Omei Bongos-Ikwue Wins Toastmasters International Speech Contest [2018]

Omei Bongos-Ikwue has risen above her speech impairment to win the 2018 Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Accra, Ghana.

Her winning speech, entitled, “Release it”, focused on the themes of bravery, passion and generosity, which she used a moving story to illustrate that “we only receive extraordinary things when we let go of the average, or ordinary ones.”

The speeches were judged on content, organization, gestures and style.

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Federal Fire Service Launches Fire Alert System Application (FASAPP) Mobile App

The Federal Fire Service of Nigeria has unveiled Fire Alert System Application (FASAPP); a mobile app to reduce the response time of firefighters to fire outbreaks in the country.

The Controller-General of the Service, Joseph Anebi, announced this during a workshop and enlightenment programme on ‘Enforcement of Fire Alarms and Extinguishing Equipment Regulation’ in Abuja.

Mr. Joseph Anebi said when fire outbreak occurs, the Fire Alert System Application (FASAPP) mobile app has the capability of informing the fire service and the owner of the building simultaneously.

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20 Winners Emerge In GTBank’s #SimpleChangeBigImpact Challenge [2018]

Twenty entries have emerged winners in the final stage of GTBank’s #SimpleChangeBigImpact Challenge, during which members of the public voted on social media for social innovations with the best potential to uplift local communities.

The individuals behind each of the twenty entries will now receive up to 1 million in funding to execute their community development project.

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