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60-Hour CODEATHON: BudgIT Asks Six Challenge Questions

60-Hour CODEATHON: BudgIT Asks Six Challenge Questions

During the Codeathon at IdeaHub from Friday to Sunday, citizens have an opportunity to build platforms and tools that can address issues affecting the lives of citizens. Below are six different challenges that can be married with technology for an improved society. Challenge One Challenge: How can we increase and sustain public interest in corruption cases from arraignment to the ... Read More »

Nigerians Asked To Inculcate Security Consciousness Into Daily Life – @Lanre_Olagunju

Nigerians Asked To Inculcate Security Consciousness Into Daily Life – @Lanre_Olagunju

A writer and social commentator, Lanre Olagunju, says the security issues in Nigeria would be surmounted if Nigerians would inculcate security consciousness into their daily lives Olagunju’s statement is coming six days after a bomb explosion killed 75 persons in Nyanya, about 16 kilometres from Abuja. A terrorist group, Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the Monday attack in a Motor ... Read More »

Gift Basket Project: Relief items for Borno, Adamawa and Yobe State #GiftBasketNG

Why we are doing this: A rapid assessment conducted on the 7th of March 2014 states that internally displaced persons in the states under the State of Emergency currently stands at 254,812 as at March 2014, while about 5,366 live in temporary camps. NEMA and the UNFPA have been able to assist more than 200,000 internally displaced persons living a shortfall ... Read More »

WODC 2014: Women, Destiny Beckons, Wouldn’t You Heed The Call?

WODC 2014: Women, Destiny Beckons, Wouldn’t You Heed The Call?

  Her name is Mrs Mojisola Ayoola. A young career woman with three children. She has always been finding it hard to balance her home front with her office work coupled with her passion for the work of God. She was handed over a simple flier by a colleague March 2013 inviting her to the Women of Destiny Conference (WODC) ... Read More »

On the “Giants of History” – Book Review – Kola Tubosun

One of the projects I worked on from the middle of last year (in many capacities, most notably as an editor and all-round busybody) is a book of profiles and biographies titled Giants of History. (322 pages. Sage Publishers. Lagos) Written by journalist, and politician, Lateef Ibirogba (Currently the commissioner for Information in Lagos State), it is a look at ... Read More »

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