World Environment Day: U.S. Consulate, YALI alumni plant trees with schoolkids

By SDNonline Though this year's World Environment Day, 5 June 2021, is gone and past, some of its importance would remain visible in the ecosystem, especially in relation to preventing, halting, and reversing environmental damages to our ecosystems.  In Lagos, as in other major cities of the world, the Day was commemorated with landmark activities. … Continue reading World Environment Day: U.S. Consulate, YALI alumni plant trees with schoolkids

EU, UK, US, Canada, Ireland disappointed over FG’s Twitter ban

By SDNonline The diplomatic missions of Canada, the European Union (Delegation to Nigeria), the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have expressed their disappointment over Nigeria government's ban of Twitter. According to the diplomatic missions, the action of the Federal Government contravenes the fundamental human right of freedom of … Continue reading EU, UK, US, Canada, Ireland disappointed over FG’s Twitter ban

Twitter Ban: MRA, IPC threaten to lodge complaints before AU, UN bodies

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) have condemned the Federal Government’s indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria and threatened to lodge a formal complaint before the appropriate agencies of the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) if the Government does not immediately rescind the ban, arguing that the action … Continue reading Twitter Ban: MRA, IPC threaten to lodge complaints before AU, UN bodies

British Council: Tackling climate change issues at the global stage

By Funmi Falobi As Nations of the world grapple with climate change issues, it can no longer be denied that climate change affects everyone - from lifestyle to food security and standard of living. In some climes, there is connection between climate change and poverty, while it could be climate change and insecurity as could … Continue reading British Council: Tackling climate change issues at the global stage

USAID supports university to advance education, employment for deaf youth

By sdnonline The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a three-year, $2.05 million grant to Washington, DC-based Gallaudet University to support initiatives to advance education, employment, and life opportunities toward the empowerment of deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind children and youth in Nigeria. In collaboration with its partners, the Nigerian National Association of … Continue reading USAID supports university to advance education, employment for deaf youth

REPLACE, ROLAC initiate measures on access to justice for women, PWDs

By Funmi Falobi No doubt, women, children and people with disability are the most vulnerable groups in any society. Many a times, their rights are often infringed upon while many do not have access to justice. In the case of arrest, detention and trial, these vulnerable groups suffer human rights infringement. In order to bring … Continue reading REPLACE, ROLAC initiate measures on access to justice for women, PWDs