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Press release: NGOs celebrate Christmas with low income families in Lagos

Dreams from the slum Initiative (DFTS) in partnership with Give back Nigeria this yuletide season touched the lives of low income families living in the slums of Ajegunle by giving them food items and clothes for their celebration. DFTS, a non governmental organization whose mission is to make the dreams of children living in the slums come true, has for ...

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POLICE BRUTALITY: SAD STORY OF UNJUST ASSAULT BY THE NIGERIAN POLICEMEN

I suddenly woke up to this sad news today, from a friend of how men of the Nigerian Police brutally assaulted young Nigerians without committed any sort of crime. Nigeria supposed to be a civilized country where policemen are assigned only to maintain law and order, as well as arrest any citizen who tries to either flout the law or ...

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Popular Social Media Influencer, Blossom Ozurumba marks her 35th Birthday in Abuja

Many would agree with me that the popular phrase “Legends are born in December” is not just a mere phrase but a profound one. With our Lord Jesus Christ and other celebrities such as Jay Z, Lebron James etc. on this list one cannot but agree with the truth in this phrase. Roseblossom Ozurumba who is already an accomplished young ...

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Heritage Bank: Restoring the lost hope of the SMEs in Nigeria

Heritage Bank has over the years, proven her mettle to the world and doubting thomases that running financial institution with several other branches spreading across the Africa can be a jolly ride of full of success stories. Although confronted with myriad of challenges, major one being bad press. Nevertheless, her sense of commitment to her customers and sincerity of purpose ...

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[PHOTOS] ELITE WASH- NUMBER ONE EXCLUSIVE DRY CLEANING OUTFIT OPENS IN ABUJA

We are addressed the way we dress, so the value of a clean and smart look can’t be underestimated in our daily lives. Elite Wash, the leading dry cleaning place in Abuja and your number one laundry outfit is here to ensure you have that clean and classic look by bringing your garment back to life.   With a vision ...

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OPEN LETTER TO MRS AMINA MOHAMMED, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT

Dear Honourable Minister, I wish to use this medium to congratulate you on your appointment as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. It is an honour well-deserved. It is also an elevation that naturally stirs mixed feelings in some of us who are very much aware of what Nigeria stands to miss in your absence. So far, you have ...

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Coalition advocates holistic monitoring approach in the implementation of the Social Investment Programme of the FGN

The Civil Society Network on Social Protection has urged Federal Government of Nigeria to employ better holistic monitoring approach in the implementation of the social investment towards achieving rapid socio-economic transformation in the country as similar efforts by government in the past had suffered huge setbacks due to distortions, lack of holistic approach to design and implementation, political interference, poor ...

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[Listen & Download] Popular Gospel Group ‘XPLICITS’ Drops New Single “Nobody be like God”

The Popular Abuja Gospel group XPLICITS has finally released the much talked about and long awaited single titled ‘Nobody Be Like God’’ Produced by Andrew B,  Mixed by Goldlynx and Written by Jakins Jnr of SUM Entertainment. XPLICITS is a group of young and powerful gospel artistes with that angelic vocal ministration. ‘Nobody be Like God is performed by Mercy ...

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Press Release: The ONE Campaign and Connected Development Initial Response to the 2017 Health Budget!

Yesterday, the Government of Nigeria has presented the federal budget for 2017. While there has been some progress on health with increased investment, to combat the current health crisis facing the nation, ONE  and CODE urge the Government to invest more in this key area for the good of the country and  its citizens. Edwin Ikhuoria The ONE Campaign Country Representative ...

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CODE’s Follow The Money Celebrated as One of The World’s 100 Most Inspiring Examples of Tech for Good!  

 Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading tech for good funder, has named Connected Development [CODE]’s Follow The Money initiative in the 2016 NT100 – a global celebration of this year’s 100 most inspiring social innovations using digital technology to drive social change around the world. NT100 plays a valuable role each year in inspiring those with the influence and resources to ...

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