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Nigerian Network of NGOs celebrates silver jubilee in grand style in Lagos

Nigerian Network of NGOs celebrates silver jubilee in grand style in Lagos

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The Nigerian Network of NGOs, NNNGO, a coalition of not-for-profit organisations in the country yesterday rolled out the drums and brass band to celebrate 25 years of advocacy against poverty, pestilence, human rights abuses and natural disasters. The 17th Annual Anniversary of the Network attracted scores of NGOs, distinguished personalities and agencies in the public sector. In her Anniversary remarks, the British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Ms. Laure Beaufils, commended the organisation for standing up to the tyranny of power, adding that citizens groups were vital for the socio-economic health of the country. She noted that citizens groups were responsible for the Arab Spring of 2011. She charged NGOs operating in the country to be transparent, accountable, enthrone feedbac...