As the world sets to mark 2020 world Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) day, a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, has decried the alarming rate of cases of SCD in the country.
The Leadership Entrepreneurship and Advocacy (LEAD) Network, an NGO, has urged government at all levels to prioritise mental health care because of the adverse COVID-19 psychological effect on the citizenry.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday distributed palliatives to Vulnerable persons in Igoh community, Upper Ekenhua in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo.
Enugu-based Non Governmental Organisation, Daniel Ukwu Leadership Foundation, has urged the state and local governments to pay adequate attention to public schools and hospitals in the state.
Aspire Coronation Trust, ACT, Foundation has announced the launch of a new COVID-19 response initiative targeting Lagos, Kano and Edo states.
International Committee on Nigeria Distributes Face Masks and Hand Sanitizers to 500 Children in Plateau
An NGO, International Committee on Nigeria (ICON), has distributed face masks and hand sanitisers to 500 vulnerable children in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.
A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Center for Advancement of Civil Liberties and Development, also known as the Center for Liberty, CFL, called for the withdrawal of bills threatening citizens’ rights to digital freedom and freedom of expression.
IDEO is an organization that designs for impact and is aimed at improving the lives of people through design. The organization is collaborating with a large technology company to understand how to support non-profits affected by COVID-19, who are struggling to keep their doors open and provide essential services.
Child Education and Community Development Initiative Empowers over 20,000 Vulnerable Households in Nasarawa
As attention has shifted from other health-related ailments to Covid-19 pandemic, a Non-governmental Organization (NGO), Child Education and Community Development Initiative (CECDI) said in Lafia that it has identified and empowered more than 20,000 vulnerable HIV/AIDS households in Nasarawa State.
A Non-Governmental Organi-sation (NGO), After My Heart Global Foundation Inc, Nigeria branch, has admonished Nigerians against stigmatisation of discharged corona virus patients. The Administrative Head of the NGO in Nigeria, Mrs. Erhumwunsee Osaretin, who gave the admonition while giving out face masks to the Aiyetoro-Makun Community in Sagamu, Ogun State, on behalf of the NGO, charged the people to use the face masks regularly.
A non-governmental organisation, Women Connected By Purpose (WCBP), says understanding various causes of rape cases will provide solutions to checking the recurrence. Mrs Mofoluwaso Ilevbare, Founder of the WCBP, stated this in Ibadan while speaking with newsmen.
The Center For Gender Economics Organises Photo Shoot For Four Elderly Women in Celebration of World Elderly Day
In a bid to emphasise the need to promote the rights of the elderly in the society, a non-governmental organisation, Center for Gender Economics, CGE recently organized a Photo Shoot for four elderly women including Mama Lydia 100, Mama Tomasa, 91, Mama Florence, 97 and Victoria 59 years.
In an attempt to bridge the social gap of awareness in communities in Nigeria, especially in the Federal Capital Territory a community outreach program tagged “Citizens Supporting Citizens” was born. The outreach has visited Zhiko, a community, bordering Niger state and Saburi 1 village, both in the FCT. Poised with the vision of creating hope, touching lives, educating people in remote areas and ensuring that underprivileged societies receive infrastructural interventions, Mr. Benson Samuel and Vivian Oduah Co-founded Citizens Supporting Citizens community outreach program.
The Lagos State Government in Collaboration with O'Jeez Entertainment Distributes Palliatives to Members of Lagos SWAN
The Lagos government, through the state Sports Commission and O’jeez Entertainment have distributed palliatives to Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) to cushion effect of COVID-19 pandemic on sports journalists in the state.
No fewer than 4,000 people in Sokoto state have benefited from the Federal Government’s palliatives to alleviate the harsh economic realities occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Chairman, Zakkat and Endowment Commission, Malam Muhammad Maidoki, disclosed this on the final day of the distribution of the palliatives by the Federal Government in the state.