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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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CSOs write AU, UNHRC on Internet Shutdown in Togo!

A coalition of some 35 civil society organisations has written to several international bodies including the African Union and the United Nations Human Rights Commission over the recent internet shutdown in Togo. Signatories to the letter include Paradigm Initiative, Reporters Without Border, World Wide Web Foundation, Access Now, DotunRoy.com, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Ghanaian Centre of PEN International. The Coalition ...

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NITDA Cautions MDAs Against Executing IT Projects without the Agency’s Clearance!

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is drawing the attention of Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as other government establishments on the need to seek clearance from the Agency before embarking on any Information Technology (IT) project. This is in line with Section 6 of the NITDA Act, 2007 as well as Service-wide Circular from the Office ...

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Online courses as a means of developing #digital expertise in #Africa!

“The World is flat” is the title of the bestselling book by Thomas Friedman, the influential American author and Journalist, where he argued that several developments in the 21st century such as outsourcing, the personal computer, the Internet, the standardization of commercial technology globally and international trade have led to a shift in economic competitiveness across the world. This shift ...

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NGO Boss Commends Yoruba Summit on Restructuring!

The founder of Ibadan-based Guildance Community Development Foundation, Mr Kabiru Adisa FCA has commended Yoruba leaders for convening the Yoruba Summit that deliberated on restructuring and other associated issue. This was contained in a press release issued on Sunday by the chartered accountant and development expert. “I find it gladdening that Yoruba leaders are now following up their restructuring demand ...

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