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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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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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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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“Nigerian Graduates are too gullible” – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo has expressed his utmost displeasure towards the level of gullibility being exhibited by the  Nigerian graduates. In his words “Nigerian graduates are too gullible and often overeact to unfounded rumours”. He said this to address the recent propaganda on the alleged plans to Islamise Nigeria by some unscrupulous groups. Keyamo however, urged all Christians to quit entertaining unnecessary ...

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DotunRoy.com Celebrates Ten Remarkable Young Personalities in 2017!

The year 2017 has been a great year for us at dotunroy.com, characterised with high and low moments but with God on our side and our esteemed partners and collaborators we were able to weather those low moments together. Nevertheless, we cannot but celebrate these remarkable partners, collaborators and fans who have identified, supported and promoted our contents at one ...

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A4AI Releases New Broadband Pricing Data towards achieving internet affordability in developing countries

Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), an initiative under Web Foundation working with coalition of organisations, bodies and agencies in the developing countries across Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Africa with aim of improving broadband penetration and ensure internet affordability across board. This is inline with UN SDGs goal of “Leave no one behind”. Based on several researches carried out globally by ...

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Press Release: African Youth Statement on Slavery in Libya

Africans migrate, forced to leave their home because of; dishonest governance, corruption, violation of human rights, poverty and economic deprivation etc. Migration is an expensive exercise and not everyone can afford it. Those with limited means have chosen long and life threatening means of movement. There are two groups of people caught up in this crisis. Migrants; those who seek ...

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Dean Initiative holds #OpenLGAs Townhall Meeting in Bwari Area Council to promote accountability and better governance at the grassroots!

In taken the business of accountability and transparency in governance to the grassroot, especially the Local Government Areas (the supposed closest government to the people), Dean Initiative took the #OpenLGAs Townhall of the activecitizen.com.ng to Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory. The meeting which took place on the 25th Nov. 2017 within the premises of the Bwari Shoping Plaza ...

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President Buhari’s Secret War on Free Speech!

One of the biggest news websites in Nigeria went offline late October and has remained unavailable since. Here I refer to naij.com, a website that has repeatedly ranked among the top ten most visited websites in Nigeria for years. I hate to be the harbinger of bad news but I must inform you that many internet service providers in Nigeria ...

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WaterAid calls for action as report names Nigeria among hardest places in the world for women to find a toilet!

Nigeria is in the top 3 worst countries in the world for the number of people without toilets, reveals WaterAid’s State of the World’s Toilets 2017 report. As a result, nearly 123 million people still suffer the fear and indignity of relieving themselves in the open or in unsafe or unhygienic toilets – a situation that is most dangerous for ...

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