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GOV FINTIRI VOWS TO SUPPORT NHRC/UNHCR PROTECTION ACTIVITIES IN ADAMAWA

The Executive Governor of Adamawa State Rt Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has pledged strong commitment to support the work of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) in alleviating the sufferings of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Returnees and other Vulnerable Groups in the State. Governor Fintiri made this pledge when he received ...

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#INSPIREUSWA: WEST AFRICAN AUTHORS CHANGING GENDER CONVERSATIONS THROUGH POWER OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING!

Worldreader’s Inspire Us project in West Africa, supported by Helen Gurley Brown’s Pussycat Foundation, is advancing West African authors and changing the conversation about gender norms through the power of stories, delivered via mobile phones. By addressing critical issues (like violence against women, family planning, and women’s autonomy) and providing positive literary role models – the Inspire Us collection of ...

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PSN, other CSOs commemorate International Day for Peace 2019 in a Climate Action Dialogue

In commemorating this year International Day for Peace, Peace and Security Network (PSN) in collaborations with other international development organisations such as British Council, European Union Commission, International Alert among others have put together a dialogue with a theme “Climate Action for Peace” in Abuja. Helios Ellien of French Embassy giving goodwill message at the dialogue According to the Country ...

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LinkedIn Introduces Skill Assessment features, to Validate Skills Listed by Users

Virtually every professional is on LinkedIn. And to buff up our profiles, most of us include a variety of skills that we possess, from creative writing and programming to Photoshop and strategic planning. But hey, how does a potential employer going through your profile confirm you really have the skill you claim to? A research by LinkedIn shows that 77% of hiring managers agree it’s ...

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Abuja’s biggest Plantain Festival to hold on Nigeria’s Independence Day!

The Abuja plantain festival is an outdoor food event targeted at exploring and showcasing the uniqueness and variations of plantain specifically, and other native Nigerian dishes which have over the years been enjoyed as an accompaniment with this much loved Nigerian delicacy. The event which has been scheduled to hold on Nigeria’s Independence Day Celebration will bring together some of ...

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‘Killers of ladies in Port Harcourt must be fished out and brought to book’ – NHRC Boss

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the recent killings of young ladies in hotels in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and other parts of the country calling on the Rivers State Police Command to intensify efforts to stem the tide and apprehend all those involved in the dastardly act. In statement in Abuja Wednesday, the Executive ...

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Journalists Against Poverty Initiative (JAP) demand justice for Mary Ekere

The attention of the Journalists Against Poverty (JAP) Initiative has been drawn to the infamous events playing out in Uyo the Akwa Ibom state capital. The Journalists Against Poverty Initiative (JAP) a coalition of several Journalists across the country drawn from the Print, Broadcast and Online mediums wish to condemned in totality, the brutal, inhumane and unfortunate attack and arrest ...

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NHRC moves to promote equal political participation for women, disadvantaged groups

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for more inclusive political participation in Nigeria saying that denying women and the disadvantaged group the opportunity to fully participate in politics will continue to impact negatively in the nation’s democracy. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq who made this call in Abuja Monday at the 2019 UN International Day ...

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Rwanda Synergies with WEF, World Bank to Host Africa Drone Forum and Flying Competitions

The next edition of the Africa Drone Forum (ADF) and Flying Competitions, an event that showcases the use of drones for different purposes will take place in Rwanda in February 2020. Africa Drone Forum, Rwanda 2020 The World Bank and World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that they are partnering with Rwanda’s government to host ADF with an official Twitter page ...

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Gov Ihedioha restores power supply to Owerri Secretariat after seven years blackout!

The rebuild Imo Agenda of Governor Emeka Ihedioha is on course, as workers in the State will now smile following the restoration of power supply to the State Secretariat, Owerri The entire Secretariat had been in complete darkness for seven years because of non settlement of staggering debt owed to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC by the past administration. ...

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