Category: The Social Change Blog

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tosin adesinaJuly 13, 2018

The Purple Girl Foundation seeks to provide support for girl child education in Nigeria

The golden age of fifty is seen by many as a time to wine, dine and make merry, but for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 10, 2018

Lend A Hand For Africa is reaching out to children in rural communities one child at a time

The Ready to School Drive held on July 5, 2018, at Abe technical secondary school, Ibadan, with over 1,000 students ...

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EditorJuly 4, 2018

Edwin Iguodala is living proof that other-ableness should not limit your life

“I hope someone somewhere will be able to draw inspiration from me. Considering what I’ve been through and how I ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 3, 2018

#BreakTheCycle: Project Alert raises awareness about the effect of domestic violence on children

On May 21, 2016, the Sun Newspapers published a report on domestic violence and its effect where they narrated the ...

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tosin adesinaJune 28, 2018

CJN directive on Cells inspection, a good development that should have come earlier

The recent directive issued by the Chief Justice of Nigeria Honorable Justice Walter Onnoghen to Magistrates in the country to ...

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tosin adesinaJune 28, 2018

ASUU’s concern about proliferation of Universities in Nigeria is timely

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Lagos state chapter has expressed concerns at the rate at which Universities are ...

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tosin adesinaJune 21, 2018

Iranwo Foundation is creating equal economic opportunities for women and children in disadvantaged urban slums

Poverty remains a challenge hindering the equitable distribution of wealth in the country and in spite of the best efforts ...

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tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Falana to Sue Political parties over sale of nomination Forms

Barring any last minute change, human rights lawyer, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN) has concluded plans to sue political parties in ...

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tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] World Sickle Cell day: Love is not enough

The 19th of June has been earmarked as the World Sickle Cell day to create awareness about the blood disorder ...

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tosin adesinaJune 12, 2018

First the IMF and now ActionAid says Nigerians are deep into poverty

In March 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that Nigerians are getting poorer and therefore called for urgent and ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Buhari, June 12 and Democracy

Yesterday’s events were so unprecedented, so unexpected of this government that no one saw it coming, call it the best ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

#ThisIsNigeria: Once again MURIC goes petty

Several times, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) have taken umbrage to many issues in the country even when the issues ...

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tosin adesinaJune 3, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Kenyatta and Odinga, statesmen with a difference

Going by the aftermath of the last Presidential runoff in Kenya, the country should be experiencing a civil war at ...

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tosin adesinaMay 29, 2018

BudgIT, CODE, others lead online Campaign for amendment of UBE Act

On Friday, 25th May, 2018, Non-Governmental Organisations like Connected Development (CODE), BudgIT, and other activists took to twitter for an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 28, 2018

Is Falz carrying on his father’s legacy with #ThisIsNigeria?

Nigerian rapper, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, the scion of legal luminary and human right activist Femi Falana (SAN) has subtly reignited ...

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tosin adesinaMay 16, 2018

Emzor is finally stepping up and offering a practical solution to Nigeria’s codeine crisis

Following a troubling encounter with the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) a few weeks ago after ...

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EditorMay 4, 2018

World Press Freedom Day: Amnesty International demands a stoppage to harassment of Nigerian Journalist

In commemoration of the world Press freedom day, Amnesty International has decried the state of intimidation and harassment of journalists ...

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EditorMay 1, 2018

After Dino Melaye’s failed recall, Group calls for the process to be investigated

A civil society organization in Nigeria, the Concerned Nigerian group has called for the prosecution of those involved in the ...

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EditorApril 27, 2018

The IAM Series profiles Chioma Omaka

“When they get tired of looking, everybody will keep doing their own thing and I’m going to be like this ...

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tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

[The Activism Blog] EiE launches Citizen’s Guide to the Recall Process

In its bid to reawaken a dormant citizenry to its responsibilities, civil society group Enough is Enough (EiE) through its ...

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tosin adesinaApril 25, 2018

[The Activism Blog] In Benue state, Moses Adi is changing the face of education and its commendable

At a time qualitative education has remained an expensive commodity in the country, an individual has chosen to bridge the ...

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EditorApril 25, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Osinbajo reads to children on World Book Day

To celebrate the 2018 UN World Book and Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club ran her ‘NIGERIA READS’ Programme at ...

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tosin adesinaApril 23, 2018

[The Activism Blog] From Trash to Treasure, the Durian Way

Durian, a social venture committed to empowering rural communities to become self-sufficient through transforming their local waste into value has ...

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tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Ayodele Abidemi: A Corper with a Difference

While many individuals are still stuck on debating the importance or otherwise of the one year mandatory National Youth Service ...

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Bernard DayoApril 20, 2018

The ‘I AM’ Series explores the inner lives of Nigeria’s outlier communities

We are preoccupied with outlier communities. There is something so fascinating about people who do not fall into the box ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 16, 2018

2Baba, Timi Dakolo, others attend EiE’s fundraising where personalities were auctioned

When the words “auction some personalities” came up in the brief explainer for the Enough is Enough (EiE) dinner night/fundraiser, ...

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tosin adesinaApril 13, 2018

[The Activism Blog] CSI Media moves Hands on Deck to Abuja to spread good will

2018 Good friday has come and gone, but the memory will remain unforgettable for the kids at Divine Wounds of ...

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tosin adesinaApril 5, 2018

The UN just released another 4 billion naira for IDPs, but what happened to previous monies?

In its bid to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

At BudgIT symposium, speakers call on Federal government to invest in its people

Recently, Mr Bill Gates was in Nigeria where he made an appeal to the federal government to invest in its ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 24, 2018

#Dapchigirls: MURIC finally dropped its beef with CAN and did the right thing

The relationship between the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has been a suspicious and ...

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