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Battling green skill shortage in the quest for a sustainable economy

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Nigeria to get WHO-recommended new malaria vaccine by Mid-2024

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Google announces N75m equity-free fund for Nigerian SMBs

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Africa: Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

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FGN releases 102,000 metric tons of food amid worsening economic crisis

As part of efforts to ameliorate the worsening food crisis in the country, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has ordered...

NYAN partners Brazil Embassy, tasks Nigerian youths on SDG realization

The National Youth Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) and the Embassy of Brazil in Nigeria have challenged the youths to play a critical role in...

FGN releases 102,000 metric tons of food amid worsening economic crisis

As part of efforts to ameliorate the worsening food crisis in the country, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has ordered the immediate release of over 102,000 metric tons of various grains from the Strategic Reserve and the Rice Millers Association of Nigeria. The announcement came after mounting protests in Minna, Kano, and Ondo, where aggrieved citizens vented their frustration over the spiraling cost of living. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the culmination of three high-level meetings of the Special Presidential Committee on Emergency Food Intervention, Minister...

FGN releases 102,000 metric tons of food amid worsening economic crisis

As part of efforts to ameliorate the worsening food crisis in the country, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has ordered...

NYAN partners Brazil Embassy, tasks Nigerian youths on SDG realization

The National Youth Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) and the Embassy of Brazil in Nigeria have challenged the youths to play a critical role in...

Dangote receives first one million barrels of crude, set to alleviate fuel supply challenges faced by Nigeria

Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. has announced the receipt of one million barrels of Agbami crude grade from Shell International Trading and Shipping...

COP28: More than 60 countries pledge to slash cooling emissions amid rising temperatures

With rising temperatures leading to demand for more air conditioners and other cooling equipment, a new UN report launched Tuesday at COP28 climate talks...

NDDC set to unveil vision for sustainable development of Niger Delta

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chiedu Ebie has revealed that the new leadership in the commission...

COP28 opens in Dubai with calls for accelerated action, higher ambition against escalating climate crisis

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 will open on 30th November with a resounding call to accelerate collective climate action. According to a...

FGN reviews draft policy on local production of vaccines to stop importation

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has initiated steps to accelerate the local production of vaccine manufacturing and stop importation of vaccines into the...

Kwara State Govt to tackle open defecation with N200m

Kwara State Government has pledged its readiness to collaborate with any donor agency to eradicate open defecation in the state. The state Commissioner for...

Nigeria–Germany partnership Expands with signing of $500M Renewable Energy Pact and Gas Export Agreement

German and Nigerian businesses have signed two crucial agreements on gas export contract and a renewable energy worth $500 million in Berlin to mark...