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The Quit Notice on the Igbos and Its Acceptance: Sectional, Unconstitutional and Parochial

The attention of the Nigerian Youth Parliament has been drawn to the recent publication of the youths from the Northern extraction under the aegis of the Northern Nigerian Youth Coalition on its purported issuance of the quit notice on indigenes of the South Eastern States of our dear Nation. More worrisome is the rash acceptance of this balkanizing position by ...

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ECOWAS partners ICEED on cookstoves testing and standards

In collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREE) is training scientists and representatives of the clean cooking energy industry in West Africa on testing and standards. The training programme held at the ICEED Clean Energy Training Centre in Afikpo June 5 – 9, 2017 brings together ...

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Hospitals for Humanity unveils Efe Ejeba as its 1K1M Fundraising Ambassador for its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative (PCTSI)

Hospitals for Humanity unveils its Fundraising Ambassador- Efe Ejeba (Winner BBN 2017) for its 1K1M fundraising campaign. Launched earlier this year, the 1K1M fundraising campaign is an effort to get one million people donate at least 1,000 Naira (or its currency equivalent) to its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative which brings (over 90%) free open heart surgeries to children born with ...

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Inaugural Address of Minister of Communication at the Inauguration of the Implementation Committee of the Proposed ICT University of Nigeria

As part of the Federal Government’s effort through the Ministry of Communication to move ICT in Nigeria to global competitive market Honourable Minister has delivered an explosive inaugural address on the implementation plan and its committee for the proposed ICT University of Nigeria yesterday in Abuja. READ THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS BELOW 1.   I am delighted to welcome distinguished members of ...

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CORRUPTION AND PUBLIC FINANCE MISMANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA’S TERTIARY EDUCATION SECTOR – THE EXIGENCY FOR OPEN GOVERNMENT

By Julius Adinoyi Over the last few years, several studies have shown that there has been mismanagement of funds in the tertiary education sector through high financial misappropriations, fund-misuse, unaccountability of existing funding-source and breach of project implementation policies which have led to an increasing economic loss and underdevelopment of the tertiary education sector. It’s been observed that lack of ...

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[Video] WaterAid calls for better access to safe, private toilets for Nigeria’s women and girls this Menstrual Hygiene Day

Every day, some 800 million women around the world are on their periods, yet for most, this time of the month is shrouded in secrecy, shame and stigma – regardless of who they are or where they are in the world.  WaterAid aims to help change this by opening the conversation this Menstrual Hygiene Day. Why does WaterAid want to ...

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TVS Launches King Deluxe “The Game Changer” an Improved Version of Tricycle “Keke NAPEP” in Abuja

​TVS, a globally recognized Tricycle Brand and subsidiary of SIMBA Group has launched “King Deluxe the Game Changer” a novel product of tricycle widely known as ‘Keke NAPEP’ in Nigeria, in Abuja today. According to the TVS Brand Spokesperson, Mr Deji “the unique and innovative features of the King Deluxe Game Changer” is what makes it better than every other tricycle ...

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Abuja Insecurity Heightened as Mugged Blogger, Narrowly escapes death: Residents Cry Out

Abuja May 20, 2017 The spate of insecurity in the FCT has become worrisome given the poor and dilapidating infrastructure and lack of lit street lamps that has made night driving a horrendous experience in most parts. The daily menace of snatching of properties, stabbing, rape and armed robbery has become unbearable and residents live in fear of who the ...

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MEDIK247 Flags Off Free Cervical Cancer Screening

Abuja Thursday, May 18, 2017 Medik247, an international network of medical professionals, just flagged off free cervical cancer screening for 100 women in Abuja. This is following the awareness campaign launched on Saturday the 13th of May for increase in the level of public awareness about the dangers of cervical cancer in women and preventive measures against the disease in ...

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#NotTooYoungToRun Bill Campaign Hits Ilorin!

On Tuesday, 16th May, 2017, history was made in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, as a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Brain Builders International led citizens and other Civil Society Organisations in the State on a peaceful road walk to the Kwara State House of Assembly complex. The movement was to ethically lobby the legislators to support the Not Too Young To Run ...

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