[Video] WaterAid Nigeria calls for action to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in schools and healthcare facilities this Global Handwashing Day  

WaterAid Nigeria has today renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities in the country. One in three schools around the world do not have regular access to water, basic private toilets, or a way to wash hands with soap and an estimated 443 million school days are lost every year ...

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Justice at last! ECOWAS Court rules in favour of Dorothy Njemanze & 3 Others Vs. Federal Republic of Nigeria!

In the case of Dorothy Njemanze & 3 Others v. Nigeria at the ECOWAS Court suit ECW/CJ/APP/17/14, judgment was delivered in favour of the plaintiffs today 12 October 2017. Apart from 1 of the Plaintiffs whose claim was statute-barred. All the other reliefs applied for were granted. And 6 million naira (each to the plaintiffs as compensation. I have attached ...

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‘More than 20,000 girls married illegally every day’ – Save the Children International

Globally, more than 20,000 girls are married every day below the minimum age permitted by national law, according to new research from Save the Children and the World Bank marking the International Day of the Girl. In all, about 7.5 million girls are married illegally every year. In addition, close to 100 million girls are not protected against child marriage ...

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How Cameroonians created Internet refugee camps in Cameroon to survive internet shutdown!

By Sodiq Alabi The 2017 Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa held in Johannesburg between September 27 and 29. According to the organisers, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), FIFAfrica is an annual assembly of discussions towards promoting a Free and Open Internet in Africa. I attended ...

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Job Alert! APIN wants to hire you

APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement “Improving Comprehensive AIDS Response Enhanced for Sustainability” ...

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Digital Rights Advocacy Organisation Condemns Internet Shutdown in Cameroon!

A digital rights advocacy organisation, Paradigm Initiative has condemned the ongoing internet shutdown in Cameroon, which began on September 30, 2017. There are confirmed reports of a total blackout in the Anglophone regions of the country, while the Francophone regions are experiencing social media blockage. The new internet shutdown is directly connected to the agitation in the Anglophone regions for ...

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Osinbajo, Obasanjo, other Top African Leaders to attend Hezekiah’s Golden Jubilee Anniversary!

All roads will on the 15th of October, 2017, lead to the Abuja International Conference as Nigeria’s Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo; Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of  Daddy Hezekiah JP, the Chancellor, Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State and Leader, Living Christ Mission Inc. Worldwide. Others dignitaries ...

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Ace Broadcaster, Ivanhoe set to launch State-of-the Art Recording Studio in #Abuja!

Ivan Obeto, popularly known as Ivanhoe, a seasoned Voice Actor and CEO/Founder of Ivanhoe Sound Productions is set to officially launch his State of the Art Audio recording Studio located in the heart of Abuja. With a degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, rich background in broadcast and audio engineering at various notable radio and TV stations in Nigeria, Ivan’s ...

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Minister Inaugurates TSTV, Announces Tax Relief for New PayTV Platform

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the new PayTV platform, TSTV, will enjoy a pioneer status with a three-year tax relief. The Minister announced this in Abuja on Sunday night when he unveiled TSTV. “Dr. (Bright) Echefu (TSTV Managing Director), you have come at a very good time because this government only recently granted a ...

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Apply! Oxfam wants to hire you..

Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme Position: Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme Department: Humanitarian Job Family: Programme / D2 Reports To:  VSL and Market Systems Coordinator Location: Ibadan Duration: One Year Fixed term   Job Purpose: Oxfam in Nigeria is participating in a new rural development initiative, setting up a pilot project for catfish farming with trainings on good practices and help of a “feed calculator” for ...

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