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YIAGA DEPLOYS OBSERVERS FOR THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION (CVR) IN 260 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS  

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commences the CVR exercise on April 27, 2017 in its Local Government Areas offices in all 774 LGAs of Nigeria. The exercise is designed to update the voter register with the registration of citizens who turned 18 after the last voter registration exercise; or those who couldn’t register in previous CVR exercises. Uncollected ...

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Communication Minister urges CSOs, Telcos, not to relent in search for innovative ideas for improved broadband penetration 

Honourable Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has urged Civil Society Organisations, techies, Telecommunication experts as well as ICT experts not to relent in search for better innovative ideas that could compete in the global standards for improved broadband penetration and service delivery within the communication sector.   The Minister made this known at the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4Al) Coalition meeting and ...

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PARADIGM INITIATIVE UNVEILS A NEW IDENTITY AS IT KICKS OFF ITS PAN-AFRICAN INTERNET FREEDOM FORUM FOR 2017

Paradigm Initiative, formally known as Paradigm Initiative Nigeria unveiled a new identity in line with its new aspirations and focus, just as it kicked off the Internet Freedom Forum 2017. According to Paradigm Initiative’s Executive Director, ‘Gbenga Sesan; “We are an indigenous social enterprise, registered corporately in Nigeria, and our programs have been completed across several states in all geopolitical ...

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GROUP WANTS CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE ON GMOs

A  network of journalists’ and science communicators’ has called on stakeholders to come together and ensure more public education on the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria. Making the call under the auspices of Journalists for Social Development Initiative (JSDI), a non-governmental organisation focused on the promotion of awareness around sustainable development, the group stated that the negative ...

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Amnesty Nigeria Press Release: Gallows preparation in Lagos prison suggests spate of executions imminent

The Nigerian authorities must immediately scrap plans to execute death row inmates in Kirikiri prison in Lagos, Amnesty International said today amid macabre reports from inmates that the prison’s gallows were being prepared and one inmate had been isolated possibly in preparation for execution. This follows a statement by the Attorney General of Lagos State during a press briefing on ...

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Inside Public School Series: #1-Poor School Infrastructures and Unhealthy Food by Noelle O. Oputa

We are really suffering. In the hostel, there is no light and the toilet is not in good condition. We are facing some problems in the sickbay. There is not enough drugs to offer to the sick students and they won’t let us go home to be treated. And also, in the dining hall, the food is not enough and ...

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Amb.Phil Roberts holds Press Conference as Night Of worship 2.0/album release concert draws near

Abuja Popular Gospel Artiste and the Lead initiator of Night of Worship Concert, Phil Robert has held a Press Conference today which had top media practitioners in attendance. The Singer who delivered excellent speech at the Press Conference shared with excitement and great anticipation of how the forthcoming Concert and album release would be and what it set to achieve ...

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Jenny Chisom holds ‘The Man and Himself’ a self-awareness workshop

Abuja Men empowerment Advocate and Blogger, Jenny Chisom has held yet another life changing workshop for men in Abuja with the theme “The man and Himself” over the weekend. Speaking at the workshop which had two powerful Life Coaches such as Peterson Adeniyi and Isaac Onoja facilitating insightful sessions for the participants, Jenny affirmed that ‘the essence of the workshop ...

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CODE’s Follow The Money Wins $100,000 ONE Africa Award as Africa’s Best Initiative on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

Abuja, Nigeria Connected Development [CODE] has won the ONE Africa 2016 Award recognizing, rewarding, and advancing the exceptional work of organizations, founded by Africans and based in Africa, dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It’s initiative, Follow The Money, the largest volunteer grassroots movement on transparency and accountability in Africa, emerged winner among three finalists, presented by ...

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[Video] Media Hub Africa, the answers to all your multimedia and IT questions!

The Media Hub Africa is Nigeria’s first online platform the harbors premium multimedia and IT specialists from across Africa so as to leverage on startup businesses, established organizations and lean entrepreneur’s, growing their ideas to success. with seasoned business designers, photographers, graphic designers for logos and profiles, animators, videographers, business consultants, lawyers, web and info tech, internet marketers, TV and ...

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