Saturday, 9th December 2023

LEAP Africa

4 Dec
*It is time to take over leadership, Reps' Deputy speaker charges youths NO fewer than 170 youths development organisations across the country are to receive the sum of $1.2 million across the country. The package, which came through a private arrangement, initiated by LEAP Africa, with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, is aimed…
12 Oct
Optometrists have decried the overt concentration on screen, which affects sight and the brain.
27 Jun
The dissolution of governing boards of over 153 agencies, parastatals, institutions and government-owned companies by President Bola Tinubu opened up about 2,000 vacant positions across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs.
14 Jun
The Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and LEAP Africa have initiated a project to equip Nigerian youths with leadership skills. The project also involved educational opportunities tailored to support and strengthen youth leadership and the ecosystem in Nigeria to complement government efforts at empowering the youth The Executive Director, of Leap Africa, Kehinde Ayeni, while speaking…
13 Jun
One of Africa’s leading non-profit organisations that focuses on youth leadership development, LEAP Africa, has launched a book specifically designed for teenagers.
16 May
International Youth Foundation (IYF) and LEAP Africa have struck a partnership to launch Youth Enterprise Fund (YEF).
26 Apr
Sahara Foundation, the corporate citizenship vehicle of Sahara Group, is calling on all social innovators and entrepreneurs across Africa including Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania and Zambia, for registration for its Sahara Impact Fund (SIF) programme.
13 Dec 2022
Founder, Leap Africa, Ndidi Nwuneli, has said to become a great board member, directors must possess the qualities of being strategic, having oversight and must be able to carry out effective service delivery.


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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday, in Abuja expressed optimism about the prospects of increased investments from Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), emphasising Nigeria’s long-term relationship with the company..
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The Chief Medical Director, the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has said cervical cancer represents a significant and pressing public health concern for adult females in Nigeria and other developing nations. Obaseki asserted while delivering the 296th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) entitled, "Microscopes, Milestones And The Maelstrom:…
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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region on Saturday embarked on facilities expansion and upgrade at work centers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states aimed at expanding the grid for increased capacity and improved quantity of power transmission to the distribution companies in the areas. The TCN General Manager in the region, Engr.…
1 hour ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Insurance and Actuarian matters, Mr Ahmed Jaha Babawo has decried the appalling level of contribution of the insurance sector to Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP).
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The management of Tantita Security Services Limited has described as bizarre, and mischievous an accusation by the Nigerian Navy that the company is involved in illegal activities along the coastal areas of Ondo State. The Navy had issued a statement on Thursday on the arrest of a 77-meter  long motor tanker for crude oil theft…
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The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
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The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
3 hours ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
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Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.