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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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NAWAYA Releases An Open Letter to President Jonathan

Dotun Roy National Women and Youth Alliance (NAWAYA) has finally released an open letter to President Goodlluck Ebele Jonathan apparently demanding 10 minutes audience of Mr President on pressing issues on ground. NAWAYA is a non-governmental organization designed to promote the rights and responsibilities of women and youths politically and economically. They are committed to educating, equipping and empowering Nigerian ...

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Stakeholders Drum Support for Passage of Biosafety Bill   

Etta Michael Bisong Abuja Stakeholders spearheading the adoption and development of modern biotechnology in Nigeria have called on relevant actors to facilitate the passage of the Biosafety Bill pending before the floor of the National Assembly. This bill if pass, the experts said, will help transforms key sectors of the economy as well as empower the teeming youths who are ...

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Professionals Shared and Learned New Expertise at #OpenData Day in #Abuja

Oladotun Fadeyiye          Connected Development (CODE) brought together professionals and experts such as journalists, researchers, computer analysts, Data Analysts, Tech savvys and others from various fields across the country yesterday Saturday 21st February 2015, on its Open Data Day event, to learn, teach and share new skills amongst themselves. CODE which is one of the leading non-profit ...

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Attend #OpenData Day in Abuja this Saturday!!!

Hello Readers, OpenDataDay is a global community initiative to make and spread open data. People from all around the world gather together on-line or in person to make things with and around open data. The #ODDAbuja will be organized by Connected Development [CODE], Enspire Hub, Devnovate, and Digital Media Development Initiative, as a follow up to our 2014 Open Data Day, and our ...

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Female Volunteer Mentors Needed: LitClubs in #Abuja

  Hello Readers LitClub holds every Saturday by 2pm and it is organized by Global Girls Rising and LitWorld’s 10,000 Global Girls Initiative in partnership with Connected Development [CODE] and Reaching Out To African Girls Initiative (ROTAGI). LitClubs offer members a safe space in which to explore their reading, writing, speaking and listening lives with the guided mentorship of a ...

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