Expert Urges Citizens to Defend Digital Rights

A digital rights expert, Tope Ogundipe has urged citizens of various African countries to use their power in the defence of digital rights and other human rights on the continent. Ogundipe, who serves as the Director of Programs at Paradigm Initiative, was speaking recently at a digital rights workshop organised by Paradigm Initiative and held in Yaounde, Cameroon. Ogundipe, who ...

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ASNE Education Expo kicks off in #Abuja!

Annual School Needs Exhibition (ASNE 2018) – Education Expo has finally kicked off today at M&M Event Center in Abuja attracting a huge turn out of visitors, participants, exhibitionist/exhibitors, local business owners as well as local and foreign investors. According to the Convener, Emem Opashi, the Expo has been scheduled to hold for two days so as to get potential ...

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Call for Applications: West Africa Freedom of Expression & Digital Rights Litigation Workshop

Call for Applications: West Africa Freedom of Expression & Digital Rights Litigation Workshop 3 – 7 September in Lagos, Nigeria  The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is calling for applications from English-speaking lawyers based in countries that are members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)[1] to participate in a forthcoming litigation workshop on the right to freedom of ...

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An Open Letter to President Buhari from a Nigerian Youth by Abideen Olasupo

A young Nigerian who is passionate about Nigeria’s Development has written an open letter to the Nigeria’s Number Citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari. In this letter he shares his thoughts on several topical issues which border on current socio-economic and socio-political situation Nigeria and the way forward. Read the letter below : Dear Mr. President It is with a heavy heart ...

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How to fix Nigeria in 72hours By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat

Nigeria is one of the greatest countries in the world, whose greatness is being held back by numerous self inflicted vices. While the country is blessed abundantly in all fronts, its greatest undoing is the lack of visionary leadership, which some analysts have described as Nigeria’s natural disaster. Successive governments in Nigeria have blamed the complexity of the country for ...

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Recent Kaduna crisis, 71 dead, 2000 people displaced – SEMA

The May 6 attack which left 71 people dead in Gwoska village, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state, also rendered 2000 people homeless. According to NAN, an official of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) who confirmed the figures on condition of anonymity, said the agency had undertaken an assessment of the damages and provided assistance to ...

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ASNE 2018 SETS TO HOLD BETWEEN 16th and 17th MAY IN ABUJA, NIGERIA!

Annual School Needs Exhibition 2018 has been scheduled to hold between 16th and 17th May in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. The two-day Education Expo promises to provide a unique platform for exposure – bringing wide range of exhibitors across the globe to share their services and products to a wider audience of potential investors with the ultimate ...

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UNDP facilitates establishment of Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum For Regional Stabilization

Governors from countries in the Lake Chad Basin gathered in Maiduguri, the epicentre of the Boko Haram crisis, in Borno State of Nigeria, to discuss and agree on a framework for stabilizing, building peace and fostering sustainable development across the Basin. Diminishing water levels of the Lake Chad, shared by eight countries, has pushed an estimated 12% of the more ...

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Endemic rot uncovered in Kwara education sector, as Government schools have only one teacher

Kwara Must Change has uncovered another heart breaking and endemic rot in Kwara State education sector, particularly in Kwara North and Kwara South Senatorial District in which a whole school only has one staff, who functions as teacher, cleaner and head master/mistress. Our latest discovery signifies how unimportant the state government considers education in this part of the country. In ...

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‘If I die, Hold Rochas Okorocha Responsible’ — IfeanyiCy, Imo Blogger Raises Alarm

A popular blogger in Imo state, IfeanyiCy Njoku has raised an alarm after accusing Imo state government of trying to murder him. According to the reporter who is well known for criticizing Imo state government especially governor Rochas Okorocha, more than 15 hired thugs stormed Rockview Hotels in Owerri in search of him. Below is what he shared on Facebook; ...

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