Senate President commits to Clean Cooking Energy for All

The President of the Senate, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians of the Senate’s commitment to universal access to clean cooking energy in Nigeria. He made the declaration while hosting the members of the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves who paid him a courtesy call. In his remarks, the National Coordinator of the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Mr ...

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Is the West hypocritical or is Adeosun hypercritical?

Greg Odogwu If there was any person who felt let down by the words of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, in Washington last week, I was the one. It was during a discussion on the importance of addressing infrastructure gaps in developing countries at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund General Meetings, that Adeosun put it to the West ...

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THE TRIGGER FOR NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC BOOM: THE EMERGING LEADERS CONFERENCE LAGOS

Every year since 2011, thousands of young Nigerians who are making a difference in their different life and career endeavours converge to chart a new course for Nigeria’s development. They take the lead and contribute towards finding answers to burning questions that young Nigerians need to get ahead. The Emerging Leaders Conference hosted by the Guardians of the Nation International ...

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#MakeNaijaStronger: ONE advocates 1% of Nigeria’s 2017 Budget for Healthcare to reduce poverty

ONE, an international campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than 7 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease has been advocating for one percent of Nigeria’s 2017 Budget for improved healthcare service delivery so as to reduce poverty. According to Edwin Ikuhoria, Regional Coordinator, ONE Campaign, ‘the state of our healthcare which ought to be an ...

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[Download] Nara Ekele, a worship single by Mercy Peter

Mercy Peters is a debutante and unique gospel artiste with powerful vocal range. She is not just another ordinary pretty face in the music industry, she does know her craft.  She has just released a new worship single “Nara Ekele” meaning “Take all the Praise”. Mercy is a compassionate soul with strong commitment in humanitarian causes and activities. She is ...

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How prepared are we for fire disasters?

Greg Odogwu A couple of months ago, there was a video that went viral, about the escapade of a Nollywood actor, Ani Iyoho, who was nearly killed on set in a movie stunt gone awry. The clip of the accident was a ridiculous but true mirror image representing the cinematographic charade going on side by side with real filmmaking in ...

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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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YIAGA TO HOLD ITS FOURTH SEASON OF ‘ORGANIZING FOR POLICY ADVOCACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT (OPACE)/YOUTH ORGANIZING SCHOOL (YOS)’

Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) will hold its fourth season of Organizing for Policy Advocacy and Civic Engagement (OPACE) Season 4 under the Youth Organizing School of Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) supported by the National Endowment for Democracy, USA. There has been a fundamental shift in the level of participation of African youths ...

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ANA Abuja holds Guest Author Sessions/Excellent Leadership Series to celebrate Authors’ Achievements

The Association of Nigerian Authors, (ANA) Abuja held its Guest Author Session/Excellent Leadership Series yesterday, 3rd October in Abuja. It was a convergence of great Nigerian authors, writers, poets, screenwriters, bloggers among others who have contributed immensely to literary world/industry in Nigeria. One of such great authors who graced the event was most revered Rev. Fr. George Ehusani of The Lux ...

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[Video] Xrusade drops an inspiring video for his single “is it all worth it”

Paul Obidigbo a.k.a Xrusade is a young artiste with a difference, extraordinarily sonorous with an inspiring way of connecting with his fan base.  He has just dropped a touching video for his popular single “is it all worth it” where he shares peace message for peaceful coexistence using recent happenings around us. This is indeed a shift from the norm ...

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