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[Photos] Official Launching of #30PercentorNothing

#30percentorNothing has been officially launched today 1st November at Merit House, Maitaima Abuja. National and state executives/coordinator were equally inaugurated. #30percentorNothing is a youth led platform created to drive positive change in Nigeria most especially through the increase and active participation of youths in governance towards 2015 General elections hence the demand for 30 percent youth participation in governance come ...

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CODE Invites NGOs, MDAs, CSOs To Its Forthcoming Abuja Open Data Party

Hello Good People!!! Connected Development [CODE] Abuja is inviting NGOs, Activists and Journalists from all around Nigeria to its Open Data Party. Open Data Party is an initiative of CODE to make, spread and teach open data. A lots of activities bordering on Data will be explore in this edition of Open Data and resource persons will be on stand ...

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Amnesty International Sets to Launch 'Write for Rights' in Nigeria

Oladotun Fadeyiye Amnesty International will be launching its first edition of ‘Write for Rights’ event in Nigeria this December. The event which has been scheduled to kick-off on the 3rd – 17th December 2014 is expected to take place in two majors cities in Nigeria; Abuja and Lagos. ‘Write for Rights’ which started in 2001 by Al Poland. It became ...

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Women In Parliament Commitee of the National Assembly Organises Its 4th Annual Summit

Oladotun Fadeyiye Women in Parliament Committee of the National Assembly House of Representative held its fourth Annual summit in Abuja. The 2 Day summit commenced yesterday 27th to 28th October 2014. This year summit was themed “2015 Election and Beyond: Strategies and Actions Towards Enhanced Women’s Political Participation” and it is in collaboration with Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre ...

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Minister Of Power Commends Exhibitors at NAEE 2014

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has commended both local and international Renewable/Alternative Energy exhibitors at the on-going Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2014 in Abuja. Prof Nebo gave this commendation today while inspecting their renewable energy innovations and products. Minister Interacting with Exhibitors One of the recipients of Minister’s commendation is IMEX Mineral Resources Products subsidiary of ETA ZUMA ...

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Updates: PAX South Africa, Trina Solar, Suka Energy at the On-Going Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo in Abuja

Dotun Roy Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo (NAEE) 2014 kicked-off today 22nd October at Shehu Musa Yar’adua Conference Centre in Abuja. As expected, this year NAEE attracted huge turn-out of renewable energy experts and Exhibitors across the globe such as PAX South Africa, Trina Solar, Suka Energy among others for promotional and investment oppourtnities in Nigeria and by extension Africa. NAEE ...

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WHAT IS NIGERIA ALTERNATIVE ENERGY 2014?

The Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2014 is Nigeria’s leading alternative energy event. NAEE 2014 takes place at the Shehu Musa Yar‘ Adua Centre Abuja, from October 22 – 24 2014. The event will feature an impressive line-up of local and international speakers, delegates and exhibitors, who will gather to debate a new energy future for Africa’s most populous nation. NAEE ...

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Now That Nigeria is Ebola Free

Oladotun Fadeyiye Now, I suppose the current declaration by World Health Organization (WHO) confirming Nigeria free of Ebola on Monday after six weeks with no new cases, will clear the air on issue of seeing Nigerians as Ebola victims. “Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja, prompting a ...

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Global Rights Holds Briefing on the Protection of Host Community Rights in Mining Communities

Today, 20th October 2014, Global Rights; CSOs, NGOs and other major stakeholders in the Mining Sector and Extractive Industry in Nigeria including states representatives from Ministry of Solid Minerals held yet another briefing on the protection of host Community Rights in Mining communities across Nigeria at Rockview Hotels, Abuja. The briefing was actually a follow-up meetings on the updates and ...

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William Pooley: True Angel With A Heart of Gold!

Oladotun Fadeyiye I have read fictional stories of human beings with true angelic nature, gestures and intervention and never thought it could happen for real but William Pooley story has cleared that notion. He is a Briton Nurse who caught Ebola in Freetown Sierra-Loene while working as a Volunteer Nurse and of course his story, is a story that many ...

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