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Paradigm Initiative Joins Global Network Initiative

Paradigm Initiative has joined the Global Network Initiative (GNI) as the first-ever member organization from Africa. This development was announced today, August 24, by GNI in a statement posted on its Website Founded in 2008, The Global Network Initiative is an international multi-stakeholder group of internet and telecommunications companies, civil society organizations (CSOs) investors and academics, who have created a ...

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Organisation Launches National Essay Writing Competition For Secondary School Students

A non-governmental, non-partisan, non-religious people engagement organisation called Initiative for Dialogue and Development (IDD) has launched a national essay writing competition for secondary school students in Nigeria. Participation is open to male and female secondary students from all parts of Nigeria. In a release by the group, winners of the competition will be honoured as “Ambassadors of Unity” among other prizes. ...

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British Council brings UK/Nigeria 2015-16 Programme to a close!

The British Council – the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities – today organised a reception to mark the formal closure of the UK/Nigeria 2015-16. Abuja, the beautiful capital of Nigeria played host to the closing reception which saw the gathering of top government officials including the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed ably ...

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Vivid Soundz Boss ‘Rural Rugged Outreach’ touches the Indigent in the Suburb of the FCT

Vivid Soundz Boss, Ambassador Micheal Friday has reached out to the extreme poor and indigent living in Mabushi Community,  the Suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja through his ‘ Rural Rugged’ Outreach powered by Micheal Friday Global, a subsidiary of Vivid Soundz. According to the President/C.E.O. of the leading engineering firm “VIVID SOUNDZ, ‘this is an integral part of ...

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ICEED: Australia Empowers the Internally Displaced Persons in Adamawa State

The Australian High Commission in partnership with the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development has provided institutional clean cookstoves to Internally Displaced Persons in Malkohi and Fufore camps in Adamawa State. This is the second time in 2 years the High Commission is providing the much needed support in expanding access to safe fuels and energy for IDPs in ...

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Communication Minister Chaired 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference

Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has chaired the 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference on “Information Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development” where he eloquently and with utmost precision highlighted ways Nigeria could overcome the boggling local and global challenges of sustainable development through the use of Information Technology. Read Below his full Speech at the event: I am highly honoured to ...

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Lekki Flooding: Lagosians and their lack of sense of solidarity!

By Oladotun Fadeyiye It’s so disheartening how we make mockery out of pertinent issues that matter to our development as a people. Is it that Nigerians have suddenly developed phobia for development? or we just derive pleasure in trivialising sensitive issues such as flooding, particularly its frequent occurrence in Lagos Island, which has left quite a number of Lekki residents ...

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ECOWAS partners ICEED on cookstoves testing and standards

In collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREE) is training scientists and representatives of the clean cooking energy industry in West Africa on testing and standards. The training programme held at the ICEED Clean Energy Training Centre in Afikpo June 5 – 9, 2017 brings together ...

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Hospitals for Humanity unveils Efe Ejeba as its 1K1M Fundraising Ambassador for its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative (PCTSI)

Hospitals for Humanity unveils its Fundraising Ambassador- Efe Ejeba (Winner BBN 2017) for its 1K1M fundraising campaign. Launched earlier this year, the 1K1M fundraising campaign is an effort to get one million people donate at least 1,000 Naira (or its currency equivalent) to its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative which brings (over 90%) free open heart surgeries to children born with ...

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