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Amnesty International: Nigeria’s Human rights crisis is unrelenting!

Amnesty International publishes State of the World’s Human Rights report for 2017 to 2018 Boko Haram killed 411 civilians in 2017 At least 340 people died in military detention Inter-communal violence claimed 549 lives across 12 states Human rights defenders continued to face intimidation Across Nigeria, human rights violations and abuses take different forms and have led to violence and ...

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CDD hosts Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series in Abuja

Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has held its first Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series (NPPDS) towards 2019 General Elections in Abuja yesterday. The event which had top politicians and political parties representatives from four major leading political parties in Nigeria such as APC, PDP, KOWA and APGA in attendance was aimed at building platform and level plain ground for ...

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YIAGA Africa holds #WatchingTheVote Election Series towards 2019 polls

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and advancement (YIAGA) has held its first #WatchingtheVote election series towards 2019 General elections in Nigeria, yesterday in Abuja. According to YIAGA, Executive Director Samson Itodo “#WatchingtheVote is a movement of citizens committed to promoting and ensuring integrity in the electoral process and deploying specially designed methodology for a data and technology driven election observation.” ...

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BBC Media Action Holds a two-day Workshop for its media partners!

BBC Media Action, the charity arm of British Broadcasting Corporation in Nigeria has held a 2-day media workshop in Abuja for all its distinguished media partners across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. The workshop which aimed at strengthening multi-platform mobilization for improved governance commenced on 14th and ended yesterday 15th February. It had top media practitioners, On-air personalities, and Veteran ...

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Mike Omotosho urges New Media Practitioners to use their contents for nation building!

The impactful roles of young people in nation building which often culminate to rapid socio-economic growth and national  development cannot be overemphasized. These among other germane developmental contributions of the Nigerian youth was why the Mike Omotosho Foundation had brought together the major players within the New Media sector which comprises social media influencers, bloggers, digital content managers as well ...

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2018 #OnevoiceNigeria campaign is here! Let’s speak with #onevoice and #voteright!

Tuesday, February 6th marks one year after active citizens took to the streets of Abuja, Ibadan, Uyo, Enugu, Benin and London to join the#OneVoiceNigeria protest organized by EiE. On Friday, February 16th, Nigerians will hit the streets again with #OneVoice, but this time, not complaining to the government but mobilizing citizens in 18 cities across the country to use their votes as their voice! Click to know the ...

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“My Experience in  St John’s College UK was amazing and unforgettable one” – Othniel Ameh, RABERTO School pupil!

It is always a fulfilling experience for teachers and parents to see their pupils and children perform excellently in both academics and co-curricular activities. This is an exclusive story of Othniel Ameh, a grade 4 student of Raberto Schools, Abuja who spoke to the media team of Dotunroy.com, about his incredible experience as he enrolled  on the Exchange Taster Program ...

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Portsbridge Collaborates with HDI Reconnect to enlighten Educators on Childhood Behavioural and Psychological Disorders in Schools!

Adequate knowledge and understanding of the evolvement of behavioural patterns of any child as well as its management is pertinent particularly with societal trends in the education sector. Several undetected and undiagnosed psychological disorders in early childhood, according to the experts, is said to be contributory to certain behavioural issues amongst adolescent and young children in the 21st Century. It ...

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Ethiopian Government Pardons Jailed Bloggers and Activists!!

It seems there’s some good news coming from Ethiopia (and East Africa). Hundreds of prisoners, including prominent bloggers and dissidents were released earlier this week in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has been in the news in recent years for Internet disruptions and arrests of bloggers and activists, a good number arising from the crisis in the Oromia region. Someone once mentioned to ...

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INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA) JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT!

Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2018-001 Position: Asset Supervisor Location: Ibadan Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract) Date Posted: 5th February 2018 Closing Date: 20th February 2018 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s Headquarter in Ibadan: Position: Asset Supervisor Contract: 3-year renewable contract Location: Ibadan DUTIES Successful candidate will among other things perform the following ...

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