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The Future of Work and The Work of The Future… by Olufunke Amobi

The future of work is already upon us and it is clearly defined by Technology. This implies that the work or Jobs of the future belongs to those who can maximize and explore modern Technologies to their advantage. By the year 2025, which is just about 8 years from now, a lot of jobs would have been taken over by ...

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Google, Paradigm Initiative to Host Workshops in Seven Cities for NGOs

Seven cities of Nigeria will play host to a series of workshop dedicated to nonprofit and social enterprises interested in applying for the 2018 Google Impact Challenge Nigeria. The workshop which is organized by Paradigm Initiative on behalf of Google will hold in Aba, Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Jos, Port Harcourt and Yola between June 25 and 27, 2018. According to ...

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Algeria and Iraq shut down #internet to prevent exam cheating

The government takes the decision in an effort to prevent a repeat of the 2016 leaks in high school exams The Algerian government has ordered telecom companies to shut down the internet in the country for several hours every day for the next few days to prevent high school students from cheating. Facebook will be blocked completely during the five days the ...

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Ethiopia unblocks censored TVs and Websites

A senior Ethiopian official says the country has opened access to 264 blocked websites and TV broadcasters. Fitsum Arega, who is the prime minister’s chief of staff, said in his tweet that “freedom of expression is a foundational right” and “essential for engaged and responsible” citizens. He added that “only a free market of ideas will lead to the truth”. Among the ...

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Full text of the Speech of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Signing into Law, the 2018 Appropiation Bill

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill as he has promised earlier this month. However, he has also stated that has was compelled to sign the Bill against his original plans for the 2018 fiscal year. Read the full text of his speech at signing of the Budget below : I would like to thank the ...

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DNF, IPAS officially Premiere #AkachiTheSeries in Abuja!

Akachi the Series, a new release drama series that seeks to address several misconceptions and myths around sexual and reproductive health and rights by the Dorothy Njemanze Foundation in conjunction with IPAS Nigeria has been officially screened for the general public in Abuja today, 20th June. The screening which took place at the Silverbird Cinema Abuja had huge turn-out of ...

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Borno IDPs: Soldiers raped us in camps but we were forced to deny it

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-east say they are being suppressed from opening up on the alleged sexual abuse ongoing in their camps. They have also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to send an independent investigative panel to the camps regarding the issue. Amnesty International released a reportalleging that soldiers and members of civilian joint task force (JTF) demanded sex ...

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SFCG, USAID train Media Practitioners in Nigeria on CVE reporting

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and North East Regional Initiative (NERI) has put together a 3-day intensive training workshop for the Media Practitioners in Nigeria, most importantly those who have keen interest in covering and reporting Counter Violence Extremism within the volatile regions particularly North East region in Nigeria. The ...

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Study Abroad! Enroll to fast-track your academic excellence at Gilgal Education Foundation

Are you a secondary school leaver hoping to secure an admission to one of the best Tertiary Institutions in the world? Are you a guardian, parent or caregiver searching and wishing to give the best education to your wards? Or are you a Senior Secondary School (SSS) student desiring to build your capacity in ICT, learn Basics in Coding, acquire ...

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“Threats from the military won’t deter us from defending human rights” — Amnesty International

The Nigerian military is increasingly resorting to threats, intimidation and smears to discredit Amnesty International’s work documenting the human rights violations it has committed, Amnesty International said today. On 24 May 2018 the organization released a report, “They Betrayed Us”, which documented the prevalence of sexual violence against starving women and girls detained in satellite camps under the control of Nigerian ...

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