In Commemoration of Biafra at 50: Lessons and Moving Forward

We recall that it has been 50 years since the declaration of the State of Biafra and the ensuing 3 years civil war that led to unprecedented bloodshed. The civil war left deep scars on the landscape and conscience of Nigeria. The civil war in a profound way negatively changed the dynamics of Nigeria’s economic, political and social development.  We also recall recent events which have reopened the wounds and scars of the war and brought back the issues of Biafra and societal justice. 50 years (more…)

THE MID TERM ECONOMY REPORT OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION

  1. INTRODUCTION

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Nigerian Knowledge Institution presents the mid-term economy scorecard of the Buhari Administration in its first two years and with two years to end the tenure. This brief report is presented within the context of state obligations under national and international laws and standards, essentially that the government is obligated to ensure an adequate standard of living for its citizens. It is also presented in the light of the need for course (more…)

STATEMENT ON THE CELEBRATION OF CHILDREN’S DAY 2017

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STATEMENT ON THE CELEBRATION OF CHILDREN’S DAY 2017

As we celebrate the Nigerian Children’s day 2017, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Knowledge Institution recalls that Nigeria is a signatory to a number of international and regional standards on the rights of the child including the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. We further recall the Child Rights Act and its versions (more…)