IWD 2017: UN Ambassador Unveils NGO for Women and Girls

For many of the participants at this event, it was an occasion when they came face-to-face with the reality of the current mass suffering in the country, especially among women and girls in impoverished communities. It was a time to be inspired for action.

Many were moved to tears when Betty Abah, executive director of the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), an NGO, gave an impassioned presentation about the plight of children and girls in slums and underserved communities. She cited the example of Makoko, a slum in Lagos, where most school children pay daily school fees ranging between N30 to N50, stressing that many children are out of school because their parents cannot afford that amount. Read more…

 

Africa’s Biggest e-Business Fair to Hold Feb 21st, 2015

 

Connectnigeria business fair 2015

Connect Nigeria is pleased to announce that its second annual e-Business Fair will hold on February 21st 2015 at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

In 2013, over 2,000 people turned up for the e-Business Fair and learnt about e-Business as well as necessary skills they needed to develop in order to take their businesses to the next level.

Leading organisations, including Union Bank, MasterCard, Etisalat, Microsoft and Google will be sponsoring the event.

With this year’s theme being ‘e-Business and The Growth of Your Enterprise’, it is anticipated to be Africa’s biggest e- Business Fair. Terragon Group, FirstMonie, Skye Bank, Heritage Bank, JMG and Leatherworld will also be sponsoring the event, and some representatives from each organisation will be speaking on the day.

Speakers also include representatives from Tranzit.ng, Hotels.ng, Jovago, Supermart.ng and many others.

There will be raffle draws, and prizes such as iPhones, laptops, and other useful gadgets to help and support your business will be distributed.

Last year, several lucky attendees won various tech-related prizes and this year promises many more.  Expecting double the number of people this year, Connect Nigeria assures you that this is an event that you don’t want to miss.

Don’t miss out on Africa’s biggest business fair.

Registration is free and can be done at www.connectnigeria.com/bizfair.

See more here.