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Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni set to host YLA in Abuja!

The Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria (MWFAAN) has unveiled its plan to host 2019 Young Leaders Assembly (YLA) in Abuja, in September with the theme “The Future of Work”. This was disclosed at a Press Conference in Abuja yesterday by the Association which is a flagship programme of the Young African Leaders Initiative, an initiative of the US ...

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“Restoration of public confidence in governance is one of my priorities” – Gov. Ihedioha

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Rt Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has reiterated his mission to restore to the public confidence in governance while in the office. He stated this yesterday while addressing the pressmen in a media parley on his plans and programmes for the people of Imo state. According to him, “people of Imo state have lost confidence in ...

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AfDB introduces Fintech Fund to Expand Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is continuing in its drive to provide funds for the development of the continent. The multilateral development bank has announced the launch of the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI) to improve and expand digital financial transactions across Africa. The new fund was launched at the bank’s annual meetings and has the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Agence ...

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CS-SUNN STRENGTHENS NUTRITION CHAMPIONS TO IMPROVE NUTRITION FUNDING, VISIBILITY IN NIGERIA

The Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) recently conducted a training of Nutrition Champions to work towards improved nutrition funding and visibility across some states in Nigeria. The 3-day workshop was held in Ilorin, Kwara state with participants drawn from five Partnership for Improving Nigeria Nutrition Systems (PINNS) project states- Kano, Lagos, Niger, Nasarawa and Kaduna. It was aimed ...

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UoB, UNIZIK hold collaborative workshop on potable water Treatment

University of Birmingham (UoB) in collaboration with Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) has organised an intensive research workshop themed “potable water and waste water treatment in rural sub-saharan Africa. The 2-day workshop which was a multi-disciplinary event took place in NAU Campus in Awka and had in attendance researchers, academia, public officials, Civil engineers as well as other experts working ...

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WaterAid Nigeria unveils brand new Logo!

WaterAid Nigeria has officially unveiled a brand new logo which according to them best suited the good works and interventions that they have been doing over the years across the globe. Speaking through a statement released yesterday, Oluseyi Abdulmalik, WaterAid Nigeria’s Communications and Media Manager says “Our brand refresh reflects both WaterAid’s evolution from a service delivery institution to one ...

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AAN reacts to findings on the impacts of Nigeria’s National Social Investment Programmes

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has reacted to the findings on the impacts of national social investment programmes initiated by the Federal Government of Nigeria at different stages. Reacting through a press statement by the Action Aid Nigeria, Country Director, Ene Obi, “through our findings by following the comments and thoughts of concerned Nigerians on the implementation of the National Social Investment ...

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#TheAfricaweWant: Actionaid, Activista commemorate African Liberation Day!

Actionaid Nigeria in partnership with the African Rising and Activista Nigeria have joined forces to commemorate one of the most special days to be celebrated by the Africans, African Liberation Day 2019 yesterday, May 24th in Abuja. This year’s commemoration with a theme “Redefining the African Narrative” had amongst other participants, youth activists and comrades, the media, young professionals across ...

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FBIN launches #YFarm Project II Success StoryBook, Mock Parliament on Climate resilient agriculture

“My eyes, brain and mind are now opened to a series of countless and priceless ideas on agricbussiness and personal development” says Asogwa Chika Osita, one of the #YFarm Ambassadors who was amongst those who successfully completed #YFarm Bootcamp Project II in Imo State. Another #YFarm Ambassador  who participated in Bootcamp in Abuja, FCT, Aisha Galadima Shuaibu said she has ...

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Stakeholders seek ways to improve ICT education awareness for women in Nigeria

There is need for more awareness to encourage women to embrace Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for economic development of the country. This was part of the view of stakeholders at a forum on Thursday in Abuja on improving women and girl’s access to Information and Communication Technology education and the usage of existing facilities across the country. The forum ...

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