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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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SCDDD holds Media Roundtable for the media practitioners to shun the use of Hate Speech!

Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD) has put together another Media Roundtable on Democracy, Stability and Media Accountability Project (DESMAP) aimed at curbing the new trend of the use of hate speech  in Nigeria in Abuja yesterday. The media roundtable which had from across the country top online thought leaders, social media practitioners, On-Air-Personalities, broadcast journalists, print media ...

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Right to privacy? #Nigeria needs a Data Protection Law

“The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications is hereby guaranteed and protected.” – Section 37 of the Nigerian constitution. Nigeria’s constitutional promise of data protection is far from being fulfilled. This is especially true for transactions involving the transfer of personal data from individuals to governments and businesses. Despite the increasingly important role that data ...

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PRESS RELEASE: LOGIN BLOGGERS AFRICA SET TO HOLD FIRST EDITION OF #BLOGSMART IN ABUJA!

Login Bloggers Africa will officially kick off its first edition of the long-awaited #BlogSmart on Friday 20th October 2017 at the Venture Platform, Abuja. BlogSmart is a monthly event that helps Online thought leaders, social media enthusiasts, tech savvies as well as other digitally inclined individuals to network, learn and earn more with their various online platforms through application of the ...

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Expert Urges National Assembly to Pass the Digital Rights Bill

A digital rights advocate, ‘Boye Adegoke has called on the National Assembly to expedite actions on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill that has been before the House of Representatives since 2016. The bill has been moving clawing its way through legislative process since then and is now up for third reading. Mr Adegoke, the program manager at Paradigm Initiative, ...

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