Previous Events in Picture
Fourth Annual Black History Month, Oakland, Califonia
The Oakland Chapter held its Fourth Annual Black History Month Panel Discussions on Saturday, February 24, 2007
Venue; Oakland City Hall, One Frank Ogawa Plaza Oakland, California.
Theme: Reclaiming OUR LOST TREASURES - Past and Future
Audree V. Jones- Taylor, City of Oakland Director, Office of Parks and Recreation
Geoffrey Pete, President Black Caucus Oakland, President Geoffrey Inner Circle
Onyema Nkele, IT Consultant, Los Angeles
Kome Ajise, District 10 Director, CalTrans, California
NAS Owerri Chapter Visits Babies Home
The Owerri Chapter paid a visit to the Red Cross Motherless Babies Home to provide counselling, gifts for the children as well as a donation to the home.
Picture shows members of the chapter with some of the children and Managers of the home.
Kaduna Chapter Embarks on Community Cause
A visit to the City of Refuge Motherless Babies Home by the NAS International, Kaduna Chapter.
Picture shows members of the zone with the children and Managers of the home.
Enugu Chapter's Free Eye Glasses Project
NAS International, Enugu Chapter, in October 2007, gave free eye tests to members of the Nigeria Police Force in Enugu. At the end of the exercise, free reading glasses were given to participants as required.
Cross section of police officers waiting to be screened.
Cross section of police officers waiting to be screened.
The optometrist checking the blood pressure of an officer while the biochemist, Mon Charles Egbo, records the readings.
NAS members with the Assistant Police Commissioner CID (extreme left) and OC Medicals, Deputy Commissioner of Police Ann Enwezor (centre).
The Optometrist addressing the officers and other ranks before the excercise.
24th Umalokun Memorial Lecture, Warri
NAS International, Warri Chapter, organised the 24th Annual Umalokun Memorial Lecture in memory of 6 members of the organisation that were brutally murdered by officers of The Nigeria Police on December 29, 2007. The lecture titled "Extra Judicial Killings - What Hope for the Common Man" was delivered by Barr.(Lady) Kate Mudiaga-Erhueh, Special Adviser (Abuja) to the Delta State Governor.
Season2Give Toy & Gift Drive, Houston, USA
The Houston Chapter took part in the Season2Give Toy and Gift Drive project with the aim of giving back to the community, by providing children living in homeless shelters, foster care and other local community centers with toys or gifts to brighten up their holiday season. The chapter purchased 200 units of toys for distribution to children of the homeless and less fortunate in the southwest area of Houston.
Picture shows the representative of Season2Give accepting the donations from the members of the chapter.
NAS Donates to Nigeria Police, Abuja
NAS International, Abuja Chapter visited the Police Area Command, Kubwa, Abuja to present some items to aid the police in their duties on the 16th December, 2006. Among the items donated are reflective vests as worn in the photograph.
Day for Darfur Rally
NAS International, working with Save Darfur Coalition organised a number of events around the world to further the demonstration of a global commitment to protecting the people of Darfur on September 17, 2006.
The Nigerian Child As An Endangered Being (Akwa Ibom)
NAS International, Akwa Ibom State Chapter hosted a seminar titled THE NIGERIAN CHILD AS AN ENDANGERED BEING. The seminar highlighted how the Political, Social And Economic Realities in Nigeria have combined to deprive Nigerian Children of a viable and worthwhile future hence endangering their existence.
Seminar On Good Governance (Netherlands)
NAS International, Netherlands Chapter held its 2004 annual seminar titled Good Governance and the Nigerian State: The way Forward, which featured Mr. Edward Ejike Okpa II (Dallas, USA) and Dr. Carl Amayo (United Kingdom) as guest speakers. The seminar discussed the bane of good governance in Nigeria and propounded ways of attainment of good governance within the entity known as Nigeria.
Medical Outreach (Port Harcourt)
The Port Harcourt Chapter of NAS International embarked on charity visit to the motherless babies' home where they offered gifts and free medical services.
NAS Seminar (Atlanta, USA)
This seminar, titled The Prospects of Democracy in Nigeria: The Role of The Nigeria Diaspora, was organized by the Atlanta, USA Chapter of NAS International to create a forum for the Nigerian Diaspora living in the Atlanta area an opportunity to discuss and generate ideas on how to contribute positively towards good governance in Nigeria. Guest speakers at the event were Rev. (Mrs.) Adedumola Carter, Mrs. Edna Udobong, Mr. Dozie Ekedifie Jr. with the NAS Capoon (Dr. Odili Ojukwu) as Special Guest of Honor.
Family Shelter Visit (N. California, USA)
Northern California Chapter paid a charity visit to the San Jose Family shelter in San Jose, CA on December 23, 2003 where clothing items, toys and cash were donated. As manual labor was also requested, members joined other volunteers in bagging donated items.
SOS Visit (South Africa)
South African Chapterembarked on a charity outreach project on December 12, 2003 where members donated gifts and cash. The South African members visited Nazareth Children's Home in Johannesburg while Botswana members visited the SOS Village, Gaborone.
Free Eye Test (Onitsha)
Free eye examinations were provided for police officers and men in the Awka Command, the Central Police Station and the Police Mobile Force, all in Awka metropolis by the Anambra State Chapter of NAS International. Blood pressure measurements were also taken as well as donation of free drugs.
Celebration Week (Warri)
Warri Chapter embarked on a week long programme from 21st - 26th of July 2003. A visit was made to the St. Anne's Orphanage of the Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church where cash and food items were donated. The picture here shows another event where awards were presented.
Professor Wole Soyinka Annual Lecture Series, 2002
The United Kingdom Chapter of NAS hosted the 5th Professor Wole Soyinka Annual Lecture Series held at the Hotel Savoy, London, England, on Saturday, 27th July, 2002. The lecture, titled "Of Intellectuals, Politics And Public Policy-Making In Nigeria" was delivered by Prof. Olúfémi Táíwò Department of Philosophy & Program in Global African Studies Seattle University, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.