IOM, Mali Train Security Forces To Identify Trafficking Victims As Europe Turns Back Migrants

  Tayo Olanipekun The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with the Government of Mali has organized a training to assist law enforcement agents working in the West African country’s borders and airports identify traffickers and their victims. The training, which took place from February 25 to 28, 2019 in Bamako, was in response […]

U.K. Appoints First Female High Commissioner To Nigeria

—Naija No Dey Carry Last, Says Ambassador Tayo Olanipekun The United Kingdom has appointed its first female High Commissioner to Nigeria. Catriona Laing (CB),who is to assume office this week, has also spoken about her excitement over the new posting, saying she could not wait to experience all the beautiful things her predecessor,Paul Arkwright, spoke […]

Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe delivering her paper at the event

2019 Elections: IPC Advances Women Participation Ahead Electoral Process

Lagos-based media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) recently held a one-day Stakeholders’ forum on Advancing Women Participation Ahead the 2019 Electoral Process in Lagos. The event, in furtherance of a series of citizens engagement programmes which began in 2014 drew participants among community members from 18 communities across six Local Government Areas in Lagos […]

Nigeria moves to end malnutrition through food fortification

Nigeria has moved closer to ending the chronic issues of malnutrition especially in children as the Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah launched the Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Foods project in Lagos. The $10m four-year project is sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and is designed to support local food […]

IPC, ActionAid Nigeria, BudgIT, others task Nigerians on budget monitoring

Lagos-based NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) at a one day open Budget Forum on  Advancing Citizens Participation in the Budget Implementation Process of Lagos State has tasked Nigerians to follow the national budget and read between the lines to be able to engage the government on development issues. The event which held in Lagos […]