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Digital Rights Advocacy Organisation Condemns Internet Shutdown in Cameroon!

A digital rights advocacy organisation, Paradigm Initiative has condemned the ongoing internet shutdown in Cameroon, which began on September 30, 2017. There are confirmed reports of a total blackout in the Anglophone regions of the country, while the Francophone regions are experiencing social media blockage. The new internet shutdown is directly connected to the agitation in the Anglophone regions for ...

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Apply! Oxfam wants to hire you..

Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme Position: Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme Department: Humanitarian Job Family: Programme / D2 Reports To:  VSL and Market Systems Coordinator Location: Ibadan Duration: One Year Fixed term   Job Purpose: Oxfam in Nigeria is participating in a new rural development initiative, setting up a pilot project for catfish farming with trainings on good practices and help of a “feed calculator” for ...

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NIGERIA’S 57TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE FROM OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT, NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA

Today signifies another memorable and eventful period in the history of our existence as a people, nation and an independent entity. Nigeria has come a long way; 57 years of national trials, economic upturn, security challenges, and above all progress, progress and progress. On behalf of the over 75 million Youths and young people in our dear country, I heartily ...

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CSOs Head to Court Over NGO Bill!

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations is now in court to challenge the NGO Bill currently before the National Assembly. The coalition consists of Paradigm Initiative, Enough is Enough, Consumer Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria, Media Rights Agenda and Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative. The coalition, in a motion filed on Wednesday before the Federal High Court holden in Abuja, is ...

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Win big at the US Embassy “Strength in Diversity” video contest!

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja invites interested Nigerians to compete in its “Strength in Diversity” video contest. The contest offers Nigerians the chance to creatively express pride in the country’s immense diversity and express their desire for national unity. Ambassador W. Stuart Symington, who opened the competition on September 6, 2017, said that despite the focus on the issues that ...

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Career Opportunities at WaterAid Nigeria!

WaterAid Nigeria is currently seeking experts in these following fields to join their amazing team in Nigeria. Click on these jobs of your choice to apply: Business Development & Strategy Intern   People & Organisational Development Intern   Policy and Sector Strengthening Officer   Programme Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Officer   Zamfara State Programme Lead   WASH Specialist, Sanitation   ...

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Register to be part of the African Youth Conference on #ClimateChange!

Are you a young Nigerian? passionate or desire to know more about climate change or wish to share your works on climate change with other youth in Africa? This may be the opportunity you have been waiting for as African youth convene in Abuja from 25-27 October 2017 to discuss how they can contribute to the implementation of Nationally Determined ...

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Career Opportunity at ActionAid Nigeria!

ActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the Country Director/Board Liaison Advisor – Abuja. Person Specifications: Education/Qualifications Barrister-at-Laws (B.L) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is essential Experience Minimum of five years post NYSC experience in Administration is essential Office administration experience is essential Experience designing and co-ordinating training/meetings is essential Skill/Abilities ...

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WHY THE NGO CONTROL BILL LACKS MERIT….

By Sonnie Ekwowusi   The NGO Control Bill still pending at the House of Representatives completely lacks merit and therefore should be rejected. It is brought mala fide. It is oppressive. It is supressive. It is repressive. It is antithetical to democratic values. Above all, it is unconstitutional. The full title of the Bill is: A Bill for an Act ...

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Rotary International: District 9125 Hosts #Abuja 2017 RYLA!

Rotary District 9125 has hosted 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) in Abuja, the Nigeria’s Capital city between 18th and 21st September with the theme “An Empowering Tool for Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders”. The annual leadership programme which is mainly coordinated by Rotary Clubs around the globe is aimed at demonstrating Rotary’s respect and concern for the youth and provide an effective ...

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