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Mistreated: How shady tax treaties are fuelling inequality and poverty
Right now, stretching across the world is a web of tax agreements between governments. They may not seem like the frontline in the fight against inequality and poverty, but today ActionAid...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:16
Suppression of Pro-Biafra Protestors Will Do More Harm than Good
Blog by Olugbenro OlajuyigbeSince Nigeria’s independence on October 1, 1960, the country has had a chequered history. This history has been marked by diverse forms of conflict and crises ranging...
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 14:16
Emergencies & Conflict
Ten years after: ActionAid Family Still Remembers ‘CCJ’
On this day, ten years ago, ActionAid Nigeria lost two of its committed staff and a partner, Mr. John Moru (34 years) and Mr. Chinwuba Egbe (34 years); and our partner Mr. Justice Egware (36 years)...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 16:43
The Journey to Esaba Community: Suffering Amidst Plenty Personified - By Kenny Oleru
My excitement grew when I realized I was going to Delta state to support ActionAid’s Participatory Review and Reflection Process (PRRP), thoughts of relishing the beautiful life in one of the oil...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 17:09
If Only We Knew... Blog by Obo Effanga
If only they had seen the oil as a dwindling resource. If only they had appreciated that the bonus from oil windfall was an aberration and couldn’t be relied upon to build a dream on. If only...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 18:00
Food & land rights
One Year On: Denial of a Tragedy
As he spoke his voice trembled and his eyes fill with tears. “We are very worried about these girls. We are desperate to find them, that is why we sit here every day. I can’t imagine that this...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:27
Emergencies & Conflict
Elections 2015 – Women, Darkness and Democracy
It was a historic moment. For years to come, Nigerians will remember where they were on the evening of March 31st when the news came in that President Goodluck Jonathan had gracefully conceded the...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 16:37
My Mother and Unpaid Care Work
This morning, as I looked through my calendar I realised that the International Women Day is today! Then, I began to think about the women in my life – their impact in my life and how well I...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 18:14
What Does it Take for a Woman to be in Politics? - Blog by Esther Agbon
It was not an easy task conceptualising leadership training for young female activist and experienced women in politics. How do you have a training geared at awakening the interest of young...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:04
women in politics; Nigerian politics; youth and governance; leadership
I Will Not Shed Tears in Vain - Blog by Victor Adejoh
Last year, I marked International Women’s Day in a way that I will never forget.Myself and dozens of others had come together to celebrate Mrs. Pauline, a 33 year old graduate and married...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:55
health; maternal health; international women's day;