigeria.

#SaveNGFloods: Trip around Otuocha LGA, Anambra [Photo News]

On Wednesday 10th October 2012, I took a 2-hour road trip to the eastern part of Anambra State which happens to be one of the areas greatly affected by the floods in the country. The local Government Area is Otuocha. The affected communities are Umueri community and Aguleri community. These communities, although greatly affected by […]