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WATERAID NIGERIA PRESS RELEASE: Time for Nigerian Government to take action on water

…New WaterAid briefing released to mark 2016 World Water Day reveals the extreme cost of water for the world’s poor This World Water Day, WaterAid in Nigeria is calling on government to take action to reach the estimated 57.7 million people in Nigeria still without access to clean water. 22 March 2016 – A new WaterAid briefing, ‘Water: At What ...

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[MUST READ] #SAVEOYAYI: YOU & I CAN HELP OYAYI WIN THIS BATTLE AGAINST #CANCER!

READ OYAYI CANCER STORY BELOW:

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2016 Earth Hour: Youths demands action to reverse climate change impact

Abuja   Over five thousand youths in eight West Africa countries have called on governments, as well as relevant private sector players to be more proactive and facilitate the establishment of sound institutional frameworks to help empower citizens to reverse the impact of climate change on sources of livelihoods and sustainable growth across the region.   The members, who constitute ...

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CODE: JOIN US DURING EARTH HOUR 2016 IN NIGERIA [Saturday, March 19; 8.30 – 9.30 pm]

Dear Activists,   It’s only 2 days to Earth Hour (Saturday, March 19, 2016; 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm), the largest global movement for the planet that mobilizes government, organizations and individuals to take action and make our environment sustainable.   If you are in Nigeria this weekend during Earth Hour, please feel free to join us in a 1 hour ...

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WWD 2016: WASH, jobs and Nigerian youth!

March 22, Tuesday next week, is World Water Day. The WWD is an annual event that focuses attention on the importance of freshwater, and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro.   In 1993, the first ...

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Bauchi Dep Gov tasks journalists on information dissemination

The Deputy Governor of Bauchi State Engr Nuhu Gidado, has asked journalists to help in disseminating the State Gov­ernment’s policies and assist in the on-going fight against corruption. Speaking at the opening cer­emony of the Correspondent’s Chapel Week sponsored by the Bauchi State Governor, Mo­hammed Abdullahi Abubakar at the Development Exchange Centre (DEC), in the state cap­ital, the deputy governor ...

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Chapter Network of Legendary Design Non-profit Launches Re-brand as “Open Architecture Collaborative”

Abuja, Nigeria., March 10, 2016 – On Thursday, the 30-chapter international organization of volunteer humanitarian designers and architects once affiliated with defunct nonprofit Architecture for Humanity announced its new brand and identity as the  Open Architecture Collaborative (OAC). After over a year of development, the Open Architecture Collaborative (OAC) has determined an ongoing, autonomous identity and governing structure, following the ...

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UNESCO Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Program 2016

Thirty-five (35) fellowships of six (6) months duration starting on 1st October 2016 will be awarded to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering.  With a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland, the Polish National Commission ...

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OSIWA PREMIERES “SILENT TEARS” TO MARK #INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY #2016

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has officially launched the first screening/premiere of the long awaited film/documentary ‘Silent Tears’. According to the OSIWA, Country Director, Jude Ilo, “This first screening is actually fixed to commemorate this year International Women Day” He added that Silent Tears is a story on gender based violence true life documentary that mirrors the ‘evil’ ...

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IWD: WaterAid calls for improved access to WASH as essential to gender equality

In marking this year International Women Day WaterAid Nigeria has in its press release called for improved access to WASH as essential to gender equality. Read the Press Release below:     Keep girls in school with safe, private toilets: WaterAid One in three girls around the world do not have adequate sanitation at school On International Women’s Day, WaterAid ...

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