Category: The Social Change Blog

tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Bayelsa is the best place to be a pregnant woman at the moment

The Bayelsa state government is making a difference in the state health sector with massive financial investment in the sector ...

tosin adesinaOctober 31, 2018

Tony Elumelu, Africapitalism and a secured future for Africa

When Tony Elumelu, the founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) launched the foundation in 2015, the vision was simple: to ...

tosin adesinaOctober 18, 2018

David Ibiyeomie donates elderly people’s home to Port Harcourt Catholic Diocese

In a rare display of interdenominational unity, the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt Rivers state Nigeria, Bishop ...

tosin adesinaOctober 10, 2018

In new book, Ola Orekunrin advocates for restructuring of Nigeria’s Healthcare system

Founder of West Africa’s first Air Ambulance services The Flying Doctors and social commentator, Ola Orekunrin Brown has joined the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

#NoTooYoungToRun was passed for selfish reasons | 16 talking points from the September edition of #ThursdayTalks

Without mincing words, Nigeria is going through very difficult times. And so, it is pertinent that we have discussions on ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

CODE commends World Bank’s $611m intervention for BESDA in Nigeria

A non-governmental organization in Africa with headquarters in Nigeria, Connected Development (CODE) has applauded the World Bank for its $611m ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 25, 2018

Group asks Akeredolu to reverse increment in UNIMED fees

A group in Ondo, the Sunshine Liberation Front (SLF) has advised the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to abandon the recently ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 23, 2018

Governor El-Rufai is setting the pace on girl-child education

The Governor of Kaduna, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has set a new pace with his recent declaration of free education for ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 5, 2018

Bemore Foundation takes Summer Boot camp to Imo

After a successful outing in Ondo state, Bemore Foundation has concluded plans to take the summer Boot camp to Imo, ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 3, 2018

CODE takes the ‘Follow The Money’ advocacy to Ondo

A non-governmental organisation committed to tracking government spending at the grassroots Connected Development (CODE) has taken its ‘Follow The Money’ ...

tosin adesinaAugust 31, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo holds master class on Investigative Journalism in Lagos

Fisayo Soyombo, Editor, Sahara Reporters and Aljazeera contributor yesterday August, 29 2018 held a master class on Investigative Journalism for ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 29, 2018

5 Nigerians to attend Climate Reality Training with former US Vice President, Al Gore

The Climate Reality Project has selected 5 Nigerians Global Shapers to participate in a training program to learn about the ...

tosin adesinaAugust 29, 2018

A Nigerian has decided to sue the FG for bad roads and it’s about damn time

After surviving a ghastly motor accident that killed three persons on Thursday August 23, 2018, Blessing Agbomhere has decided to ...

tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

Bemore Foundation redefines summer through its 2018 bootcamp

This year’s summer holidays will forever remain indelible in the lives of 400 girls who partook in the 2018 edition ...

tosin adesinaAugust 26, 2018

Durian Foundation trains rural communities on Bamboo waste to wealth

In a bid to fulfill its aim of empowering rural communities in Nigeria, Durian foundation, an NGO set up with ...

tosin adesinaAugust 23, 2018

Buhari promises to assist a visually impaired corp member but what about other Nigerians?

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to assist a visually impaired corp member, Okenala Ahmed currently serving in Daura, Katsina. The President ...

tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

SERAP suing NYSC over Adeosun’s certificate shows how bad Buhari’s administration is

Around every election cycle, Nigerians are betrayed by individuals whom they thought were above petty politics. Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman ...

tosin adesinaAugust 16, 2018

#EndSARS: Social Media is proving yet again an important tool for social change

“Social media is a technology available to those criminally minded and we have to be careful about how we respond ...

tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

Like OAU, Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna has dismissed a lecturer for sexual harassment

The war against sexual harassment in public universities in Nigeria has taken a good turn and it’s highly commendable. It ...

tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

FG’s removal of VAT from cooking gas is apt but should have come earlier

After extended pressure on federal government by stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, the federal government has concluded plans ...

tosin adesinaAugust 10, 2018

The CPC is finally doing its job, but we’ll need much more from them

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) team led by its Director General Babatunde Irukera in conjunction ...

tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa and Nigeria is clearly not ready for another epidemic

Healthcare in most parts of Africa is a mess, and most Africans are just one illness away from death or poverty. Currently, ...

tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Banks are defying a court order to illegally collect stamp duties from customers

April 21, 2016 the court of appeal Lagos division under the lordship of Justice Ibrahim Saulawa and four other Justices ...

tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

In a bid to woo investors to Edo, Obaseki slashes C – of – O to 50,000

Edo state Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shown time and again that he is fit for the job and concerned ...

tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

In Bayelsa, healthcare receives a boost as Governor Dickson provides N1.2bn to improve healthcare delivery

This is a good time to be alive for every indigene of Bayelsa as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has provided ...

tosin adesinaJuly 31, 2018

NAPTIP’s iReport App is a good way to combat human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in commemoration of the 2018 World Day against Human Trafficking ...

tosin adesinaJuly 30, 2018

Seun Onigbinde’s 22 questions is a must-read for every presidential aspirant

Seun Onigbinde, co-founder of the civic-tech organisation, BudgIT over the weekend posed what he termed, “the 22 existential questions Nigeria can’t ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2018

#ThursdayTalks discusses the June 12, 1993 presidential election and the lessons for advocacy

The June 12, 1993 presidential election will remain a historical reference the world over when a discuss centres around ‘free ...

tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

In Edo, Obaseki is promoting economic prosperity through reduced market levies

In a bid to promote economic stability and human prosperity, the Edo state governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has directed a ...

tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

In continuation of its anti-corruption drive, SERAP launch new FOI guide to fight corruption in Health, Education and Water sectors

The fight against corruption received a boost on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 as the Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project ...

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