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Inter-Party Debate: PDP Versus APC on #Power Generation, Distribution And Consumption In #Nigeria

Dotun Roy   The Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series (NPPDS), an initiative of Centre For Democracy and Development (CDD) has featured two leading Political party in Nigeria contending for presidential seat in another debate on how to tackle the trend of poor generation, distribution and consumption of power in Nigeria. The debate which is geared towards giving the citizens the ...

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PHOTOS: 15th Nigeria Oil and Gas Exhibition In #Abuja

   For more than couple of days now, experts, expatriates, exhibitors and petroleum engineers in petroleum development sectors across the world converged at 15th Nigeria Oil and Gas expos at International Conference Centre, Abuja in a networking and marketing atmosphere, to deliberate and equally seek lasting to solution to myriads of challenges confronting oil and gas, its productions  and its ...

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2015 Elections: Jikwoyi Residents Want Inclusion in Programmes Implementation  

Micheal Etta Bissong   Lack of basic amenities such as access road, electricity, health and general sanitary services in Jikwoyi, a small suburb in the federal capital territory has caused occupants of the area to unite and demand for political inclusion as well as ensure that their needs are seen as priority in party’s manifesto as the 2015 general elections ...

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CSACEFA Donates Educational and Food Supplies To IDPs in #Abuja

Dotun Roy One top priority of Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA) is achieving “education for all societies” where education and educational supplies are quite accessible and inexpensive for all Nigerian citizens and also by creating an environment conducive to learning. CSACEFA has demonstrated this through its consistent visits to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps stationed ...

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Communities Advocate Capacity to enhance #WASH Services

By Etta Michael Bisong Abuja Although access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) are basic human rights, however, it’s pathetic to reinforce that 121 million Nigerians according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) still live without access to these services. As if that is not enough, the figure further estimated that over 40 million of the entire population still practice ...

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BEN200 Fans Club Unveils "Buckle My Shoe Project" in #Abuja

Dotun Roy   Celebrities and media personalities across Nigeria convened at Korean Cultural Centre as the BEN200 Fans Club unveiled “Buckle My Shoe Project” in Abuja today 10 March 2015. The project which is aimed at the distributing free school sandals to elementary and secondary school kids was conceived and brought to actualisation by Benjamin Ubiri, On Air Personality, Nigerian ...

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Follow The Money Network, CBOs, NGOs Synergise to ensure Equitable Distribution of Clean #Cookstoves In Nigeria

Dotun Roy Follow the Money Network, Civil Society Organisation and other major stakeholders in the development sector in Nigeria are working toward to the effective implementation and equitable distribution of clean cookstoves for women. The provision of Clean Cookstoves for rural women, a proposed scheme by Federal Executive Council, which is to be implemented by the Federal Ministry of Environment ...

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Auditor-General, NGOs Canvass #Transparency in Disbursement of #Flood Relief Fund

Story by Etta Michael Bisong Abuja As part of efforts to address the public outcry raised against the poor management of the 2012 Flood Relief & Rehabilitation Fund, Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have advocated for the establishment of proper accounting mechanism to ensure transparency when carrying out projects of such magnitude in Nigeria. ...

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#SupportACamp Team, KapitalFM Abuja Extend Love To Community In Niger State

Dotun Roy .  Still in the spirit of showing love and uplifting the indigent in our society, Project Support A Camp has taken a step further in its quest to giving hope to the hopeless, but this time beyond Federal Capital Territory environs to Gwarinpa-Madalla Community in Niger State. This is in collaboration with Kapital FM Abuja and SOTERIA Africa, ...

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Coalition Seeks to Make #Internet Affordable and Accessible For #Nigerians

Dotun Roy   The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)-Nigeria has kicked off its 2 day Coalition Meeting and workshop at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja today 24 Feburary 2015. A4AI is a global coalition working to make broadband available for all. Its aim to increase the affordability of both mobile and fixed-line internet access dramatically, with a focus on achieving the UN ...

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