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Project Pink Blue Hosts Wiki Loves Women in #Abuja

Lagos, Nigeria, 28th September 2016 – Project Pink Blue and Wikimedia UG Nigeria, in partnership with WikiAfrica, and the Goethe-Institut will be co-hosting a 2-day workshop Wiki Loves Women in Abuja, Nigeria. The 2-day workshop will teach up to 20 women in Abuja how they can create contents on Wikipedia and increase visibility for activities of women in Nigeria. Gender ...

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Dotun Roy, Comrade Jakins Clinched Awards of Advocates of Youth Development and Humanitarian Services

Two principal partners for the 2016 Abuja Charity Carnival, the most anticipated Charity Carnival for the Internally Displaced Persons, Dotun Roy and Comrade Jakins have been honoured with Awards of Advocates of Youth Development and Humanitarian Services alongside dignitaries and notable Nigerians such as First Lady of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, Inspector General of Police, Governor ...

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UNESCO: Education needs to fundamentally change if we are to reach our global development goals

The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet. There is an urgent need for ...

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#WatchingtheVote: A Story on How YIAGA Is Using Technology to Promote Electoral Democracy

By Ukachi Chukwu Why are elections such a big deal? Why do they matter so much? Why do governments, political actors, civil society organizations, media, citizens and other critical stakeholders invest so much in the conduct of elections? Elections are important for a variety of reasons. Far from being “just another civic exercise” conducted periodically, they provide a unique opportunity ...

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Federal Ministry of Information and Culture partners with Abuja Charity Carnival for the IDPs

Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has expressed its support for the 2016 most anticipated event in Abuja, the Abuja Charity Carnival. According to the Director, Entertainment and Creative Services Department, Ministry  of Information and Culture, Mrs Grace Isu Gekpe who was delighted to host ACC Group at her Federal Secretariat office said the Ministry will do everything within its mandate ...

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[Download] Abuja Charity Carnival #IDPsHelpingHands Official theme song ‘HelpingHands’

Abuja Charity Carnival Group (ACCG) has released official theme song ”Helping Hands” for the 2016 Abuja Charity Carnival Roadshow. ACCG is a group of young professionals spearheading an awareness intervention for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Nigeria. ‘Helping Hands’ is a song inspired by the agonies, sufferings and neglect IDPs suffer in their various ...

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CHALLENGES FACING THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS IN NIGERIA, AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND INDIVIDUALS IN ALLEVIATING THEM – BY CHIDERA ISAAC

As we all know, internally displaced persons (IDPs) is not a name people wake up one day and choose to be addressed as. It is a name brought to unfortunate fellows who are forced to flee or leave their homes or places of habitual residence as a result of war, violence, armed conflict, natural or human made disaster etc. This ...

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Amnesty International Nigeria Recommend Speedy Passage of the Anti-Torture Bill in line with the UN convention

Amnesty International Nigeria has recommended speedy passage of the Anti-torture Bill in line with United Nations Convention at the official launching of 2016 Report titled ”YOU HAVE SIGNED YOUR DEATH WARRANT”. The launching which took place on 22nd September in Abuja, after several months of Amnesty researches on torture in Nigeria.  The report became imperative in exposing the dehumanizing activities ...

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KICC CONCERT: Top Celebrities Endorse JAM ‘N’ POP Concert!

Top Nigerian Celebrities such as veteran Nollywood Actor Zach Orji, Asu Ekiye, Comedian Ghana Must Go, Ben 200, Steve Willis among others have endorsed much talked about concert, Jesus and Me in Power of Praise [JAM ‘N’ POP] CONCERT which will be holding tomorrow 25th September at Worship Auditorium of Kingsway International Christian Centre in Abuja.   Amb. Phil Roberts, ...

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Comperes For the ‘Nigeria Rise Concert’ Unveiled!

The organisers of Nigeria Rise Concert, Franklin Giva CEO, PKTS International and Phil Roberts in collaboration with STUDIO 24  have officially unveiled the comperes for the most anticipated event in Nigeria right now. According to Phil Roberts who he is also the Project Director of the forthcoming event, “The official anchors of Nigeria Rise Concert are Adora Onyechere of AIT ...

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