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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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IIM Africa kicks off 2017 National Summit, Induction and Investiture in Abuja!

Adeleke University in Collaboration with the Institute of Information Management Presents Understanding the Legal Landscape of Records and Information Management Date: Wednesday 15 – Thursday 16 November, 2017 Venue: Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) House, 22 Aguiyi Ironsi Str, FCT Abuja, Nigeria. Time: 9am – 4pm daily. Facilitator: Mr. Montana John Christian – Montaña & Associates, Colorado, USA Fee: N65,000 Training Registration: Kindly email training@iim-africa.org for details IIM National ...

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FGN must Get Minors Out of #Nigerian Prisons! Sign the Petition!

Very pathetic story in a country where millions are stolen and spent on elections. ��� A recent visit by Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Funmilayo Atilade to Badagry prison revealed an unimaginable condition in which underaged inmates live. AYOMIDE OWONIBI ODEKANYIN who was part of the entourage reports. TO any visitor, the exterior of the Badagry Prison complex located at ...

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Paradigm Initiative Files FoI Request on Alleged Blocking of Online News Sites by NCC

Paradigm Initiative has filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Nigerian Communications Commission asking the Commission to release information on alleged blocking of online news sites. The request was filed by the digital rights advocacy organisation today at the Abuja headquarters of the Commission, giving the Commission seven (7) days as stipulated by the Freedom Of Information (FOI) ...

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African Women in Leadership Organisation to hold AWLO Induction 2017!

AWLO Induction Dinner by African Women in Leadership Organisation has been scheduled to hold on the 15th December 2017 at Ibom hotel & Golf Resort and #1Mother1Child Awareness Walk. AWLO brings together female executives, professionals and leaders to further advance the leadership status of women in continent of Africa, by creating an empowering platform and harnessing the synergies of alliance. ...

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Arete Copious, Africa House London hold “The Nigerian Child, The Genius” Conference in Abuja

Arete Copious, a leading financial consulting firm in alliance with Africa House London has held a one-day Education Conference with the theme “The Nigerian Child, The Genius” in Abuja yesterday. The conference which had United Kingdom Member of Parliament, MP Helen Grant; Prof Chris Imafidon, Alero Ayida Otodo and other renowned educators, education consultants as well as other insightful speakers from ...

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[Video] #NoSidonLook: Citizens’ Engagement that bridges the gap between the governments and governed!

In a democratic setting, it is not uncommon to hear the word “citizen engagement” which is often geared towards getting the elected leaders to be proactive about pertinent issues that matter to the overall well-being of the countrymen, most importantly the issues that make democratic system of government worthwhile such as respect for fundamental human rights, rule of law, due ...

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SPIDER, iHub Hold ICT 4 Social Innovation Western African Network Conference in Nigeria

Swedish Programs for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) and iHub Kenya in collaboration with Afrilab and Management Science for Health (MSH) have officially held ICT4 Social Innovation (ICT4SI) Western African Network Conference in Abuja, the Capital city of Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world. The two-day Conference which ended yesterday had successfully brought together Public institutions, Businesses, ...

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#Internet Freedom is the New Press Freedom: An African Perspective By Babatunde Okunoye & ‘Boye Adegoke

With the recent Internet shutdown in Togo adding to the growing list of Internet shutdowns in Africa, with at least 11 in 2016 and 7 this year already, it is easy to see how Internet shutdowns have dominated discussions on digital rights in Africa. In 2017, Internet shutdowns and disruptions have occurred in Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mali, Senegal, Morocco, South Sudan ...

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Mbele, Make it happen!

The future we desire starts NOW. The responsibility to ensure it happens depends on Us. Every child boy and girl can achieve their dreams if we become a part of them. How can this happen? We are building a platform to ensure everyday learning with ease, fun and a rewarding experience. Our graduates are unemployable as a result crime rate ...

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