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The Merit House is the official HQ for the Nigerian National Merit Awards (NNMA). The primary responsibility of the NNMA is to confer the Nigerian National Merit (NNOM) Award on deserving Nigerians who have contributed outstandingly to national development in the areas of Science, Medicine Engineering/Technology, and Humanities, including Arts and culture and other fields of human endeavour. The award usually conferred on the recipient by the President, Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the first Thursday of December every year. The NNOM Award, which is distinct from the National Honors Award, is a separate order of dignity that specifically aims at recognizing, promoting and rewarding academic achievements in all fields of human endeavour.
It is instructive that the DARE Conference will hold in the conference hall of the Merit House, the symbolism of connecting young people to the institution that celebrates, recongises and rewards distinction is important.
22 Aguiyi Ironsi St, Maitama,
HOW TO GET THERE:
The Merit House is located in Maitama, Abuja. Next to the National Universities Commission (NUC) Building. Abuja is quite easy to navigate around. the location is accessible by bus, by online taxi platforms like OGA taxi and Uber (plug in the address), as well as the Abuja painted Taxi.
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The DARE Conference is a full-day conference organised by YouthhubAfrica, with support from the European Union. The theme for the maiden edition of the conference is ‘Be Involved’.
The conference will foster learning, inspiration and to provoke conversations that matter. The conference will attract over 500 young participants across Nigeria to and wonder.