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[Photos] Data Enthusiasts Had Swell Time at #Open Data Party In Abuja

Oladotun Fadeyiye Connected Development (CODE), a non-profit organisation based in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, famous for its quarterly #OpenDataParty, hosted data enthusiasts and participants across West Africa to another 2-day intense workshop and fun-filled Open Data Party. The event which kicked off on 28th-29th November was in collaboration with Henrich Boell Foundation and Open Knowledge Foundation Network (OKFN). The ...

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International IDEA Sweden and AU Partner With INEC On Electoral Risk Management Workshop

By Oladotun Olumuyiwa Independent National Electoral Commission held yet another workshop on Electoral Risk Management (ERM) in Abuja. The workshop which took place today, November 24, 2014 at the Main Auditorium, The Electoral Institute, Abuja was a follow up workshop to the two workshops previously held by INEC earlier this year. The workshop is an important step toward enhancing the ...

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Countdown to Abuja Open Data Party!!!

It’s 5 Days to go! Connected Development [CODE] is still inviting you to the Abuja Open Data Party to make, spread and teach open data. NGOs, Activists and Journalist from all around Nigeria will gather together in person to make things with and around open data while in a party mode 😉 Yes, we have music, free stickers, souvenirs and ...

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World Toilet Day: 121 Milion Nigerians still without basic sanitation

By Etta Michael Bisong Abuja As the United Nations mark the 2014 World Toilet Day, WaterAid Nigeria has lamented that over 121 people representing about 72% of the entire population still lack access to basic toilet in Nigeria. WaterAid Nigeria Country Representative, Dr. Micheal Ojo estimated that nearly 40 million Nigerians still defecate in the open. These lack of access to ...

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Federal Ministry of Environment, Stakeholders Commemorate 2014 World Toilet Day

Oladotun Roy November 19th has been set aside by UN-Water since 2003 to commemorate World Toilet Day across the globe. In fulfilling this purpose Federal Ministry of Environment with all stakeholders converged at Barcelona Hotels in Abuja to commemorate this day. Theme for this year’s commemoration is “End Open Defecation”. It is targeted at ending all forms of open defecation ...

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Stakeholders Task Politicians On Water And Sanitation

Stories by Etta Michael Bisong Stakeholders in the water and sanitation sector have challenged the political class, especially aspirants to prioritise issues of clean water, hygiene and sanitation into their electioneering campaigns so as to improve livelihoods across the country. The stakeholders while giving the charge at a workshop jointly organised by Youth Water Sanitation and Hygiene (YOUTHWASH) and WaterAid ...

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CSDevNet, PACJA, Organise A Pre-COP Consultative Workshop in Abuja

Oladotun Roy Climate and sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet), PanAfrican Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and Action 2015 in collaboration with Henrich Boll Stifung, Nigeria has organised “Pre-COP 20 & Post 2015 National Consultative Workshop’ today November 18th at Henrich Boll Stifung Conference Hall in Jabi, Abuja. This consultative workshop is aimed creating enabling environment for sound climate justice in ...

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Get Ready Lagos For Seal'd With A Kiss!!!

This December 18th, Seal will be performing live in Lagos. Seal has been one artiste I respect so much when it comes to hit songs. He has got best of the best soundtracks that would turn you on and drive you to the edge anyday, anytime…Lmao 😉 This is one show I wouldn’t want to miss o As though I ...

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I Advocate Network Set to Launch "Tape The Ape Not The Rape"

Dotun Roy Have we ever imagined the damage, anguish, pain and horror that group of hefty men would cause ravaging the body an innocent young woman, who probably might have never tasted “the forbidden Fruit” prior to such horrific attack! I tell you is quite unimaginable and sordid. Such damages often last for a lifetime. On several occasions I have ...

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YouthWASH Unveils #WASHHOUR, A New Social Media Platform!!

Dotun Roy This is inviting you to the unveiling of #WASHHour social media campaign in commemoration to mark the World Toilet Day celebration and End Open Defecation Campaign on the 19th November 2014. The WASHHour will kick off on Wednesday 19th November 12pm-1pm and every Tuesday 12pm-1pm. The #WASHHour of YouthWASH( Youth Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), will serve as an ...

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