Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It is situated between the Sahel to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 923,769 square kilometres (356,669 sq mi), and with a population of over 225 million, it is the most populous country in Africa, and the world's sixth-most populous country.

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SUN: Scaling Up Nutrition · 30 April 2019 English

the SUN Movement seeks to catalyze change and deliver nutrition impact. [...] Based on the data, Nigeria is progressing relatively well with Joined the SUN Movement in 2013 strong performance in the enabling Framework and Lists of Indicators, including definitions and data sources, is available at . [...] Nigeria Enabling Environment As stakeholders from different sectors come together to build an enabling environment

COUNTRY DASHBOARD 2018 Nigeria The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability all forms of malnutrition. LATEST PROGRESS FOR NIGERIA 73% 42% 50% 67% 48% 59% 55% 35% 0% 20% 40% 60% 60% 80% 100% Median for SUN countries Nigeria Data for Nigeria are available for 78/85 (92%) MEAL indicators covering the timeframe 2015-2018. Based on the data, Nigeria is progressing relatively well with Joined the based on data availability. http://bit.ly/sunmeal Nigeria Enabling Environment As stakeholders from different


SUN: Scaling Up Nutrition · 11 July 2022 English

stakeholders behind country human capacity. [...] decision-making body on food and nutrition in Nigeria and has been institutionalized in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning as

2021 SUN COUNTRY PROFILE Nigeria Joined Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement: November 2011 National multi-stakeholder multi-stakeholder platform for nutrition: SUN Movement Nigeria SUN government focal point/country coordinator: files/africa/ environments western-africa/nigeria Nigeria has improved its policy environment, with key .org/resource-library/national-nutrition-plan-nigeria The approved NMPFAN, which cuts across all sectors governance of SUN that promotes country SUN Movement in Nigeria. leadership and responsibilities of government


Amnesty International English

End forcEd Evictions in nigEria xxxxxx End forcEd Evictions in nigEria PLEASE DETACH POSTCARD AND KEEP THIS SECTION End forcEd Large-scale evictions and the demolition of thousands of homes continue to to devastate Evictions lives in Nigeria. [...] However, as with other provisions on social and economic rights, this falls within the Constitution’s “directive principles” and is not guaranteed as a human the country remain at risk of forced eviction, which is not prohibited under Nigerian law. [...] Nigeria is a state party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and other

xxxxxx End forcEd Evictions in nigEria End forcEd Evictions in nigEria In d ex : A FR 4 4 /0 republic of nigeria office of the President aso rock abuja federal capital territory nigeria  Image: very concerned about the millions of people in Nigeria who have lost their homes and livelihoods as a thousands of homes continue to devastate lives in Nigeria. Legal and procedural safeguards are being ignored which is not prohibited under Nigerian law. Nigeria is a state party to the International Covenant


Amnesty International English

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI Index: AFR 44/028/2009 31 July 2009 Nigeria: Killings by security forces in Northern Nigeria Amnesty International today condemned the illegal killings by the Nigerian policy on extrajudicial executions and torture by the police, there are consistent reports that the Nigeria Police Force executes detainees in custody, suspected armed robbers under arrest, people who refuse

44/028/2009 31 July 2009 Nigeria: Killings by security forces in Northern Nigeria Amnesty International illegal killings during operations in Northern Nigeria will be brought to justice. Amnesty International police, there are consistent reports that the Nigeria Police Force executes detainees in custody, suspected


ECPAT: End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism · 20 March 2014 English

children being defined as independence from Britain in 1960, under 16 in some states and under 18, in Nigeria transitioned from military to accordance with the Convention on the Rights civilian rule following Child (ACRWC), exp. [...] The training was designed to combat the problem of IT-related CSEC in Nigeria, in addition to training on the set-up of a plan of action for the campaign as well as a task force contributing to CSEC Birth registrations Cluster Survey, only 41.5% of births are registered in Nigeria.38 The government has made an effort to increase b. [...] In accordance The Child Rights Act, on

against commercial sexual exploitation of children NIGERIA 2nd EDITION This publication has been produced developed in collaboration with Women’s Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON), the ECPAT group in the country. Extracts info@ecpat.net Nigeria|2 Nigeria|3 CONTENTS Glossary 4 Foreword 6 Methodology 8 Nigeria: Introduction Actions Required 43 Annex 46 Endnotes 56 Nigeria|2 Nigeria|3 GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ACRONYMS • ACRWC: Society Organisation and Social Development Nigeria|4 Nigeria|5 • NACTAL: National Coalition against • OPSC:


CSEA: Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa · 26 October 2018 English

If the status quo remains against the background of a rising population, the country may likely perform worse on the Index in subsequent years. [...] A number of factors may …

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 41 October 12, 2018. Human C apital Index The World Bank’s recently unveiled ranks Nigeria at 152nd position out of the 157 countries surveyed, with a value of 0.341. Nigeria is placed Health. Overall spending on education and health in Nigeria make up a rather insignificant portion of GDP - behavioral pattern of investors towards risks in Nigeria, particularly due to political risk. On the other 52.pdf?sequence=4&isAllo wed=y 2ICiR (2018). “Nigeria spends less than one percent of its GDP on healthcare


Amnesty International English

Index: AFR 44/046/2012 29 October 2012 New Amnesty International report on Boko Haram Violence in Nigeria On 1 November 2012, Amnesty International is launching a report at a press conference in Abuja calling Boko Haram. [...] People in Nigeria are facing human rights violations at the hands of the state security forces mandated with their protection. [...] In the report Nigeria: trapped in a cycle of violence violence led by Boko Haram across northern and central Nigeria. [...] The report is being launched at the conclusion of a five-day high level mission to Nigeria led by the Secretary General of Amnesty International

International report on Boko Haram Violence in Nigeria On 1 November 2012, Amnesty International is Islamist armed group, Boko Haram. People in Nigeria are facing human rights violations at the hands mandated with their protection. In the report Nigeria: trapped in a cycle of violence Amnesty International led by Boko Haram across northern and central Nigeria. The report is being launched at the conclusion conclusion of a five-day high level mission to Nigeria led by the Secretary General of Amnesty International


Amnesty International English

2010 Nigeria: Amnesty International disclaimer On Friday 29 January 2010, Daily Triumph newspaper in Nigeria reported that Amnesty International presented an award ‘Icon of Human Right in Nigeria 2009’ office in Nigeria, nor any representatives authorized to speak on behalf of the organization in Nigeria. [...] At the moment, the organization does not have any membership groups in Nigeria. [...] As such responsibility for the content of any message, statement or report issued by “Amnesty International Nigeria.” Amnesty International is a worldwide human rights campaigning movement that works to promote all

STATEMENT AFR 44/001/2010 1 February 2010 Nigeria: Amnesty International disclaimer On Friday Friday 29 January 2010, Daily Triumph newspaper in Nigeria reported that Amnesty International presented presented an award ‘Icon of Human Right in Nigeria 2009’ to Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido. Amnesty in Nigeria, nor any representatives authorized to speak on behalf of the organization in Nigeria. At organization does not have any membership groups in Nigeria. As such, Amnesty International does not accept


CSEA: Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa · 20 December 2018 English

None of the refineries produced up to 50 percent of their capacity and the underproduction costs Nigeria $1 billion annually3 - making it seemingly impossible to attain the much-acclaimed self- sufficiency

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 48 November 30 , 2018. Persona l I n come Tax drives rise in IGR According of their capacity and the underproduction costs Nigeria $1 billion annually3 - making it seemingly impossible


CSEA: Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa · 29 October 2018 English

If considered and approved, the 2019 budget will be the third downsized annual budget size since the inception of democracy (reduced 1st in 2004 and 2nd in 2015). [...] The …

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 42 October 19, 2018. States GD P The recent compilation of Gross Domestic highlights suggest that the Federal Government of Nigeria has proposed a downsized budget for 2019 fiscal


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