Widows Day: NGO charges govt to abolish discriminatory culture against widows

June 23, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

As the world celebrate the 2022 International Widows Day, a non governmental organization based in Nigeria, Enemona Humanitarian Foundation, has called on government at all levels to abolish all discriminatory cultural practices against widows in the country. The charge was contained in a statement issued by executive director, Enemona Humanitarian Foundation, Williams Illah to commemorate the 2022 International Widows Day. Read More

Pictures: NGO launches free online entrepreneurship, agro-empowerment training

June 21, 2022 Editor 0

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Reap Africa Initiative, has launched an online free two weeks intensive training on agro-business and entrepreneurship. The scheme tagged, “Youth Revolution in Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Production” (Y-REAP) is aimed at giving free online training on 10 basic entrepreneurship courses and one elective course on any agricultural product to participants. The training according to Reap Africa Intiative Read More

Meta launches Digital Training for NGOs across Anglophone W/Africa

June 20, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Meta, formerly known as Facebook has officially launched the Meta Non-profit training programme, a digital capacity building programme for 1,500 non-profit personnel across Anglophone West Africa. At the event which took place in Lagos recently, Meta also announced its support for Geda Digital training, a six month Social Innovators Bootcamp Program for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). These trainings are aimed at Read More

NGOs host marathon to boost children’s access to education

June 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Flexisaf Foundation and Ilmi Children’s Fund (ICF) are into a collaboration to host education marathon to advocate for access to quality education for children. The Executive Director of Flexisaf Foundation, Amina Abubakar said that the event like many before it was done by the foundation was a sep in the right direction in its mission . Read More

WED: NGO flags off climate justice campaign in Akwa Ibom

June 7, 2022 Uko Etim 0

As part of activities to mark the 2022 World Environment Day, a non-governmental organisation, Climate Live Nigeria, has flagged off a campaign for climate justice in Akwa Ibom state. The Nigeria coordinator of the group, Mr. Kingsley Odogwu, made this known during an awareness concert organised at the Tiger Bar in Uyo, Sunday night. Odogwu said the accelerating impact of Read More

SGBV: NGO, stakeholders demand more awareness on laws at grassroots

May 20, 2022 Paul Okah 0

A non-governmental organisation, the AISH Initiative, has canvassed for proper awareness and sensitisation of the people on laws regulating sexual and gender- based violence (SGBV) in the country. The organisation’s deputy director, Mr. Amuche Okoro, made the call Friday in Abuja, during a one-day sensitisation programme held in Karu. Okoro said the lack of awareness on the provisions of laws Read More

NGO, NCDC harp on public health laws to boost emergency response

May 12, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

Resolve to Save Lives, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have stressed the need to strengthen public health at national and sub-national levels to boost emergency response. The Legal Adviser, Resolve to Save Lives, Mr Cedric Aperce, at the sub-national International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005 Legal Assessment Training of Legal Officers in Nigeria held in Read More

NGO unveils training opportunities for members in Anambra

April 26, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

RISE Global Health Initiative, a nongovernmental organisation, Tuesday, said it has improved training for their staff with a commitment to providing free medical services to over 2,000 Nigerians. The medical director, RISE Clinic, Onitsha, Anambra state, Dr Onyejiaka Dubem, who stated this Tuesday, said the NGO exists to filling the gap in the Nigerian community health care with a view Read More

WOHD: NGO, dental doctors take campaign to FCT suburbs

March 24, 2022 Paul Okah 0

In commemoration of the 2022 World Oral Health Day, the Centre for School Health Education and Environmental Hygiene (CSHEEH), in collaboration with the Nigerian Dental Association (NDA)- FCT chapter and Unilever, have sensitised pupils of LEA Primary School, Gbagalape, FCT, on maintaining good oral hygiene. Speaking to participants at the event held Wednesday, the executive director of CSHEEH, Dr Momoh Read More

NGO launches mental health book, preaches more advocacies

March 4, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Non-governmental Organisation, Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), Thursday, restated its resolve to concertedly alongside other stakeholders build a mentally healthy society for the adolescents in the country. The President and Founder of MHEI, Mr Zion Ameh Abba, gave the assurance in Abuja during a book launch titled; ‘Adolescent Mental Health Handbook’. The book launch which coincided with March 3rd Read More

NGOs partner to facilitate effective advocacy ahead 2023 polls

March 3, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

Two Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) Nigeria Network of NGOs and the Conference of Northern States Civil Society Networks on Wednesday collaborated to focus on facilitating effective advocacy on issues of civic space, national development and election credibility. The development was reached by both NGOs while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise a partnership between the two networks at a Read More

NGO tasks policy makers on protection of children with disabilities

February 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

Save the Children International (SCI) Nigeria has urged stakeholders at all levels to create a conducive and inclusive environment for children with disabilities. The call was made ahead of the pivotal global disability summit taking place in February 2022. The Country Director, Save the Children International Nigeria, Mercy Gichuhi, said: “Children, girls and women with disabilities are the most affected Read More

Kuje: NGO decries attacks on APC agents

February 16, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

Free Community Worldwide Foundation, “a Non-Governmental Organisation” (NGO) has decried attacks on the All Progressives Congress (APC) agents by the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) supporters during the just concluded chairmanship elections in Kuje Area Council. The group’s publicity secretary, Engr. Monday Oloja, made this assertion in a press statement issued in Abuja Tuesday to express his displeasure and dissatisfaction over Read More

NYSC Trust Fund Bill: NGO hails Buhari, NASS synergy on youth devt

January 28, 2022 Samson Benjamin 0

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Empowerment for Unemployed Youths Initiative, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts at ensuring youth development in the country. The NGO’s executive director, Mr. Richard Audu, who gave the commendation Friday at a news conference in Abuja, also thumbed up the National Assembly for considering the NYSC Trust Fund Bill for second reading. He said Read More

We use our NGO to preach humanism – Apostle Mbaigbo

January 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

Apostle Nnamdi Mbaigbo is the founder and chief executive officer of a non governmental organisation (Tropical Gate Foundation for Sustainable Development) that touches lives in some agrarian communities of Anambra state. In this interview with OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU, he speaks on why the NGO chose to invest in human capital development and other areas. Give us a peep into what your Read More

NGOs take intervention to Badagry community

January 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Access To Learning And School (ATLAS) Initiative and April Academy has partnered to impact the residents of Iyafin Community, Badagry, through the ‘Christmas with a Smile’ outreach programme. The intervention saw the charities impact over 2000 beneficiaries across the community that is populated with about 5000 residents. Christmas with a Smile’ successfully impacted over 700 beneficiaries directly by administering Read More

Yuletide: NGO distributes relief items to 500 Kogi vulnerable women

December 29, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Doyin and Susan Foundation on Wednesday, distributed food items and clothing materials worth millions of naira to over 500 vulnerable women in some rural communities in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State. Speaking at the distribution centre in Oke-Oba Primary School in Isanlu, the founder of the organisation, Mrs Doyin Ibikunle Eshanum, Read More

Community leader lauds NGO’s care for orphans

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The community leader of Ungwar Makama, Usman Alikali, has applauded OAKS Initiative for Transformation; a nongovernmental organisation for the show of love to the orphans and the less priviledged in the community. Alikali, who is the Sarki of the community, stated that the beneficiaries and the community at large cannot pay back the NGO for the gesture. “Today, the beneficiaries Read More

Pictures: NGO empowers 30 IDP women with funds for business

December 15, 2021 Ene Oshaba, Abuja 0

Brainy Age initiative, a women and children based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has provided financial support to 30 indigent women to enable them do businesses and take care of themselves and children. Team lead of the organisation, Henrietta Agboje, made this known while distributing the funds to the women at the new Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camp located beside Read More

Bauchi NGO moves to advance women participation in politics

November 19, 2021 Mohammed Lawal 0

A non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Bauchi, Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, under its new project, Women Voice for Leadership, Friday hosted political parties’ leaders and other relevant stakeholders to a one-day state level engagement/dialogue on promotion of women participation in politics. Speaking at the occasion, Florence Daniel, in charge of Women Voice for Leadership in the NGO, said Read More

NGO trains Bayelsa teachers, students on character devt

November 16, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A nongovernmental organisation that provides youth with solution to build up their character for sustainable lifestyle has concluded a two- day training for teachers and students in Bayelsa state. The organisers said the workshop was imperative because young people are at risk at this time because of peer pressure, the society, the media and sometimes by parents or guidance with Read More

Nigeria needs new constitution, not amendment – Olanipekun

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun, Wednesday said that the ongoing constitutional amendment can not work, maintaining that Nigeria needs constitutional replacement. Olanipekun who delivered the 13th convocation lecture of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state, insisted that the present constitution can not solve the security, pandemic and other problems facing the country. Speaking Read More

Road users to protest over potholes on Abuja-Keffi road

November 3, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Commuters under the Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDNN) have threatened to stage a protest over neglect of the dilapidated portions of Abuja-Keffi expressway, resulting in daily nightmarish sufferings of citizens living in the area. They call on the contractor handling the ongoing expansion of Abuja-Keffi road to immediately rise up and maintain the existing carriage way there within Read More

NGO seeks quality training in health institutions

October 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A nongovernmental organisation known as Health Workforce Management Activity Wednesday advocated for quality training in health institutions in Ebonyi state. The State Human Resources for Health Coordinator of the organization, Pharmacist Uche Ebenezer, made the appeal while distributing teaching aids to some health institutions in the state. The organisation gifted Placenta model, vulva, chart, Eye model, Antishock garment, breast model, Read More

Jigawa NGO donates N50m equipment, instruments to health centers

October 25, 2021 Bayo Muhammad 0

The chief of Party Inspiring Project, Dr. Adamu Isah, said Monday that 33 primary and secondary healthcare facilities in Kiyawa local government area of Jigawa state received donation of medical equipment and instruments worth N50 Million from Save the Children International and GSK. He stated that the support was aimed at bridging the existing gap of basic health equipments identified Read More