The Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, and Centre for Transparency Advocacy, CTA, have joined calls for immediate and all-inclusive electoral reforms in Nigeria owing to gaps in the conduct of the 2023 general and off-cycle elections.
The stakeholders also called on members of the National Assembly to ensure the current electoral laws are reviewed to address existing inadequacies while urging citizens to follow up on their lawmakers.
Former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, says the deteriorating integrity of Nigeria’s judiciary is driven by ‘politicization of Judicial appointments, lack of independence, amongst other issues.’
The Nigerian Army and Police Force have been urged to immediately launch an inquiry into the alleged extortion of farmers and herders in some conflict-ridden communities of Benue, Taraba and Kaduna states.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, says it will improve access for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at the nation’s airports and work with airline operators to upgrade amenities needed for air travel nationwide.