Tag: NGO

ToluJanuary 27, 2017

#Impact365: “Society doesn’t train young people to believe in themselves” | Joyce Onwumere of Ola Foundation discusses youth empowerment

Youths in Nigeria possess the potential to build the nation, improve the quality of their own lives and change the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 26, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: The Global Gag rule will hit you too, eventually

Before I begin this, this is specifically for you Nigerians who sit in your houses and gripe about how we ...

ToluJanuary 23, 2017

#Impact365: Goldfish Initiative is providing education to children in the poorest parts of Nigeria

There’s an increasingly large population of Nigerian children who do not have access to education and are constantly being ignored ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Opinion: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

  by Nojeem Adetuberu   There is an urgent need to examine the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), considering ...

ToluJanuary 16, 2017

#Impact365: “Mental health in Nigeria is shrouded in myth” | MANI aims to burst the myth and reduce stigma

Mental health is the state of a person’s psychological well-being and in Nigeria, the discourse of mental health is largely ...

ToluDecember 14, 2016

#Impact365: Planen Tekad is helping children in Lagos develop healthy reading habits

It is no longer news that the reading among Nigerian students and youth generally has waned significantly over the years. ...

ToluDecember 9, 2016

#Impact365: Caleb Egwuenu’s NGO is standing up to cancer in Nigeria and making sure the awareness is non-stop

This scourge called cancer has cut short lives of millions of men, women and children across the world. The attendant ...

ToluDecember 5, 2016

#Impact365: This home takes in orphans, abandoned and underprivileged children

Located in Lekki, Lagos, Vigilant Heart Charitable Society provides support to abandoned children and also promote child fostering in a ...

ToluNovember 25, 2016

#Impact365: This NGO helps youths find direction beyond formal education

Young people are vulnerable, especially in societies where they hardly get any attention and have been saddled with the task ...

ToluNovember 19, 2016

#Impact365: This NGO is passionate about children with Cerebral Palsy and cares for them for free

Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder that affects movement, muscle tone and posture caused by damage that occurs to the ...

ToluNovember 2, 2016

#Impact365: Betty Abah’s NGO is campaigning against child marriage across Nigeria

Betty Abah is passionate about this initiative that seeks to protect young, vulnerable children. You could tell from just listening ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 26, 2016

#Impact365: Funmi Iyanda’s NGO has touched over 3,000 lives!

Founded by popular television personality and media entrepreneur, Funmi Iyanda, Change-A-Life (CAL) is a nongovernmental that has impacted the lives ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 23, 2016

#Impact365: You probably don’t know this NGO but it’s changing lives in Edo

Braveheart Initiative is an Edo state non-governmental organization that provides support services and leadership training for young secondary school girls ...

Isime EseneSeptember 7, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM III: “We survived Shekau’s men, we can survive hunger”

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

#Impact365: This NGO plans to send 1,000 children back to school – here’s how

Africa Education Aid for Development Network (AFEADEN) is a non-governmental organization that is providing education for underpriviledged and displaced children ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 24, 2016

#Impact365: How this team of young Nigerians tracked billions of diverted funds

Follow The Money is a nongovernmental organization founded by a team of young people to advocate, track and visualize government ...

Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

Mary Olushoga: NGO Regulatory Bill – Why the Nigerian government has it all wrong again

by Mary Olushoga When has the Nigerian government ever gotten anything right? BudgIT a civic technology company focused on promoting ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

TFESS open data training for individuals and organisations: Register now

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) will be holding a 2-day Open Data Hangout scheduled to hold September 1st and ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 3, 2016

Interview: LEAP Africa has equipped over 30,000 youth – and is still on the matter

Founded in 2012 by Ndidi Nwuneli, Leadership, Effective, Accountability and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa is a Non-Governmental Organization that has trained ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 3, 2016

Impact365: How Clothe the Child initiative is taking responsibility

Challenged by the growing level of poverty in the country and socio-economic problems faced by children, Clothe the Child (CtC) ...

Mazi EmekaJune 26, 2016

Impact365: Our ‘mission is to end hunger’ in Nigeria – FoodClique

Statistics show that over over 22 million Nigerians live in hunger, while an estimated 65 percent of the country’s total ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

Impact365: How Gina Harry is making education possible for poor children

If you meet Gina Harry, you’ll feel a sense of alertness and awareness in her – as she silently communicates with ...

Mazi EmekaJune 10, 2016

Nigerian Army rejects Amnesty report, denies ‘killing 17 pro-Biafran protesters’

Nigerian Army, on Friday, denied a report by Amnesty international that it was culpable in the killing of several pro-Biafra ...

Janeth JJune 10, 2015

NGO urges the new National Assembly to protect the girl child

With the vulnerability of the girl child, the new administration in the National Assembly has been urged to have the ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

PDP is using Igbo groups to buy PVCs – APC alleges

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Lagos state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, of using ...

Isime EseneDecember 30, 2014

Need to spice up your life? We give you 15 things to do in 2015

by Doyin Jaiyesimi   Vote – It’s not enough to keep complaining about all the things that are wrong with ...

February 22, 2014

Meet Omawumi & Seun Kuti today! Enough is Enough Nigeria celebrates freedom of speech with concert at Freedom Park

by Oge Okonkwo “The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny” – Wole Soyinka Enough ...

August 12, 2013

Sad: Boko Haram has created 10,000 widows in Borno – Report

by Oge Okonkwo Reports from a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, catering for the need of widows, has put the ...

August 12, 2013

Kayode Ogundamisi: #ABSU rape – And we, the mob moved on

by Kayode Ogundamisi While a victim lives with bone crushing injustice thoroughly unaffected by righteous intentions the #hashtag mob has ...

June 25, 2013

Opinion: Why Nigerians should save OJB Jezreel

by Vincent Nwilo Anyone can be OJB. Anyone can need financial assistance. This man has not been lazy. He has ...

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