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Institute of Co-operative Professionals of Nigeria (ICOPRON) Held her 7th National Conference.

The conference with the theme: Sustainable Cooperative Management and Practice Pivots for National Economic Growth and Development seeks to promote a more robust and intergrated cooperative society. In his remarks, the national President Dr. Olubunmi Fajobi noted that the theme of the conference was deliberate and timely in order to throes open variable inputs that's could move cooperative activities and especially ICOPRON. In another development the governor of Niger state who was represented by the special adviser on special duties, Dr. Murtala Mohammed Bagana resonates with the theme and stressed that Niger state recently convened a summit of green revolution targeted mainly at the rural poor is an indication of the government sensitivity to the perennial plights. Below is the excerpts of the presentation. KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MOHAMMED  UMARU BAGO, GOVERNOR OF NIGER STATE AT THE 7 TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE INSTITUTE OF  CO-OPERATIVE PROFESSIONALS OF NIGE

Coalition OF 65 CSO's Pass Vote of Confidence On NNPC-L Executives

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65 CSO holds solidarity rally for NNPC GCEO, Kyari, others By Matthew Denis The Coalition of 65 Civil Society Organisation holds a solidarity rally in support of the transformation stride of the Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kolo Kyari and other top executives, Adokiye Tombomieye, Mr. Wunto Bala of the company on Monday. The Coalition which cuts across the six geopolitical zones have kicked against the malicious and baseless protest Organised earlier against the top management of the NNPCL and Chief High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo by a so-called group 'Northern Youths Advocacy for good Governance and Arewa Youths Group. Speaking to Journalists, the Convener, Dr Hamza Talba said " we're here this evening to counter a sponsored group who called themselves Northern youths Advocacy and Arewa who came to Protest against the top executives of the NNPCL Management. "Ordina

YOTSI Launches FUND-YES To Empower Youths and Women in Businesses and Agriculture

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*YOTSI Launches “FUND-YES” Business Financing for Youth and Women Entrepreneurs in Africa*   *Victor Monday olajide*  YOTSI Launches "FUND-YES" Business Financing for Youth and Women Entrepreneurs in Africa The Youth off the Street Initiative (YOTSI), founded by Comrade Kennedy Iyere, a visionary humanitarian activist and accomplished social entrepreneur, has unveiled a groundbreaking business financing intervention program aimed at catalyzing the growth of young and women entrepreneurs across Africa.  The innovative initiative, aptly named “FUND-YES,” was recently launched in Abuja in collaboration with Fidelity Bank and other esteemed corporate partners. Comrade Kennedy Iyere, a beacon of social change, underscored the pressing need for such a program by highlighting the staggering unemployment rates among youth even with educational qualifications.  In a compelling address at the unveiling event, Comrade Iyere emphasized, “Despite posses

Abuja Indigenous Inhabitants Demands Greater Recognition

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The association of indigenous inhabitants of Abuja has marked this year's international day of Indigenous people in the Fct, with a call on the federal government to expand opportunities for it's aboriginal inhabitants. The event took place at the FCTA Social Development Secretariat Pavilion, area 10 Garki Abuja. Thetribes representing Abuja Indigenous associations came in their numbers to celebrate the occation. Dignitaries were present and this e who could not be present sent delegates to represent them. Former AMAC chairman Mr. Abdullahi Candido was present, senator representing the Fct, Senator Ireti KINGIBE sent a representative and the Hon. member representing AMAC/Bwari federal constituent was present as well as other sons and daughters from the fct. Here is the speech of SENATOR IRETI KINGIBE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE PRESS RELEASE PRESENTED BY HON. SOLOMON DANJUMA ONBEHALF OF THE SENATOR AT INTERNATIONAL WORLD’S INDIGEN

R Peter Boniface is 53 yrs old. He's married but unfortunately lost his wife two/three years ago. He needs help... Read more

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R Peter Boniface is 53 yrs old. He's married but unfortunately lost his wife two/three years ago. He's an electrician by profession. He has three kids.  He is suffering from a desease of the leg, probably ulcer of the leg, or cancer or both. He was asked to go for various tests to ascertain the exact sickness but have not. The sickness comes with a terrible pain each especially when exposed to cold. It's swells and has a terrible stench. The second leg is gradually been affected. It is like a burn which is increasing in size and ever fresh like a new wound. He's been to Gwagwalada General Hospital, but little or nothing is being achieved because of paucity of funds. From the documents available, he need appropriately #2,000,000  Two million naira to undergo serious and comprehensive treatment.  He has no means of livelihood as the sickness has taken the better part of him.  He's not well kempt. He's barely surviving.

ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS, MALAM MUKHTAR ZUBAIRU SIRAJO, FNIPR ON THE OCCASION OF PRESENTATION OF THE CITIZENS SUMMIT REPORT,

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TUESDAY 18TH JULY, 2023 AT NATIONAL PRESS CENTR, RADIO HOUSE, ABUJA Protocol… On behalf of the Council of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the Partners of the Citizens Summit, including those who are not able to join us this afternoon , and the entire members of NIPR family, I wish to state that it is indeed a moment of great joy for me to receive the final report of the Citizens Summit and to present same to the public. 2. As we may recall, the Citizens Summit, was borne out of an objective assessment of the state of the nation, analysis of findings from credible sources on certain challenges confronting our country Nigeria, and a clear conviction that Nigerian Citizens, at home and abroad were yearning for a platform that would offer them the opportunity to not only peacefully ventilate their concerns, but also contribute to the dialogue on nation building and proffer realistic solutions. 3. Our situational analysis revealed among other issue

Murtala Yakubu Ajaka: A People-Centered Governorship Candidate

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Join the movement for a brighter future as we rally behind Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, the embodiment of a people-oriented leader who ignites infectious enthusiasm among his followers. With a genuine passion for uplifting the lives of every citizen, Murtala Yakubu Ajaka envisions a transformed Kogi State, where the well-being and prosperity of its people take center stage. My Vision for Kogi State: In this vibrant future, education will be accessible to all, empowering our citizens with knowledge and skills that open doors to greater opportunities. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka understands that an educated populace is the bedrock of progress, and he is committed to investing in our schools, teachers, and students, ensuring quality education that prepares them for a brighter tomorrow. Moreover, a healthy population forms the cornerstone of a prosperous society. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka recognizes the significance of well-being and will champion accessible healthcare for every Kogi State reside