Sanwo-Olu’s wife dissociates self from planned arrest of mentally challenged
The wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-olu has dissociated her office from the plan by a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) to remove mentally challenged people from the streets of Lagos.
Campaign against drug abuse, minister tells NGOs
Minister for Interior, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, yesterday charged civil society and non- governmental organisations (NGOs) to campaign against drug addiction and encourage youths to key into government’s development programmes.
NGO urges support for pro-girls initiatives
Church Girl Foundation has tasked corporate organisations and individuals to support initiatives for the female child. Chief executive officer of the non-governmental organisation, who also co-founded Pink Africa Foundation, Mrs. Gedah Etefia, accused corporate bodies and wealthy individuals of shying away from the sponsorship and support of faith-based initiatives.
NGO presents reading materials to school children
Some children were recently the beneficiaries of the kind gesture of a non-governmental organisation, The Bluebaby Support Initiative (BBS), which presented them with reading materials, school uniforms, school bags and sandals, among others.
NGO, Imo government partner against illegal migration
A non-governmental organisation, Rarduja International has solicited the support of Imo State government on the campaign against illegal migration and unplanned journey abroad by Nigerians. The group disclosed that Nigeria ranks among the countries with highest number of illegal immigrants across Europe and other developed nations, adding that “the government should as a matter of…
‘Insecurity, corruption sign of failed state’
A Northern-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Wadata Communication, has attributed the killings and kidnappings, especially in the region to corruption and lack of good governance in the country. The group insisted that the menace plaguing the North was an indication of a failed state whereby the Federal Government has become helpless in combating the challenges. Its…
NGO trains developers in agroforestry
Sustainable agriculture nonprofit Trees for the Future (TREES) is training international development leaders in agroforestry and regenerative agriculture to further the United Nations Global Goals.
NGO decries increasing violence against women
A non-governmental organisation, Women Aid Collective (WACOL), has raised the alarm over the increasing cases of violence against women in Nigeria. It stated yesterday in Enugu that no fewer than 2000 children of less than 18 years of age had been displaced from their homes in the last three years over domestic and divorce related…
NGO awards scholarships to 35 indigent students in Anambra
The Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora (OCI) Foundation has awarded scholarships to 35 indigent secondary students in Anambra State to help build their future and encourage them in their studies. Presenting the awards at Otuocha in Anambra East council, the founder, Dr. Chris Ifediora, explained that the 2019 beneficiaries consists of 12 senior and 23 junior secondary…
Group blames parents for prevalence of depression in adolescents
A mental health Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mind and Soul Helpers Initiative (MASHI), has blamed parents for the rise in adolescent depression in the country.It noted that the action has set very high standards for children, without considering their ability to meet up.
Chimamanda gets recognition for fight against hunger
Foremost Nigerian novelist and international acclaimed fiction writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been honoured by Action Against Hunger, an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) for her contributions towards eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Adichie was presented with the award at the organization’s 19th annual gala, which took place in New York City on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.…