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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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Call for Applications: Director of Administration, Paradigm Initiative

Introduction Paradigm Initiative is looking for a Director of Administration to oversee our expansion plans, among others. Paradigm Initiative is a social enterprise that builds an ICT-enabled support system and advocates digital rights in order to improve livelihoods for under-served youth. Our programs include digital inclusion programs – such as the Life Skills. ICT. Financial Readiness. Entrepreneurship (LIFE) training program ...

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Tale of Untold hardship in several IDPs camps in Abuja!

We had yet another life-imparting pre-outreach visit again to the Internally Displaced Camps in Durumi and Kabusa  both in the suburbs of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja with our Great Team powered by ADIES, an Abuja based NGO advocating for sustainable development and Inclusion across board in collaboration with DotunRoy.com We had great interactive sessions with these victims of circumstances ...

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Consensus among stakeholders’ to upscale Made-in-Nigeria Clean Cookstoves!

The Federal Ministry of Environment, in partnership with the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves organized the Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum 2017 where a new course was charted for the promotion of Made-in-Nigeria clean cookstoves. The event which was held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja had in attendance over 200 stakeholders from government, private ...

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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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Press Release: Stakeholders’ meet to scale up and promote the production of “Made in Nigeria” Clean cookstoves

ABUJA –November 27 The Federal Ministry of Environment in partnership with the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cook stoves is organizing the Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum 2017. The event would hold on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, starting at 8.00am. The Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum is a landmark, annual gathering of government, professionals and entrepreneurs ...

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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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