PARADIGM INITIATIVE STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT SESSION ON DIGITAL IDENTITY, UYO, 2020.

Mr. Adeboye Adegoke (Programme Officer at Paradigm Initiative) shring thoughts on way forward for NIMC to improve Digital Identity

20th February, 2020 @ Aliz Ambruz Hotel, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Host: Paradigm Initiative, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Policy Alert and The Root Hub.

Supported by: Omidyar Network.

The presence of Ms. Uche Chigbo (Deputy General Manager, Special Assistant to the DG/CEO, National Identity Management Commission-NIMC-), The State Coordinator of NIMC in Akwa Ibo State, The Programme Officer of Paradigm Initiative (Mr. Adeboye Adegoke), The Legal Officer of Paradigm Initiative (Adeboro Odunlami), The Digital Inclusion Officer of Paradigm Initiative (Mr. Tosin Abolaji) among other Paradigm Initiative Staff, Policy Alert Staff, Root Hub Staff, Civil Society Organizations in the South South/South East and participants.

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DIGITAL RIGHTS WORKSHOP, UYO, 2020

Participants in a Group session reviewing the Digital Right and Freedom Bill

DIGITAL RIGHTS WORKSHOP.

@ Aliz Ambruz Hotel, Uyo, Akwa Ibom Sate.

#DigitalRightsUyo2020.

Two Days Workshop.

DAY ONE (18th February, 2020).

@ParadigmInitiative @PolicyAlert @RootHub

PARADIGM INITIATIVE is focused on building Digital Rights Programme and Support ICT and capacity building for Communities that are undeserved since 2007.. Tosin Abolaji (Digital Inclusion Officer- Paradigm Initiative).

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NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION COMMISSION EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH AND ICT INNOVATION FORUM IN PORT HARCOURT

NCC Team and some participants

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION COMMISSION (NCC):

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH AND ICT INNOVATION FORUM.

THEME: DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S TECH ECO-SYSTEM IMPERATIVES FOR IMPROVING LOCAL CONTENT.

VENUE: BANQUENT HALL, SWISS SPIRIT HOTELS, STADIUM ROAD, PORT HARCOURT.
DATE: 19TH & 20TH NOVEMBER, 2019.

DAY ONE:
Tomorrow belongs to those who can create and innovate. NCC
Oil will soon be no more, data (Technology) is taking over. NCC
Our attention should be how we can attract opportunities that are mutually beneficial.
Rivers State is at the fore-front of Technology.

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PRESS RELEASE: SHESKILL’D IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNICEF on International Day of the Girl: 11 October 2019

INTERNATIONAL GIR CHILD DAY 11-10-2019 #DayoftheGirl #GenUnlimited
Celebrating INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, at Our Lady of Fatima College, Creek Road.

Confirmed Agencies and Organizations for the event are: RIVERS STATE MINISTRY OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF), INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS (FIDA), AFRICAN WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (AWLA), NIGERIA PEACE CORP, RED CROSS SOCIETY OF NIGERIA, ONE.ORG, STUDIO 24, AMONG OTHERS AND THE MEDIA. Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: SHESKILL’D IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNICEF on International Day of the Girl: 11 October 2019

GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE DAY IN PORT HARCOURT

Climate Strike Walk

On Friday, 20th September 2019, 350.org in partnership with Eco-Network marked the Global Climate Strike Day by organizing an Awareness Walk and Sensitization Session in the City of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. #ClimateStrike #AfrikaVuka

The Convener Amb. Smith Nwokocha during the sensitization period before the Walk, he emphasized that the Government, Multinationals, Corporate Organizations, CSOs, the Media including Individuals need to come together and collaborate to find lasting solutions to Climate Change, especially as the State is faced with BLACK SOOT among other Climate Change challenges, which is as a result of Climate Change. And Amb. Nwokocha, further appeal to the Government and relevant Stakeholders to engage individuals involved in Oil bunkering and other illegal Oil dealings rather than disperse them. Finally, he mentioned that individuals and agencies should stay away from activities contributing to Climate Change.

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PRESS RELEASE GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE IN PORT HARCOURT

#ClimateStrikePortHarcourt

PRESS RELEASE

350.ORG is a 501©3 Non-Profit Organization registered in the United States. Building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice — That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions bring together a global network active in over 188 countries.

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A TWO-DAY NATIONAL BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE MEDIA TRAINING FOR MEDIA PRACTITIONERS, ORGANIZED BY GLOBAL RIGHTS NIGERIA IN LAGOS. #BHR

The Executive Director of Global Right Nigeria (Abiodun Baiyewu) in a Session with Media Practitioners

An International Non-Governmental Organization (Global Right), organized a Two Day National Business and Human Rights Roundtable Media Training for Media Practitioners (May 20th and May 21st). A welcome address was delivered by the Executive Director of Global Rights Nigeria (Abiodun Baiyewu), where she emphasized that the relationship between Civil Society and the Media is on the assumption. She further stated that, there is so much interaction between Business and Human RIGHTs that we need not ignore. How much has commercial development affects business concerns and the Nigerian populace. She asked the question; How much more can be done for people that do business and the rights of the populace? We should be thinking CSOs and; how do we hold Government accountable, get Civil Society amplified?

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British Council partners Young Readers Library to Launch 30 Books Challenge 2019

The 30 Books Challenge 2019

The British Council has partnered with the Young Readers Library to launch the 2019 edition of the 30 Books Challenge, which will build on the success of the previous year. 

The 30 Books Challenge scheduled to hold from 22nd of July to 20th of August is aimed at instilling a culture of reading in children and stimulate their minds while engaging them in a fun and productive way during the forthcoming summer holidays. Adults/parents are encouraged to read along to bond with their children/wards and model the reading culture to them. 

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