Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), an NGO focused on reducing the prevalence of gender-based violence in Nigeria, has reopened its centre to cater for survivors of sexual violence.This decision was made after the NGO observed a 64 percent increase in call cases, during the 14-day lockdown mandated by the Federal Government, to help curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Anambra state branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society has unveiled a signboard donated by Corps members NEMA-CDS Group 2019 batch A, over the weekend at the state headquarters Amawbia, Awka.
Sightsavers Nigeria, an NGO, on Friday said about 90 percent of Persons Living with Disabilities (PLwD) are unemployed. The organisation also attributed the under-employment to societal discrimination.
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Stakeholders Reinforce their Commitment to Achieve the Zero Malaria Goal In Commemoration of World Malaria Day
On World Malaria Day 2020, WHO joins the RBM Partnership to End Malaria by promoting “Zero malaria starts with me”. This is a grassroots campaign that aims to keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities to take ownership of malaria prevention and care.
As the world unites to fight the deadly pandemic Coronavirus which has ravaged over 150 countries across the world, Arise Women (AW), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), in Africa, has concluded plans to support the Lagos State Government with Ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in order to tackle the virus and stop the spread of the epidemic.
Two of the world’s biggest vaccine companies, GSK and Sanofi, have joined forces in an unprecedented effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi, which combined have the largest vaccine manufacturing capability in the world, are working together on a high-tech vaccine, which they say could be in human trials within months
Health-based nongovernmental Organisation, Castle Noble International, has said the prompt action by Delta state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, in closing the land borders around the state, as well as providing adequate facilities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the state was commendable.
Earth Day is April 22 of every year. This year will mark 50 years of Earth Day. The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.
In an attempt to assist Delta State to stay free of coronavirus cases and enhance the government’s readiness to manage possible incidence of COVID-19, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, First Hydrocarbon Nigeria (FHN) and ND Western have donated critical medical equipment and materials to the state.
A non-governmental Organization, NGO, The Engraced One’s Prayer Support and Advocacy Initiative, EOPSAI, has expressed concern over the plight of children living with special needs in the midst of raging coronavirus, COVID-19, as it continues to ravage countries of the world, which Nigeria is also having its fair share.
Carelink Resource Foundation Urges the Government to Compel Telecommunication Companies to Reduce Charges
A Kaduna-based NGO, Carelink Resource Foundation, has called on the Federal Government to compel DSTV and other digital pay television and telecom companies to reduce their subscription charges.
Prison Inmate Development Initiative gives Ultimatum to Bauchi to Implement Directives on Prison Decongestion
Human rights group known as Lawyers Alert has in conjunction with Prison Inmate Development Initiative (PIDI-NIGERIA) issued a 5-day warning to the Bauchi State Government to implement the federal government’s directive on prison decongestion or face legal fireworks.
The Victim Support Fund, VSF, has handed over food items, personal protective equipment and medical supplies worth N100 million to Taraba state government for onward distribution to the vulnerable, including Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs and medical facilities in the state.
Chief Executive Officer, Girl Child Art Foundation (GCAF), Ada Onyejike-Ananaba, while giving her speech at the event themed: ‘Let’s talk: Work Place Harassment’, has urged to speak up on the various kinds of workplace harassment rather than hide it to protect the perpetrators.