The Dark Side Of The NGOs: Great Deeds And Big Scandals

Who could have imagined that in the twenty-first century, in a new millennium, humanity would be confronted with even greater global challenges and problems affecting the interests of each and every one of us. Poverty, diseases, violence, religious intolerance, threats of environmental disasters – this is the reality we are facing today. Addressing these problems… Read More

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ALERT: 40 ‘fake’ NGOs exploiting IDPs in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has discovered at least 40 fake non-governmental organisations (NGOs) exploiting internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno state. Ibrahim Abdullahi, commandant of the NSCDC in the state, told NAN in Maiduguri on Sunday that the illegal NGOs were running nothing more than a certified scam by… Read More

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THE CASE AGAINST NGOS

Oxfam, Save the Children or Greenpeace are morally good organizations. After all, what is wrong with organizations trying to eradicate poverty, help children or save the environment?  Nothing. At least at first sight. In an ideal case scenario, NGOs help strengthen civil society and local communities. Sometimes, they even fully replace governmental structures that are… Read More

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Fake NGOs must be exposed

NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisations are critical partners in development because they supplement Government’s efforts in filling some gaps. But it is evident that there are some pretenders in this noble sector. NGOs’ interests range from national to international issues depending on what they wish to advocate or intervene in. Some NGOs are sector-based because they operate based… Read More

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Russia Set to Ban Another U.S. NGO as ‘Undesirable’

Russian prosecutors have labeled “undesirable” the activities of the U.S.-Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF), a move that paves the way to its prohibition in the country. A press release on the website of the Prosecutor General’s Office on Friday said the foundation, a U.S. non-governmental organization that has worked… Read More

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