Joshua Omisore has developed Open Hands – an application that can address social problems and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria.
Available on Apple and Android devices, Open Hands provides real-time information about location and availability of resources by linking Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), companies and people who offer social services with indigent Nigerians who may need them. Continue reading Joshua Omisore Develops Open Hands Application
University of Ibadan (UI) and University of Abuja (UniAbuja) have emerged joint winners of the YIAGA Africa tertiary institution affirmative action debate across Nigeria.
The two universities emerged at the grand finale of the debate in Abuja after defeating their other counterparts from the six geo-political zones.
Ezenwa Nwagwu, a board member of YIAGA Africa announced the final results, saying the affirmative action debate was part of the group’s commitment to promote democracy with youth inclusion as one of the thematic areas.
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The Love Of A Nigerian! By Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul
Generally, Nigerians are kind, cooperative, tolerant and well-meaning towards one another and to the rest of humanity. Maybe not all of us but many of us are. This fact may however be blurred and continues to be undermined by recurring problems confronting us as a nation. For instance, now in our 58th year post-independence, we still continue to grapple with problems such as gross insecurity, poverty, mass unemployment, corruption and ethnic strife. Even the newspapers often read gory headlines: “120 people slaughtered in Benue”, “Youth, 22, nabbed for armed robbery”, “Naira slumps further to the Dollar in the parallel market”, “Boko Haram bombs church in Maiduguri” and so forth.
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