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VACANCY: CHRISTIAN AID NEEDS Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)

CHRISTIAN AID NEEDS Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)DS Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based International NGO partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating ...

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Ejikeme Alozie-Nwagboso, a rising political star from South East!

This is an interview granted by Ejikeme Alozie-Nwagboso. A young Nigerian trained in the USA as Accountant/Finance Analyst. He is currently the CEO of Cedar Innovation. A rising political star in Ukwa Federal Constituency of Abia state. A 2015 Ukwa Federal House of Representatives contestant under United Democratic Party UDP. He shared with us his foray into geriantocratic political terrain in ...

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PROJECT PINKBLUE: COMMEMORATING #WORLDCANCERDAY!

Globally, February 4th is marked World Cancer Day. It is a day Health experts, medical researchers, cancer survivors and patients, Civil Society Organisations as well as Non-profit organisations come together to raise more awareness on Cancer, its devastating effects on its victims and how best to prevent impending death after diagnosis. To commemorate this special day, a group of young ...

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Arms Procurement Scandal: N17.5bn Traced To Airforce Chiefs’ Wives’ Accounts!

As the investigation on the recent arms procurement scandals unfolds, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discovered N17.5 billion in the accounts of wives of three Airforce chiefs. Impeccable sources told New Telegraph that the monies were scattered in various banks accounts. It was learnt that huge amount of money has also been traced to the accounts of ...

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Updates: Hidden Education Budget of N10bn uncovered by the Senate!

The Senate Committee on Education, yesterday, uncovered N9,982,258,479 hidden in the budget of parastatals by the Federal Ministry of Education. The committee, which discovered the amount at the commencement of its 2016 budget defence, said the amount was hidden in the ministry’s parastatals. The parastatals allocation for the year, according to the Senate Committee, increased at geometric progression by almost ...

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ICC considers Falana’s petition on crimes committed against humanity through arms procurement scandal!

The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has confirmed that it is considering petition submitted to it by human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN over alleged crimes against humanity committed in the context of the arms procurement scandal. The ICC revealed this in a letter dated 1 February 2016 with reference: OTP-CR-32/16 and signed by Mark P. Dillon, Head ...

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Electricity Blackout: Jikwoyi residents threatens N10bn court action to protest maltreatment

By Etta Michael Bisong Abuja The residents of Jikwoyi Phase 1 Extension have threatened to institute a N10 billion legal action against the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) for negligently  throwing the entire community into total darkness and subjecting its people to insecurity as well as other forms of huge economic loses that are highly detrimental to growth of the ...

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APPLY: UNICEF INNOVATION FUND LOOKING FOR GREAT TECH IDEAS TO FUND!

WHAT IS THE UNICEF INNOVATION FUND? The purpose of the UNICEF Innovation Fund is to invest in open source technologies for children. The Fund has raised $9 million so far and offers innovators in developing countries a pooled funding mechanism to help them take their tested projects to the next stage. The Fund brings together models of financing and methodologies ...

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APPLY: FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invitesinterested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2016/2017 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award is for : i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose ...

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Chevron Plegded to improve the standard of Education in #Nigeria!

GENERAL Manager for Policy Government and Public Affairs, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Deji Haastrup, has reiterated the commitment of Chevron to improve the standard of education in the country through annual national and community scholarship programmes. He called for part of the funds provided by the Chevron/NNPC joint ventures to the Regional Development Committees, RDCs, under the company’s Global Memorandum ...

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