Pyrates decry alarming violence against women, minors

...Urges NHRC to establish "dedicated" toll-free number to report cases

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrates Confraternity, has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), particularly in Rivers State,
to consider launching a telephone line for reporting violence against women and girls.

NAS made the call in a letter addressed to the coordinator of the commission in Rivers State signed by its Port Harcourt chapter Vice President, Kennedy Barango.

NAS calls for Master Drainage Plan to solve Lagos flood problem

The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity), Panama Deck, has called for a Master Drainage Plan to solve the perennial problem of flood in Lagos state.

The Panama Deck Capoon, Mr Iheanyi Konkwo in a statement issued on behalf of the deck notes that “over the years successive administrations in the state have continued to grapple with finding a lasting solution to this largely avoidable menace.”

According to him, “unfortunately, this recurring and predictable disaster has repeatedly caused devastating social, security and economic consequences”

Group protest Southern Kaduna killings at Nigeria’s High Commission in London

The National Association of Seadogs has joined the growing number of civil society organisations speaking up about the continuing killings in Southern Kaduna in Nigeria’s northern region.

In a press statement released late last month, a copy of which was sent to The Daily Report, the organisation said it was concerned that the affected areas have “become a dark and blighted landscape with the recurring orgy of wanton and senseless killings of human beings and destruction of property in recent months, with the attendant humanitarian crises.”

It added that “it is unimaginable how these killings have lingered on even with the network of Nigerian security architecture at both the State and Federal government levels”, pointing out that “governments all over the world are entrusted with the job of security and protection of citizens.”

Seadogs seek inclusion of road safety into school curriculum

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrates Confraternity, says it was making plans to send a presentation to the Federal and State Ministries of Education for the inclusion of road safety into school curriculum.

The Cap’n of the Ikeja Zone of NAS, also known as Panama Deck, Mr. Godstime Awoze, made the submission during a road safety awareness programme for pupils of Estate and Ogba Primary Schools in Lagos.

AIDS Day 2018: NAS urges Nigerians to know HIV status

AIDS Day 2018: NAS urges Nigerians to know HIV status

Read more at: https://dailytimes.ng/aids-day-2018-nas-urges-nigerians-to-know-hiv-status/

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), on Saturday embarked on a hiking exercise, to call on Nigerians to get tested to enable them to know their HIV status. As part of activities to mark the international day of HIV/AIDS, in Abuja, the FCT branch of the NAS, gathered members to raise awareness about the pertinence of ending the AIDs scourge.

They called for stronger commitment from government, as well as advised Nigerians to take precautionary steps against contacting the virus.

Seadogs: It’s shocking that slave trade is ongoing in Africa

The National Association of Seadogs, a humanitarian organisation, has condemned the slave trade in Libya, reports The Cable.

In a statement, the group said it finds it shocking that despite the abolition of slave trade, the practice is still on-going in Africa.

It however lauded the response of the Nigerian government to evacuate all Nigerians trapped in Libya, while calling on the government of other countries to do same.

NAS takes Lassa fever campaign to the streets of Lagos

The National Association of Seadogs, NAS, also known as the Pyrates Confraternity in Lagos State, carried out a Lassa fever Awareness Campaign within the state, Saturday 26 August, 2017, to sensitise the public on the dangerous nature of the disease, following the embarrassing outbreak of the disease again this year in Nigeria that has claimed over 56 lives between January and August 2017.

Seadogs Take Lassa Fever Campaign to Lagos Streets

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS) also known as the Pyrates Confraternity, Egbeda, Lagos State chapter, Saturday carried out a Lassa fever awareness campaign within the Alimosho Local Government Area of the state, to sensitise the public on the dangerous nature of the disease, following the embarrassing outbreak of the disease again this year in Nigeria that has claimed over 56 lives between January and August 2017 according to official records.

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