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Amnesty International launches “Write for Rights Schools Essay Competition” for the Nigerian students

Amnesty International has launched “The Write for Rights Essay Competition 2017”. The competition is open to all Nigerians in secondary schools. The competition is aimed at empowering young people, support creativity and encourage critical thinking and understanding of human rights. Amnesty International is a non-governmental human rights organisation and global movement of over 7 million people campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed ...

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University of Sussex UK delegates build capacity of the Secondary School Teachers in Nigeria

The Head of Department of Education of University of Sussex, United Kingdom, Dr Simon James Thompson has led the delegates from the University to build the capacity of the secondary school teachers in a one-day free training/workshop in Abuja. The workshop which was in collaboration with Portsbrigde Educational Services had Senior Members of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools ...

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WHEN SOCIETAL CONSCIENCE BECOMES DEGENERATED AND SEARED!

Too often people become embittered, act on impulse and take justice in their own hands without taking into cognizance whether the gravity of the offences truly justify the punishment meted out on the suspect particularly when jungle justice is being wrongly administered against the suspect or even criminals who had been caught red handed. In any sane society like ours ...

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Press Statement: Nigerian Civil Society Organization To Observe US Presidential Elections

A leading Nigerian Civil Society Organization (CSO), Connected Development [CODE] has been granted Observer Accreditation status in the State of Colorado for the upcoming November 8th 2016 US  Presidential Elections. The participants constituting of young people are expected to join other observers in the United States to ensure a credible and transparent polls in the coming elections Through the International ...

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OXFAM: End the era of tax havens, Add your Voice!!

By OXFAM Developing countries lose at least $170 billion in tax revenues each year, because rich individuals and multinational companies hide vast amounts of money using tax havens. Many governments are complicit in sustaining this network. Poorer countries in particular suffer the consequences: they are deprived of funds to provide services like health and education, and to tackle poverty and ...

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[PHOTOS] Updates on Pop incubator Contest in Abuja

Social Good Nigeria and her Partners – the Enspire Incubator and the Embassy of Sweden in Nigeria, Abuja, with support from Vinnova, Sweden – have put together an idea pitching contest for the hangout participants. This contest is the final phase of the Pop Incubator project across 5 states in Nigeria. The finalists – six contestants will be rewarded with Star prize ...

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Hon. Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed’s Statement at COP 21

Nigeria’s new Minister of Environment, Hajia Amina Mohammed is currently the head of delegation to the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Eleventh Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol in Paris, France. She delivered powerful statement at the event. Read below:        Mr. President and Excellences,        On behalf ...

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Federal Ministry Communication seeks ways to overcome the challenges of Cybersecurity

        Federal Ministry of Communication has organised a 3 day Workshop in Abuja on Cybersecurity and workable strategies to reduce cybercrimes in Africa particularly within the ECOWAS states. According to Mrs Moni Udoh, Representing Minister of Communication, Bar. Adebayo Shittu at the workshop said ‘it has become imperative to bring together experts to synergise so as to ...

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President Buhari Arrives Abuja from United Nations Assembly Meeting in New York

President Buhari has just returned from the United Nations Assembly meeting on the new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which ended yesterday in New York. Buhari who has been away for more than a couple of days arrived Nnamdi Azikwe Airport Abuja, some minutes past 12 noon today.

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Invitation to 2015 Global Action Week of Education with the theme- "Vote for Education"

The Global Action Week (GAW) is an annual global campaign of education campaigners and advocates across the global. The week is usually celebrated every April to raise voices on education issues and task government and other stakeholders to ensure access to quality education for all. This year GAW with the theme – Vote for Education presents us with a crucial ...

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