Thursday, November 29, 2007
Volunteers to fundraise for NPI initiatives.
Volunteers to fundraise for NPI initiatives.
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Queen invites London Metropolitan University Law student to Buckingham Palace reception
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has invited 19-year-old London Metropolitan University Law student, Temidayo (Dayo) Israel-Abdulai, to a reception at Buckingham Palace that marks her forthcoming visit to Uganda this November for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM.)
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Educational packs - posters - teachers' resource material and lesson plans
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Dear Young Nigerian Professionals,
NiPRO recorded another success in Kano as it hosts its Values for Positive Citizenship (Module 3) workshop in cooperation with Development Impact for Nigeria (DIFN) with support from A Ray of Hope, Unesco Youth Ambassador for the culture of Peace and British Council, Kano from Friday, November 2 to Sunday, November 4, 2007 at the British Council, Kano.
The three days brought together young professionals from Akwa (Anambra State), Kwara, Kaduna, Cross Rivers, Delta, Abuja, Lagos, Niger and Kano. Participants were trained on Values for positive citizenship by Mr. Yomi Oloko of DIFN with technical support from Kemi Akeju, NiPRO Kano coordinator and Endurance Edafe.
Our special appreciation goes to DIFN, A Ray of Hope, British Council, all the participants and to Kemi Akeju whose undying passion made the workshop a huge success.
NiPRO is coming to a city near you.
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Nigerian Professionals International
NiPRO International is a global network of motivated young Nigerian professionals working together to build a prosperous, united and stronger Nigeria now and for the future. NiPRO is a subdivision of the African Professionals Network. It is affiliated to A Ray of Hope, Unesco Youth Ambassador for the culture of Peace (www.unesco.co.uk)
Our Vision (Worldwide)
To build a new positive image and appreciation for young Nigerian professionals and Nigeria, her culture and her people!"
Fostering the growth of highly talented, socially responsible and dynamic young Nigerian professionals to
- Address issues that affect young Nigerians
- Build meaningful contacts
- Cultivate impeccable professionalism
- Discover business etiquette & protocol
- Exchange ideas & visions
- Foster Travelers' Philanthropy in Nigeria
NiPRO has Five Pillars upon which we are building the Network:
- Professional Development
- Wealth Creation & Investment
- Cultural & Political Awareness
- Community Service i.e. Medical & Technology Missions via Travelers' Philanthropy
SEPTEMBER 30, 2006
READY?,,, SET?,,, STAY NIGERIA SEMINAR
THEME- Migration: Myths And Reality
The event fulfilled its vision to explore opportunities, discuss possible impediments and doubts, and also emphasize the incentives and existing opportunities in Nigeria and offer advice to practicing entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs; thereby drawing an accurate picture of business in Nigeria. The workshop also discouraged Nigerians from running overseas to live there but to stay in Nigeria to help in the ongoing developmental works.
Friday, 23 February and Saturday, 24 February, 2007
Values in Positive Citizenship Workshop.
Nigerian Professionals (NiPRO) International Network in cooperation with A Ray of Hope, Unesco Youth Ambassador for the Culture of Peace organized a three day Values in Positive Citizenship workshop which attracted young professionals from across the country.
The rationale was to provide a reflective introductory understanding of what citizenship is to young adults; to discuss what it means being a citizen; to explore values undraping understanding of citizenship to young people; to help young people further develop skills important to citizenship such as Active Listening, Appreciating Difference and Team Building / Group Working; and to encourage individual community volunteering on the part of participants.
Policy Impact Review Program
NiPRO and Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) jointly organized a one day breakfast meeting Organized at the Lagos Business School, Pan African University, Victoria Island, Lagos.
June 9- July 14, 2007
Developing Entrepreneurial Skills That Impact Nigerian Youths (Destiny)
This six (6) weekend programme had twenty (20) aspiring young entrepreneurs from Lagos, Ogbomosho, Abeokuta and Onitsha as participants. They were trained and empowered by seasoned professionals on being self sufficient and how to unleash their potentials for productivity at the People to People International Office, Lagos. The event featured successful entrepreneurs who shared their experiences on how they started their own businesses. Participants were offered certificate of completion at the end of the training. This gave birth to the Destiny investment club and has a list serve that still keeps the participants and facilitators connected.
JUNE 15-17, 2007
Values in Positive citizenship Workshop (Module 2)
The much awaited module II of the living values for positive citizenship training programme was held at International Press Conference, Ogba, Lagos. The training programme was spread over three days with various sessions and group activities facilitated by Mr. Yomi Oloko of Development Impact for Nigeria (UK) It was sponsored by A Ray of Hope, Unesco Youth Ambassador for the Culture of Peace.
AUGUST 4, 2007
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH NETWORKING DAY (IYND)
NiPRO in cooperation with Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and Korean Internet Volunteers (KIVs) hosted an International Youth Networking Day (IYND) this weekend (Saturday) August 4, 2007 tagged: Young and Enterprising at the Nigerian Internet Group office, at 7 Olayinka Bamgbose Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. The event brought together twenty six (26) participants. Victor Gotevbe and Gbenga Sesan served as speakers for this event.
August 11, 2007
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FOR INTEGRITY IN NIGERIA
NiPRO recorded another success as it witnessed its launch in Abuja at the Fix Nigeria Initiative (FNI) office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The event drew young professionals from Jigawa, Jos, Lagos, Abuja and Kano.
AUGUST 12, 2007
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH NETWORKING DAY (IYND) 2
NiPRO, Paradigm Initiative of Nigeria (PIN) and Korean Internet Volunteers (KIVs) hosted the International Youth Networking Day again at The Triangle, facilitating networking on International Youth day (August 12, 2007). The three organizations were introduced by their representatives.
The event brought together young professionals from various walks of life. We had three countries represented at the meeting, namely, North Korea, United States of America and Nigeria.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2007
ACCELERATED NETWORKING: BUILDING PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
NiPRO in cooperation with Iven technologies Limited recorded another success with the Accelerated networking series tagged: Building Professional Relationships. The event brought together top level executives, graduate students and up coming professionals from Ogun State, Oyo State, Imo State and Lagos State at the Iven Technologies conference room. This unique event served as a platform for attendees to market their businesses, services or employment needs to a network of young professionals interested in helping each other in their business endeavors and professions.
OCTOBER 6, 2007
STEP DOWN SERIES
NiPRO in collaboration with Future Hope Foundation (FHF) of Nigeria hosted a Step down series which had Mr. Julius Agbongbase, Assistant General Manager, UNIC Insurance, a top level executive as the guest speaker.
Tel: +1 305 774 1677 (US) +234 0803 305 7677 (Nigeria) +447957442093 (UK)
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Roch Valley, an incredibly supportive company, has been a friend of A Ray of Hope for many years - we thank them sincerely for their continuous support - and for the last assignment of dance/gymnastics supplies that they had delivered to us. Most of the items are already in the post to Tanzania and Belarus.
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