Tag Archives: Betty Abah

CEE-HOPE, Rights Activists Highlight Plight, Unionisation of Domestic Workers in Nigeria

The rights and unionisation of domestic workers in Nigeria took center stage at a seminar organised by the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection, (CEE-HOPE) Nigeria, in collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. The event which held on Tuesday in Lagos, gathered rights activists, social workers, and journalists to discuss the urgent need for recognising and protecting domestic workers’ …

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Tales of Woe As Lagos Demolishes Oworonshoki Communities

A TaskForce from the Lagos State government last week arrived at the Oworonshoki slum communities with a demolition order from the state government. Scores of houses including some worship centres were reduced to heaps of rubbles while the caterpillars roared through the various streets. A non governmental organisation, Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), a child’s right …

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Madam Esther Omoche Onuh for Burial

The family of the Late Benue State-born businesswoman, Madam Esther Omoche Onuh has announced her burial arrangements. She had passed earlier on May 15th in Lagos after a brief illness. She was aged 77. In a statement signed by one of her children, Betty Abah, a journalist-activist, the funeral activities would hold on the 3rd, 7th, 8th and 10th July …

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Menstrual Hygiene Day: CEE-HOPE Fetes Teenagers, Makes Case For Free Pads Distribution

A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) recently marked the International Menstrual Hygiene Day with a call for government’s intervention in ending period poverty in Nigeria. At a one-day seminar in Lagos which attracted several teenage girls from communities across Lagos and Ogun States and featured talks on rape awareness and career choices, and …

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CEE-HOPE Names Hall After Environmentalist, Nnimmo Bassey

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Renowned environmentalist and member of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Rev. (Dr.) Nnimmo Bassey has been honoured in Lagos. The honour came on the platform of a non-governmental organisation; the Centre for Children’s Health Education Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE),  who yesterday named a hall in its facility after Bassey. Founder of CEE-HOPE, Betty Abah at the event …

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How New Year Eve Demolition Rendered Over 300 Lagos Slum Dwellers Homeless

While Nigerians prepared to usher in the New Year, residents of Monkey Village, a slum settlement in the Opebi area of Lagos State, were optimistic that the incoming year would better their lot in life, but the unexpected happened! At about 9am on December 31, 2020, earth moving equipment rolled into the community without prior notice, according to residents and …

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Eminent Environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey Mentors Makoko Children, Fetes Fisherfolks

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Nigeria’s leading environmental activist, Nnimmo Bassey was at Makoko, a Lagos fishing community and Nigeria’s largest informal settlement recently, raising the hopes of community members, old and young, for brighter days amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Bassey, director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and a 2010 recipient of the Right Livelihoods Awards (aka the Alternative Nobel Price), engaged …

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CEE-HOPE Empowers Low Income Women With EM-MODAS Program

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In a bid to empower women in poor and marginalised communities where it works with children, the NGO Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) recently launched Empowered Mothers for Development Actions (EM-MODAS). According to the NGO, the initiative will empower women with the right information and economic resources for the maximum development of their children and wards. …

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CEE-HOPE Launches ICT Hub, Water Projects in Lagos Community, Other States

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The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) launched a borehole water project and Youth Hub (ICT/skills development and youth engagement center) in Monkey Village, an informal (slum) community in Opebi area of Lagos State, recently. The ICT Center is one of the  five centers to be established by the child’s rights and development …

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