The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) is the first generic membership body for civil society organisations in Nigeria that facilitates effective advocacy on issues of poverty and other developmental issues.
The Universal Periodic Review and Promoting Digital Rights in Nigeria
The Universal Periodic Review and Promoting Digital Rights in Nigeria With the growing internet use in Nigeria, conversations on digital rights and freedoms cannot be overemphasized, especially in the aspects of ensuring a safe online space while promoting freedom of expression of opinion online. Part of this involves signing into law the revised Digital Rights [...]
Feature Article by Chidinma Okpara, Program Officer, Nigeria Network of NGOs. CREATING A SAFE SPACE FOR NIGERIANS Nigeria is committed to the promotion of the fundamental human rights of its citizens with the ratification and domestication of international treaties, however, compliance with international and regional human rights obligations such as the International Covenant on [...]
The Code has been developed as a set of good practices balanced with stakeholder expectations and statutory regulatory requirements representing shared accountability and expectations between critical stakeholders and the nonprofit community. It reflects the national and universal concerns about improving governance and management of resources among nonprofits and embraces good practice in other sectors. [...]
We remember a Brave Doctor who lost her life fighting on the Frontline. From HIV/AIDS to Bird Flu to Measles to Ebola and to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to several other contagious diseases, the world continues to witness countless heroes - emerging daily, putting their lives on the line to save others. [...]
Press Release: NNNGO Launches SDGs Manifesto Index
Lagos, Nigeria, 02 February 2023 --- For the last 7 years, the Sustainable Development Goals have served as the framework for governments all over the world to deliver prosperity to people and our planet. In 2021, we saw firsthand the effects of the pandemic on human development. Since the SDGs are a road map for [...]
TERMS OF REFERENCE POLICY/BILL DRAFTING CONSULTANT ON SUB-NATIONAL REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS
We are looking to hire a POLICY/BILL DRAFTING CONSULTANT to provide legislative drafting assistance to 10 states with Bill or Policy drafting needs within the EU-ACT-NNNGO scope of work for the coming year.
Ideation Hub Africa (IHA) is pleased to announce that the 8th edition of Development Dialogue is scheduled to hold on November 24th 2022 as a virtual summit. This executive conference themed “Good Governance & Public Policy: The Roadmap to Rebuilding the Nation” will convene African Leaders,nation-building enthusiasts, policy shapers, Development
Following the issuance of security alerts by the Governments of the United States and United Kingdom and the subsequent withdrawals of their citizens from Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, we encourage our members across the country and in Abuja specifically to please stay alert and vigilant to any perceived threat to their lives and properties.
Policies to Strengthen Civil Society at the Sub-national Level.
Establishing a civil society organisation (CSOs) as a founder or manager, involves choosing between being an incorporated entity registering with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) or unincorporated under the Freedom of Association
Searching for a well-updated list of NGOs in Nigeria can be very difficult but many thanks to the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) which is the first generic membership body for civil society organisations in Nigeria with over 3495 organisations ranging from small groups working at the local level, to larger networks working at the national level.
The Nigeria Network of NGOs welcomes Ishk Tolaram Foundation As a Member of The Network
Oyebisi, B. Oluseyi, Executive Director, Nigeria Network of NGOs welcomed Ishk Tolaram Foundation to the Network noting that “NNNGO is excited at Ishk Tolaram Foundation’s decision to join our membership in the sponsor category as it highlights the value the Foundation places
NNNGO welcomes the non inclusion of nonprofits as designated nonfinancial institution in the money laundering and terrorism prevention laws.
Both the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) ACT, 2022 and Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) ACT, 2022 have removed nonprofits from its definition of designated nonfinancial institutions (DNFI) after years of advocacy.
The coronavirus pandemic has profound consequences for citizens and businesses across different Nigerian communities as the virus continues to shape local, national, and global agendas towards addressing the triple crisis
100 Civil Society Leaders: Celebrating nonprofit leaders inspiring the sector and country with their success stories
Civil society organisations play an important role in the country’s socio-economic life contributing largely to both democracy and development. These organisations are founded and led by individuals with passion for change in a world full of challenges. In honour of such individuals, the Nigeria Network of NGOs with support from Google.org created a platform “100 […]
Urgent: Reputational Damage by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Matthew T. Page
Urgent: Reputational Damage by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Matthew T. Page Dear Members, The Nigeria Network of NGOs is bringing to your attention a report published on Wednesday 28 July 2021, listing the Nigeria Network of NGOs as a “fake civil society organisation and pro-government NGO”. The report was published by Matthew […]
On Wednesday 28 July 2021, a research report listing the Nigeria Network of NGOs as a “fake civil society organisation and pro-government NGO” was published by Matthew T Page a non-resident Fellow at Carnegie Endowment based in Washington DC. As part of a formal response, we call on Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria and […]
Profiling The Irede Foundation (TIF) on International Day of Persons with Disability 2019.
Amputation surgery is an orthopedic surgical procedure carried out as the last resort, when limb salvage is not feasible. It is usually associated with social, emotional and psychological disturbances to patients and their families. The incidence of amputation in populations have a base figure of 1-2 amputees per 1000 people for all causes combined. […]
Held annually on 16th October, World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling Global Hunger with global awareness on the near epileptic global agricultural system, thus calling the attention of all to know that zero hunger can indeed save the lives of more than 3.1 million children every year. Every day, […]
In spite of the numerous eﬀorts by stakeholders to promote the girl-child education especially in Africa, Nigeria is still ranked among one of the countries with the highest number of girls with no access to formal education. In the instances when girls do get into school, a good number do not have the opportunity to […]
PART F of Companies and Allied Matters Act (Part F of CAMA)
On 7 August 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the CAMA ACT into law setting an important landmark in the ease of doing business and registration for both business and nonprofits. On Tuesday 15 May 2018, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria passed the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990(CAP C20, LFN 2004) […]