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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Relationship potholes!

I have discovered that love doesn’t guarantee the success of a relationship. Love cannot help you stick to one person all years round, and on the other hand, cheating isn’t always a product of not loving your partner. In fact, loving someone doesn’t guarantee not falling in love with any other person. Relationships work out mostly because of our head not ...

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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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OP-ED | NDDC BOARD APPOINTMENT: GREAT INJUSTICE TO UKWA WEST, ABIA

By Ejikeme Alozie-Nwagboso I read with excitement, and discontent as an indigene of Abia state, Ukwa west to be precise on the news that President Buhari has submitted the nominees of the Niger Delta Development Commission Board to the National Assembly for confirmation. I am happy because as stipulated by law, the President has fulfilled his part of the bargain. Also, ...

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Terrorism without bombs

By Greg Odogwu What happened in Nice, France, last week, shocked the world because it was basically tangential and bereft of the expected modus operandi of modern day terrorism. From all indications, even the Western world in all its sophistication was not prepared for it. This, in fact, shows that the world has yet to totally grasp the true dynamic ...

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