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A BILL FOR AN ACT TO ESTABLISH NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO) REGULATORY COMMISSION

In a time like this, when governments are failing: they find it extremely difficult to deliver essential political goods to its citizen; annual  budget deficit; collapsed infrastructure; no workers’ salaries for months; wobbling education sectors and plethora of challenges that affect the standard of living in the country;  if there is need for policy initiation at all, it should be ...

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ICEED: Australia supports clean cookstoves production for IDPs

The Australian High Commission through the Direct Aid Program is providing clean cookstoves to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) isn the Malkohi camp in Yola, Adamawa State. This project is being implemented by the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED). Rather than giving clean cookstoves hand-outs to IDPs, the High Commission is teaching women and youth potters to construct ...

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WaterAid Nigeria calls for action ahead of Rio Olympics

The race to end malnutrition requires clean water, good sanitation and good hygiene, WaterAid said today, calling for action as world leaders meet in Rio to open the Olympic Games. WaterAid’s new report, ‘Caught Short’, looks at stunting from malnutrition around the world and the links to low rates of access to clean water and good sanitation. Currently 159 million ...

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NEDIS: Scaling up towards improving Education Sector in Nigeria

Nigerian Education Innovation Summit (NEDIS) which held in Abuja last week was borne out of necessity and as a matter of urgency to seek lasting solution to issues in education sector. The 2-day event brought together Education experts, Civil Society Coalitions, Organised Private Sector as well as other major stakeholders in the Nigeria’s education Sector to deliberate on how Nigeria ...

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Press Release: Nigeria restates commitment to providing regular and potable water by 2030

Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, has restated the Federal Governments’ commitment towards increasing access to potable water for all Nigerians by 2030. Adamu said this on the sidelines of the just concluded sixth Africa water Week in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. He said that without universal access to safe water and sanitation, poverty and inequality cannot be eradicated ...

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Budget Minister, Senator Udoma engages CSOs and Organised Private Sector in MTEF and Fiscal Strategy

Honourable Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has made a rare move by engaging Civil Society Organisations and Organised Private Sector and other stakeholders at the consultative forum on  2017-2019  Medium – Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy today in Abuja. The event which took place at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa had ...

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#SEDA: Measuring well-being across the World

HOW do you measure the well-being of a country’s citizens? Looking at wealth alone is clearly not enough: oil-rich states in the Middle East may have the highest levels of GDP per person yet they lag behind the West in terms of civil rights, education and a host of other quantifiable (and desirable) measures. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) attempts to ...

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Register for free #CODECAMP2016 and become #coding Expert!

Are you still in senior secondary school class? Are you willing to start building your ICT foundation now? Are you aspiring to become a professional in ICT someday? Do you also wish to be one of the young Techies/Whizkid programmers? Then hurry now and register for CODE2CREATE ‘CODE CAMP 2016’ in Abuja and make your dream a reality. We are ...

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Letter to President Buhari: Stop undermining INEC and the 2019 elections – Itodo Samson

  Dear President Buhari, Your ascension to the Office of the President of Africa’s largest economy was by constitutional design, making you a creation of our constitution; therefore you owe it a duty to protect its integrity and sanctity. Remember that while taking the Oath of Office you swore to preserve, protect and defend the constitution in the discharge of ...

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IMO STATE: OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA BY CONCERNED INDIGENE

Dear Sir, It is with a very heavy and bitter heart that I write to you. This is a letter that has tarried in coming but long overdue. I’m afraid I have to speak to you very bluntly and succinctly, as I am not given to certain lexical embellishments, especially when addressing those who have no regard for their constituents. ...

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