Femi Falana urges ECOWAS to approve two-term tenure for member states+30

Nigeria's foremost human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to approve two-term tenure for member states in an effort to prevent coup plots in the sub-region. Falana also urged ECOWAS to take advantage of the current political crisis to launch the ECO currency, which has been delayed due to the influence of colonial powers. The call was made during the West Africa Civil Society Week conference in Lagos.

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Imo PDP Inaugurates Campaign Council for Governorship Election with Boost from APC Stalwarts+30

Imo chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated its campaign council for the Nov. 11 governorship election with an endorsement from two APC stalwarts, Rochas Okorocha and Senator Ifeanyi Araraume. The PDP candidate, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, expressed his determination to address issues such as killings, insecurity, the state's health system, and restore the dignity of the workforce and pensioners. The article highlights the significance of the endorsement, the vision of the PDP candidate, and the need for support from Imo people.

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EMA Files Lawsuit Against Nigerian President Bola Tinubu over Planned Military Action in Niger Republic+30

An international civil group, Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA), has taken legal action against Nigerian President Bola Tinubu at the ECOWAS Court of Justice to halt the planned military action in Niger Republic. The lawsuit argues that the deployment of military forces would violate ECOWAS protocols and international law, posing a threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Niger Republic.

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Chairman of NIESV Lagos Branch Vows to Tackle Quackery in Estate Surveying and Valuation+30

The newly elected Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Lagos State Branch, Esv. Gbenga Ismail, is determined to combat the issue of quackery in the profession. He acknowledges that the increasing number of individuals infiltrating the field is largely due to the perceived financial gains in estate agency. Ismail pledges to address this problem and educate the public about the importance of discouraging quacks.

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NDIC Organizes Financial Literacy Programme for Secondary School Students in Plateau State+30

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) recently organized a financial literacy programme for secondary school students in Plateau State. The programme aimed to encourage students to develop a mindset of saving and was part of the institution's corporate social responsibility. Various stakeholders commended NDIC for its efforts in promoting financial literacy among youths.

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Transparency Group Urges President Tinubu Not to Appoint Politicians with Pending Fraud Cases in Cabinet+30

A transparency group, the Forum for Transparency and Accountability in Governance, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu not to include politicians with pending fraud cases in his cabinet. Specifically, the group urged caution regarding the appointment of former governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, who is currently standing trial for allegedly embezzling N32 billion. The group cited a recent ruling by the Federal High Court which stated that El-Rufai must account for the missing funds. With the expectation of the ministerial nominees list to be sent to the Senate, the group emphasized the importance of maintaining probity and accountability in governance.

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New Exhibition Showcases the Art and Culture of the Renaissance+30

Discover the captivating world of the Renaissance through a new art exhibition that showcases the era's rich artistic and cultural heritage. Learn about the key artists, themes, and techniques that defined this period of history, and explore the influence of Renaissance art on subsequent generations.

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