NGO trains 300 Traditional Birth Attendants in Kaduna

A Kaduna-based Non-Governmental Organization, Womanhood Foundation, said on Tuesday it had trained over 300 Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA) in Kaduna State, as part of efforts to ensure safe motherhood. The Coodinator of the Foundation, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar said in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the beneficiaries were mostly from……

NGO Tasks Nigerians On Budget Monitoring, Tracking

NGO On Budget An advocacy group, BudgIT, on Monday called on Nigerians to develop the habit of tracking projects meant for their communities as captured in the budget. Mrs Abiola Sosami, the BudgIT Tracka Team Lead, who made the call in Lagos urged communities to also collaborate with NGOs in budget monitoring. According to her,…

Economic Recovery Plan: Avoid technicality, pursue visible recovery – NGO tells FG

A Non-governmental Organisation(NGO), Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative(ADAPHAI) has charged the Federal Government to embark on real and visible economic recovery, and shun technicality, to turn around the lives of millions of Nigerians. The organisation through it’s Executive Director, Mr Ajibola Owolabi made the call on Thursday, in an exclusive…

NGO lauds FG’s quick response to outbreak of Cerebro-spinal Meningitis

The Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) on Wednesday commended the quick response and synergy among the various government agencies in dealing with the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the country. Dr Chizoba Wonodi, National Convener, WAVA, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. She……

International Women’s Day: New NGO to empower women, girls unveiled

  By Betty Abah… As a fall-out of global events commemorating the ‘International Women’s Day’, indigent women and girls in Nigeria now have a cause to smile. A new Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has been established to put lasting smiles on their faces. The new non-governmental organisation known as Save Our Women and Girls Foundation (SOW…

Defence HQ To Amnesty International: Stop Meddling Into Security Issues

Nigerian Military has warned International Non-Governmental Organisations operating in the country such as Amnesty International (AI) and their affiliates to desist from meddling into security issues of the nation which is inimical to national interest, cohesion and unity. The Defence Headquarters  said that the activities of AI in the country have shown that it never…

Guatemala Expels Dutch ‘Abortion Ship’ Carrying Activists

Guatemala has expelled a Dutch “abortion ship” carrying activists who had vowed to help women circumvent the country’s long-standing prohibition against terminating pregnancies, the army said Sunday. Activists from the group Women on Waves had been guarded aboard their moored sailboat by a navy vessel, Saul Tobar, commander of Puerto Quetzal on Guatemala’s Pacific coast,…

NGO drums support for Buhari, empowerment of poor

The Modibbo Haruna Buhari Charity Organisation (BCO), an NGO, has appealed to wealthy Nigerians to empower the poor with skills and money so as to tackle poverty and crime in the society. Mr Suleiman Modibbo-Masaka, the National Chairman of Board of Trustees (BOT) of the organisation, made the appeal on Sunday while speaking with newsmen……

U.S. based NGO trains journalists in Adamawa

An international NGO, Search for Common Ground, on Tuesday, commenced a five-day Sensitive Journalism Training for journalists in Adamawa. Mrs Lantana Abdullahi, the Senior Programme Manager in charge of North East, said the training was to build the capacity of journalists in Borno and Adamawa to be able to adequately report conflict issues in the North East……

Happening now: CSOs, NGOs parade Abuja over Buhari [PHOTOS]

Thousands of Nigerians are marching in Abuja through some streets in the Central area of the capital city in support of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The rally which comprised Civil Society Organisations, Non-Governmental Organizations as well as various political groups was organised by the Truth and Justice Movement of Nigeria and political organizations. Convener of…

NGO urges Nigerians to go for regular cancer screening for early detection

The Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called on Nigerians to embark on regular cancer screening for early detection. Mrs Frances Teshoma, the Director of Programmes of the organisation, made the call during an awareness campaign in Kuje on Friday. She said that the call had become necessary to enable Nigerians live a healthy……