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Men You Should Know: Mike Okibe Onoja

April 19, 2022

Mike Okibe Onoja was educated at a Roman Catholic mission school in the Agila district, beginning in 1954. He left for the Methodist Central School, Igumale, for a year before leaving for Saint Mary’s Primary School, Otukpo, Benue state, where he completed his primary education in 1961. He then attended Saint James Junior Seminary, Keffi, … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Mike Okibe Onoja

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy In The Face Of Fuel Scarcity 

April 19, 2022

    Nigeria’s fuel scarcity enters its fourth week. Several dramas have trailed the nation’s scarcity despite being the 11th highest producer of crude oil. In the early days when the scarcity began, reports claimed that Nigeria had imported a poor standard of fuel into the country. Read more about  Philanthropy The Nigerian National Petroleum … Continue reading Philanthropy In The Face Of Fuel Scarcity 

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Philanthropy Social Media

Becoming A Good Samaritan In Lagos: Nigerian Lady Surprises Roasted Plantain Seller With Half A Million Naira

April 19, 2022

A young Nigerian Instagram Influencer,  Ahuoiza, is putting smiles on the faces of Lagosian with her small acts of kindness. In a recent video that has gone viral, Ahuoiza is seen giving a roasted plantain (boli) seller the sum of N500,000; the exact amount of money that her fans had donated for the woman. The … Continue reading Becoming A Good Samaritan In Lagos: Nigerian Lady Surprises Roasted Plantain Seller With Half A Million Naira

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Economy Men Personality Philanthropy

The Secret To Dangote’s Wealth

April 19, 2022

A multi-billionaire and business tycoon, Aliko Dangote is the wealthiest person in Africa with a net worth of about $11.1bn as of May 2021. Aged 64, he was born in Kano on the 10th of April and is the founder and leader of the Dangote Group. Although from a well-to-do background, Dangote did not have … Continue reading The Secret To Dangote’s Wealth

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Health Philanthropy SPORTS

Nigerian Footballer William Troost Ekong Leads Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

April 19, 2022

Without doubt, football is the most popular sport on earth with footballers gaining global recognition for what they are capable of doing with the round leather object. Most football players are seen as role models due to their celebrity status and great show of athleticism while doing their job. However, the off-field activities of some … Continue reading Nigerian Footballer William Troost Ekong Leads Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Philanthropy

American Women’s Club To Host Annual Membership Party In October

April 19, 2022

The American Women’s Club (AWC) of Lagos will host her annual membership party on Friday, 12th of October, at the American Quarters (GQ), 16, Oyinkan Abayomi Dr, (Queens Drive), Ikoyi, Lagos. Members of high society, including Americans living and working in Lagos are expected to grace this year’s edition, themed Texas Night Barbecue. About AWC … Continue reading American Women’s Club To Host Annual Membership Party In October

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Nigeria’s Social Lender, set to launch in South Africa

April 19, 2022

  Social Lender will be launching in the coming month in South Africa. This announcement was delivered by Faith Adesemowo, CEO of Social Lender during the Barclays Techstars Demo Day presentation in Cape Town.   “With over 10,000 users on our platform, Social Lender has been solving real problems for real people. We provide a … Continue reading Nigeria’s Social Lender, set to launch in South Africa

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Philanthropy Society

A Sustainable Solution to the Challenges Faced by Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

This article seeks to show a sustainable way of empowering and relocating internally displaced persons in Nigeria. It shows the Project 1 Nation approach; empowerment, one family at a time. And finally, it encourages other well-meaning individuals, faith-based organisations and non-profit organisations to join in the empowerment and relocation of internally displaced persons in Nigeria. … Continue reading A Sustainable Solution to the Challenges Faced by Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria

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FAMILY Philanthropy

10 Nigerian Charities to Support this Christmas

April 19, 2022

As we all know, Christmas is the season of gifts and giving, particularly to those less fortunate who may not have as much love and care as you might, depending on the severity of their situation. Now is the time to show some love and put a smile on a stranger’s face. There are a number … Continue reading 10 Nigerian Charities to Support this Christmas

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Events Media Philanthropy

The Future Africa Awards to Host Town Hall Meetings in 10 African Cities

April 19, 2022

Are a young person stirred up for change in Africa? Would you like to exchange ideas with fellow youth on your role in making this a reality? The Future Awards Africa will be travelling across the continent to hold town hall meetings for youths in August and September 2015. The tour is designed to set the pace … Continue reading The Future Africa Awards to Host Town Hall Meetings in 10 African Cities

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Events Philanthropy

#PhotoSpeaks: Superbiker Ogbonnaya Kanu Launches Fotodadi Foundation

April 19, 2022

Heroic superbiker Ogbonnaya Kanu has launched Fotodadi Foundation to support the education of disadvantaged orphans and fatherless childrenIt was all smiles and laughter on the 29th of May 2015, as friends and supporters of the Fotodadi Foundation turned up with their families, to show their commitment to supporting the education of disadvantaged orphans and fatherless children. … Continue reading #PhotoSpeaks: Superbiker Ogbonnaya Kanu Launches Fotodadi Foundation

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Philanthropy TECH

Tech Tuesday: The Buharimeter App

April 19, 2022

Introducing the latest innovative application in Nigeria … the Buharimeter! The app can be used to track the progress of our country’s new leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, with assessments alongside manifesto promises declared during the pre-election season. It was launched on June 1, 2015 and currently has 2,000 followers. “Buharimeter is conceptualised to address the challenges … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: The Buharimeter App

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Philanthropy Uncategorized

Esther Ijewere’s Walk Against Rape Gets Govt, Celebrities Backing

April 19, 2022

‎The fifth edition of the much awaited Walk Against Rape has gotten a nod from the Lagos State Ministry Of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Nigerian entertainment celebrities. Walk Against Rape Campaign is a special demonstration that brings together Mothers, Fathers, Guardians, Teachers, Youth Advocates, Social Activists, Actors, Actresses, Sports Men, Media Practitioners, Musicians, … Continue reading Esther Ijewere’s Walk Against Rape Gets Govt, Celebrities Backing

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BUSINESS Philanthropy

Prof. Reid Whitlock Appointed as Chief Executive of Tony Elumelu Foundation

April 19, 2022

The board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the appointment of Professor Reid E. Whitlock as Chief Executive of the Foundation, commencing 15th February 2015. Professor Whitlock’s appointment follows Dr Wiebe Boer, the inaugural Chief Executive of the Foundation, becoming Director of Strategy at Heirs Holdings, ‎Mr. Elumelu’s pan-African proprietary investment company. … Continue reading Prof. Reid Whitlock Appointed as Chief Executive of Tony Elumelu Foundation

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Events Philanthropy

Human Rights 365: Marking Human Rights Day 2014

April 19, 2022

In 1950, the 10th of December was declared Human Rights Day by the UN General Assembly. Human Rights have come a long way globally considering in many parts of the world people never had any rights, and in many places citizens still don’t have them. Human Rights Day promotes awareness of human rights issues around the … Continue reading Human Rights 365: Marking Human Rights Day 2014

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Philanthropy Reviews

NGOs We Like: Slum2School Project

April 19, 2022

Slum2School is a creative initiative by the founder, Otto Orondaam and several other young volunteers targeted at reducing the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria and in Africa. The focus of the project is to mobilize the efforts of individuals, private organizations, the government and other development agencies towards building a collaborative and sustainable network … Continue reading NGOs We Like: Slum2School Project

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BUSINESS ECONOMY Philanthropy

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Launches The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund

April 19, 2022

The preceding month has been such a great one for the Tony Elumelu Foundation. The Elumelu  Nigeria Empowerment Fund, a non-profit organisation managed by the foundation, was launched recently. This is in addition to celebrating four years of  impressive philanthropic work being done by the foundation. The organisation will empower and revitalise communities in Nigeria affected by natural … Continue reading The Tony Elumelu Foundation Launches The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund

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International News Philanthropy TECH

Google Donates 15 Million to Fight Ebola in West Africa

April 19, 2022

Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to nonprofits organisations such as Save the Children and Doctors Without Borders. In addition, the company is also giving $10 million to support nonprofit organisations as they work to contain the disease, which has killed nearly 5,000 people … Continue reading Google Donates 15 Million to Fight Ebola in West Africa

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Philanthropy

The Support Our Troops Foundation

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian troops contribute to the safety and security of our nation, but sometimes in the midst of adversity, their sacrifices and contributions tend to go unnoticed. The Support Our Troops foundation will work in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Defence to recognise and reward Nigerian Troops and their families with the aim of … Continue reading The Support Our Troops Foundation

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BUSINESS Philanthropy

What if this Happened in Nigeria?

April 19, 2022

  This video has been on the rise on Youtube since July. Now it has 11.5 million views because people love watching good things. We love watching good things too so we would like to share it with you. Think of what would happen if these few minutes of goodwill happened to people here in … Continue reading What if this Happened in Nigeria?

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Events Philanthropy

Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation Announces its Breast Cancer Awareness Run/Walk/Cycle

April 19, 2022

  The Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation is happy to announce its run/walk/cycle against breast cancer! The aim of this year’s walk is to have more than 500 people help raise awareness about breast cancer and show support for those affected. The run/walk/cycle being led by Maje Adyida will take place 7 a.m. on Saturday, September … Continue reading Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation Announces its Breast Cancer Awareness Run/Walk/Cycle

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BUSINESS Philanthropy Uncategorized

FCMB Collaborates to Support Youth Empowerment Projects

April 19, 2022

  First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has recently collaborated with Enactus Challenge to organise a youth empowerment programme in Lagos which brought together 35 tertiary institutions nationwide for a national competition. In the past six months, FCMB has supported projects in states such as Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Rivers State. The Enactus Challenge is a … Continue reading FCMB Collaborates to Support Youth Empowerment Projects

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BUSINESS Philanthropy Uncategorized

Richard Branson Coaches Nigerian Entrepreneurs in Mentoring Session

April 19, 2022

  After winning the Enterprise Challenge, an online competition for Nigerian entrepreneurs aged 18 – 25 which was organized by the British Council and Virgin Atlantic in partnership with Zenith Bank, two of Nigeria’s most promising entrepreneurs had the opportunity of having a business master class from Richard Branson. The Enterprise Challenge had over a … Continue reading Richard Branson Coaches Nigerian Entrepreneurs in Mentoring Session

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Philanthropy Telecommunication

MTN 21 Days of Y’ello Care Concludes Successfully

April 19, 2022

    MTN, the multinational mobile telecommunications company operating in many African, European and Middle Eastern countries just concluded its MTN 21 Days of Y’ello Care which saw the staff and members of the telecommunications company go into the communities where their offices are situated to give back and make those communities better. This year’s theme; … Continue reading MTN 21 Days of Y’ello Care Concludes Successfully

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Philanthropy TECH

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria Partners Microsoft for Free Training and Support to Non-Governmental Organizations

April 19, 2022

Over 70 non-governmental organizations gathered at Hotel Ibis, Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, June 5, 2014 for the ICT training, networking and information sharing event for non-governmental organizations tagged ‘MICROSOFT NGO CONNECTION DAY’. This event has held in North Central Nigeria (Abuja 2011), South West (Lagos 2012), and South South (Calabar 2013). According to Mr. Tope Ogundipe, COO Paradigm … Continue reading Paradigm Initiative Nigeria Partners Microsoft for Free Training and Support to Non-Governmental Organizations

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CAREER Philanthropy TECH

PIN Gets Grant From Rockefeller Foundation For Expansion

April 19, 2022

  It has been announced that a grant of $500,000 will be given by the Rockefeller Foundation to Paradigm Initiative Nigeria for the expansion of PIN’s Ajegunle.org project which was launched in 2007 as an intervention project to connect Nigerian youth in low brow areas with ICT enabled opportunities. The grant will enable PIN to create more … Continue reading PIN Gets Grant From Rockefeller Foundation For Expansion

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Philanthropy

Clean Up Makoko Event to Hold June 2014

April 19, 2022

      The CleanUp-Makoko Event is set to take place 8:00am on Saturday 14th June, 2014 at Baale of Makoko’s Palace, Ramotu Street, off Olaiya Street, Makoko, Yaba, Lagos. Citizens are called to join the RecyclePoints Team to make this CleanUp Nigeria Project their Personal Social Responsibility (PSR). To Register, send an SMS with … Continue reading Clean Up Makoko Event to Hold June 2014

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Events Media Philanthropy

Nigerian Entertainers Back Enough is Enough’s R.S.V.P

April 19, 2022

Popular Nigerian entertainers such as Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, Banky W, and Timi Dakolo have thrown their weight behind ‘Enough is Enough Nigeria, EiE, Campaign – RSVP: Register. Select. Vote. Protect’, which is being organised ahead of the 2015 elections at a fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 14th at The Duchess @ Zion Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. … Continue reading Nigerian Entertainers Back Enough is Enough’s R.S.V.P

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Health Philanthropy

Nigerian Humanitarian, Emeka Offor’s Efforts to Eradicate Polio in Nigeria‏

April 19, 2022

Nigerian Philanthropist and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Chrome Group, a Nigerian oil and gas conglomerate, Emeka Offor has given a sum of $1 million to Rotary’s PolioPlus program, supporting global efforts in eradicating the dreaded disease. Sir Emeka Offor’s personal commitment to the eradication effort of polio is close to home as he is … Continue reading Nigerian Humanitarian, Emeka Offor’s Efforts to Eradicate Polio in Nigeria‏

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BUSINESS Events Philanthropy

MTN’s 21 Days of Y’ELLO Care Grand Opening

April 19, 2022

  June 2nd saw the official opening ceremony of MTN’s 21 days of Y’ELLO Care 2014 which was held at the courtyard, MTN Golden Plaza Building in Ikoyi,Lagos. The 21 Days of Y’ELLO Care is an annual MTN staff world tier initiative initiated in 2006 by the multinational telecommunications company. It is a hands on … Continue reading MTN’s 21 Days of Y’ELLO Care Grand Opening

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